Google Reminds Us Of Why Google Apps is Great

The Official Google Enterprise Blog has released a thorough recap of all of the amazing benefits and features of Gmail and Google Calendar for Business.  At Computer Courage, we use Google Apps on a daily basis – it sits patiently in the cloud allowing us to perform powerful email and calendaring tasks.  Google’s list of...
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Following Up on Your Sent Emails – The “Resolved Sent” Technique

In today’s office, we’re all plagued by an ever-expanding inbox.  I’ve found this to be one of the most challenging aspects of my job as a manager.  Each email is essentially a task, or to-do, that someone else is assigning to me.  Everyone in business today spends a significant amount of time managing their Inbox...
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Google Goes Offline with Mail and Calendar

We’ve been waiting for this one for some time.  Google has finally released offline access for Gmail and Google Calendar.  This is seriously cool stuff. As many of our clients know, we are firm beleivers in Google Applications.  Gmail is fast and universally accessible, Google Calendar can be synced to any device, and Google Documents...
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Going Green Part 2 – Getting Seriously Energy Efficient

We’ve posted about making your PC go green before, but recently I came across an impressively sophisticated piece of software that can be of great help.  Called Edison, from Verdeim Software (http://www.verdiem.com/) this program will allow you to track your PC’s energy consumption, carbon footprint, and even energy savings, while supplying you with very sophisticated...
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Phishing – How To Avoid Being Scammed Via Email

At Computer Courage, we help a lot of customers recover data and passwords, remove viruses and spyware, and restore computer systems.  One thing we can’t help you with, however, is stolen identity and/or stolen funds.  The modern age of computing has brought us many conveniences – I pay almost all of my bills online.  Along...
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Get Big Discounts on Dell and Other Computer Stuff @ GotApex.com

With the cost of everything rising through the roof, everyone is looking for a good discount.  I’ve been meaning to share one of my favorite resources for a while now – GotApex.com.  GotApex, which has a very strange name, is one of those discount sites on the internet that scours for coupons and deals and...
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Upgrade Advice – Mozy Internet Backup 1.0 for Mac released

Anyone who has had an in-home appointment with the Computer Courage team knows that we take backup seriously.  We believe in a two-way backup – one local, hard drive backup coupled with one internet-based backup.  Our favorite online backup is Mozy.  Mozy offers users a free 2 gigabyte account, a $5 per month account with...
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