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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.
Controlling Your Privacy on Facebook
By Michael Miller
May 19, 2015
Michael Miller, author of My Facebook for Seniors, 2nd Edition, shows you how to configure Facebook's privacy settings and keep everyone from seeing everything you post.
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.
So You Want to Start a Technical Blog
By Thursday Bram
Feb 20, 2015
Everybody’s doing it. And by “it,” we mean blogging. You know you want to. You’ve got something to say and people need to hear it. Follow these down-to-earth tips and tricks about getting your feet wet in the world of technology blogs.
Discovering What Your Friends and Family Are Up To on Facebook
By Michael Miller
Dec 24, 2014
In this chapter from My Facebook for Seniors, 2nd Edition, discover how to read and respond to your friends’ status updates in your Facebook News Feed.
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.
After Facebook: Examining Today's Hottest Social Media
By Michael Miller
Aug 19, 2014
Teenagers are abandoning Facebook in droves; the Internet's largest social network is no longer cool when your parents and grandparents are on it. So what new social networks are attracting today’s trendy teens? Author Michael Miller examines today's hottest new social media, including Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Kik, WhatsApp, and other up-and-coming social media and mobile messaging apps.
What's New on LinkedIn: Custom Profile Backgrounds, Premium Spotlight Accounts, Larger Search Listings, and More
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Aug 19, 2014
Patrice-Anne Rutledge shows you how to make the most of LinkedIn’s latest features including Custom Profile Backgrounds, How You Rank, LinkedIn Premium Spotlight, and more.
What Happened to Facebook's New News Feed?
By Michael Miller
Jul 28, 2014
What happened to the new News Feed? Why did Facebook change course? And what's new about the revamped News Feed? This article, by author Michael Miller, answers all these Facebook-related questions and more.
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.
LinkedIn Marketing Mishaps: Four Mistakes to Avoid When Using LinkedIn for Business
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Jul 9, 2014
Patrice-Anne Rutledge describes four common LinkedIn marketing mishaps that can drive away potential clients, motivate other users to block or report you, or even violate LinkedIn’s user agreement.
What's New in Google Chromebooks
By Michael Miller
Jul 8, 2014
LinkedIn for Job Seekers: Four Tips to Shorten Your Job Search
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Jul 7, 2014
Patrice-Anne Rutledge shows you how to make the most out of LinkedIn as a job search tool with four tips that help you find a job faster.
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.
Browsing and Searching eBay for Bargains
By Michael Miller
Jul 1, 2014
Discover the various ways to find items to buy on eBay by searching or just browsing, for product listing.

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