I hope that you all enjoyed the last weekend of summer! This week's tips include creating custom Google Maps, how to receive daily agendas from Google Calendar, and 6 tips for getting started with Google Now. As always, if you have any questions about these or anything else tech related, let me know!
SU Tips and Tricks
Create Custom Google Maps Google has quietly been updating their My Maps section of Google Maps and it is quite interesting. You now have the ability to create custom maps that you can share with the world. You could plot your bucket list destinations, student hometowns, places to eat around Winchester, and pretty much anything else you can find on a map. Go ahead and click the link and try it for yourself.
Get Your Daily Agenda Via Email Every morning I wake up, brew some coffee, and then check my email to prepare for the day. Usually the first email I read is summary of my daily agenda that Google sends me at 5am. This is a great way to give yourself a little reminder as to what is on the table for the day! Check out the link for how to turn on this feature for yourself!
6 Tips to Get Started with Google Now Google Now is a "personal assistant" that comes prepackaged with the Google Search app on iOS and Android. Google Now provides a tight integration of all your Google Services in one neat package. For instance, Now will let you know of your upcoming meetings, updates to websites you have recently visited, weather conditions, sports scores, location based reminders, and much more. If you aren't using Google Now to organize yourself & your time, you might want to give it a try. Click the link for a quick article on how to get started using Google Now.