Synchronising Any Desktop Calendar with Google Calendar

source site – Google Calendar: How to Sync Any Desktop Calendar with Google Calendar

As of yesterday’s announcement of CalDAV support in Google Calendar, you can now sync your Google Calendar with virtually any popular desktop calendar for free. Not only can you enjoy your favorite desktop calendar software and still get the benefit of the web interface, but you can also sync any desktop calendar with any other across platforms using GCal as a go-between. Let’s take a comprehensive look at how to set up bidirectional syncing between Google Calendar and your favorite desktop calendar—from Outlook and iCal to Sunbird and Thunderbird—for free.

this is quite a cool tip on personal productivity.

Internet tools to help you never forget anything again

source site – How to Never Forget Anything Again – The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

The human brain is a wonderful thing, but it’s a bit faulty as a tool for remembering things. Luckily for us (and for our frazzled brains), technology has stepped in to help out.

With the proper habits and the right tools, you and your brain won’t have to remember a thing again.

There are a host of tech tools that can help with taking notes, managing projects and to-dos, and manage your email and calendar needs just fine. Though I’ll include the best choices below, these tools are just one piece of the puzzle. There are more elegant methods (ever scheduled something in Google Calendar via voicemail?)…

this article gives some tips on using some internet based tools like gmail, google calendar and others to help you to remember things. it also describes how some behavioural change is needed to ensure that these tools provide you with the optimal benefits.