Useful new features in Google Sites

October 16th, 2017
Useful new features in Google Sites

When it was launched in 2008, Google Sites introduced a new way for G Suite users to build internal websites and “wikis” from scratch, and even users with zero coding knowledge could build one. Since then, Google has made a few slick enhancements to its simple website creation tool.

Goodbye Google Drive app

September 18th, 2017
Goodbye Google Drive app

Google Drive app has come a long way since its inception. It’s easy-to-use interface and productivity tools are favored by many companies, which is why we were shocked by the announcement that Google Drive app is officially shutting down. So what now?

Google made an official announcement on its blog that support for Google Drive app will end come December 11th, 2017, and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. In fact, you’ll start seeing notifications from the app’s user interface come October.

Stop using Google’s SMS sign-in

August 14th, 2017
Stop using Google’s SMS sign-in

To ensure optimal security, two-step authentication is used. This requires a password as well as a unique six-digit code that is typically sent via SMS. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has voiced its concerns about this method and Google quickly responded by having users try an alternative method.

Why SMBs should use Google Posts

July 17th, 2017
Why SMBs should use Google Posts

Launched in 2016 during America’s presidential election, Google Posts was originally intended to be used by the candidates. In response to the extreme limitation, Google expanded the service to a number of local businesses in the same year. Here’s why it gained popularity among small- and medium-sized businesses so quickly:

What they can do
Google Posts basically allow users to communicate directly in the search results.

New anti-phishing features for Gmail

June 19th, 2017
New anti-phishing features for Gmail

Although hackers continue to develop new viruses and bug exploits, the most effective weapon in their arsenal is a simple email. All a would-be cybercriminal has to do is write a convincing message (or pretend to be a trustworthy entity) to persuade a victim to download a malware-ridden file or surrender their personal information.

How machine learning boosts productivity

May 15th, 2017
How machine learning boosts productivity

If you’ve been using G Suite applications and noticing your apps anticipating your next action, there’s nothing to worry about. It’s not spyware in action, but G Suite’s machine learning algorithm predicting your next steps based on your usage patterns.