Get Some Google Cloud Training, and Other Productivity News (Episode 002)

Get Some Google Cloud Training, and Other Productivity News

Get Some Google Cloud Training, and Other Productivity News

Episode 002 | May 15, 2020

This week on Anything But Idle, we discuss all the best personal productivity news headlines we’ve come across, including our featured story this week about Google providing some free training opportunities if you’re looking to learn about its cloud infrastructure platform, Google Cloud. There’s so much more to Google Cloud than meets the eye!

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In this Cast | Get Some Google Cloud Training

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Headlines & Show Notes | Get Some Google Cloud Training

Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

Our NEW Website and the Next Chapter of Learn OmniFocus – Learn OmniFocus 

What’s New? 

Amazon Launches All-New Fire Tablets to Keep You Entertained 

A simpler, more organized Slack on your phone | The Official Slack Blog 

Lowdown – Auto-generate newsletters from Slack community content | Product Hunt 

The Keyboardio Atreus by Keyboardio — Kickstarter 

WayTools TextBlade – Magnetic Keyboard for iPhone, iPad, Android 

Surface Go 2 review: Microsoft’s tiny PC is only a tiny bit better | Engadget 

Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for iPad Now Support Split View – MacRumors 

Google’s Read Along App Helps Teach Kids How to Read 

Facebook app for iPadOS updated with Split View and Slide Over multitasking support – 9to5Mac 

The Dell UltraSharp 49 review begins – first impressions – 9to5Mac 

Introducing Status for remote work – The Asana Blog 

New Research Reveals Americans, as Both Employees and Consumers, Value Family-Friendly Benefits Over More Costly Perks – Business – Odessa 

The Work+Life Report 2020 – 

Facebook officially releases its 50-person ‘Messenger Rooms’ alternative to Zoom – 9to5Mac 

Box Launches All-New Box Experience to Simplify Work | Business Wire 

How to Enable Group Tabs on Google Chrome 

Productivity Is Not Working | WIRED 

Apple details COVID-19 adjustments in latest Supplier Responsibility Report – 9to5Mac 

How coronavirus is changing the way we use digital devices, apps & tools 

Google Cloud Training

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