Posts filed under: Google

New Year’s Eve is a time to relive the highlights of the past 365 days. It’s a celebration which was right, and try to continue the magic into the next year. It’s a time to put behind us the valleys...
Gmail is the tool which handles all of my email accounts. I like it because I can access it and handle it from anywhere. Archiving or deleting a message on one device handles it across all devices. At the end...
Keeping students safe on the Internet is a constant challenge. The ability to lock safe search has been available on Google for several years, yet many people still do not know about it. As a teacher, you can look for the...
I have quickly become a fan of Google Search. This 7.5 minute video shows the capabilities coming shortly to Chrome and currently present in Google Now for your mobile devices. The video is part of the Google I/O Keynote from...
Since January 2002, Outlook has served as a very complete address book. Back then, most people maintained three address books: the pencil/paper one with names, addresses, and phone numbers; the one on their phones containing phone numbers; and the one...
Making input an a small piece of glass as fast as input on a full qwertyui keyboard is an ongoing challenge. Predictive text, some which not only predicts the word you are typing, but also the next word, Swype, and...
I have been hearing lots of buzz but really didn’t have a clue. What about you? Maybe this video will help some…...
In the technology workshops I conduct, Google’s language translation capability is a topic I enjoy. We all use Google, yet many people have not noticed the little “language tools” link. That link allows us to type text in one language...
I love Google’s ability to convert measurements. I can enter into the search window “32 ounces in quarts” and Google returns “1 US Quart.” I can enter “5 miles in kilometers” and get “8.04672 kilometers.” It doesn’t get any handier...
I need your help with a short survey. I will report the results through this blog later this week and also explain a little about the technique I am using. It’s unbelievably easy and unbelievably powerful. The survey is now...