How To Transfer Contacts From An Android Phone To A Yahoo Account

One of my high school classmates emailed me recently with a question regarding their contacts on their Android phone. He keeps his contacts in his Yahoo account and wanted to know if there is a way to import his phone contacts to Yahoo. Fortunately, there is an easy way to do this. As Android is […]

Geeks To Peeps: Setting Up My Android Phone, Part Two

Now that we have gone through our Android phone’s settings, it’s time to set up the apps which come with the phone. Many of these are Google related (surprise, surprise), but the functionality they add to the phone, especially when you’re a Google product nutcase like me, give you a device which expands well beyond […]

Geeks To Peeps: Setting Up My Android Phone, Part One

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’ve purchased an Android smartphone. I’ve been interesting in Android for some time, especially now that I have clients which use various Android handsets. With Virgin Mobile offering the LG Optimus V phone for just $150 out the door, I made a foolish purchase and now have two […]

Geeks To Peeps: Gmail On Your Smartphone

I’ve packed away my laptop for the night, so I thought I appropriate to write my latest installment of Geeks to Peeps both on and about a device which many people use to check their Gmail on a regular basis: a smartphone. Specifically, I’m going to focus on the mobile website for Gmail. While I […]

Geeks To Peeps: Boomerang

I truly believe that this is the best thing to happen to Gmail since, well, Gmail itself. Boomerang is a third party plugin for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers which adds a ton of functionality and productivity enhancements to your Gmail account. If you’re a believer in the Getting Things Done (GTD) method, the […]

Geeks to Peeps: Phone Calls In Gmail

Google made an announcement today which I am thrilled about: The ability to make phone calls from your Gmail web page, which Google introduced earlier this year, will remain free throughout 2011 for U.S. users. That’s right. You can make totally free phone calls from your totally free Gmail account. All you need is a […]

Geeks to Peeps: Gmail Chat

In my last Geeks to Peeps article, I started digging into the wonder that is Gmail, looking at the archiving and labels functions and how they help you organize and reference your email. This article continues the Gmail love, focusing on the built-in Chat functionality and how it brings multiple communication methods into your Gmail […]

Geeks to Peeps: Gmail Archiving and Labels

If you read my previous Tech Tips Tuesday installment, you’ll remember that I gave you a homework assignment – Set up your own Google account, including creating a Gmail account. If you haven’t done so, please take a couple minutes (which really is all it takes) to create that account. A large part of what […]

Geeks to Peeps: Going Gaga Over Google

Show me somebody who has not performed a Google search at least once in their lives and I’ll show you somebody who has never touched a computer in their lives. Google has become a mainstay in our everyday lives. Students Google potential topics for their studies. Sports fans Google their favorite players to find out […]