CAP 105-04 · Communications · Public Relations · Technology

Today’s Lesson:

It amazes me how much I still don’t know about the internet and it’s tools. I have learned a little more about it in my class and decided to explain a few tools that you may or may not know about.

UnknownHave you ever see this symbol? It’s called RSS or Really Simple Syndication. It allows you to receive live internet feed to your computer or mobil device. By clicking on the icon you are “subscribing” to similar headlines, news stories, or other information that interests you. There are many websites were you can set up your own feed reader, and example is reederapp.com, for Mac users or feedly.com for everyone else who wants to explore this intriguing tool.

Google Drive is a widely known, FREE tool that has become a main source for college students when working on group Google-Drive-iconprojects and seems to be growing to business and organizations across the globe. Not only can multiple people work on the same document at the same time, it is automatically save and can be accessed virtually anywhere. Documents and presentations are stored in the cloud and is super easy to use. At this point, most people know about Google Drive but did you know how many templates and other features it offers? There are templates for forms, resumes, and even surveys. Google Drive is constantly growing…the only catch, whatever you have on the Drive, Google owns.

References:

http://www.wpclipart.com/computer/software/RSS_icon_large.png.html

http://www.iconarchive.com/show/google-play-icons-by-marcus-roberto/Google-Drive-icon.html

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