Tag Archives: Google

Gmail as Gaeilge


I was charmed to learn yesterday that Google has added Irish (Gaeilge) to the list of supported languages for Gmail (the local news report is here). Not that I speak much Irish, even after having it drummed into my skull for … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – November 2014


The normal flow of new features, updates, and bugs flowed across the “Exchange Unwashed” desk during November. Some of the bugs were puzzling, others were infuriating, but everything was interesting – at least to me. A clash between S/MIME and … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – September 2014


September 2014 included Exchange Connections in Las Vegas (all seemed to have a great time) plus some upheaval in Microsoft, so there was plenty to discuss in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog at WindowsITPro.com. Here’s what happened during the month: The … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – June 2014


June 2014 was an interesting month for my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com as the material covered was pretty diverse as we went from platforms like Azure to storage firmware and all points in between. See what you think! Why running … Continue reading

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The elimination of web bugs (well, for Gmail anyway)


I read Google’s post of December 12 announcing that Gmail would now display graphics in messages automatically with some interest. It seems like a very good idea to me to address the “web beacon” or “web bug” problem that has … Continue reading

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Motorola Mobility continues its losing streak in synchronization war with Microsoft


I spent a good part of 2012 helping Microsoft to defend a law suit in the UK High Court against Motorola Mobility. You’ll recall that Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in 2011 with the intention of exploiting the … Continue reading

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Why are people surprised when Google uses their data?


I’m not sure that the degree of shock being expressed within the press about Google “reading” email is altogether justified. A good example is the London Guardian’s headline of “Don’t expect privacy when sending to Gmail”, arising from a defense … Continue reading

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