Tag: google docs

  • Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    A few years ago (mainly because I was broke and could no longer afford high-priced PC centric programs like Word, Excel, etc) I decided to start moving my PC-centric “stuff” off of my computer and into the cloud (I happened to choose Google, but, the choice is yours where you end up. Click here to […]

  • Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

    As a small business owner, purchasing office productivity software from Microsoft can be painful. Luckily, there are free options available that work REALLY well.  I will look at two here:  Open Office and Google Docs.  But first, here is a list of what I think the free options need to fulfill to be a viable option […]

  • Google Chromebooks

    Google Chromebooks

    Samsung Chromebook   Acer Chromebook   Google announced today the availability of their new Google “Chromebook” laptop like computers that will be at Best Buy and Amazon.com starting June 15th. These are laptop like devices that connect to, and use, the “cloud” for everything you do. They are pricey….anywhere from $350 or so to almost […]

  • Google Docs Application Sharing

    Note:  Fast forward to time 5:48 to see how you can share a doc. This past week, I tried something new:  Joleen and I worked remotely, but, together, on a proposal we submitted for a new project. In the old days, application sharing (working together on a document) with video conferencing stuff was unheard of. […]