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Computer Tips and Tricks: More About Google

Google, as we all know, is a search-engine tool for finding resources on the World Wide Web. But now, it has expanded and improved. Most of us are big Google Users which probably means we must have Google accounts. With the Google Accounts service, searching is just not enough. There's Gmail, Google Alerts, Google Adwords, Froogle, and more.
So what else does Google offer that we might find useful? Following is a list of some Google programs that you can pick and choose from. Just click on the hyperlinks to get to the page. Enjoy Googling!
  • Adwords: An advertising/marketing program
  • Alerts: A reminder service
  • Blog Search: A blog search service
  • Blogger: A blogging tool
  • Book Search: A book search service
  • Checkout: An e-commerce checkout application
  • Desktop: A collection of tools to make your desktop more user-friendly
  • Directory: A service to browse the Internet by topic
  • Earth: A combination of satellite imagers and mapping applications
  • Froogle: An e-commerce price-based comparison service
  • Gmail: An e-mail application
  • Google Docs & Spreadsheets: A Web-based word-processing and spreadsheets application
  • Maps: a Web-based mapping application
  • Notebook: A note-taking and information collection application
  • Page Creator: a Web-design application
  • Picasa: a photo-editing and sharing application
  • Scholar: A search service specifically for scholarly papers
  • SketchUp: A 3D modeling application
  • Translate: a Web-based language translation service
  • Video: A video sharing application

Keep on checking our blog for more computer tips and tricks. Also, register for computer classes at any Orange County library. Remember these classes are free for Orange County residents.
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