Tip: Download Windows 7 and 8.1 ISOs By Paul Thurrott, www.thurrott.com
I’m not sure when this happened, but Microsoft now has ISO downloads available for Windows 7 and 8.1, and not just Windows 10.
Google Lens now has an album shortcut to search photos By Ryan Whitwam, www.androidpolice.com
Google Lens made its debut in the Google Photos app on select devices a while back, but now it's available everywhere. You can still search from the Photos app, but Google just added a new shortcut to make it easier to scan your photos. From Lens, just tap the album button at the top of the screen, and you're all set.
The Ultimate Guide to Google Slides By Clifford Chi, blog.hubspot.com
Slide decks are ubiquitous in the business world. To present new findings or strategies, train new employees, and even sell your product, you’ll often use a deck to easily convey information and visually engage an audience.
Google Assistant smart displays: Your need to know on touchscreen smart speakers – By Sophie Charara, www.the-ambient.com
The idea of the smart home controller is changing. If 2017 was all about the cylindrical smart speaker, it looks like 2018 will shift to home hubs with touchscreens alongside voice controls.
Google Assistant guide: The missing manual to your Google Home – By Sophie Charara, www.the-ambient.com
Ah, Google Assistant. While Amazon and Alexa get all the attention, Google’s series of smart speakers is improving and expanding and – most importantly – selling, albeit all slightly under the radar.
Broadcast voice messages to Google Home devices by support.google.com
Send a message to everyone in your home by broadcasting messages on all of your Google Home devices.
The 10 Best Google Docs Add-Ons for More Professional Documents – By Neeraj Chand, www.makeuseof.com
Microsoft Word may be the most widely-used word processor, but Google Docs is also gaining rapid popularity. Google Docs allows multiple users to edit the same document. It is also the safer option to create and save a document online using Google Docs than only saving a copy on your computer.
The Best Apps and Tools for Chromebooks – By Cameron Summerson, www.howtogeek.com
You have a shiny new Chromebook and you want to make the most of it. Good! Despite popular belief, Chromebooks are in fact excellent productivity machines—especially once you find the proper tools for the job at hand.
Unfollow People on Facebook for a Happier Life – By Josh Hendrickson, www.howtogeek.com
Facebook is a great place to keep in touch with friends and family—especially those for whom you’d like to do so at a distance. Unfortunately, your friend's list is probably filled with people you can’t unfriend but would prefer not to hear from. Go ahead and unfollow them.
Here's How Much Money You Could Save by Switching to Google Fi – BY smartphones.gadgethacks.com DALLAS THOMAS
In case you hadn't heard, Google is now a legit cell service provider. Google Fi has its pluses and minuses, but the biggest upside is in the pricing. Depending on how much data you typically use, there's a good chance you could save a lot of money without sacrificing coverage by switching to Fi.
Use this link to signup for Project FI as a new subscriber. Fi will credit you and Glenn $20 after you've been active for 30 days.
- Get $100 to $300 Fi service credit when you purchase and activate a phone on Google Fi (limited time).
Project Fi is Now “Google Fi,” Works with Most Phones—Including the iPhone – By Cameron Summerson, www.howtogeek.com
It’s been a long time coming, but Google is upgrading its Project Fi cellular service with a new name, more features, and compatibility with a lot more phones. Even the iPhone is along for the ride now.
6 Google Spreadsheet Tricks That Are Easy to Learn and Remember By Mahit Huilgol, www.makeuseof.com
Google Sheets is a popular Microsoft Excel alternative. As with other Google tools, the Sheets is a core part of Google Drive. In this article, we have taken the liberty to dive deep and unearth a handful of super useful Google Sheets tricks that you may have never heard before.
These Google Spreadsheet tricks are simple enough to learn and remember.
Google Chrome tip: Use the built-in Task Manager to find out which tabs are eating your RAM By Adrian Kingsley-hughes, www.zdnet.com
That brings up the Task Manager screen. It displays five columns of information by default. The two that we are concerned with right now are Task, which at the top lists the browser, and beneath that all the tabs, subframes, extensions, and the GPU process.
How to use Startup Repair to fix boot problems with Windows 10 By Mauro Huculak, www.windowscentral.com
It's just a matter of time before your device gets stuck loading or won't start at all. Instead of spending time trying to find out the problem, Windows 10 includes the Startup Repair feature designed to quickly fix most common issues that may be preventing your computer from loading correctly.
What is the cloud? | CNBC Explains By Cnbc International, www.youtube.com VIDEO
The cloud is big business for tech giants like Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Revenues from cloud services are expected to exceed $200 billion in 2019. But what exactly does the cloud do? CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze explains.
The Best Places to Buy a Domain Name By Anthony Heddings, www.howtogeek.com
Unless you’ve got a connection at ICANN, the organization responsible for managing the creation of domain names, you’ll be buying your domain name from a “Domain Name Registrar,” a company accredited by ICANN to sell domain names.
Top 5 ways to pick a secure password By Tom Merritt, www.techrepublic.com
Oh, passwords. Someday the FIDO alliance or somebody will save us from them. Until that heady day, we still need them and we need to choose ones that are really hard to guess. Even if you have two-factor authentication turned on—which you should—secure passwords are still a good idea. Fire up your Horse Battery Staple, here are five things to know to pick a good password.
How Password Constraints Give You a False Sense of Security By David Murphy, lifehacker.com
The next time you’re forced to make a password—especially if a site requires you to use a crazy combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, or a number, or a symbol—don’t assume that these attempts at obfuscation automatically mean that your password is incredible and secure.