iGoogle Going Away

The world is changing again! My comfortable iGoogle homepage has served me well for quite a long time (I moved to Google from Yahoo a few years ago…).  I use Chrome (fast, reliable, etc) and have almost totally moved to the Google universe…and I am very happy here.  But…. Now I see a banner on my iGoogle home page that says iGoogle is going away. … Continue reading iGoogle Going Away

Google+ Hangout Video Conferencing Meeting, Part 1

Before any good, errrr…..AWESOME meeting, there is preparation.   That is especially the case with a video conference.  The initiators of the video conference must work diligently to make sure the meeting goes off without a hitch. No joking around….deadly serious business.  If you want to get involved in video conferencing and put on an AWESOME meeting (watch for Part 2 of the “Hangout Meeting” … Continue reading Google+ Hangout Video Conferencing Meeting, Part 1

Information Technology

The world is changing. Rapidly. Bits are flying over the Internet at an unprecedented pace. As my loyal reader…..you know my feelings about Cisco and video conferencing, but, it looks to me as though they are getting back to focusing on handling bits….a very good thing.  For everyone! This commercial by Cisco is interesting.  I LOVE the part where they say that you do not … Continue reading Information Technology

Facebook Video Chat

I tried video chat (video conference) via Facebook about a year ago…it sucked. Now…the good folks at PCMag.com tell me that the co-founder of RealNetworks, Rob Glaser, has developed a new Facebook video chat (video call) application called “SocialEyes“. Very clever name. But it remains to be seen how well it works….you know me…Mr. Skeptical. I’ll give it a whirl sometime when I get the … Continue reading Facebook Video Chat

HootSuite Review: A Quick Look

Rating: 4 WaterTowers (Cool Twitter app) Do you Tweet?  If so, you may want to try HootSuite 2.0….I think you will like it.  I have been using HootSuite for a few days now and I am hooked, hmmmm..well, I’m getting there. HootSuite does almost everything I need it to do, and it does some stuff I have not used yet. For a full list of … Continue reading HootSuite Review: A Quick Look