In early 2004, I dreamed of a single device for computing. I carried a cell phone, Palm T5 PDA and a Dell laptop for “on the go” access and had a desktop computer at the office. No matter what I wanted, it was on one of the other devices. I wanted one piece of hardware … Read moreMy dream of one device is almost a reality
ZOHO introduced a new web-based database program today. If you thought an online application couldn’t do pivot tables and sql web queries, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with this addition to the product line. Here is an eleven minute video showcasing the features of the new offering.
Steve Sherlock linked to this great video showing the power of web-based applications in collaboration. I mentioned this aspect of online applications in the ongoing series on online applications. The video gives good visual evidence, showing how Google Docs can be used in a real world setting.
In the last article, I promised a chart to show how the web-based application of Google and Zoho lined up with Microsoft‘s offerings. This will help in determining whether your company’s technology strategy might benefit from web-based products. Microsoft Google Zoho Word Docs Writer Excel Docs Sheet Outlook Gmail/Calendar Mail/Planner Publisher Page Creator PowerPoint … Read moreHow do Web Applications Line up?
Most people are familiar with Google’s Gmail application. It is lightweight, easy to use, and accessible from any computer with an Internet connection. It has redefined the word webmail for those of us using it daily. Some reasons: Conversation mode, search, and labels are a few of the tools that make it the killer web-application … Read moreA Closer Look at Google Web Applications