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OpenOffice 2.3 available! September 18, 2007

Posted by brandon in open source, productivity, software.
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Openoffice.org LogoNeed a free MS Office replacement?

OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.

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pidgin (the new gaim) is out of beta May 16, 2007

Posted by brandon in freeware, instant messaging, open source, Tips and Tricks, utilities.
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What is Pidgin?

Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once.

Pidgin works with:

  • AIM
  • Bonjour
  • Gadu-Gadu
  • Google Talk
  • Groupwise
  • ICQ
  • IRC
  • MSN
  • QQ
  • SILC
  • SIMPLE
  • Sametime
  • XMPP
  • Yahoo!
  • Zephyr

remove your phone number from google search May 11, 2007

Posted by brandon in email, firefox, freeware, google, open source, productivity, Tips and Tricks.
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google%20phonebook.pngAnother goodie from Lifehacker… should you want to remove your phone number from Google Phonebook.

Privacy: Remove your phone number from Google Search – Lifehacker

how not to email May 10, 2007

Posted by brandon in email, firefox, freeware, google, open source, productivity, Tips and Tricks.
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Mail
great posting on what not to do when emailing…

8 Habits of Highly Ineffective Emailing ยท The Cranking Widgets Blog

thunderbird 2 April 18, 2007

Posted by brandon in firefox, freeware, open source.
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Thunderbird 2

is now available here

PortableApps November 27, 2006

Posted by brandon in open source, software, Tips and Tricks.
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PortableApps Suite is a FREE integrated package of portable software which includes popular programs like Firefox, OpenOffice.org and Thunderbird along with an integrated menu and easy-to-use backup utility.

Now you can carry your favorite computer programs along with all of your bookmarks, settings, email and more with you. Use them on any Windows computer. All without leaving any personal data behind.

PortableApps Suite works with any hardware (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc).