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Gmail Tip for Sending Really Big Files

Thumbnail image for Gmail Tip for Sending Really Big Files by Barbara J. Feldman November 29, 2012

Gmail has an attachment size limit of 25 MG, but recently announced a new feature that allows file sharing of up to 10GB using Google Drive. Here’s how it works. First of all, you need to be composing your message in the Gmail’s new compose window, so look for the “Try It Now” button (if […]

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My Favorite Phone Apps (Part Two)

Thumbnail image for My Favorite Phone Apps (Part Two) by Barbara J. Feldman August 21, 2012

Here is Part Two of My Favorite Phone Apps post. You can read Part One here. After each review, I list the platforms for which each app is available:  Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry. 5) PicSay Pro. Editing and uploading camera pics directly from your phone saves oodles of time, compared to the alternative method […]

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My Favorite Phone Apps (Part One)

Thumbnail image for My Favorite Phone Apps (Part One) by Barbara J. Feldman August 14, 2012

Since my brother-in-law asked for my favorite phone apps (hat tip to Paul),  I thought I’d share my list here with you too.  After each app, I list the platforms for which the app is available:  Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry. 1)  Evernote is a cross-platform, cloud-based  “remember everything” application.   To call it a […]

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Automate Document Processing With Wappwolf

Thumbnail image for Automate Document Processing With Wappwolf by Barbara J. Feldman July 31, 2012

If you find yourself repeatedly doing computer tasks that involve processing documents and images, this tip could save you oodles of time. Wappwolf Automator is an online service that automates document processing using Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box. Some of the processing that Wappwolf can automate is converting docs to PDF, creating thumbnails from full-sized […]

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How to Send Photos to Dropbox from Your Phone

by Barbara J. Feldman June 12, 2012

Does the photo gallery on your smart phone just grow and grow and never make it your desktop computer? Android phone users can make use of the easy-as-pie photo sync feature of the

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How to Verify Security Settings in Google Calendar

by Barbara J. Feldman March 13, 2012

If you use Google calendar on your phone or desktop, now is a good time to quickly verify your security settings. If your calendar is set to public, your appointments could show up in Google search results! Anne Mitchell, of The Internet Patrol, explains how to login into your Google Dashboard and verify that your […]

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