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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

Get More Out of Google

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Designed to help college students do research more efficiently when they use Google searches this awesome infographic will help you hone your googling skills whether you’re a student or not. Continue reading

In most cases, when you connect an Android device to your computer for the first time, the drivers will automatically be installed. However, the phone will most likely be detected as a mass storage device, not as an Android device. This gives it similar properties as an external hard drive, and should be fine for most users, since you will still be able to copy files to

Google Doodle Archive

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Have you ever noticed that on holidays and during special events Google puts up a unique logo (also called a “Doodle”) on their main page? Continue reading

In The News 06-08-2012

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

From the expo centers of Southern California to the skies above your favorite cities, this week in technology has been a busy one! Find out what Microsoft is up to with the Xbox and Windows 8, discover why Google plans on flying planes over your head, and the learn about the new changes coming to Twitter in this week’s In The News! Continue reading

Google Actor/Movie Search

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Try Google’s new Actor Search feature! it’s like IMDb, but faster! Continue reading

Moogle

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Google is celebrating the 78th birthday of Robert Moog, the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, with a fully functional Moog synth as today’s Google Doodle! Continue reading

In The News 05-11-2012

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

In The News 05-11-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

 

Smartphones Are Taking Over The Social World

We all knew that Facebook use was increasing across mobile devices, but did we know by how much?  According to a report by comScore, smartphones spent more time accessing Facebook than computers in March.  Of course, anyone with any experience

In The News 04-27-2012

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

In The News 04-27-2012
Your Weekly Update In The World Of Technology

 

Let’s Go For A (Google) Drive

Hey everyone, look!  Google came out with something new!  What, not surprised?  Yeah, I didn’t think so…

Cynicism aside, Google announced on Tuesday it would be joining

Keeping Up with Google

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Google’s constant state of flux, controversial new privacy policies, and an apparent desire for technological world domination makes writing about them a challenge. Continue reading

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