This is a collection of all my Google related posts Apps and Reflections An Introduction to Google Docs and Hyperdocs – Voice Recording with Google Docs Organising Data with Forms and Sheets Tips, Tricks and Sheets Sheets, Calendars, Events The Anatomy of an Idea – Building a Solution One Step at a Time Scripting an […]

“Future” by mrkrndvs is licensed under CC BY-SA I have been saying to quite a few people that there seems to be change afoot in regards to Google Drawings. I base this hunch on a few signs. The majority of the information in the support site has been stripped back, there is no mention in […]

Some consider Google Drawings little more than a mimic of Microsoft Paint. On the surface this would seem true. However, this seeming simplicity is often also its strength. I would sum Google Drawings up as an application that allows you to format and arrange various objects on a flexible canvas. Nothing more and nothing less. Once […]

The prompt for the EdublogsClub is associated with technology: Write a post about free web tools. Every application has its limits. Although Google Drawings offers many possibilities, you are unable to work with different layers or build upon complex templates. Some other applications that can be connected to your Drive or added to the Chrome […]

 Why Chrome? Web browsers have come a long way from the days of depending on Netscape or Internet Explorer to view anything. Now there is a range of options, such as Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge and Vivaldi. In the past, you were often required to use a certain browser to access a particular site. This […]

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license It is easy to be mesmerised by the purported benefits of the digital age. The ability to easily and efficiently communicate, consume, connect and create though often comes at the expense of older more established modes and mediums, such as telephones and newspapers. […]

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I will never forget Jim Sill’s keynote from my first GAFESummit. In it he showed a video of the virtual field trip. Through the use of Google Glass, a class of students was taken inside CERN, the home of the Hadron Collider, in Switzerland. They […]

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Google Docs is the application that Google Apps seems most well known for. More than just a basic word processor, Docs provides a space to connect and collaborate in real-time (something Microsoft is finally doing with Office 365.) It includes such features […]

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license So often we perceive innovation as being about the big things. However, sometimes it can be something small which can have the biggest impact. Last year, Google released voice typing for Google Docs in Chrome. This had been available both via the […]