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Google Glass isn’t available to the general public yet, but Google is already banning certain kinds of apps. Continue reading

If you lose your phone, all those photos you took of your kids and pets are gone. Learn about Dropbox, a quick and easy way to back up your important files. Continue reading

Google Maps – Webcams!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

I’m taking a trip down south here in a couple weeks, so (like I always do) I went to Google Maps to have a gander at where I’ll be going. Wait until you see what I found… Continue reading

In The News 6-07-13

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

In The News 6-07-13: iPod 16GB Touch loses some key features, heartwarming homecoming wins Google Doodle contest and Yahoo shuts down Classic Mail, Continue reading

Motorola is looking at password alternatives, including a tattoo and a pill that turns your whole body into a password. Continue reading

MyPermissions

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Cool Site – MyPermissions -Control your online privacy by managing the applications that have access to your personal information via My Permissions Cleaner. Continue reading

Google Redesigns Google +

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Google has introduced a series of enhancements to Google + in hopes of drawing more users to the service which has 190 million monthly users compared to Facebook’s 1 billion monthly users. Continue reading

Those complaining about the lack of apps available for Windows 8 devices, aren’t going to like this bit of news. Google has demanded that Microsoft pull their recently released YouTube app from the Windows Phone Store and disable any of the apps already installed on devices. Continue reading

Google is now offering its own streaming music service called All Access. The service is available for Android phones and tablets and for the web. Continue reading

Google Fiber – Google’s super-high speed internet service which is so far available in the Kansas City area – is taking on Cable and Satellite providers by adding a long list of premium channels to the list of service available. Continue reading

In The News 4-19-2013

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

In The News for 4 -19-2013 – Google gives more info on Google Glasses, the computer you wear on your face and the IRS says your private electronic communications aren’t private at all. Continue reading

Your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram account could be the perfect tool for thieves looking to steal your identity. Here’s how they do it… Continue reading

Two years ago, tech giant Google announced it was doing some spring cleaning. The company said it was shutting down a number of products and merging others into existing products. They were serious about cleaning house. Since then, they’ve closed 70 features and services. Continue reading

Help! Google Is Broken

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Question: I somehow managed to break Google. There’s no place to type anything into at all in Firefox. Google works okay when I use Internet Explorer, but I like Firefox best. I did let my little niece play some games on my laptop, could she have done something to mess things up? Answer: Children and laptops do not always mix. I think I know what the problem might be. Continue reading

Tech giant Google has settled a lawsuit accusing the company of violating privacy rights during its Street View Mapping Project. The cars used in the project were outfitted with equipment and software that collected information from unsecured wireless networks. Continue reading

Google has issued a transparency report explaining when they’ll allow the government to take a look at your private information such as e-mails, photos and documents. You might say, “Google doesn’t have any of my private information,” but they just might. Continue reading

Google+ Sign-In – How It Works

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Google has introduced Google+ Sign-In, which the company promises is “simple and secure, minus the social spam.” If you sign in to Gmail, YouTube or any other Google service, you can use your credentials to sign in to outside apps. This works like Facebook sign-in, but Google says their version is better. Continue reading

Privacy Fix – Manage Your Online Privacy

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Manage your privacy online and block social networking sites from sharing your information without your knowledge. Continue reading

When I search on any engine I get everything except what I want. How about telling your fans how to just get what they are looking for and not a bunch of stuff they are not. Thanks, Chuck. Chuck, I can’t promise you’ll find just what you’re looking for, but there are a few tips to make searching productive. Continue reading

Google Docs is a great way to collaborate with co-workers, organizations and even friends. What do you do if someone in that group doesn’t have a Gmail account? Good news, there IS a way. Continue reading

The past couple of years has seen a rise in the idea of the self-driving car. So there were shows put on to display these new wonders of technology at CES, right? Wrong. Continue reading

In The News 12-14-2012

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen… it’s back. By “it”, I’m referring to Google Maps’ return to Apple’s iOS devices this past Wednesday. Apple ditched Google’s map app back in September and opted to use its own mapping app. Unfortunately this move brought on a lot of criticism, especially since Apple’s mapping app was less than amazing. Much less. Continue reading

In The News 11-16-2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Google Fiber is finally here. What is Google Fiber, you ask? Earlier this week Google launched a fiber network offering internet speeds of up to 1 Gbps in Kansas City, Kansas. On top of that, they’re offering the new high speed for only $70 a month. Both the speed and price tag beat out most traditional Internet Service Providers. Continue reading

In The News 11-02-2012

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

We’ve already shared with you news of the new Microsoft Surface Tablet, which boasts a scaled-down version of Windows 8 called Windows RT, the new iPad Mini, and the updated iPad this month. Looks like the month of October wasn’t finished with tablets, however. Continue reading

Google Search Education

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Google offers free lesson plans, activities, and training on how to educate students to be better researchers. They also train you to be a better researcher and use search engines to their maximum potential. Continue reading

Instructions for changing the search engine in Firefox. Continue reading

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