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Five little Google Sheets tricks I taught my dad

Five little Google Sheets tricks I taught my dad – By Helen Havlak The Verge

I was recently working remotely next to my dad, and realized just how many time-saving little Google Sheets shortcuts I take for granted. These aren’t advanced formulas or pivot tables; just simple tricks to save you time if you work with basic organizational spreadsheets. Some of these are old Excel tricks; but some even my Verge colleagues only discovered recently.

 

Timelapse locations

Timelapse locations – By movieno labels movielabels Google
Earth Timelapse is a global, zoomable video that lets you see how the Earth has changed since 1984. This page contains a curated list of areas showing various types of change, such as urban expansion, mining, river meandering, megacities, deforestation, agriculture. Learn more about how to use this page and requested attribution.

Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser

Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser – By Mitchell Clark The Verge

The desktop Google Photos website seems to be getting the ability to scan for text in an image and turn it into copy-and-pasteable text, thanks to Google’s Lens technology (via 9to5Google). Lens has been available in many places on Android for a while, but its optical character recognition (OCR) feature coming to the desktop could make Google Photos an easy and free way to get real-life text onto your computer.

Chromecast with Google TV Review

Chromecast with Google TV Review – 6 Months Later – By 6 Months Later Reviews YouTube  VIDEO
A long term review of the Chromecast with Google TV, the top features, apps & services available, issues and downsides with the device, and our recommendation if you should buy it.

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