Google have officially started phasing out Windows OS from its corporate environment, employees now have to choose Mac OS X or Linux.
Security concerns have been cited as the reason behind the move-
Here is a great article explaining some of the lesser known tips and tricks for Google web mail interface. If you are using the webmail interface for your Google Apps account or a personal one, you may benefit from the tips in link below-
Google have advised that from March 1 2010 onwards they will begin phasing out support for IE6 and other older browsers. The Google apps suite will be developed further to include support for HTML5 and other advanced features.
Here is the email I received from Google today-
We plan to begin phasing out support of these older browsers on the Google Docs suite and the Google Sites editor on March 1, 2010. After that point, certain functionality within these applications may have higher latency and may not work correctly in these older browsers. Later in 2010, we will start to phase out support for these browsers for Google Mail and Google Calendar.
Google Apps will continue to support Internet Explorer 7.0 and above, Firefox 3.0 and above, Google Chrome 4.0 and above, and Safari 3.0 and above.
Starting this week, users on these older browsers will see a message in Google Docs and the Google Sites editor explaining this change and asking them to upgrade their browser. We will also alert you again closer to March 1 to remind you of this change.
In 2009, the Google Apps team delivered more than 100 improvements to enhance your product experience. We are aiming to beat that in 2010 and continue to deliver the best and most innovative collaboration products for businesses.
Thank you for your continued support!
Bring it on!!!