The Portable Desktop<br />Moving your Desktop Favorites into the Cloud<br />UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA<br />Paula  L. Web...
What is a Portable desktop?<br />A portable desktop is a way to make the functions on your desktop computer accessible any...
The Typical Desktop<br />What is on your desktop?<br />Word processing<br />Presentations<br />Email<br />Bookmarks<br />F...
Personalized Home Page<br />You first need to decide your “Home” page.<br />iGoogle<br />Netvibes<br />Pageflakes<br />Pro...
Personalized Home Page<br />My personal Favorite is iGoogle.<br />
Personalized Home Page<br />Netvibes<br />
Personalized Home Page<br />Others…<br />Pageflakes: http://www.pageflakes.com/<br />Protopage: http://www.protopage.com/u...
Applications<br />Word processing<br />Google Docs: http://docs.google.com<br />Zoho Writer: http://writer.zoho.com<br />T...
Applications<br />Presentations<br />Google Docs: www.google.com<br />Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/<br />Scribd: ...
Applications<br />Email<br /> Gmail:  https://mail.google.com<br /> Hotmail: www.hotmail.com<br />Yahoo Mail: https://logi...
Applications<br />Bookmarks<br />Delicious: http://delicious.com/<br />StumbleUpon: http://www.stumbleupon.com/<br />Diigo...
Applications<br />PDF Converter<br />PrimoPDF: http://www.primopdf.com/online.aspx<br />
Applications<br />File Storage<br />Google Docs: Store up to 10GB<br />Zoho Docs: Store 1 GB <br />Think Free: Store 1 GB<...
Applications<br />Calendars<br />Remember the Milk: http://www.rememberthemilk.com/<br />Google Calendar: www.google.com<b...
Conclusion<br />
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  1. 1. The Portable Desktop<br />Moving your Desktop Favorites into the Cloud<br />UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA<br />Paula L. Webb, Reference and Electronic<br /> Resources Government Documents Librarian<br />pwebb@jaguar1.usouthal.edu<br />August 11, 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is a Portable desktop?<br />A portable desktop is a way to make the functions on your desktop computer accessible anywhere. <br /> How is this possible? <br /> Let me show you…<br />
  3. 3. The Typical Desktop<br />What is on your desktop?<br />Word processing<br />Presentations<br />Email<br />Bookmarks<br />File Storage<br />PDF converter<br />Communication tools<br />
  4. 4. Personalized Home Page<br />You first need to decide your “Home” page.<br />iGoogle<br />Netvibes<br />Pageflakes<br />Protopage<br />Webwag<br />
  5. 5. Personalized Home Page<br />My personal Favorite is iGoogle.<br />
  6. 6. Personalized Home Page<br />Netvibes<br />
  7. 7. Personalized Home Page<br />Others…<br />Pageflakes: http://www.pageflakes.com/<br />Protopage: http://www.protopage.com/usagovdoc<br />Webwag: http://www.webwag.com/<br />
  8. 8. Applications<br />Word processing<br />Google Docs: http://docs.google.com<br />Zoho Writer: http://writer.zoho.com<br />Think Free: http://member.thinkfree.com<br />
  9. 9. Applications<br />Presentations<br />Google Docs: www.google.com<br />Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/<br />Scribd: http://www.scribd.com/<br />
  10. 10. Applications<br />Email<br /> Gmail: https://mail.google.com<br /> Hotmail: www.hotmail.com<br />Yahoo Mail: https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?.intl=us&.src=ym<br />
  11. 11. Applications<br />Bookmarks<br />Delicious: http://delicious.com/<br />StumbleUpon: http://www.stumbleupon.com/<br />Diigo: http://www.diigo.com/<br />
  12. 12. Applications<br />PDF Converter<br />PrimoPDF: http://www.primopdf.com/online.aspx<br />
  13. 13. Applications<br />File Storage<br />Google Docs: Store up to 10GB<br />Zoho Docs: Store 1 GB <br />Think Free: Store 1 GB<br />Dropbox: Store 2 GB<br />
  14. 14. Applications<br />Calendars<br />Remember the Milk: http://www.rememberthemilk.com/<br />Google Calendar: www.google.com<br />The Online CEO: http://www.theonlineceo.com/user/login<br />
  15. 15. Conclusion<br />

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