Google Drive adds 5,000 new stock photos

Google has recently added 5,000 stock photo images to Google Drive. Under the image search box, Google notes that the images are all “labeled for commercial reuse with modification”, which makes me think they can […]

Google Search & Google Tools Update

Thanks to the great library folks at Capital Region BOCES for a fun day of learning and sharing. Fun to be in a room full of librarians when an earthquake strikes. Everyone instantly started researching […]

Google Demo Slam

Screencasts of tech tools are all well and good, but Google’s Demo Slam videos are terrific fun as well. Each one demos a Google tool or Google tip in an unconventional way. I’ll be using […]

Google’s Global Science Fair

Don’t miss this opportunity! Google’s Global Online Science Fair is open to students aged 13-18 and is accepting submissions from Jan 11 to April 4. Of coures, the project encourages the use of many different […]

New & Not So New #7

A few odds and ends. Some new, some not. Teach Parents Tech Not just for your parents! For anyone who needs a refresher on basic computer “stuff”. This fun (and really useful) site includes around […]

Google Instant Music Videos

No doubt you’ve seen the new Google Instant search feature by now, where Google not only tries to anticipate what you’re going to type, but also changes your search results as you type. (I assume […]

Google Sessions at Capital Region School Library System

Thanks to everyone for attending the last two workshops at the Capital Region BOCES School Library System. As promised, here are the slides from today’s Search Update and the Google Earth workshop a few weeks […]

Google Goggles on my Droid

Google Goggles uses pictures to search the web. This conjures visions of magic glasses that  capture the world around you and flash back info right through the magic glasses. Anyone remember the tv show Romper […]

Google Real Time Search

(short screencast) I suspect I’m starting to sound like a Google employee, but I’m just testing out lots of Google stuff for a bunch of workshops coming up. This short screencast shows the new real […]

Google’s new Browser Size tool

(larger photo) Google Browser Size is a handy new tool that helps you visualize what portion of your website viewers can see on various browser screen sizes. Looks like 98% of viewers can see my […]