Google Docs

The best Chromebooks for school

Article Contents<p>If there's one area where Chromebooks are undeniably dominating, it's in education. Chromebooks made up 60% of mobile device …

Consumer Tech

How Cloud Computing Can Improve Your Business Efficiency

No Comments<p><i>Featured article by Catherine Hernandez, Independent Technology Author</i><p><b>The main uses of cloud computing can be extremely beneficial to the</b> …

Google Docs

Q&A Scalyr's Steve Newman: Faster Log Queries, Scalable App Monitoring

You may not know the Steve Newman‘s name, but chances are you’ve come into contact with his work. He was one of the brains behind Google Docs, the …

DevOps

Manage Lots of Browser Tabs With This Chrome Extension

If you do all your work in a browser, you can end up with dozens of tabs in one window. You could open new windows for different projects and shove …

Software

The Customer Experience Technology Stack | Data Visualisation

You have the data to drive the CX program you want to create. But that data needs to be presentable. Bit-sized. Attractive. You need tools that …

Big Data

Sony’s Digital Paper just got a killer back-to-school deal

Sony’s unusual Digital Paper, a 13.3-inch tablet that pairs an e-paper touchscreen with a digital pen, has seen a rare discount ahead of …

eReaders

6Cs of education

This post continues our series on the 6Cs of education. How can Book Creator help foster a spirit of imagination, problem solving and creativity in …

Creativity

Call for Submissions (2018) – Send Us Your Hajj, Dhul Hijjah and Eid Stories

Call for Submissions (2018) – Send Us Your Hajj, Dhul Hijjah and Eid Stories<p>August 13, 2018 by Guest Contributor<p>The first nine days of <i>Dhul Hijjah</i> …

Islam

The 10:1 rule of writing and programming

Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.<p>— Douglas Hofstadter, <b>Gödel, Escher, …

Git

Six New Google Classroom and Microsoft EDU Features for the New School Year

The new school year has started for many of you and will be starting before too long for the rest. Google and Microsoft are well aware of this and …

Education Technology

How To Estimate Dividend Income

Many investors want to know when they will be able to retire. One idea is that when your dividend income reaches the level of your salary, then you …

Investing

Google Woos Partners for Potential China Expansion

Google’s search engine is blocked in China. But inside the Beijing offices of smartwatch maker Mobvoi Inc., the internet giant looms large.<p>Mobvoi relies on Google’s software to power its line of watches and smart speakers. Its engineers build apps using TensorFlow, Google’s free set of development …

Business

How To Protect Yourself Online, With Former Black-Hat Hacker Hector Monsegur

Image from Science Channel<p>This week on <i>The Upgrade</i> we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.<p>Hector Monsegur is a …

Black Hat

Lenovo Flex 11 (2018) review: A two-in-one that's inexpensive without feeling cheap - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The 11-inch Lenovo Flex has a compact, sturdy design and enough power and endurance to capably take on basic productivity and entertainment tasks.<p><b>The Bad</b> The display is dim and has limited viewing angles. The Celeron processor can only handle so much. The stereo speakers produce tinny, …

Consumer Tech

best way to implement laravel database system to manage posts read/share/edit permissions

Thank you for helping on this! I am designing an app with documents and posts sharing with Laravel. I tried to do it myself since two weeks but I am …

Laravel

Google is looking for an ally in China to deliver its cloud services (GOOG, GOOGL)

Greg Sandoval/Business Insider<p><b>Google is reportedly looking for a partner to deliver cloud services to China.</b>• <b><br>The report comes as Google is said to be</b> …

Tim Cook

The Dos And Don'ts Of Managing A Remote Team

Over the past decade, more companies have become open to enabling team members to work remotely. Over the past five years, the number of companies offering flexible workplace options has grown by 40%, although only 7% of companies in the U.S. make remote work available to most employees, according …

Remote Working

Why the Galaxy Note 9 is the new king of the enterprise

The Note series has always been a bit… different. The original Galaxy Note was a behemoth — for the time — aimed squarely at enthusiasts. Compared to …

Galaxy Note

Workona helps web workers finally close all those tabs

A new startup, Workona, this week launched software designed for those who primarily do their work in a browser. The company’s goal is to become the OS for web work – and to also save web workers from the hell that is a million open tabs. To accomplish this, Workona offers smart browser windows you …

Startups

How to Add a Text Box in Google Docs [FAQ]

A text box is an effective way to draw attention to important information on a page, or organize your thoughts visually.Adding a text box to a Google …

Graphics

Samsung is still trying to make DeX happen

There was a common thread running through Samsung's two big launches this week. Both the Galaxy Note 9 and the Tab S4 feature DeX mode, a desktop-friendly interface for Android devices that the company has been working on since 2017's Galaxy S8. In fact, since the introduction of the DeX dock with …

Mobile

Chromebook Apps for Young Learners

Are you a Chromebook user under the age of ten? While you may not be, quite a few students among the almost <b>thirty million students in U.S. schools</b>. …

Apps

Greville Fane

<b>Henry James (1843–1916)</b><br>From <i>Henry James: Complete Stories 1892–1898</i><b><br>Interesting Links</b><br>Audio: Cynthia Ozick reads “Greville Fane” (92nd Street Y)<br>“Henry …

Literature

Blockchain in healthcare: a list of what different companies are trying

<b>The benefits of blockchain are long, convoluted and debatable. But behind the hype, there is strong evidence that the technology has the</b> <b>potential</b> <b>to</b> …

Blockchain

FAFSA now has an app for applying for student loans in the US

(Credit: Designer491/iStockphoto)<p>Figuring out how to pay for college can drain the fun from the experience with tuition prices climbing higher each year. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available to give prospective students the ability to qualify for loans and grants.<p>Speaking from …

College & University

How to Check Word Count On Google Docs

Regardless of whether you're a student or a professional, you may often need to stick to a word limit when writing up an essay, report, or article. …

Software

Laptops, hybrids, smartphones and tablets: Picking the right mix for productivity

CIO Strategies: Making the right hardware choices is vital for morale and efficiency.<p>special feature<p>Reimagining business for the digital age is the …

Mobile Devices

Today's Newsletter: Where to Find & Curate OER Resources

<b>Guest post by</b> <b>Steve Baule, Educational Leadership Professor at the University of Wisconsin – Superior:</b> As the school year begins, one of the struggles …

Education Technology

Reliable Sources: Omarosa's book launch; Tribune's decision day; Twitter CEO speaks

<b>A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter.</b> <b>You can sign up for free right here.</b><p>Who's "Unhinged?"<p>Is former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault-Newman a reliable source of info about the Trump White House? Buckle up for debates about that in the coming week. Because …

Jack Dorsey

Promised features and improvements to Google Classroom now available

Google, which operates Chromebooks like the one pictured above, announced a number of changes to its education suite in June and rolled them out this …

Education Technology