Whether you’re crunching data for a report or tracking analytics, you certainly don’t want to waste time waiting on files to load or making re-edits because of a lost internet connection. Fortunately Google Drive has just released a new version of Google Sheets that’s faster, supports even larger spreadsheets with a host of new features… Continue reading Google Sheets Are Better and Faster than Ever With New Offline Capability
With our lives becoming more mobile each day, much of the information we’re looking for can now be found in several different places at once, like across various phone apps. Whether you’re looking for ratings from restaurants on Yelp, movie ratings on Rotten Tomatoes or directions on Google Maps, you’re forced to look through multiple… Continue reading Google Brings the Power of Search Across Apps
OK, so what if you never had to type again while searching Google? Google Search has had voice search capability for some time, but until now you needed to click on the microphone icon to activate it. In an effort to fight carpal tunnel syndrome, or maybe just to show up Apple’s Siri, starting today… Continue reading Just Say ‘Ok Google’ on Chrome and Search Handsfree Without Ever Typing Again
Since the beginning of time Google+ has allowed only certain users, like popular businesses, celebrities and Google employees, to claim vanity URLs. The rest of us have suffered as Google+ assigned us unpersonalized and seemingly never-ending combinations of letters and numbers and called them our profile URLs. Linking to our profiles was always a pain,… Continue reading Have You Claimed Your Custom Google+ URL Yet?
In the Google vs. Bing search engine war, Google has long held the top spot but Bing seemed determined to put up a good fight. Along with the Bing-it-on challenge, Bing partnered with Facebook to create a more social search. In response, Google created Google+ and incorporated their social platform into their search results. To… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Google’s Hashtag Search
There are a ton of great ways journalists and publishers can use Google tools to help them report the news, visualize information, track data and improve their writing capabilities. For example, the Weather Channel used Google Earth to illustrate the damage of Superstorm Sandy through before and after satellite images and live YouTube video. The… Continue reading Introducing Google Media Tools for Newsgathering and Publishing
If you’re one who likes to stay hidden from strangers on Facebook, things are about to get a little complicated for you on the network. Facebook has announced that it will soon remove the option to hide your name from search results within the site. The older setting, called “Who can look up your Timeline… Continue reading Facebook Removing the Option to Hide Your Name from Search Results
Designers, developers and entrepreneurs: are you ready? StackSocial has launched a new sale today featuring over $3,000 worth of Mac software and Pro subscription memberships for as little as $35. Through this deal, you’ll be able to download xScope, a powerful tool for designers and developers that makes measuring, inspecting, and comparing on-screen elements quick… Continue reading Designers, Developers and Entrepreneurs: Get Over $3,000 Worth Of Premium Tools for as Little as $35