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January 15, 2009

The Beginning of the End for Google Notebook?

Synchronization and cloud services rear the heads once again as Ars has it, “Google closes down lesser-known services, lays off staff.” I don’t use Jaiku or Dodgeball, although there is sure to be a wailing and gnashing of teeth over the closing of Dodgeball. I had been using Google Noteboook, semi-extensively and although it is […]

February 24, 2005

How Synchronization Should Work – Part 1

I had a plan. I was going to write up a description of how every synchronizable device that I had access to worked, point out the flaws in each of them, and then synthesize the use cases and best practices to create a model for synchronization. Instead, I am going to invert this. I think […]

February 19, 2005

Problem with Windows File Synchronization

There is one additional problem that I didn’t mention about synchronizing files using Windows file synchronization over a wireless connection. I am currently using a Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter (WPC54G) on my Windows 2000 notebook. Windows attempts to establish a connection to the shared drive before the wireless network connection is established. This causes Windows […]

February 16, 2005

More on Subversion

I completed the move to Subversion for synchronization between my server, desktop and laptop. I created four Subversion repositories: for my home directory and basic personal files, for code (personal and archive), for training documents, and for work related documents. All four of these are checked out to my server. The work documents are not […]

February 14, 2005

Using Subversion for File Synchronization

I am experimenting with using Subversion on Linux keep the files on my laptop, desktop and server synchronized. I have been keeping most of my working copies on the server and using Windows sychronization to keep any files I need at all times available. But, I am dissatisfied with Windows synchronization in a couple of […]

January 31, 2005

Palm HotSync Using Bluetooth

I wanted to sync my Palm Tungsten T3 to my desktop. I wasn’t sure that I could do this. I have a Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse and I have seen reports (also here) that the implementation of Bluetooth is broken on this product. I got it working on my desktop following the instructions in […]