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?

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 · 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.

Cloud Computing Concepts · Cloud Hardware · Google Application Training · Productivity

Using Google Cloud Print

Google Cloud Print Print securely anywhere, from any device – using your existing printers. Google Cloud Print is a new technology that connects your printers to the web, to allow printing from devices without installing any software or drivers. If you’re using a Chromebook or your smartphone, There’s Two ways to print from anywhere.Each involves associating your… Continue reading Using Google Cloud Print

Productivity

Google Keep notes to Google Doc!

Create a Google Doc from several quick notes. Keep notes can easily be converted to Google Docs so you can expand them into fleshed-out documents. On Android, select the note you want to copy over, tap the More icon, and select Copy to Google Doc. To copy multiple notes, touch one note and hold it until… Continue reading Google Keep notes to Google Doc!

Productivity

5 ways to get more out of Google Drive storage

Some excellent Google Drive Tips. Normally if you send a collaborative document to multiple people, you’ll be returned a separate version of that document from each recipient, from which you’ll have to compile feedback into a master doc. But because Google Drive’s productivity apps—Docs, Sheets, and Slides—make each collaborator’s comments and changes visible in real… Continue reading 5 ways to get more out of Google Drive storage