Google Apps for Education – Google Drive

  Google Drive Google drive is your personal hard drive space to store, access, create,edit, and share files and folders of all types. Google drive also includes Google apps like Google Docs (Word), Google Sheets (Excel), and Google Slides (Powerpoint). With Google Drive, you can now share files and folders with other contacts to enable collaborative working. What’s…

Manage your Gmail efficiently with plugins

Here’s a list of five plugins that you can download to your Gmail account to help you boost email productivity: 1. Follow Up.CC While Boomerang sends the sender a  reminder when someone hasn’t replied to their email, with Follow Up.CC you can create polite follow up emails to be sent to the recipient when a certain amount of time has…

Google Apps for Education – Gmail

            Gmail icon – Flickr (Jurgen Appelo) Gmail The first article of this series is dedicated to Gmail. Gmail is an email service provided by Google that is available in 72 languages. Gmail offers a large storage space, which also means that there is no need for deleting anything. Gmail is designed to include features…

Google Apps for Education

  Google Apps for education is a free suite of programs provided by Google to support universities, colleges, and schools. They include: 1.  Google Mail (Gmail) 2.  Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets) 3. Google Sites 4. Google Groups 5. Google Calendar 6. Google Keep 7. Google Forms   Google Apps can be…

Five Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Factsie Factsie is a website that offers a variety of facts ranging from scientific, historical, to the absolutely random. Factsie is very simple to use – just head over to their website for the first fact. If you want another one, hit the ‘I want another fact’ button. It also gives you the source of the…

LibreOffice – Free Office Suite

If you’re feeling you’re having to pay an arm and leg for Microsoft Office, LibreOffice might be a useful alternative. LibreOffice is an extremely competent Office suite, that is open source, cross-platform, and most importantly, it is free.  You can add extensions to your LibreOffice suite which means you can personalise the look, its features, and…

sway logo

Introduction to Sway

What is Sway? Not Powerpoint! If you are using or intend to use Sway solely as a presentation tool, you’re probably using it wrong. Sway is a fresh new tool for easily creating web content. It is more suited to today’s audience than presentations. Embedding Content Currently you can embed the following content into sway making…

Three Ways to Organise your Apps

We all love apps but the downside to it is that it clutters our phones and tablet devices. By default, most of the apps on our devices are arranged alphabetically. However, we have so many of them that it becomes hard to get access to them.Have you considered grouping them? Here’s how you can do it: Categorise them…

App of the Week: Pocket

Whether you’re aimlessly browsing online or looking for something in particular on the internet, with Pocket you can now save all the webpages, articles, videos, blogs,and photographs that you’d like to revisit or view later. Pocket is available across all your devices, and so you can be sure that once it’s in your pocket you can…

Apps for Time Management

If you think 24 hours a day is too less, then remember that Einstein too had only 24 hours a day. The answer to that riddle is time management. Although it’s called time management, the absurd thing about that phrase is that you can’t actually manage time, but what you can do is manage yourself.…