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After iGoogle is iGone

The iGoogle page is going to be retired! WHAT!!??  Well, yes, it’s true but we have a while. It won’t go away until November of 2013 so that’s plenty of time to begin the search for the iGoogle homepage diehards! My post will explore some options that I am familiar with.  I’d love to hear […]

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So I ran across this tweet today, and was first sucked in after clicking the link when I realized Clemson (from right here in SC) is a partner sponsor. I also took a second look when the Anderson University  is nodded as a sponsoring partner too, another SC institution, along with Indiana University of Pennsylvania and  Pennsylvania State University.   […]

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I’ve been playing with Google Chrome now since June.  I must say I like the browser. I was pretty skeptical when it first came out, refusing to get on the band wagon. My favorite part of the Chrome browser experience lies in the sheer amount of desktop real estate!  My url bar is also my […]

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What’s in a name?

I was invited to introduce Google Docs for a collaborative project the teacher is riding through the end of the semester (which is in just 6 days!!) Cloud Computing made easy I talked about what it was, introduced the term “cloud computing,” showed the Common Craft video on Google Docs, and then proceeded to log […]

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Get Your Head IN the CLOUDS!!

I’ve been hearing more and more about “Cloud Computing.”  I must confess I’ve been there via the Google tools for quite some time.  Our library’s calendar is done using Google Spreadsheet, and there are several people who have editing privileges from school.  We use the Google forms feature to do any number of surveys, from […]

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How secure is gmail?

This little saga began Monday.  I was at a staff development when I wanted to check email (Gmail.)  For some odd reason it would not accept my password. I  clicked through the link for password assistance.  With horror I realized Gmail would use my secondary account to help me retrieve my password, and that account […]

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Dear Jane (and anyone else interested,) My school email is wonky, not allowing me to “send” from it tonight, so I wanted to use my gmail account to reply. You say you read my blog, so hopefully you’ll read why I cannot respond with a personalized message tonight. But hello, and I miss very much […]

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