Google Docs

Share Screenshots in Seconds with a Droplr Pro Lifetime Subscription: $25 for 3 Users

When you’re working in a remote team, sending a screenshot can save many messages. With Droplr Pro, you can share your screen in seconds and receive feedback from your colleagues. Right now, a lifetime subscription for three users is just <b>$24.95</b> at 9to5Toys Specials with coupon code: <b>GIFTSHOP15</b>.<p>Used …

4 Ways to Maximize the Value of Reviewing Documents

Simple tips to get the most out of your review.

Management

Dell Chromebook 11 3180 review: When the going gets tough…

Google’s Chrome OS has been around a number of years now, making vast inroads in educational and consumer markets alike. With Google launching its …

Laptops

The most important productivity app is the one that stitches them all together

There are two main approaches people take when they want to increase their productivity, and they’re both ineffective. One is to squeeze water out of a stone, using shortcuts, finding hacks, and reducing keystrokes. The other demands that you tap into Herculean stores of willpower, perhaps by …

APIs

How to tweak the new Firefox 57 Quantum browser to suit your preferences

Trying the new multi-process Firefox 57? Save yourself some time with these set-up tips...<p>Mozilla's new Firefox 57 Quantum browser has been well …

Software

Scalyr scores $20M Series A for super-fast log reading tool

In a time where every startup seems to be using machine learning to sift through massive amounts of data, Scalyr is a cloud-based service that is taking a different approach. It has built a tool the founder claims can sort through massive amounts of log data at lightning speed when compared to …

Startups

How Sweden’s Oxievång School helps teachers navigate the journey to the “learning island”

<i>Editor’s note: Google has just completed its first-ever Google for Education Study Tour, bringing nearly 100 educators from 12 countries around</i> …

Sweden

How to Force a Docs Copy WITH Pre-Loaded Comments to Help your Students

We are always looking for new and improved ways to provide additional assistance to our students when they are doing digital work. Recently Google …

Chrome Web Store

False Competition - Why Defining Axes of Competition Matters

In the eleventh episode of Masters of Scale, Reid Hoffman interviews Peter Thiel. The episode revolves around the idea that to truly succeed, a …

Determine

Set up voice dictation on your computer to save your aching fingers

Speak easy.<p>Typing can cause a serious health problem: Repetitive Strain Injury, or RSI, affects hundreds of thousands of people each year. Whether you're worried about damage or just want to give your fingers a break, voice dictation can help. Thanks to steady improvements in voice recognition …

Microsoft Word

Seven steps to make staff wellbeing surveys actually useful

Do you know if your staff are happy? Many a headteacher will say “yes”, but how sure are they, really?<p>Push them, and they will point to a staff …

Education (UK)

Microsoft launches Visual Studio Live Share, aimed at pair programming

Ask any software developer about their thoughts on pair programming and you're likely to get a wide range of answers. The idea is having two people …

Technology

Google Docs Outage Highlights Need for Backup of Online Business Services

Google Docs went down for a significant number of users Wednesday. The outage lasted for just about an hour and didn’t impact any other tools within …

Google

FollowUp launches a personal CRM that prods you to keep in touch with contacts

When Chris Keller started FollowUp in 2007, it was an email reminder tool that kept you productive throughout the day. Now, a decade and an acquisition later, the company is launching its next product, a Contact Relationship Management (CRM) service that’s similar to Rapportive, but with features …

Business

Search

Not being able to use your phone is the <i>worst,</i> especially when it’s completely out of your control. Unfortunately, thousands of people woke up all …

Wireless

Creative Writing with Emoji Prompts

What kid does not love emojis? I came across this website byrdseed.com/emojis and thought this would be a great lesson for my students. I feel …

Writing

Microsoft touts real-time over-the-network pair programming in Visual Studio, GitHub ships it

Uh, er, hey look, VS 2017 fans – there's some AI tools, though!Microsoft and GitHub on Wednesday announced real-time collaboration in their …

Software Development

Google Docs down: Drive, Sheets and other tools not working for users all across the world

Google Drive, the company's suite of work tools, is completely broken.<p>People are unable to access Docs, Sheets and other features, with the pages …

Google

Google Docs just ate your homework

Google confirms that a Wednesday outage has been resolved. Guess you'll have to ditch the binge-watching and get back to that essay instead.<p>I was going to write this post using Google Docs, but all I got was a "Trying to connect" alert.<p>I was not alone in being shut out. Twitter lit up Wednesday …

Google

Google Docs is back after a major outage

Are you one of the many people who work extensively in Google Docs? You might have found it a little hard to get things done Wednesday.<p>Google Docs was hit with a widespread outage in North America, leaving some users unable to access their documents stored in the company's cloud service.<p>Google …

Google

Google Docs is down for some, and users are not impressed

The internet is currently expressing outrage over the fact that Google Docs is currently down. According to people on Twitter and also DownDetector.com, the popular document software isn’t working as intended, but Google’s G Suite dashboard isn’t indicating any problems.<p>Naturally, people aren’t …

Google

Google Docs Is Broken, Everyone Go Home

The cloud-based word processing program was serving some users "Error 502" messages Wednesday afternoon.<p>While trying to get some work done Wednesday afternoon, I noticed that Google Docs wasn't working. At first I thought this was a me problem, but after consulting some of my peers, as well as the …

Google

Google Docs outage sees users "freaking out" after being locked out of documents

An international outage of Google’s document writing platform this morning saw business owners and university students thrown into panic after having …

Business (Australia)

AT&T network down for some: affected users told to restart phones

Some AT&T users are experiencing service problems, leaving them unable to fully use the carrier’s network. Reports from affected users are coming in …

Google Docs Outage Outrages Twitter, Google Responds

Today, many Google Docs users reported problems accessing their accounts, with many taking to Twitter to lambast the company for the outage. Google …

Google

Is Google Docs Down, Not Working? Error 502 Issues With Cloud Site

Google users were having issues accessing Google Docs, Sheets and Drive on Wednesday when the site appeared to suffer an outage. Users were reporting …

Google

Google Drive went down and oh man people freaked

A collective scream was heard across the internet Wednesday, as scores of people were faced with the same shocking truth: Google Drive seemed …

Technology

AT&T tells customers to restart their phones to make calls

Now that Google Docs is back up and running, it's apparently AT&T's turn to take a stumble. Customers have reported trouble making calls for the last couple of hours, however, the company said the problem can be resolved by restarting your phone (it may take multiple restarts). There's no word yet …

Wireless

3 ways millennials are reshaping the workplace

“In the music industry, mixing a track requires a lot of back and forth between the artists and the producers. Across industries, similar problems have necessitated online collaborative platforms, and for the music industry itself, moving online has actually become a more efficient solution than …

The Workplace

Blockchain 101: How This Emerging Technology Works

Unless you’ve been living in Slab City or off the grid for a while, you’ve probably heard this year’s omnipresent buzzword ‘blockchain.’ But perhaps …

Bitcoin