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Google started in the late 90’s as a search engine. Since then, it has grown into one of the biggest companies in the technology field. Google continues to expand their google search, Chrome browser, gmail and more. They have an open office in docs.google.com and help you connect via Google Voice. Chromium is Google’s newest project – a notebook running Google OS.

Documents for iPad Corrals Dropbox, Box, Google Drive in one iPad App

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-247-Documents-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (101.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have a few cloud drives. I have a Dropbox app, a Google Drive app and a Box app for my iPad. But when it comes to moving one file over or just searching for one specific file, this can get confusing. That is where Documents by Readdle comes in. I can set up all my cloud drives into one area and access those files needed. I can even set up a home drive for the iPad to pull from. I can bring documents, pictures, video and more...

Best iPad RSS Reader: Flipboard, Feedly, Digg and More

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:42 — 111.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday I take a look at RSS feed readers for your iPad. Last week, Google took down their reader service and two companies worked hard to get their replacements out there. There are a lot of RSS feed reader apps out there, some free and others with a purchase. I take a look at 4 readers I have on my iPad and if they are any good. Digg – Digg Digg was a company owned by Kevin Rose. They were the first...

Google Drive for iPad – Create and Manage Documents on the iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:21 — 78.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have used Google docs for a few years now – ever since it was a simple document editor to what it has become today. You can create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. So with Google Drive – Google, Inc.you now have the ability to get those documents on your iPad. Google Drive is available for free and comes with 5 GB of storage (with additional storage price options). You can create or edit documents, set sharing, set for offline viewing and more....

Prompterous for iPad – OnStage U Mount for Musicians with iPads

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:24 — 100.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS During CES, Andy McCaskey turned me on to this application. Prompterous – Labotec turns your iPad into a teleprompter. With Prompterous you can type in text or bring it in from a text file up on your dropbox or Google Docs. Fix the font and spacing settings in the app – if you run a camera teleprompter system through your iPad then you can even reverse the text. Prompterous for iPad Prompterous has options to scroll through the text, slow it down,...

12 iPad Apps for Christmas pt.2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:52 — 115.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLast year I kicked off the show with a “12 apps for Christmas”. I decided to make this an annual theme showing you iPad apps that I ended up using on a regular basis. They range from games to music, productivity apps and more. If you get new iPad, these apps are great starters. Check out last year’s list of iPad apps! 12 iPad Apps of Christmas Monopoly for iPad – a game I play when I am in flight and don’t...

Bobblehead Wisdom: Office Edition – Put Google Maps Back on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:40 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday I look at Bobblehead Wisdom: Office Edition for iPad. Using characters of the hit show the Office, you can not only get a bobblehead of your favorite character but also get a few quotes from the show. Choose between Michael Scott, Jim Halpert, Dwight Schrute, Andy Bernard or Creed Bratton. Over 400 quotes and 100 video clips of their best can be seen on this app. I also show you how you can put Google maps back on your iPad. With...

Pinterest Gets iPad App, Think Geek Padintosh Case

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:46 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI applauded Twitter when they got an iPad app. It took forever, but Google+ finally got an iPad app (over an iPhone app on the iPad). Now Pinterest has finally jumped on the bandwagon and given us an app we can use on the iPad! Pinterest is a social network that lets you “pin” pictures to your boards. Those pictures can point to websites, videos, or other content. The new iPad app works similar to the website – you can add pins,...

In Plain Sight Encrypts Photos on iPad with Locking Key

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:34 — 84.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou have your iPad protected with a pass code. You save certain documents to encrypted folders. What about pictures? How can you encrypt them, so when a service like Google+ syncs the pictures, they get nothing but a jumbled mess. Check out In Plain Sight – an app that will turn a picture into a jumbled mess. If you know the 3 digit code, you can unscramble the picture. Otherwise, it just looks like static. How to encrypt: Load an image into...

Google+ Finally Comes to iPad!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:20 — 81.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, I talk about the Google+ (Google Plus) iPad app. After a year, and suffering through a lackluster iPhone version, Google has finally come out with an app that is pretty darn sweet. The best part is I don’t have to cock my head to the side every time I want to read a post. The Google+ iPad app actually does something that other apps don’t: When you are in portrait mode, you swipe up and down to move through the posts....