Showing posts from March, 2019

Why I Still Use G Suite

Once upon a time, I was a super Microsoft fanboy. I had a Windows Phone, used Cortana often, and subscribed to Office 365 for the 1 TB of storage on SkyDrive, now OneDrive so all the photos from my glorious Nokia Lumia phone had an online backup. When I realized in 2015 that Windows Phone was dying a slow death, I decided to leave the Microsoft train, as I left the mobile platform that tied all these Microsoft services together, and did it well. The same couldn't be said for Microsoft's iOS and Android apps at the time, as the tight integration was not there, and they never felt fully featured. I then fully invested in Google's services, and almost never looked back. However with the Google outage that occurred this week, I decided to give Microsoft another shot. It didn't happen for long.

I had a document I needed to type, but the outage left me uneasy about trusting Google Drive at that moment. Although I do have LibreOffice installed as a just-in-case, I wanted to s…