Dec 13

How to install ownCloud on One.com

UPDATE FOR 6.0 – ownCloud with its latest release 6 is getting better and better, especially with its CalDAV and CardDAV implementation which is a good and free alternative to, e.g. Google Apps, for synchronizing your calendars and contacts with your phone. Now how can you install it on One.com, an inexpensive and good hoster, overcoming the errors and incompatibilities which you would encounter with the standard installation instructions.

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Apr 11

Google contact synchronization working

Finally, there is a working and up-to-date tool to synchronize Microsoft Outlook contacts to Google contacts. The fork GOContactSync Mod is working smoothly and synchronizes all fields including categories and contact pictures. Continue reading →

Apr 10

Sync Outlook group calendar to personal calendar

Most mobile phones only support to synchronize your personal calendar on an Exchange server to your phone. Unfortunately, often companies use group calendars to manage their joint appointments which then do not get on your mobile phone – unless you manually copy and paste the relevant entries to your personal calendar. This article shows you how to create an individual synchronization routine from group to personal calendar with built-in filter function in Microsoft Outlook.
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Apr 10

Delete archived Gmail messages

Google Mail follows the philosophy, to archive all deleted messages instead of erasing them forever. Especially for confidential messages this is a bad behaviour, and typically everyone who deletes something wants it deleted and not archived. Now, how do I delete all those automatically archived messages in Google Mail? Continue reading →

Apr 10

Sync multiple Google calendars in iCal

We talked about managing your calendars online with Google Calendar, Outlook, or iCal already in our last article. But what if you use more than one calendar (e.g., business and personal)?

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Mar 10

Google Apps as Microsoft Exchange server replacement

I am constantly searching for a good replacement for the classic combo of Microsoft Exchange plus Outlook to manage e-mails, calendar, contacts and tasks easily. The key requirement is that it smoothly synchronizes with your PC, Mac and more importantly with your mobile phone.
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