Jess  Stratton

Posts by Jess Stratton

  • The Google Drive app is going away. But the replacement is just as good.

    The Google Drive App is Going Away. But Relax — There's a Better Solution

    March 2, 2018

    Bad news, Google Drive fans – the app is going away. But relax – there’s a replacement (two, actually). And it's an improvement. You might have seen the pop-up below, saying that Google Drive is going away. Well, the deadline is quickly approaching: you have until March 11 to install Drive File Stream or Google Backup and Sync, the replacement apps by Google....

  • Instructions for How to Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac

    Good News: You Can Now Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac. Here's How.

    January 30, 2018

    Users who have migrated from Google Apps have long been frustrated with the lack of ability to collaborate in real time on the desktop version of Office 2016 for Mac. But, as of Jan. 18, Office 365 subscribers should have the updated version 16.9, allowing them to work together in MacOS. How to Collaborate in Real Time With Office 2016 for Mac As you should...

  • Google Calendar just got an upgrade to it's UI. Here are three reasons why it's better.

    Here Are 3 Reasons to Love the Google Calendar Upgrade

    December 14, 2017

    This past October, Google quietly updated user interface of Calendar, which had been sporting the same dated look for about 11 years. It was time. For most users, this change was well-received and has garnished mostly positive reviews. However, if you’re not a big fan of change, it’s perfectly normal. Change is hard, especially for a life-work-and-mission...

  • Detailed instructions on how to shut off retargeting from Amazon so an ad won't ruin your Christmas surprise.

    Don't Let An Amazon Ad Ruin Christmas – How to Shut Off...

    November 21, 2017

    With the holiday season approaching, there’s nothing like a well-placed Facebook or banner ad to completely ruin a surprise gift. When...

  • Here's how to geotag your photos in iPhone and search for them in Siri, using your iPhone.

    A Cool Hack in Siri – Search Photos by Where You Take Them

    October 23, 2017

    The photos you take on your mobile device are geotagged with their location using metadata stored within the image. This is great for...

  • These are common questions people have with their Gmail account and their answers.

    Four Common Gmail Problems – And How to Overcome Them

    August 15, 2017

    There are more than 1 billion people who use Gmail each day. That's a lot. And those 1 billion people have a lot of questions. Sure,...