Google’s Translate App is a handy tool and is constantly being improved in both features and accuracy. There are one or two wrinkles to its use, however, that may not be immediately obvious from the interface.
Google has added a handy ability to Google Sheets; you can now view the result of any formula (including any potential errors) in real time, as you create the formula.
Simply enter your formula and watch the calculated result pop up above it in a ‘tool tip’ style container:
Google have made a few improvements to help you highlight important data in your spreadsheet charts. In Google Sheets on the web, the improvements mean you can:
Choose different shapes for data points in both line and scatter graphs:
Click on a data point to open the pop-up toolbar.
Most of us have, at some time or other, sent an email only to realize that it contained something that was incomplete, misleading, or just plain wrong.
Gmail has a Lab to help you. The Undo Send lab can be added to Gmail via the cogwheel button, by selecting Settings from the drop-down menu and then Labs:
Google has started to send email notifications to you when you sign in to a Google account from a different device. Here’s an example of one I received when logging into Google from a Linux netbook while I was already logged in on my desktop PC:
In this previous post I discussed how to add delegates to a Gmail account, so your mail can be managed better in your absence. Under such circumstances it’s often useful to delegate your calendar activities too.
Google has revised the tools it makes available for you to manage and keep secure your account. To check out the new My Account page, navigate to:
where you’ll find a new interface:
In this post from last year I described how you can receive aggregated search results from Gmail and Google Drive. Google has now improved things a little further, aggregating the results of Calendar and Drive searches into a single result set.