Posts under tag: Google Apps
For web applications to spring even farther ahead of traditional software, our teams need to make use of new capabilities available in modern browsers. For example, desktop notifications for Gmail and drag-and-drop file upload in Google Docs require advanced browsers that support HTML5. Older browsers just don’t have the chops to provide you with the same high-quality experience. (more…)
Surprising tips and tricks for Apps users:
Enable shortcuts in Gmail for faster use • Add events to Google Calendar via SMS • Whiteboard collaboratively with Google Drawings • Turn PDFs into editable text • View your calendar events in multiple time zones
You’re probably familiar with the Google Apps basics. Perhaps you use Gmail or have uploaded some files to Google Docs, and maybe you’ve tinkered in Google Sites to develop your own website. But whether you’re new to Google Apps or you’re a seasoned user, it’s worth taking a deeper look. (more…)
With no ads, no costs to schools and no hardware to maintain or software to install, launching Google’s cloud network in Oregon public schools, officials say, was a no-brainer.
Oregon became the first state in the nation to offer Google Apps for Education in K-12 classrooms, according to the company on Wednesday, April 28. School officials believe the move will save money, enhance communication and collaboration, and prepare students for the digital work force that awaits them. The state’s 197 school districts can choose to use the cloud-based suite that comes with filtered e-mail, calendaring, document sharing and a host of multimedia streaming options. (more…)