Cloud Computing Concepts · Data Backup · How-To

Google Picture Scan

Now your photos look better than ever – even those dusty old prints. Take out those old pictures you’ve been meaning to scan, and share them! Original post on Google Blog: https://blog.google/products/photos/now-your-photos-look-better-ever-even-those-dusty-old-prints/ Photos from the past, meet scanner from the future Google Photos is a home for all your photos and videos, but what about… Continue reading Google Picture Scan

Cloud Computing Concepts · How-To · Win 10 · Win 7 · Win 8

Upgrading to Win10 – Go ahead, it’s stable, simple and it’s the Best of Win7 and Win8

Outlined below is a process that works flawlessly, every time. There has been a literal TON of discussions online re: Win7 / Win8 .vs. Win10 and the upgrading being forced upon us users. — and I’m still dealing with customers that won’t leave Vista. Seriously. I’ve been testing and evaluating Win10 since the initial Beta release.… Continue reading Upgrading to Win10 – Go ahead, it’s stable, simple and it’s the Best of Win7 and Win8

Cloud Computing Concepts · Productivity

Out of room on your Laptop SSD to sync all your Google Drive files?

I ran into this problem recently on my Ultrabook – I didn’t have enough room to sync my entire Google Drive Folder to it! It has a 128Gig Solid State Hard Drive internally .. buut ~15gig is the recovery partition, another ~15-20gig is used by the Operating system .. 30gig by programs and development tools ..… Continue reading Out of room on your Laptop SSD to sync all your Google Drive files?

Chromebooks · Cloud Computing Concepts · Google Application Training

Chromebooks may soon be able to run almost every Android app

It looks like Google may soon be breaking down barriers between its two operating systems and giving Chrome OS users access to Android apps from the Google Play Store. As spotted by a Reddit user this weekend, Chromebooks running version 51 of Chrome OS are showing a checkbox in their settings menu that reads “Enable Android apps… Continue reading Chromebooks may soon be able to run almost every Android app

Cloud Computing Concepts · Productivity · Win 10 · Win 7 · Win 8

Sticking with Windows 7? The forecast calls for pain

We’re running out of time these days for our old favorite, Win7. It died last year, and there are only security patches issued until 2020. As much as we’d like to keep it around, it IS 2005 technology, and will be completely unsupported in a few years. A quick workaround of the security update bug… Continue reading Sticking with Windows 7? The forecast calls for pain

Cloud Computing Concepts · Online Security

Get an Extra 2 Gig of cloud storage today from Google Drive!

Today, Tuesday Feb. 9th is ‘Safer Internet Day.’ SAFER INTERNET DAY Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. In order to promote it again this year, Google… Continue reading Get an Extra 2 Gig of cloud storage today from Google Drive!

Cloud Computing Concepts · Cloud Hardware · Productivity

Local vs Remote Folders – How the Cloud works.

In order to use cloud services effectively, we need to know the difference between our local folders and our remote folders. I’ve noticed that there is quite a bit of confusion regarding Local (on the hard drive of our computer) folders versus Remote (Cloud – on a hard drive on a remote server) folders when… Continue reading Local vs Remote Folders – How the Cloud works.