Google Maps

Google maps are an amazing resource! Google maps can be used for getting simple maps, driving directions for your car or bike, for public transportation such as buses and trains and much more. You can have Google maps on your smartphone and use it to give you...

Google Voice

Your Google Voice number can ring multiple phones at one time. Google Voice is a free service of Google. After you pick the Google phone number you can assign that number to multiple sources. For example, your Google Voice number when called can bring your home phone,...

Google Trends

Google trends can help track flu activity around the world. What are the most fascinating things about Google trends is that it can predict where and when the flu is about to break out based on searches on Google. This is just one example of how Google trends can...

Google Translate

Google translate is an amazing tool. Google translate is a free tool that will translate written text from one language to another. Google translate is an amazing tool that needs to be experienced and played with to truly appreciate this amazing resource....

Google Docs

One of the best reasons to set up a Google account is to have access to Google Docs. Google Docs offers a word processor, a spreadsheet and a drawing program. These free tools compete with Microsoft office and are a great alternative for people who cannot afford to...

Google Alerts

Google alerts is a great tool for individuals and businesses. Google alerts gives you the ability to monitor the Internet and to be notified when something occurs. For example, you might want to create an alert for your name, or your business name. Google alerts has a...

YouTube Tip 8: Videos of a Typical Day

YouTube Video Examples: A Typical Work Day To illustrate my point that you could find videos on YouTube about just about anything, I found myself wondering how could I get that point across to you. I decided on illustrating a typical work day for many of us. That...

YouTube Tip 7: Subscribing to YouTube Channels

Think of YouTube channels like television channels. If you find videos on YouTube that you like to watch that are part of the channel, you can subscribe to that channel quite easily. When you subscribe, you’ll get updates when that person puts a new video on...

YouTube Tip 6: Sharing YouTube Videos

This tutorial will show you how to share videos you find on YouTube. If you find a video on YouTube that you want to share with other people this is how you accomplish that task. It is actually quite easy to share video. You can send a link to other people via email,...

YouTube Tip 5: Who Makes These Videos?

Everybody Makes Videos These Days! In this tutorial on I am going to talk about who is making all of these videos that we see on YouTube. Video cameras and smart phones with built-in video cameras allow us to quickly record and upload videos directly to YouTube. In a...

YouTube Tip 4: Getting Around YouTube

YouTube Viewing Options. In this tutorial I will take a look at getting around YouTube. What I mean by that is showing you some of little tools and techniques for easily viewing videos. I will take a look at volume controls and screen sizes just to name a few items...

YouTube Tip 3: YouTube is an Amazing Resource

What you can learn on YouTube dazzles the mind! What I find so amazing about YouTube is the vast number of resources it brings to the desktop of your computer. YouTube allows you to upload videos for free. If you have videos of your family and you want to upload and...

YouTube Tip 2: YouTube is Number Two

When You Search Google, Expect to See YouTube Results. My experience has been that when I tell my students to search for things they tend to go for Google. There is nothing wrong with that and it is a great place to find things. However, when I suggest that they...

YouTube Tip 1: An Introduction to YouTube

It is Time to Experience YouTube: YouTube It YouTube is the second largest search engine in the United States. Google ranks number one and Google owns YouTube.  If you need to learn about something, about anything, look for a video on YouTube.  I fixed my dishwasher...
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