Tips to Use Google Tools to Refine Your Search

by Sep 14, 2011

So you are looking for something. It might be a photo. It might be a video. It might be information, a new t-shirt, or a source for your English essay. You, of course, go to Google first. You type in your search, let’s say ‘Dogs in Tuxes’, and hit enter. Boom- you’ve got three million…Continue Reading

How to Update the Google Chrome Browser

Sep 06, 2011 1 Comment

Although Google’s browser does a great job of updating itself whenever updates are available, there may come a time when you haven’t restarted the browser for a while and an updates become available. Unless you know what to look for you may be running an outdated version of Chrome that could expose your computer to…Continue Reading

Google Brings Gaming to Google+ Social Network

Aug 16, 2011 3 Comments

If you thought that Facebook was the only social website where you can get a good dose of gaming, you’ll love to know that now Google with its Google+ Project is yet another place where you can get your game on. In order to play all you need is a Google+ account and some time…Continue Reading

Google Makes Spreadsheets Easier to Use

Aug 15, 2011 No Comments

In a recently published blog post, Google announced the introduction of Help Snippets directly into Google Spreadsheets. The Help Snippets are similar to those found in Excel where you are provided with a snippet of information regarding a formula as you enter it into a cell. This is a great step forward for users who…Continue Reading

How to Change the Default Download Location in Chrome

Aug 15, 2011 3 Comments

Do you download files to your computer and wonder where the heck they are saved? Don’t worry, you’re not the first. In Chrome the default download location in Windows and Mac OS is the Downloads folder under the User’s profile. However if you prefer to use another location like an external hard drive or another…Continue Reading

How to Enable the Preview Pane in Gmail

Aug 12, 2011 1 Comment

If you live inside a Gmail window for a greater part of the day you will find some relief when you find out about Gmail’s new Labs feature. Preview pane is a new feature that when enabled allows you to view Gmail in a split-screen view that is common with most email clients that run…Continue Reading

Are You Ready for Mobile Payments?

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

Whether you trust them or not, mobile payments are around the corner. The expected launch of Google Wallet and other competing services by Visa, American Express and others this year will bring mobile payments to NFC-enabled (Near Field Communications) phones. This means you can literally leave your wallet at home and only carry your ID, an…Continue Reading

Citrix Receiver Will Make it Possible to Run Virtualized Apps on Chromebooks

Jun 03, 2011 No Comments

Just a short few weeks after the announcement of Google’s Chromebooks, which allow both businesses and schools to use this web-based computer for a small monthly service fee, we’re seeing more business related releases for the Chromebook. Google has teamed up with Citrix to create the Citrix Receiver for Chromebooks. The Citrix Receiver allows you…Continue Reading

Google Brings the Wallet to Your Phone

May 31, 2011 No Comments

With many things going mobile and digital, your Wallet hasn’t really been the one to convert over for quite some time. Sure there are payment methods online, but nothing actually replacing your wallet. Now, Google is trying to change this with their coming soon app, called Google Wallet. With Google Wallet, as a mobile app,…Continue Reading

Need Financial Advice? Head Over to Google Advisor First

May 30, 2011 No Comments

The web is full of plenty of financial advice, but finding the right financial advice to fit your needs can be quite time consuming. Now you can find and compare many different types of financial data from hundreds of lenders and companies across the nation. Now, Google Advisor will give you detailed information and rates…Continue Reading

Use Google Chat to Keep in Touch with Your AIM Buddies

May 25, 2011 2 Comments

A few years back, Google teamed up with AOL to allow you to connect to your AIM account right inside of Gmail.  Now Google has made this one step better by allowing you to chat with your AOL buddies on different Google services including Orkut, iGoogle and Google Talk on Android devices.  In addition to…Continue Reading

How to Setup Email Accounts on Android Phones

May 25, 2011 No Comments

If you added an email account to your Android phone when you initially bought it or someone at the store did it for you, chances are that you don’t know how to an email account yourself. Don’t worry, in this guide I will show you how to add an email account to your Android phone, step-by-step….Continue Reading

6 Extensions that will Improve Your Chrome Browsing Experience

May 20, 2011 1 Comment

As cool as Google’s Chrome already is—it uses the protocol SPDY which makes web browsing about 64 percent faster than other web browsers—it can be even cooler by downloading features that can enhance its functionality. The following features, which are technically called add-ons— can help you improve the way you organize the content you find…Continue Reading