The ‘Google’ Archives
Posted March 14, 2016 by

Google Calendar: Import Interesting Calendars

Custom Google Calendar

Google offers a wide range of calendars from national and religious holidays to international sports schedules to phases of the moon. Let’s take a look.

Category Google, Internet

Posted March 10, 2016 by

How to Create Google Plus Brand Page

Google Plus

Creating a Google Plus page for your business or organization is great for a number of reasons. Not only does it give you a way to connect to consumers on a social media platform, it also gives you a boost in Google search results. Not surprisingly, Google favors information from its own ecosystem. Google Plus […]

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Posted March 7, 2016 by

iPhone and Android: Automatically Add a Task to a To-Do List Using Email

Android and iPhone - Automate To DO List using Email

For work, business, or other personal activities, using a to-do list app can help you organize important tasks. Such apps help you manage your time and keep track of all your scheduled activities and meetings. The usual way of accomplishing a to-do list is to input a task manually and save it. What you may […]

Posted February 26, 2016 by

How to Open Pages Automatically in Chrome

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Do you open the same set of tabs every time you go online? Perhaps you always check Facebook, Gmail, and your calendar whenever you are on your computer. You can set up Google Chrome so that it automatically opens those three sites on startup whenever you launch Chrome, completely skipping over the New Tab page. This handy trick […]

Category Browsers, Google, Internet

Posted February 15, 2016 by

How to Integrate Clipart with Google Docs

Google Doc clipart

Clipart is a well-loved feature of Microsoft Word that allows you to insert images into your documents. Images are appropriate for many types of documents and can add an aesthetic flair to your work. Google Docs does not have a built-in clipart function, but you can install a free add-on called Openclipart to integrate clipart […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by

How to Send a Fax Without a Fax Machine

HelloFax Google Doc Add-on

Fax machines are rather antiquated technology, but all the doctors offices and businesses that are stuck in the 1980’s and still use them make life difficult for the rest of us. I used to make trips to the public library to fax required documents for job interviews, medical forms, and more. Fortunately, you can now […]

Posted February 5, 2016 by

How to Personalize Your Google News Feed

Google news

Google News is a popular site for aggregating news stories from all over the world. Google, the master of algorithms, pulls together stories based on freshness, trends, diversity, and relevance. Each story has links to several sources, so you can find a balance of opinions and ideologies. The main strength of Google News is that […]

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Posted January 20, 2016 by

How to Send a Google Form

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Google Forms is an excellent way to collect information from a group of people. You can Add styled themes, View automatically generated response reports and more. You can read about how to make a basic Google Form in my tutorial here. Once you have made your Google Form, you need to send it out to the people who […]

Category Google, Google Docs

Posted January 11, 2016 by

How to Create a Google Photos Shared Album

Google Photos Shared Album

The recently released Google Photos shared album is a fantastic feature for people who manage all of their photos using the Google Photos app. It allows you to share an album with other cross-platform Google Photos users who can join and contribute. Shared albums can be created on the mobile app or on photos.google.com. Creating […]

Posted December 27, 2015 by

How to Use Data Validation in Google Forms

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Google Forms is a helpful tool for collecting information from a large group of people. You can use the forms you create to make contact lists, send out surveys, manage registrations, and more. Like all Google Docs, multiple people can edit your form at the same time before you send it out. Forms will organize the responses with […]

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