Google Software/Tips

Top 5 New Gmail Features To Try In 2019

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Did you know Gmail is now 15 years old? On April 1, Google revealed new Gmail features to try in 2019. I thought it’d be a great opportunity to highlight the changes, as well as some other features that have been added recently that you may not yet be aware of. Many of us probably […]

The Basics Of Creating Your First YouTube Channel

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With the existence of the Internet, there has never been a better time to be a video star. And when those videos of you start to stack up and gain viral popularity, they need a home. So where better than your own branded YouTube channel? Making one is rather straightforward and totally free. Today we’ll […]

How To Download Offline Google Maps For When You Have No Internet

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I’m going to let you into a little secret which may shock you. Not everywhere in the world has Internet coverage. I know, shocking right? Sometimes when you are out in the armpit of beyond, admiring the sheep and the cows, you look at your phone and realise with shock that your mobile phone provider’s […]

4 Ways To Minimize Data Use in the YouTube App

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YouTube is undoubtedly the world’s favorite video streaming platform, but it sure can be a data hog if you let it. While using DSL or Fibre internet at home might make you care very little for bandwidth use, mobile users often have to count every megabyte. So if you want to enjoy YouTube content while […]

How To Transfer Files From One Google Drive Account To Another

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Google Drive has been around for a long time and if like me, you use Drive on a regular basis to store files, then it’s probably getting quite full by now. One solution is to buy more storage space. As a for-profit business, Google obviously prefers that you get your wallet out. But another solution […]

Add and Resolve Comments in Google Docs

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Over the years, Google Docs has become one of the most popular ways for companies to collaborate and synchronize their work on documents of all types. For example, the writers behind each article on this website routinely use Google Docs! A major part of collaboration is communication. In remote workspaces, be it at your job […]

Change the Permissions of Chrome Extensions

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When Chrome first released all the way back in September of 2008, the one thing that kept many Firefox loyalists from switching over was the robust amount of add-ons that Firefox offered. By 2010, the Chrome Web Store had already surpassed 10,000 extensions. The total number of extensions available today isn’t shown publicly anymore, but […]

What Is Local Guides for Google Maps?

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Local Guides is a free service from Google Maps that lets anyone contribute photos, reviews, and more. The idea is for Local Guides users to help improve Google Maps by informing users about businesses via real feedback based on their personal experiences. The more active of a guide you are, the more points you’re given. […]

Use YouTube Incognito Mode to Watch Videos Privately on Mobile Devices

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YouTube has become an incredible source of video content and an open platform for anyone to share their videos with the world. One of the reasons it’s such a popular service is thanks to Google’s algorithms, which predict what you’d like to watch most and then suggests it to you. Everything you do on YouTube […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Gmail Inbox

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If you’ve used Google products for some time now, you’ll know the procedure. They start something with great fanfare, get you heavily invested in it, then they pull the plug and shut it down. But some Google products are defying the odds in that they are actually thriving year on year. Google is pumping so […]