Tag: Google

New Google Sheets Features

New Google Sheets Features

I always cringe when I say “new” because one of the benefits of being part of Apps for Education is that on most Google upgrades we have a 30 day window from general release to educational release. This is great because it give us time to make announcements about upcoming changes, and let Google work the […]

May 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why is there not single-sign on to Gmail in MyFIT?

Why is there not single-sign on to Gmail in MyFIT?

Ask IT Question: While I appreciate the features of g-mail, I am wondering if I am logging in correctly.  When I log in via MyFIT, I have to log in a second time to g-mail.  Other schools I am at which teach simply log me directly into g-mail from their university site, without a second […]

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Convert a file to a Google document, spreadsheet, or presentation

Convert a file to a Google document, spreadsheet, or presentation

Converting a file to a Google document, spreadsheet, or presentation allows you to edit, collaborate on, and share it online. When you convert a file, the original file will remain intact and accessible from Google Drive on the web and (if you have the application installed) Google Drive for your Mac or PC. A copy […]

February 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Can I migrate calendar events from another g-mail account?

Can I migrate calendar events from another g-mail account?

You are able to to add the calendar data from your secondary account to your FIT account, but not migrate it. To add a calendar using its address, follow these steps: Click the down-arrow next to Other calendars Select Add by URL from the menu Find the address of the Google Calendar in iCalendar format, or if you have the […]

February 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Student Google Apps Channel in MyFIT

New Student Google Apps Channel in MyFIT

The announcement tab inside of the MyFIT portal now has a new channel just for students called “FIT Google Apps for Education.” Here you will find important reference links to: The FIT Google help site Your new Google account Your archive mail (only available until January 22nd, 2014) Instructions on how to move your imail […]

October 10, 2013 | By | Reply More

Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT Technology Review

Go to Website: Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT Technology Review.

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Google via Text Message

Google via Text Message

You are staring at the one bar of cell service you have in the subway just praying that  the web browser will return an answer before you leave the station……. and it starts to load just as you leave. Rats. Did you know that you can text Google (466453) a question and get an answer […]

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Google Reader to Retire July 1

Google Reader to Retire July 1

I have been out on maternity leave for a while and a bit out of touch, I have to admit, but I somehow missed the announcement that Google was retiring its aggregator, Reader on July 1st.  Maybe I am now dating myself…. but I have used reader for years in conjunction with NetNewsWire and sad to see it […]

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