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Getting Started with Google Apps
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge, Sherry Kinkoph Gunter
Jul 1, 2015
Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Hangouts, Sites, Vault and more make up the Google Apps universe. In this chapter from My Google Apps, 2nd Edition, the authors tell you what the apps are and what they can do for you. After you’ve decided Google Apps is right for you, signing up is easy and fast.
Video: Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive: Giving a Live Presentation
By Michael Miller
Jun 22, 2015
In this excerpt from Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive, Michael Miller shows you how to give a live presentation using Google Slides.
Programming with Hopscotch: An Introduction
By Michael Miller
Jun 17, 2015
Hopscotch is a visual programming app for the iPad and iPhone that lets users design their own simple games. It’s being used in many elementary and middle schools as a way to teach students about basic tech principles and programming logic. Michael Miller, author of The Internet of Things, introduces parents and teachers to the world of Hopscotch -- and shows how to create your own simple Hopscotch game.
Using the Google Chrome Browser: An Online Guide
By Michael Miller
Jun 4, 2015
Google Chrome is the most popular Web browser today, and for good reason. Chrome is not only a fast browser but it is also a versatile one. Michael Miller, author of Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive, shows you how Chrome works, and how to get the most out of it.
Video: Introducing Google Apps and Cloud Computing
By Michael Miller
May 12, 2015
In this video excerpt from Using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive, Michael Miller introduces Google Apps and Cloud Computing, including Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets.
Making the Most of Google Drive: Collaboration, Security, Mobile Access, Third-Party Apps, and More
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Dec 10, 2014
Patrice-Anne Rutledge shows you how to make the most of Google Drive’s many powerful features including real-time collaboration, mobile and desktop access, third-party Drive-specific apps, and Chrome extensions.
Watching Streaming Video with Google Chromecast
By Michael Miller
Jul 18, 2014
Chromecast is Google’s $35 dongle-like device that lets you stream Netflix and other video and music services directly to your flatscreen TV. How does Chromecast work, and with which services? In this article, author Michael Miller tells you all about Chromecast – and why you might want to buy one for your own use.
Using Google Glass with Your iOS Device
By Timothy L. Warner
Jul 11, 2014
If you are an iPhone user who owns Google Glass, read this article to learn how you can make the most of the two devices working together.
Quick Start to Understanding Google Glass
By Timothy L. Warner
Jul 10, 2014
You've probably read about Google Glass, but do you have any idea how it actually works, and what you can do with the device? Learn all about it here.
What's New in Google Chromebooks
By Michael Miller
Jul 8, 2014
Using Gmail as a Universal E-mail Archive
By Timothy L. Warner
Jul 3, 2014
Believe it or not, you can create a robust and lightning-fast digital archive of all your e-mail from all your accounts for free. Although it sounds too good to be true, it isn't. Timothy Warner shows you how to use Gmail to set up a universal e-mail archive.
Getting Started with Google Apps
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge, Sherry Kinkoph Gunter
Jun 17, 2014
This chapter describes and explains the various Google Apps and shows how to signup for an account.
The Google Hangout Revolution
By David Amerland
May 22, 2014
This chapter looks at what Hangouts actually are, why they are such a big thing, what drives them, and what you need to get started.
A Short History of Online Search
By Michael Miller
Mar 10, 2014
Remember AltaVista? HotBot? Lycos? Google might rule search today, but it was far from the first search engine on the Internet. In this article, old-timer Michael Miller takes you back in time to revisit the short but significant history of online search engines, from Archie to Yahoo! — and everything in-between.
Google Semantic Search: What Is New in SEO?
By David Amerland
Sep 6, 2013
This chapter shows what is different in SEO, what is the "new SEO" everyone is talking about, and what you can do to take advantage of the developing trends. More importantly it shows what you should do to integrate SEO in the DNA of your business.
What Can I Do in Google+?
By Lynette Young
Jan 29, 2013
This chapter provides a basic rundown of the available features in Google+.
First Moves with Google+
By Chris Brogan
Jan 14, 2013
This chapter shows how to adjust your Google+ profile to use your account effectively for business.
Aligning Social Media to the Sales Funnel
By Nichole Kelly
Jan 8, 2013
Need to convince management that your company should be active in the social media space? You'll likely have to convince them how that helps the bottom line. This chapter provides some ways to do just that.
Sharing Content on Google+
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Aug 29, 2012
In this lesson, you learn how to share content on Google+, including photos, videos, and links.
Why Google+ Is the Most Important Tool for Your Nonprofit
By Marc Pitman
Aug 29, 2012
In this chapter, you’ll learn why Google+ is the most important online tool next to your website and how to convince your boss or board.

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