Sync Lightning calender add-on with Google Calender or Google Apps
Add new network calender, select CalDAV type, and input location string:
Authenticate using your Google account username (with Google Apps use full
email address) and password. If you use Google Apps, then add other users by
adding a new CalDAV calender and putting their email address in the location
- Global Inbox, called Smart Folders
view, or All Folders view.
- Simple ‘archive email’ button (like
- Tabbed (and persistent) interface for
emails (double-click email), calender
- Star or custom tag (e.g. tag ‘follow
- Star new contact to quickly add to
- Global search with advanced filtering
and timeline view, and ‘save search as
- Integrates with Windows 7 or Vista Search (allow during install)
- Thousands of useful add-ons and slick themes, including powerful Lighting
calender add-on (near 1.0 status)
- Available on Windows XP to 7, Mac OS X 10.4+ and Linux
POP email account settings for Hotmail or Windows Live Mail|
Incoming server: pop3.live.com,
Port 995, SSL = Yes, Use Windows Live ID email address as username, and your
Outgoing server: smtp.live.com, Port 25 or 587, Authentication = Yes (same
as POP3 username and password), SSL = Yes.
- Search and download in Add-ons
window (found under Tools menu), or
search using browser and drag-drop XPI
file to TB’s Add-ons window.
- My favourites: ‘Silvermel’ or ‘Caramel’
Thunderbird and Firefox themes; ‘English
(Australian) Dictionary’; ‘Change quote
and reply format’ (https://nic-nacproject.org/~kaosmos/index-en.html);
and ‘Slideshow’, which displays photo
attachments in external viewer.
- If you use a Windows Live or Hotmail account you can sync contacts, calender
and emails, and share calender with other Windows Live or Hotmail users.
- Simple coloured glassy interface. New Wave 4 version coming later this year
includes Ribbon interface like Office 2007.
- Cons: Microsoft has been slow to fix stability bugs, plus it cannot be extended
- Available on Windows XP, Vista and 7.
- POP/IMAP/RSS client plus browser, torrent client, and ‘Unite’ file-sharing all-inone.
- Tabbed preview interface (similar to Windows 7 Peek)
- Precise spam filter and smart folders ready-to-go
- No message signing or encryption
- Supports Windows 9x to 7, Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris.