Google says it will pay $500 million in cash for Skybox Imaging, using the company’s satellites and related technology to improve its Google Maps service. The deal was announced by the search company a few minutes ago.
Android: Let's be honest. The list of robust video editors on Android has been meager to non-existent for a while. You can do okay casual stuff with Vine or Instagram, but getting serious work done has been reserved for other platforms.
Jonathan Jarc's insight:
On iOS there's iMovie and a plethora of other options. Good to know my friends in the Android world can join the video editing party!
Helping kids show what they understand by making their thinking visible should be at the heart of most pedagogically sound technology integration. Chrome apps can help you do just that if you choose the right ones.
Google Drive leads in features, lags in ease-of-use Australian Techworld All of the Google apps run under Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and of course Google Chrome, and all are free for personal use.
Google has updated the stable channel of Chrome OS with a handful of minor new desktop features. Version 34 of the cloud-centric operating system, the firs (Google Adds New ‘Side Dock’, Virtual Keyboard To Chrome OS.
Chrome: Chrome has all kinds of great keyboard shortcuts to make browsing quick and easy, but they're not really customizable. That said, Digital Inspiration reminds us that you can also set custom keyboard shortcuts for certain extensions.
"Google Education announced another service targeting teachers across the globe. Google Educator Groups (GEG) is a program that wants to support communities of educators, online as well as offline and aiming to help teachers to learn, share, and inspire each other to meet the needs of their students through technology solutions, both in the classroom and beyond.
"Google Educator Groups are essentially personal learning networks (PLN) that use Google+ as its backbone. The local GEGs are organized by volunteers and entirely independent from Google.
"At launch there are 51 GEGs across the world with USA, Romania and the Czech Republic having the most local groups established. GEGs offer different activities to learn and share with like minded educators. Teachers connect online via discussions and Hangouts or in the real world through meetups, workshops and other events."
You can now edit images inside Google Docs. Here is how.
Jonathan Jarc's insight:
A couple of months ago Google added the ability to edit images inside Presentations and Google Drawing. This update allows you edit images inside Google Docs in the same way you can edit images in Presentations.
You can:Crop imagesCrop images into a shapeAdd borders
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