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Chrome just made security a little easier with their little green lock

Chrome just made security a little easier with their little green lock Ever been searching across the web and come along a little green lock on the left side of your browser's address bar? This coveted icon indicates that some advanced security measures are in place, and Google just made it easier for developers to identify which connection errors are keeping them away from the green lock. As security is [...]

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Apps Show: Inbox Smart Reply, Calendar Reminder, & Appointment Slots

How to use Inbox Smart Reply, Calendar Reminder, & Appointment Slots Ever been so busy, that the time to just send a quick email response seems to elude you? If so, you will love “Smart Reply” in Inbox for mobile. Just open the email from the Inbox app on your phone, check the bottom of the screen to see the 3 suggested replies. There will usually [...]

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Google’s Cloud SQL just optimized their MySQL offerings… again!

Google's Cloud SQL just optimized their MySQL offerings... again! To my developer colleagues who often have worn a Sys-Admin hat and fired up Vim on a 'my.cnf' file, I know your pain! To eek out every drop of performance, competent review of your database settings is essential (and I stress competent). And what about High Availability requirements? Well, Google has optimized MySQL once again, putting [...]

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15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 – Part 3

15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 - Part 3 As we're charging ahead into a productive 2016, let's take a minute to look back at some of the new features and security enhancements that have made Google Apps for Work so powerful and protected. Here's a recap of the first 10, mentioned in Part 1 and Part 2... Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for [...]

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15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 – Part 2

15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 - Part 2 As we're charging ahead into a productive 2016, let's take a minute to look back at some of the new features and security enhancements that have made Google Apps for Work so powerful and protected. Here's a recap of the first 5, mentioned in Part 1...  Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for Gmail [...]

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15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 – Part 1

15 Ways Google Made Work Easier & More Secure in 2015 - Part 1 Every year, data security becomes an  increasingly-important need. Along with this, so does the need to access and collaborate on files from anywhere on any device .  Google has taken it upon themselves to make some significant improvements to their Apps for Work suite. 2015 marked a year of hard work for Google, ensuring stronger, yet [...]

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How to Search Drive & Use Google Goggles to find text & images

How to Search Drive & Use Google Goggles to find text & images How do you find that file that was shared with you two years ago, but you never needed until right now? This episode of the Google Apps show is all about the inside scoop at searching Drive, and using Google Googles to search for images and text. Searching in Google Drive is [...]

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How to Create Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

How to create appointment slots in Google Calendar Let people know when you’re available without having to ask you! Thanks to Google Calendar, you can easily turn blocks of time into appointment slots that everyone from coworkers to clients can use to schedule time. Anyone viewing your calendar can book appointments, which will then appear on your own calendar so you'll know who you’re meeting and when... [...]

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2 Colorful Tips to Organize Better and Save Time in Google Sheets

"Yes, tell me more about spreadsheets!" I know, with such an exciting topic it's hard to contain the enthusiasm - all those cells, and formulas, and the pleasant white and grey colortone... Okay, spreadsheets aren't the most excitings to work with, but these two tips for Google Sheets should not only help break up the monotony of those white and grey bars, but also help with organization and [...]

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2 Very Simple Ways to Clean up Your Gmail Inbox

With so many emails flying around these days, it's really easy to get overwhelmed by the junk and miss the important stuff you actually need to see. Whether it's an email that doesn't apply to you, or one of your contacts needs to recheck their definition of "frequent", keeping a clean inbox is a constant battle. However, by applying some basic filters and utilizing Gmail's Mute option, [...]

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