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Managing Different Versions of Non Google Files in Google Drive | Google Gooru

Managing Different Versions of Non Google Files in Google Drive | Google Gooru | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
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Google Tricks and Tips: Saving Files to Multiple Folders

Google Tricks and Tips: Saving Files to Multiple Folders | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Saving Google Drive Files to Multiple Folders Google Apps and Google Drive in particular are full of great features. I love to share tips and features that have made my life, work, and classroom...
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The Best Google Docs Features You're Probably Not Using

The Best Google Docs Features You're Probably Not Using | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Many of us already know and love Google Docs for being free, available on the web, and relatively robust. What you may not know is that there are a ton of features hiding in Google Docs that either don't exist in other suites, or are just too awesome to not use all the time.
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30 Simple Ways You Should Be Using Google - Infographic

30 Simple Ways You Should Be Using Google - Infographic | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
So you're a Google guru or a search siren... I bet you still don't know every last trick and tool in Google's array of services. But whether you're a newbie or expert, the following infographic may very well be worth printing out and posting in your office or teacher's lounge.

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Marcia J. Talkmitt's curator insight, April 29, 7:56 AM

Chromebook magic....

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Find Unadvertised Job Openings with a Clever Google Search

Find Unadvertised Job Openings with a Clever Google Search | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Most job openings at most companies go unadvertised--that is, they're posted on their site, but they're not farmed out to recruiters or posted on massive job boards. That also makes them harder to find.
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Google Apps now lets you share Docs, Slides, and Drawings without forcing recipients to sign in

Google Apps now lets you share Docs, Slides, and Drawings without forcing recipients to sign in | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Google today announced it has tweaked the way sharing works for Docs, Slides and Drawings. Recipients no longer have to sign in or create a Google account if they don't have one.

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Become A Google Maps Boss With These 6 Crucial Tips

Become A Google Maps Boss With These 6 Crucial Tips | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
It’s been a long time since Google Maps had some real competition. Nowadays, Bing Maps offers some level of adversity but it’s not quite there yet. Remember when MapQuest used to be the Big Thing? We
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The Final Showdown: Google+ vs. Facebook, Which One Is REALLY The Best?

The Final Showdown: Google+ vs. Facebook, Which One Is REALLY The Best? | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
It’s an age old dispute (well, two years old, anyway): which is better, Facebook or Google+? Even here at MakeUseOf, we can’t quite agree.
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How to Use Google Plus

How to Use Google Plus | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up?
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Power Searching with Google

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Master the Google Operands: Search Really Fast

Master the Google Operands: Search Really Fast | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
The internet, a network spanning the globe. Today around 20% of the world’s population is connected. That’s over 1.4 billion people, a number with ten digits and it’s growing.
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Overview of comments and discussions - Google Drive Help

Overview of comments and discussions - Google Drive Help | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Comments let you have a conversation about something you're working on.
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inserting comments in Google spreadsheets

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Step-by-Step Guide to Launch a Google+ Business Page

Step-by-Step Guide to Launch a Google+ Business Page | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Google started Google+ in 2011 as an alternative to Facebook and other social media networks.  In a very short time, Google+ has attracted upwards of 400 million people.  This is nearly half the number of Facebook users and double the amount of...
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Distracted By Google Search? 4 “Search Engines” You Should Not Ignore

Distracted By Google Search? 4 “Search Engines” You Should Not Ignore | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
An upstart search engine some 20-something has developed in a Silicon Valley garage? A search engine that could take little bites at Google's leviathan footprints? Hardly. Though, the second part of the above is coming true. But let's dissuade you from the hype of trying out some new-fangled search engine that has recently been unveiled.…
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 22, 1:31 AM

Argh.... will this article help me break my Google Addiction?

Sayed Saber Ali's curator insight, June 27, 3:38 AM

Useful links inside article

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9 Little-Known Google Tools You Should Be Using

9 Little-Known Google Tools You Should Be Using | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Every entrepreneur should know about these workplace weapons.
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Google Hangouts - a complete guide

Google Hangouts - a complete guide | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
This is the fifth video in a series of five. It covers just about everything you'll need to know about Google Hangouts, including Hangouts-On-Air. Check out ...

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, April 27, 12:04 PM

Google Hangouts makes collaborating virtually a breeze. 

Debbie Rogers's curator insight, April 27, 5:55 PM

Connected Classrooms - virtual field trips galore!

John Slifko's curator insight, April 29, 10:57 PM

Viewers of the Euro American Masonic Open Forum should consider google + hangout as a tool in linking groups for  live video conferencing.. 

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Tips & tricks - Deploy Google Apps

Tips & tricks - Deploy Google Apps | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Planning to deploy Google Apps for your organization? Here's where you'll find resources to help get you started, including our Technical Transition Guide, change management resources, and a variety of communications and documentation templates you customize for your users.
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Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks

Top 10 Clever Google Search Tricks | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google's built-in tools, advanced operators, and third-party extensions. You can also use it for some pretty cool stuff if you know the right tricks.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Using Google Image Search to Solve a Flea Market Mystery

Free Technology for Teachers: Using Google Image Search to Solve a Flea Market Mystery | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
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"combine image upload with text to improve your Google Images search results" from Freetech4teachers - great tip, great little video

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OTT Explains – Is It Better to Log Into Websites using Facebook, Google or Twitter Accounts?

OTT Explains – Is It Better to Log Into Websites using Facebook, Google or Twitter Accounts? | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Over the years, you may have noticed that a lot of websites let you use your Facebook, Google or Twitter account to log into their websites. You don't have
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pros and cons of using FB, Google or Twitter to log into sites

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Pause Google: 8 Alternative Search Engines To Find What Google Can’t

Pause Google: 8 Alternative Search Engines To Find What Google Can’t | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
On the information superhighway, we are at the helm of piloting a browser through the lanes and alleys of the web. To be a good driver, you need to be a master at the wheel.
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» Finding Your Way Around Google Plus More Easily Social Media Infographics

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3 Google Tricks When You Don’t Know What to Search For

3 Google Tricks When You Don’t Know What to Search For | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Sometimes you are totally sure which terms to use to search Google to find the information you need. However more often than not, you have to try dozens of various search phrases to accidentally come across a good result.
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Best Google Tools ( Apart from Keyword, Adwords and Webmaster Ones ) - SaveDelete

Best Google Tools ( Apart from Keyword, Adwords and Webmaster Ones ) - SaveDelete | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Google has recently closed a few of its less popular services, but it still has some tools which are very popular and i consider them as the best ones.
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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.
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