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My Experience Using a Google Chromebook for Work

Overview. This was a four month experiment. I made the decision to use close-to-nothing but Chrome devices at the office. I do own a MacBook Air but decided to only use it if, and only if, my Chromebook will not complete the task. In a previous experiment, we tested if the iPad can replace a laptop. If… Read more »

Can the iPad replace a laptop?

I’ve done this once before with a Chrome Device and it was a very successful experiment. If you’ve been curious about Chromebooks or Chrome OS, take a look! In the spirit of its success, I wanted to replicate the experiment with an iPad Pro. What’s all the fuss about? If you Google “what’s a computer… Read more »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Chrome Devices

“Chrome OS is a super quick, super secure, super simple operating system.” -Google According to StatCounter, the Chrome Web Browser is approaching a 60% adoption rate over IE, Firefox, Safari, and others. Chromebooks take the familiarity of the world’s most popular web browser (Chrome) and pairs it with Google’s 100% Web-Based application suite (Google Apps… Read more »

Developers are not your Helpdesk

How to hire for IT What is your developer’s job? It’s not a helpdesk… Are you piling up helpdesk tasks on her lap while she could be spending time building and improving your core product? If so, stop. Rest assured, it’s not uncommon for computer-centric staff to become the default IT helpdesk support. Anyone who shows… Read more »

Why so many businesses switch to Dialpad

With the reliance of social media and email, many organizations we work with are finding traditional phone systems less critical to their day-to-day communications. Further, more teams are working from home (or other various locations) and can’t be limited to their desk. As a result, we’re seeing a dramatic reduction in the number of physical office phones and more staff encouraged to utilize… Read more »

Print Better-Looking Google Calendars

I love Google Calendar- it’s fast, easy to use, and accessible instantly from all of my devices. However, one shortcoming seems to come up time and again as I speak with our clients and other G Suite users- the options available printing Google Calendar are somewhat limiting. While I’m not big on calendar printing myself, especially… Read more »

Creating Beautiful and Functional Letterhead in Google Drive

This post was contributed by Andrew Boardman of Manoverboard, a design and communications firm that focuses on socially responsible businesses and nonprofits. — While we use email for most correspondence these days, we should think of letterhead as the primary vehicle for important correspondence – documents that you want to share, print, archive, and remember. Unlike… Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing your Primary Domain in G Suite

We hear this a lot: “Due to organizational changes, we need to replace our previous Google domain with a new one.”   Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple button to switch to a different Google Domain -but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! Requirements: G Suite Admin access to the old Domain (domain1) G suite Admin access to the… Read more »