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iGoogle is a service provided by Google. The service allows users according to individual preferences easily customize and integrate information from different sources, making a personalized portal. The service implementation is a major draw on the portal (Portal) with the portal block (Portlet) idea: a complete portal page by the user customizable portal blocks. Users to access a different source of information aggregation portal page, to avoid the trouble of visits; customizable options for users on demand to achieve the "one-stop" service.
iGoogle do you? - BEG Your homepage CAN be COOL So many tools, so many save time Simple communication -Google sites If it’s not on the calendar, it doesn't exist A picture is worth a thousand words Images go on a Picnik Where is Waldo? -Cool tricks with Google Maps Chrome is the way to Browse Share the love..and your documents with everyone Blog about this A Google Account will give you access to a variety of Google products, including Docs, Calendar, Blogger, YouTube and many more. To create a Google Account, follow Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG these steps: 1. Visit the account creation page. 2.Enter your current email address. 3. Choose a password. Read our tips on choosing a smart password 4.Verify your email address by clicking the link in the email sent to your inbox. When creating an account, please keep these guidelines in mind: • Don't re-use your password on other sites across the web Learn more about choosing a smart password. • Your Google Account username should be an email address from which you currently send and receive mail, unless you'd prefer to sign up for Gmail. • Creating a Google Account doesn't automatically give you Gmail. However, you can sign up for Gmail by visiting the Gmail homepage and clicking the Sign up for Gmail link under the sign-in box. If you're interested in learning more about Gmail, please visit the About Gmail page. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG What is iGoogle? iGoogle is a customizable homepage iGoogle lets you create a personalized homepage that contains a Google search box at the top, and your choice of any number of gadgets below. Gadgets come in lots of different forms and provide access to activities and information from all across the web, without ever having to leave your iGoogle page. Here are some things you can do with gadgets: • View your latest Gmail messages • Read headlines from Google News and other top news sources • Check out weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie showtimes • Store bookmarks for quick access to your favorite sites from any computer • Design your own gadget. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Left navigation and chat You can see a list of your tabs along the left side of your iGoogle page. Below your tabs, you can chat with any friends on the Google Talk network (learn more). Clicking any tab opens that tab; clicking the plus sign next to any tab reveals a full list of the gadgets in that tab. Viewing your tabs this way allows you to see all of a tab's content without having to go to the tab and to open any gadget from any tab in one click. (Clicking any gadget in the list will open that gadget in canvas view.) http://media.wbpsystems.com/igoogle.mp4 (Video Tutorial) Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG 7 reasons to use Google Calendar Organizing your schedule shouldn't be a burden. With Google Calendar, it's easy to keep track of life's important events all in one place. 1. Share your schedule Let your co-workers, family, and friends see your calendar, and view schedules that others have shared with you. When you know when everyone is free or busy, scheduling is a snap. 2. Get your calendar on the go With two-way syncing to your mobile phone's built-in calendar or a mobile version of Google Calendar that's made for the small screen, you can access your calendar while you're away from your desk. 3. Never forget another event again Customizable reminders help you stay on schedule. You can choose to be notified by email or get a text message sent right to your mobile phone. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG 4. Send invitations and track RSVPs Invite other people to events on your calendar. Guests can RSVP to your events by email or via Google Calendar. 5. Sync with your desktop applications Access your calendar however and whenever you want by syncing events with Microsoft Outlook, Apple iCal and Mozilla Sunbird. 6. Work offline Know where you're supposed to be even when you don't have internet access. With offline access, you can view a read-only version of your calendar no matter where you are. 7. All this is free? Yep. Resource Video- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iTsxQFvQZQ Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube and Picasa), and new free-form content. Creating a site together is as easy as editing a document, and you always control who has access, whether it's just yourself, your team, or your whole organization. You can even publish Sites to the world. The Google Sites web application is accessible from any internet connected computer. Quick facts Single-click page creation Creating a new page for your Google Site just takes the click of a button. No HTML required Creating a Google Site is as easy as editing a document, which means there's no markup language for you to learn -- just get started. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Make it your own Our customization options let you give your Google Site your own look and feel Get started with templates We offer a growing list of page types -- web page, announcements, file cabinet, dashboard and list -- to help you get started with your Google Sites pages. Upload files and attachments Use the file cabinet to upload files up to 10MB in size. Each Google Apps account receives at least 10GB of storage in Google Sites. Google Apps Premier and Education editions get an additional 500MB for each user account. Embed rich content Google Sites is integrated with other Google products, so you can insert videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars directly onto your Google Sites pages. Work together and share Our permission settings let you designate owners, viewers and collaborators Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG (meaning they can edit pages) for your site. And you can make your Google Sites available to just a few people, your entire organization, or the world. Search with Google You can search across Google Sites pages and content using powerful Google search technology. You'll find specific pages and documents instantly, the same way you would on Google.com. Resource Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD-4FRTzxkI Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Why use Google Chrome? The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on your computer. You spend much of your time online inside a browser: When you search, chat, email, shop, bank, read the news, and watch videos online, you often do all this using a browser. • Speed Chrome is designed to be fast in every possible way: It's quick to start up from your desktop, loads web pages in a snap, and runs complex web applications fast. Learn more about Chrome and speed. • Simplicity Chrome's browser window is streamlined, clean and simple. Chrome also includes features that are designed for efficiency and ease of use. For example, you can search and navigate from the same box, and arrange tabs however you wish — quickly and easily. