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Google Apps – Techbytes

Calendar apps are a popular way to organize your schedule and keep track of upcoming events and deadlines. One issue I have often had with these sorts of apps is that they tend to consider everything as an “event”.

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Android – Techbytes

(1 days ago) With over 850,000 apps and counting, it can often be a chore to separate the apps worth buying from the junk apps that are hardly worth a penny. What follows is an overview of some general techniques that can be used to discriminate between apps worth paying for and apps that aren’t quite worth the price tag.

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5 Apps Every College Student Should Have – Techbytes

(6 days ago) As with the other apps mentioned so far MyFitnessPal is available for both iOS and Android and has zero cost. #4 Find My iPhone (Find My Phone for Android) College is a time for learning, and part of learning is making mistakes. And some mistakes may include accidentally leaving your phone on your table in the DC and not realizing until 2 hours

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Mobile Apps – Techbytes

(Just Now) Google Apps. Hardware. Web Show sub menu. Learning Management Systems. Browsers and More. Home. Tag: Mobile Apps. Categories. Software Windows. PortableApps: Your workspace to go! Post author By pcho; Post date April 24, 2015; Description: PortableApps is a platform software that allows you to practically bring your workspace almost anywhere

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Using Google Drive with Your UMass Google Apps Account

(Just Now) Once you have logged in to your Google Apps account you will want to click the apps icon (3×3 square block) next to your email address in the top right corner. When you do this all the different Google Apps will appear, click on Google Drive. Once your there you will be able to create folders and upload documents from your computer’s hard drive.

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Getting the Most Out of OSX – 5 Apps for Every User

(5 days ago) Bartender functions exactly like the OSX Menu Bar, so all hotkeys still work when accessing apps that have been tucked away into Bartender. You can also manually select the Menu Bar icon for Bartender, which is a nice feature, and allows users concerned with the appearance of the Menu Bar full access to its final iteration.

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Online Tools for Teaching & Learning Designed by

(6 days ago) Welcome to Online Tools for Teaching and Learning! This site was designed to help you identify online tools that you might use for teaching or learning.

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Android Apps: A General Guide – Techbytes

(4 days ago) Malware/Phishing Apps and Permissions – A sad fact of shopping in any public app store is that there will always be scammers releasing malicious apps that will attempt to steal your personal information such as text message conversations, contacts, and the like. Keeping an eye out for suspicious-looking apps is a necessary part of shopping in

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Apps – Page 2 – Techbytes

(5 days ago) With over 850,000 apps and counting, it can often be a chore to separate the apps worth buying from the junk apps that are hardly worth a penny. What follows is an overview of some general techniques that can be used to discriminate between apps worth paying for and apps that aren’t quite worth the price tag.

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iOS Apps: Comic Book Readers – Techbytes

(3 days ago) iOS Apps: Comic Book Readers. Post author By Ash; Post date July 2, 2014; Reading comic books has been a cherished pastime since the 1900s, and comic strips were even getting published as early as in the 1800s. As technology advances, the way we read comics changes – while some still buy physical comic books, many of us have opted to go digital.

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Android Apps: Comic Book Readers – Techbytes

(7 days ago) To Summarize… These three comic readers are three of the most popular, free comic reader apps on the Android market. They all work very well, though none of them are going to work perfect on every phone – some phones might experience crashing or bugs, just like any other Android app (as we’ve mentioned in our Android app buying guide).. If you want a simple, straightforward, …

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Use Windows 10 Taskbar for Google Search – Techbytes

(6 days ago) Alternatively, you can open the settings app and navigate to System, then Default Apps. From here, scroll down to the “Web browser” section, and make sure that Google Chrome is selected. At this point, any web search through the Windows search feature will open in Google Chrome (or your browser of choice).

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How to Add Languages to Your Windows 10 Keyboard

(4 days ago) Navigate to Windows Settings by clicking on the gear on the left side of the Start Menu. Click on “Time & Language”, then click on “Region & language” in the left sidebar. Under “Languages”, click “Add a language”. Find the language that you would like to add. After clicking on it, you may be asked to specify a regional dialect.

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Productivity with Apps at UMass – Techbytes

(8 days ago) Just like your class schedule, the academic calendar can be imported to Google apps as well. Facebook is a website that can be easily used to procrastinate. Well, with great power, comes great responsibility, and to those who are responsible enough, Facebook can become a great productivity tool. Facebook is excellent at group communication and

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How to Build an Electric Longboard – Techbytes

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Google Classroom Online Tools for Teaching & Learning

(8 days ago) Google Classroom is a free application designed to help students and teachers communicate, collaborate, organize and manage assignments, go paperless, and much more! It was introduced as a feature of Google Apps for Education following its public release on August 12, 2014.

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Wix Online Tools for Teaching & Learning

(3 days ago) Wix is a web development platform that enables anyone to create a website using simple cloud-based creation and management tools without any coding skills. Wix offers customers more than 510 professional templates that are updated to match today’s design trends and available in multiple languages other than English. For students and teachers who are new to web-design, having pre …

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Powtoon Online Tools for Teaching & Learning

(7 days ago) Powtoon is an online platform for creating short video presentations.Powtoon gives anyone the ability to create professional videos and presentations. You can select from royalty-free libraries of animation, live-action video, images, designed backgrounds, soundtracks, and moving graphics, or you can use your own visual content and voiceover.. Students can create quality animated video

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Slack Online Tools for Teaching & Learning

(7 days ago) Slack is a communication and task management tool. Users can create specialized messaging groups, or “channels,” according to different projects, teams, and organizations. What makes it different from other communication tools is that it is specifically created for work and collaboration.

