AN EXPLORATION OF PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
Our brains are wonderful devices for keeping track of information. They are also remarkable sense-making machines, finding patterns in seemingly disparate bits of data. In the information age, however, and in the burgeoning knowledge economy, we find our brains outstripped by their own inventions, their own discoveries, and their own creations. We have invented devices that are capable of capturing, generating, and storing more information than any one human can consume, let alone leverage to personal advantage.
I haven't tried this, but the video says that you can take advantage of a free app and service that lets you have Windows and Microsoft's Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on your iPad. Seems too good to be true. But maybe give it a try.
This is an absolute must have for anyone who regularly uses any of the Google Docs services online. It makes it very easy to view, edit, share and much more any type of document available online. It works with PDFs, documents, spreadsheets and even audio or video documents. This app is ideal for pulling up and viewing the information you have stored in Google's cloud anywhere you go.
Every once in a while I post a review, and soon after the vendor responds with fixes for some of the minor issues or updates to features in the app. I'm sure the fixes were probably already in the pipeline, but I still like feeling maybe the review helped (I'm a deluded blogger, I know). Recently I reviewed SugarSync as part of an ongoing evaluation of products--a quest, you see, to find the perfect iPad-PC editing and syncronization app, and an excuse for writing more drivel in my blog here. SugarSync is a great cloud storage service, but I found some of the features of the iPad app a little light in a few areas, especially the photo uploading ability. Well, they went and enhanced it... Read on for the full press scoop...