Google Apps for Education – Google Calendar

Google Calendar Google Calendar is a straightforward calendar app that allows you to organise all your appointments, events, and tasks. The most attractive feature of Google Calendar is the flexibility it offers you in terms of creating individual calendars. By doing this you can create a calendar each for personal appointments, timetabled classes, and so on.…

Google Apps for Education – Google Groups

Google Groups Google Groups is a free, online service aimed at groups that are looking to share information easily and communicate effectively. With Google groups, members can share files, posts, and ideas; create discussions; and send emails. All emails that are sent within and to the group are archived, so it’s easily searchable when you want to…

Google Apps for Education – Google Sites

Google Sites Ever wondered how nice it would be to create your own webpage without the hassle of coding? Especially for those of us who don’t know any programming languages, Google now offers Google Sites. Google Sites is a tool that helps you build sites. You can also build team websites through which you can share and collaborate…

Getting more out of your Google Drive

Work Offline with Google Drive There may be times when you have to work without an Internet connection – all is not lost. Fortunately, with Google Drive’s work-offline feature, you can create, view, or edit documents in these situations. To activate the offline feature, you’ll need a Chrome browser. Log into your Google Drive account via…

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…