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How to merge Windows Mail and Calendar with iCloud

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Step-by-step walkthrough of downloading Office 365

(6 days ago) Microsoft Office is a useful suite of productivity applications that includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access, and OneNote. Microsoft provides a no-cost subscription to college students, faculty, and staff to install these programs on up to 5 devices.Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get your free access to Microsoft Office 365:

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Making a Simple App in Android Studio – Techbytes

(3 days ago) Now that we are familiar with using Android Studio and navigating around the guts of an Android app, let’s get started with making our first app. When you open this project in Android Studio, open the file: StudioProjects\MyFirstApp\app\src\main\res\layout\activity_my_first.xml. Your …

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Note Taking on a Touch Screen Device – Techbytes

(Just Now) Make sure to download an app like NoteAnytime to take notes on, but always keep looking through the Microsoft store as there are always improvements and new apps being released. As is always the case with PCs, you have a wide variety of choices but the best of the low end and best of the high end are a good place to start.

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Setting Roam Aggression on Windows Computers

(1 days ago) First, navigate to the Control Panel which can be found in your Start menu. Then click on Network and Internet. From there, click on Network and Sharing Center. Then, you want to select Wi-Fi next to Connections. Note: You may not have eduroam listed next to Wi-Fi if you are not connected or connected to a different network.

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Maximizing your Windows 10 Battery Life – Techbytes

(5 days ago) This can be accessed by pressing the Windows key, navigating to Settings -> System (Display notifications, apps, power) -> Power & Sleep. I’d recommend setting your Screen to turn off after at maximum of 5 minutes and setting your computer to Sleep after a maximum of 15 minutes. Then, navigate to the bottom of that page and click on

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Techbytes – Learn tools, tips, and strategies for working

(4 days ago) The apps you open throughout the day have an impact on battery life after you’re done using them. Try to remember to close all the apps frequently. 4. Uninstall apps you don’t use. Some apps have 24/7 processes to check for notifications. SnapChat and Facebook are examples of these. If you have other apps like them that you simply don’t

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5 Microsoft OneNote Features that Make You a Productivity

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RAID: Its Uses and Benefits – Techbytes

(2 days ago) RAID: Its Uses and Benefits. RAID, an acronym for redundant array of inexpensive disks, essentially outlines a way to organize data such that it can be accessed efficiently and reliably. There are various ways in which the data can be organized and various numbers of disks needed depending on which option you choose.

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A Journey From Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile

(9 days ago) The new and improved “All Apps” page! The way, way, new and improved Settings screen. A glance at the new Microsoft browser, Edge! Apps. This preview build also comes with several revamped apps from Windows Phone 8.1. The most notable of changes, and one that carries over to the desktop builds as well, is the introduction of Microsoft Edge.

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Connecting to UMass – Techbytes

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My Top 5 Google Chrome Extensions – Techbytes

(9 days ago) A Google Chrome extensions are like apps for your phone, except they’re for your browser. Extensions add functionality for specific things. In this article I will go over the top five extensions that I find myself using the most.

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Configuring Exchange Email and Calendar in Thunderbird

(Just Now) To install a Thunderbird Add-on, click on the Thunderbird options menu: And then select Add-ons from the menu, which will open the Add-ons Manager tab: On the Add-ons Manager tab, select a link that says Lightning: On the Lightning calendar screen, click the green Add to Thunderbird button: At this point a security warning may appear on your

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Lino Online Tools for Teaching & Learning

(6 days ago) Lino. Lino is a web-based “sticky note” service that offers bulletin boards, called “canvases,” on which people can post stickies. You can customize your canvas, choosing colors and backgrounds; pick and choose your sticky notes colors; even upload files and pictures on your canvas. You can create as many canvases as you want, and have

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An Introduction to Discord: the Latest and Greatest in

(5 days ago) Discord was created to serve as VoIP platform that can host many users at a time for voice, text, image and file sharing. It’s the perfect solution for users that were looking for a voice chat program that is easy to use, resource-light, and capable of just about anything. Here’s what Discord looks like once you’re logged in.

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Hard Drives: How Do They Work

(4 days ago) A Hard Disk Drive (HDD for short) is a type of storage commonly used as the primary storage system both laptop and desktop computers. It functions like any other type of digital storage device by writing bits of data and then recalling them later. It stands to mention that an HDD is what’s referred to as “non-volatile”, which simply means

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Windows 10 Eduroam Configuration – Techbytes

(8 days ago) With the release date of Windows 10 approaching (), and with that comes good news; Windows 10 shares the same method of configuring eduroam as Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, despite the changes to the user interface.There are two methods to configure your Windows 10 device to eduroam. Method 1 – Without XpressConnect

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Keychain Access and Keepass – Techbytes

(3 days ago) Keychain Access. To learn the identity of a password simply select All Items or Passwords in the Category pane, then find the the item you want the password for and double-click it. In the resulting window, enable the Show Password option at which point …

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Forget About It!: How to forget a network in Windows 10

(9 days ago) Today, we’ll be examining how to “forget” a network on Windows 10 in four quick, easy steps! Navigate to the settings page and select “Network & Internet”. Select “Wifi” from the left menu, then select “Manage known networks”. Find your network, click on it, then select the “Forget” button. Open up your available networks

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Multiple Desktops in Windows 10 – Techbytes

(7 days ago) Apps Show sub menu. Android. iOS. Google Apps. Hardware. Web Show sub menu. Learning Management Systems. Browsers and More. Home. Categories. Microsoft Operating System Software Windows. Multiple Desktops in Windows 10. Post author By tproulx; Post date September 19, 2017; The concept of using multiple desktops isn’t new. Apple incorporated

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Minimalist Customization for Android – Techbytes

(2 days ago) Some apps are more elegant and minimal than others – and here are a couple of suggestions, if you’re looking for a beautiful way to customize your basic Android components. Timer. Timer is a fantastic and minimal – you guessed it – timer. …

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