Making Google Work For You

Google products have changed over the years. They started 20 years ago with a simple search engine and now you can have your whole working environment, and your entertainment on any computer, anywhere. Including your phone! This session looks at how several of the Google tools cross between the computer environment and the mobile phone environment and how they might help you learn or play!

THE GOOGLE PRODUCTS



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www.google.com/chrome
A free browser that lets you do more of what you like on the web.


PLAY

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play.google.com/
Get all your favorite entertainment instantly on phone, tablet or web.



DRIVE

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https://drive.google.com/
Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything.
You can learn more about Drive here.



G+

plus.jpgwww.google.com/
Join and discover easy sharing, group video chat & more. Try now!



HANGOUTS

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https://plus.google.com/
Start a video chat with up to 9 people with Hangouts on Google+
Here are some images and descriptions of some of the places I have used Hangouts.


YOUTUBE

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www.youtube.com/

Share your videos with friends, family, and the world.
Here is one way you might use a Playlist to organize class content



EMAIL & CALENDARgmail-logo.jpg

mail.google.com/
7+ GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. is email that's intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun.



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https://sites.google.com/
Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Learn more. Create rich web pages easily; Collect all your info in one place; Control who can see it.
You can use it for presentations, conference reviews or class websites.


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picasaweb.google.com/
Fast and easy photo sharing from Google. Share with friends and family, or explore public photos.
Here is how some images look from a single gallery.