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Switching from a Macbook to a Chromebook

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by +Dan Taylor

I’ve always been a huge fan of Apple products, starting with my first temp job after University when I worked on a Macintosh LC 3. Right after starting the sysadmin quit and I volunteered to help, which ended up with me maintaining the Apple Workgroup Server! Basically I got deep into Apple tech issues from day 1 of my career.

The first time I accessed the Internet (Netscape Navigator anyone?) was on a Mac and the first Apps I ever developed were FileMaker databases on a Mac.

The first computer I owned was a 2004 iMac, followed by a Macbook, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and finally the new Macbook and iMac.

Our home is basically a showroom for Apple products, including an iMac, Apple TV, Airport(s), iPhones and even the Apple watch…. I say all of this to show my Apple ‘fanboy’ creds are impeccable.

My Google fandom on the other hand was based around software not hardware. I setup my first Google Apps domain for friends in 2004 and was helping set up Google Apps for Educati…

Creating Hangouts On Air Event Directly in YouTube [Video]

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Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live starting September 12, 2016. If you want to schedule new Hangouts On Air you will need to use YouTube Live (live streaming section in your YT channel) moving forward.

Events can't be scheduled on Google+ after September 12 and you will need to move existing events scheduled to happen after September 12 to YouTube Live. There is no need to panic as +Allison Mollica got us covered in this video tutorial.

Earn Graduate Credit with AppsEvents & College of Saint Joseph

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Announcing for All AppsEvents as of September 1, 2016
Available via AppsEvents worldwide beginning Fall 2016 ~ graduate credit through the College of Saint Joseph!  College of St. Joseph is partnering with AppsEvents so participants can earn up to three graduate credits for participating in either a Google For Education Summit Academyor Bootcamp.  This is now open to all attendees of Hong Kong, Zurich, Barcelona, Finland,Seattle, Arkansas and Rome (to name a few).  It is also open for the West Arkansas Bootcamp (Sept 16/17) which is right around the corner!   Once the student completes the Google for Education Bootcamp or Summit Academy, the rest of the course will be completed 100 percent online. The student will have two weeks (14 days) from the last day of theGoogle for Education Bootcamp or Summit Academy to develop the required documentation. The documents must be uploaded to the designated Google Drive folder, before the due date, to earn full credit. The amount of time spent at …