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Google Assistant on Android

Posted on December 15, 2017. Filed under: Android, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , , , |

HowToGeek has a post on using the Google Assistant app on Android.

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Voice typing in Google Docs

Posted on December 6, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, voice recognition | Tags: , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post on using dictation in Google Docs.

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Tens Of Millions Of Images That Are Free To Use

Posted on September 13, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, Graphics | Tags: , , |

Gizmo’s Freeware has a post: I’ve written in this column in the past about online photo libraries and collections that are free to use. They’re great if you need an image to illustrate a card or flyer you’re designing, perhaps, or a web site you’re working on.

Source: Tens Of Millions Of Images That Are Free To Use | Gizmo’s Freeware

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Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser

Posted on June 20, 2017. Filed under: Email, Freeware/Shareware, Gmail (Google Mail), Google | Tags: , , |

ZDNet has a post for Gmail users: Hundreds of millions of people use Google’s Gmail and are frustrated daily by the experience. With the release of the Windows version of Kiwi for Gmail, you can finally get the full Gmail (and G Suite) experience in an app.

At the end of the 30-day trial you can drop back to the free Lite version, with support for a single account and no integration with Google Apps, or pay $9.99 for a one-year subscription that unlocks all the features.

Source: Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser | ZDNet

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How to Refresh Your Google Play Music Library and Find Your Missing Tracks

Posted on June 8, 2017. Filed under: Google, MP3, Music, Techniques | Tags: , , , |

HowToGeek advises: One of Google Play Music’s strengths, aside from the verbal workout you get from its lengthy name, is that you can upload your own music, follow podcasts, and sync all of your songs and tracks across all devices. Occasionally, however, Play Music takes a while to figure out that you’ve uploaded new songs or that there are new episodes of your favorite podcasts. Here’s how to refresh your library and find your missing tracks.

Source: How to Refresh Your Google Play Music Library and Find Your Missing Tracks

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How to Fill Out PDF Forms Using Google Drive

Posted on May 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, PDF, Techniques | Tags: , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post: While there are many ways to fill PDF forms, one of the simplest and most convenient ways is to fill PDF forms using nothing more than Google Drive.

Source: How to Fill Out PDF Forms Using Google Drive

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How to Customize Google Calendar’s Notifications on the Web

Posted on April 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , |

Google Calendar is undoubtedly a powerful tool for managing everything from appointments to schedules to reminders (and everything in between). As good as it is by default, there are things you can do to make its notification system even better.

Source: How to Customize Google Calendar’s Notifications on the Web

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Control Alt Achieve: Hipster Google – 21 Google Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

Posted on April 13, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, Utilities | Tags: , , |

21 lesser known Google tools and how they can be used for teaching and learning. These have some really useful tools!

Source: Control Alt Achieve: Hipster Google – 21 Google Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

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How to Easily Switch between Multiple Google Accounts

Posted on April 12, 2017. Filed under: Gmail (Google Mail), Google | Tags: , |

Learn how to sign-in to multiple Google accounts on the same computer and easily switch from one Gmail account to another using keyboard shortcuts.

Source: How to Easily Switch between Multiple Google Accounts

For those of us handling both work and personal accounts, this could be very useful!

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10 Useful Google Keep Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Posted on April 10, 2017. Filed under: browsers, Chrome and Chromium, Firefox, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post: These Chrome and Firefox extensions make Google Keep even better. Get fast access to your notes and save information quicker. Note-taking has never been easier.

Source: 10 Useful Google Keep Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

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These Google Keep Features Are Perfect for Lists

Posted on April 6, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , |

MakeUseOf has a post: Google Keep has a few features that make it perfect for list keeping. Not only can you create a checklist and sync the app across platforms, Google Keep also offers location-based reminders and more.

Source: These Google Keep Features Are Perfect for Lists

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Free Microsoft Office Templates by Hloom.com

Posted on February 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Free Microsoft Office Templates. Download fully customizable professional samples for resume, invoice, flyer, memo, invitation, certificate, fax, cover page. For Word and Excel – also PDF and Google Docs!

Source: Free Microsoft Office Templates by Hloom.com

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How to Sync Google and Outlook Calendars

Posted on September 29, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Gmail (Google Mail), Google, Microsoft Outlook | Tags: , , |

PCAdvisor posts:Google recently pulled the plug on its Outlook calendar sync utility, so what is the alternative? Here are a few suggestions on how to sync your Google and Outlook calendars.

Source: How to Sync Google and Outlook Calendars – How-To – PC Advisor

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Drive Master

Posted on September 3, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Google | Tags: , |

Gizmodo has a post: Think you know Google’s online productivity suite back to front? Whether you’ve been using Google Drive for five minutes or five years, there’s always more to learn, and in that spirit we present 10 valuable tips and tricks for mastering the service.

Source: 10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Drive Master

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List of Google Now voice commands

Posted on September 3, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Google | Tags: , , , |

Greenbot has a list of Google Now voice commands, which can do tons of great stuff using nothing but voice commands. The list is more longer than you might think!

Source: List of Google Now voice commands

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The Definitive List of Google Search Easter Eggs

Posted on September 3, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Fun, Google | Tags: , |

PCMag found them all, so you don’t have to.

Source: The Definitive List of Google Search Easter Eggs | PCMag.com

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Awesome Screenshot in Google Chrome extension

Posted on May 2, 2016. Filed under: Chrome and Chromium, Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , |

ZDNet recommends the Awesome screenshot extension for Google Chrome to capture any part of the Chrome screen.

Source: Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions – Page 3 | ZDNet

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LastPass Google Chrome extension

Posted on May 2, 2016. Filed under: Chrome and Chromium, Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Google, Passwords, Security | Tags: , , , , |

This is a personal favorite and absolutely vital for creating and keeping track of passwords and logins for different sites — you can have a different password for everything, and still only have to remember one with the LastPass extension for Google Chrome — which also works with IE, Chrome, Firefox/Pale Moon (and eventually, Edge).  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Computer Helpers!

Source: Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions – Page 8 | ZDNet

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Project Naptha Google Chrome extension

Posted on May 2, 2016. Filed under: Chrome and Chromium, Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , , |

ZDNet recommends the Project Naptha extension for Google Chrome to let you highlight as well as copy and paste and even edit and translate the text formerly trapped within an image.

Source: Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions – Page 17 | ZDNet

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Grammarly Google Chrome extension

Posted on May 2, 2016. Filed under: Chrome and Chromium, Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , , |

ZDNet recommends the Grammerly extension for Chrome to improve your writing on the web.

Given how ignorant you think people appear when they don’t use proper grammar on the web, this might keep you from looking bad.

Source: Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions – Page 27 | ZDNet

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