On November 29, Google launched a fresh look and new features to our UCSC Google Calendars to help us manage our time more efficiently and get more done.
November 29, 2017
October 17, 2017
August 24, 2017
In May of this year, Google introduced new anti-phishing security checks in Gmail to help keep our email safer. Now they are bringing these security checks to the Gmail app on mobile devices.
April 3, 2017
The page to sign in to your UCSC Google Account will look a little different beginning Wednesday, April 5. Google has created a brand new unified design for its sign in page that will have the same look and feel on all devices you use.
March 9, 2017
Mozilla Corporation has announced that it has ended support for browser plugins in its latest Firefox 52 version release in order to ensure better browser performance, security and improved user experience.
December 8, 2016
Google will start reporting HTTP websites in Chrome as "insecure" starting in January 2017. Here are the details: https://security.googleblog.com/2016/09/moving-towards-more-secure-web.html
November 21, 2016
September 19, 2016
August 17, 2016
On August 15, Google released Inbox for Google Apps for Education. This new email application provides enhanced features for managing your email Inbox and mobile use. The UCSC Google Service team evaluated the service and enable it for our campus on August 19.
May 10, 2016
February 8, 2016
If you have shared Google Drive files and documents with someone who has already left UCSC, will be retiring or graduating, or simply changing positions and leaving your department, make sure to change your sharing settings if you no longer want that person to have access to your documents in Google Drive.
January 8, 2016
Knowing your schedule at all times is vital when reading and composing emails. Obviously, you can open up your Google Calendar in another tab and check what events are on the horizon before responding, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could see this information right in Gmail? Now you can!
November 5, 2015
Ever deleted a calendar event by mistake and wanted to get it back? Now you can. Google has added Trash functionality to Google Calendar, providing an easy way for you to view, permanently delete, or restore individual and recurring deleted calendar events.
October 29, 2015
These tips allow you to maintain your privacy while also making full use of Google Apps collaborative capabilities. Share individual tabs of a Google Sheet or retract an email you mistakenly sent the night before, these are Google Gooru's four favorite ways to increase your privacy in Google Apps.
September 23, 2015
September 16, 2015
September 8, 2015
There are plenty of reasons why you may want to transfer ownership in Google Docs. If you are the owner, you might want to pass along responsibility of a project to someone else, especially if you are leaving UCSC. This will ensure that documents will remain accessible once your UCSC account is closed.
July 7, 2015
The new Google Drive that went live in our UCSC domain in April, (read announcement) is now a permanent change. Google has removed the option to return to the old Drive via the Settings drop down.
June 26, 2015
June 19, 2015
Everyone organizes their Google Drive differently. Shockingly, many Google Apps users don’t organize them at all. By using a few best practices, there is a system for making Google Drive much more organized and easier to navigate.
June 2, 2015
Google recently launched a single place where you can manage your Google account data. My Account, which replaces the previous Google Account settings page, features sections dedicated to managing your sign-in and security settings, personal information and privacy settings, and account preferences.
April 27, 2015
April 10, 2015
Google is famous for their search engine, so much so "Google it" is now embedded into our vocabulary to mean to search for something in general. But often I hear people say, "I can't find anything in Google Drive or Gmail". Here's how to use Google's powerful search engine in Drive and Gmail:
April 6, 2015
Google is launching a new redesigned Google Drive on April 7. They announced this change in July when you had the option at that time to switch over to the new design. Here's a recap of what's changing:
January 14, 2015
Docs, Sheets, and Slides have now been added to the Google App Launcher box. Groups has been moved to the 'More' screen (second App box) to make room.