If Google Docs married Dropbox and they had a baby, Google Drive would be that baby. Google Drive is the evolution of Google Docs, Google’s online web-based office suite, which now combines their new Cloud storage solution.
Google Docs, Google Drive. What’s the difference?
Well Google Docs was just an online office . . . → Read More: Google Drive
In this post we highlight a great little resource created by Google for teachers to use when discussing with students about the effective use of search engines. The webpage contains scaffolded lesson plans and slides to assist in this effort. Not surprisingly, as it a resource created by Google staff, it does focus specifically . . . → Read More: Search Engine Lessons and Resources for Teachers
We are often asked how folders work for organizing mail in your new GMail environment. Google have posted this clarification on the topic, and it makes interesting reading. In summary there are no folders anymore, instead there are Labels – which are much better!
Labels and Smart Labels
People get a lot . . . → Read More: Using Labels in your GMail
With more and more staff moving to Gmail and students already on Gmail, we have now included a direct link to your Waikato Gmail account in “My Home” – there is a live counter of the number of unread emails you have, and if you click on the number displayed, it will take you . . . → Read More: Edlinked Myhome update
So at some point you’ve probably heard the arcane term “Google Docs” thrown around the campus, usually wherever cool academics are discussing the best ways to collaborate together here in the 22nd century. But Google Docs is much more than an unbelievable futuristic document collaboration environment that lives in the cloud.
Google Docs is . . . → Read More: What is Google Docs?
Afternoon everyone, After a long absence and a number of requests we’re happy to let you know that the Scanned Image Repository page inside edLinked now again features thumbnail previews of the scanned document. In the next few days we’ll also be expanding this function, and hovering your mouse pointer over the preview image . . . → Read More: Scanner thumbnails are back!
Most of you are at least passingly familiar with the MyHome area of edLinked. If you haven’t yet encountered MyHome you’ll find it’s a great resource for customizing your staff profile, interacting with Podcasts and your edLinked My Papers area, assigning attachments from your edFiles folder to the web and it’s crammed . . . → Read More: Changes coming to edLinked MyHome