Google Voice Gets an Update and Is More Useful Than Ever

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So it’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted something.  Some folks may wonder why I do not post something every day.  I could, but then my readership would be less than it is.  I only like to share really helpful items.  And Google Voice is one of them.

I have been using Google Voice probably since 2009 or 2010.  Being a tech support guy in my past life, a lot of my day was spent on the phone working with Continue reading


Google opens Chromebook PCs to Android – podcast

For all of you who have Chromebooks, and were bemoaning the fact that you could not download your favorite apps from Google Play,   Chromebooks, which is now second behind only Windows as an operating system, announced users will be able to download apps from Google Play starting very soon.

One of the reason for the popularity of Chromebooks is portability, long battery life, and low cost.  Chromebooks, as I like to say, is a step up from mobile devices because you have a keyboard and more storage, plus the ability to connect external drives to it.   The major drawback as I see it, is that you really have to be online to access your favorite tools, such as productivity suites (Google Docs, Microsoft Word, etc.) and all your favorite social media apps.

So check out this podcast, and share your thoughts of Chromebooks and their ability to soon begin downloading and using Google Play apps.


School is starting, and some districts have begun using Chromebooks in the classroom.  What is a Chromebook?  It is a hybrid laptop that allows the user the ability to user it like a laptop while using  cloud based software vs having to buy and install computer based software.  One of the primary reason for buying and using Chromebooks is Continue reading