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG • Security Chrome is designed to keep you safer and more secure on the web with built-in malware and phishing protection, autoupdates to make sure the browser is up-to-date with the latest security updates, and more. Learn more about Chrome's security features. • And more features Chrome has many useful features built in, including extensions, translation in the browser, themes, and more. Learn more about Chrome's newest and most-loved features. Resource Video http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/more/index.html Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Google Docs Create documents, spreadsheets and presentations online Create basic documents from scratch or start from a template. You can easily do all the basics, including making bulleted lists, sorting by columns, adding tables, images, comments, formulas, changing fonts and more. And it's free. Upload your existing files. Google Docs accepts most popular file formats, including DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, PPT, etc. So go ahead and upload your existing files. Familiar desktop feel makes editing a breeze. Just click the toolbar buttons to bold, underline, indent, change font or number format, change cell background color and so on. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Here's what you can do with documents: Upload and convert Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML, text (.txt), Open Office (.odt), and StarOffice Writer (.sxw) files (or create documents from scratch). • Easily format your documents. • Invite others by email to edit or view your documents. • Collaborate online in real time and chat with other collaborators. • View your documents' revision history and roll back to any version. • Publish documents online to the world, as webpages or post documents to your blog. • Download documents to your desktop as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, HTML or zip. • Email your documents out as attachments. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Here's what you can do with spreadsheets: • Import and convert .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data. • Export .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data and PDF and HTML files. • Use formatting and formula editing so you can calculate results and make your data look the way you want it. • Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet. • Create charts and gadgets. • Embed a spreadsheet, or individual sheets of your spreadsheet, in your blog or website. Here's what you can do with presentations: • Share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG • Import and convert existing presentations in .ppt and .pps file types. • Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a TXT file. • Easily edit your presentations. • Insert images and videos, and format your slides to fit your preferences. • Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations. • Publish and embed your presentations in a website, allowing access to a wide audience. Resource link http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=49008 Google Maps is a Google service offering powerful, user- friendly mapping technology and local business information -- including business locations, contact information, and driving directions. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG With Google Maps, you'll enjoy the following unique features: • - Find business locations and contact information Integrated business search results all in one location, integrated on the map. For example, if you search for [ pizza in San Jose, CA ], locations of relevant listings and phone numbers appear on the map. You can also view additional information like hours of operation, types of payment accepted, and reviews. • Draggable maps - Click and drag maps to view adjacent sections instantly (no long waits for new areas to download). • Satellite imagery - View a satellite image (or a satellite image with superimposed map data) of your desired location that you can zoom and pan. • Earth view - Click the Earth button to view 3D imagery and terrain from Google Earth on Maps that you can zoom, pan, and tilt. • Street View - View and navigate within street-level imagery. • Detailed directions - Enter an address and let Google Maps plot the location and driving directions for you. Plan a trip by adding multiple Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG destinations to your route, and click and drag the route to customize it. • Keyboard shortcuts - Pan left, right, up and down with the arrow keys. Pan wider with the Page Up, Page Down, Home and End keys. Zoom in and out with the plus (+) and minus (-) keys. • Double-click to zoom functionality - Double left-click to zoom in, and double right- click to zoom out (Ctrl+ double-click for Mac users). • Scroll wheel zooming - Use the scroll wheel on your mouse to zoom in and out of the maps Resource Link http://maps.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=7060 What is Blogger? Blogger is a web-based tool that helps you publish to the web instantly - whenever the urge strikes. Blogger is the leading tool in the rapidly growing area of web publishing known as weblogs, or "blogs." Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp iGoogle do you? - BEG Blogger gives you a way to automate (and greatly accelerate) the blog publishing process without writing any code or worrying about installing any sort of server software or scripts. And yet, it still gives you total control over the look and location of your blog. More specifically, instead of hand-coding your blog posts and frequently uploading the newest version of your page, you make posts to your blog by submitting a simple form on the Blogger web site, and the results immediately show up on your site, with your design. Www.GeekGirlCamp.com www.twitter.com/geekgirlcamp
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