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Kyle Taylor

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Google Intern has added support to run Crouton¹ in a Chrome OS Window. Thanks to a 4,471 lines patch², fearless people can now run their favorite Linux distributions on their Chrome Devices in a nice window without jumping between Virtual Terminals as before. 

Here's how to get there:
- First, you need to make sure your Chrome Device is in Developer Mode³ (not Dev Channel).
- Install the Crouton Integration Chrome Extension⁴
- Download crouton⁵
- Open a shell with <Ctrl>+<Alt>+T, type shell and hit <Enter>
- Run sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton t unity,extension 



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Google Education/Certification tests are being refreshed Sept. 26th. "...If you are in the process of studying these lessons for exam or certification purposes, please try to complete by this date. New exams supporting the refreshed content will be available on or around October 17, 2014."

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The new Publishing Interface makes it REALLY easy to embed or link a document to your site.  I also like the expanded timing/playback features for Slides.

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This is a nice comparison tool for Chromebook performance

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I've had a number of teachers ask about Google Training this week. Here is the link.

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Good news for our iPhone and iPad users. 
We’ve updated Docs, Sheets, and Slides for iOS

Starting today, access and edit Microsoft Office files on the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps from your iPad, iPhone and all other devices, online or offline. Learn more: #GoogleApps

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New Features for Google Docs. I know a couple English teachers who might employ these tools.
Google Docs has some brand new tricks. Learn about Suggest Edits, Research Tools and Templates in the lastest episode of The Apps Show. #GoogleApps

In theory changing a district's WiFi password(s) is easy.  In practice its more than a little tedious!

Sorry for anyone whose been inconvenienced by the change this year. Please let me know if you still need help with any of your devices.
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