What Is a Hamburger Menu Button? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Hamburger Menu—or Hamburger Icon—is a term commonly used when talking about apps. It might make you hungry, but it has nothing to do with food. Where did this silly name come from, and what does the menu do?
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 – 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.
7 Pixel camera tricks you probably forget to use – By JR Raphael Android Police
Google’s Pixel phones have exceptional cameras — but hey, you’re a smart, savvy, and unusually attractive Android Police reader. You already know that, right?
Hands-on with Google Photos enhanced video editing tools [Video] – By Damien Wilde 9to5Google
After a small initial rollout, Google Photos’ brand-new enhanced video editing tools should be live for everyone using the photo and video application on Android — but just what is new here?
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.
How to Send a Confidential Email in Gmail – By Tim Brookes How-To Geek
Are you looking for a more secure way of sending emails within Gmail? Google’s “Confidential mode” is designed to ensure that only the intended recipient can view your message.
Give your Android phone a tuneup: 5 simple things that’ll make a big difference – By Jason Cipriani CNET
Every spring when the weather starts to warm, flowers start to bloom and bees start to buzz, it reminds me that it’s time for spring cleaning. And sure, we have plenty of spring cleaning tips to help you speed up the tedious chores, but what about your gadgets? They need attention, too. Start by cleaning the outside of your phone without destroying the screen. Then, you can dive into the software aspect of your phone.
How to delete spam mail in Gmail once and for all – By Bryan Clark laptopmag.com
If you are anything like me, you are tired of patching up problems — let’s solve it once and for all.
How to Create a Drop Cap in Google Docs – By Sandy Writtenhouse How-To Geek
You can add a nice decorative element to your document using a drop cap. While Google Docs doesn’t offer a drop-cap feature like Microsoft Word, you can still create one in just a few minutes.
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.
Google Phone app update lets you record calls from unknown numbers automatically – By Damien Wilde 9to5Google
The ability to record callers in the Google Phone app is a popular addition, but the feature is expanding to include the ability to automatically record all calls from numbers not in your contacts.
How to Drop a Pin in Google Maps on Your Computer or Phone – By Ben Stockton How-To Geek
If you’re looking to save a new location you found in Google Maps, you’ll need to drop a pin on the exact location. Doing so will help you to find it again. Here’s how.
How to Use Google Maps Street View in Split Screen on Android – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
With Google Maps on your desktop computer, you can look at Street View and the top-down map simultaneously. But did you know you can do this on your Android phone, too?
How to Add, Edit, or Delete Recurring Events in Google Calendar – By Ben Stockton How-To Geek
If you’re faced with planning regular meetings, keep track of them by scheduling recurring events in Google Calendar. Here’s how to add, edit, and remove recurring events from your personal or work calendar.