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New Google Docs features help power team Collaboration!
G Suite, the Search Giant’s set of online productivity tools, is getting a major update today that adds a number of new features to its productivity suite. Most of these updates focus on collaboration, but the service is also getting support for Google Cloud Search and it’s adding new templates and add-ons from partners like […]
Google Calendar gets updated for better handling of large events
Google Calendar is a great tool for sorting out your different gatherings, arrangements, and so forth., however, as of recently, it hasn’t been the best to manage vast occasions. Today, Google is refreshing its Calendar settings to be more practical than any time in recent memory when trying to sort out and handle occasions that […]
How to protect yourself from Petya, the new Ransomware outbreak.
Introduction A new wave of ransomware attacks targeting organizations across the world has been reported June 27, 2017. Reports indicate around 2,000 attacked users so far. The ransomware Petya was first reported in Ukraine, where its government, banks, state power utility and Kiev’s airport and metro system all particularly badly affected. The food giant Mondelez, […]
Find your Car with Google Maps!
Google Maps now supports saving car parking information so drivers can more easily find their cars. Originally launched as part of a Google Maps beta (and only on Android) in March 2017, the feature just went live on Android and iOS. To activate the feature on Android, tap the blue dot and choose “Save your […]
Google Earth’s Massive Update: 3D Maps and Interactive Guided Tours
In its first major update in two years, Google Earth has added a bunch of new features that should make the virtual globe app a lot more fun to play with. Up first is browser support: you no longer need a dedicated desktop or mobile app to view Google Earth as it now loads in […]
G Suite updates to streamline Hangouts and Gmail
Google is planning to remove SMS capabilities from Hangouts. In a new post on its G Suite blog, Google has detailed this change, as well as others. The changes are part of a larger effort to “streamline” Hangouts and Gmail as G Suite offerings. Effective May 22, Google will remove the carrier SMS functionality in […]
Apple’s First Computer Sells At Auction for $300,000
Apple 1 (a.k.a. Apple Computer 1) is the first desktop computer made by Apple Inc. (Apple Computer Company back then) in 1976. It was hand designed and built by Steve Wozniak, and the idea of selling the computer came from his friend, Steve Jobs. In order to pay for this creation, Steve Jobs had […]
Fake Gmail Attachment Phishing Scam is out, Be Careful!
Most phishing scams are pretty easy to detect. This one, on the other hand, is devilishly clever and just might dupe you if you’re not careful. This new one doing the rounds in Gmail inboxes is one that appears to include an attachment, which in reality isn’t an attachment at all. Instead, it’s just an […]
Next 2017 Announcements: New Hangouts Meet and Chat, new Gmail Add-ons and more!
On Thursday, at the 2017 Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, leaders from Google’s cloud business took the stage to explain the infrastructure investments that have been made in the platform, and to announce new features in compute, security, economics, and more. Urs Hölzle, the senior vice president of technical infrastructure and Google, opened […]
Google Keep is now part of G Suite’s Core Services
Google Keep is a note-taking service developed by Google. Launched on March 20, 2013, Google Keep is available as a mobile app for the Android and iOS mobile operating systems and as a web application. Latest Update As of today, Google Keep is a G Suite Core Service when used within a domain, and it has […]