Google Docs, Evernote's Skitch and Creating Great Documentation

Google Docs and Evernote's Skitch provide a great platform for creating great documentation that can be shared with anyone and on any device. 

A Google Document has much more in common with a web site than it does Microsoft Word. A Google Document's location is based on a uniform resource location  - a URL. The URL was created by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, in 1994; URLs form the foundation of the Web. Tim invented URLs because he thought it was too hard to share content. 

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Share Google Drive files right from your Desktop

Now you can Share your files with others directly from the Google Drive desktop app. Just right click on the file you want to share, look for Google Drive and select Share. The familiar Sharing Settings dialoge box appears given you the option to share with as many or as few people as you'd like. 

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Should I download Google Drive?

Well, should you download Drive? As always, it depends. If we do "Download Drive for Mac or Windows" we're downloading local software that will run on that specific computer. Downloading Drive doesn't affect our web-based version, it just gives us another access point to our Drive. ​

Google Drive is a platform. It can run on the Web, on the desktop and on your mobile devices all at the same time. ​

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Docs comes to Google+ Hangouts

One of the most exciting features of Google Docs is the ability, even from your smartphone, to collaborate - create - in real time! This incredible ability now comes to Google+ Hangouts. Hangouts allow up to 10 people to video chat - it's a ton of fun, if you haven't tried it yet give it a try today.
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Goodbye Hosted Exchange. Corporate Floors Goes Google.

Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, Corporate Floors is a full-service flooring contractor with satellite offices in Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Thomas Holland, President and founder of Corporate Floors, has enjoyed considerable growth over the last 18 years and has been a Fortune 5000 company for the last 3 years. Holland recounts his IT challenges; “Initially all IT support was in house. As we grew, and added new locations it became increasingly difficult to manage our systems.”
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