Entries written by Mike Zhang:

Google Tips: An Updated Overview of Google Classroom Features (2017)

Google Classroom is a learning management system (LMS) designed by Google and implemented in Google’s G Suite for Education. This highlights new features added or changed from the previous published article. If you have not read the first article, it provides an overview of all the features of Google Classroom. This article builds onto those […]

Tutorial: How to install Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Long Term Support)

Despite its uses, Linux operating system is not as well known as Microsoft’s Windows or Apple’s Mac OSX systems. However, Linux is prevalent in Android phones, smart TVs, the internet of things, and a vast majority of the internet’s server infrastructure. There was even a short period of time where Linux was found on netbooks. […]

Tutorial: How to Install Easy!Appointments on Ubuntu 14.04

Easy!Appointments is a FREE and open source online appointment booking and management system. It allows clients of businesses such as hair stylists, spas, and tutors to view and book appointments from available time slots. Easy!Appointments can manage customers, services and staff and can be implemented on a pre-existing website. Learn how to install Easy!Appointments on […]

Google Tips: An Overview of Google Classroom Features (2015)

Google classroom is a learning management system (LMS) designed by Google and implemented through Google Apps for Education. Learn the various features within Google Classroom including the new 2015 updates such as Discussion Questions and Calendar integration. Read on to find out more. 

Tutorial: How to Install Wallabag on Ubuntu 14.04

Wallabag is a free and open source webpage saving application used to store webpages for future reading or referencing. Wallabag saves the text and images from a webpage and reconstructs the page within the application for an easy to read interface. It even predicts how long it will take to read the article! Read on […]

Tutorial: How to Install Kodi 15 Media Center on Ubuntu 14.04

Kodi is a free and open source alternative to standard media centers such as Windows Media Center or iTunes. With mobile apps to view media and act as a remote control, there are several tools that enhance the Kodi experience. In addition, dozens of plugins add features such as pvr functionality and online streaming. Learn […]

Google Tips: 10 Tips for using Google Drive and Improve Productivity

Whether your company has moved to Google Apps for Work or you school has started using Google Apps for Education, here are ten tips and tricks to use Google Drive more effectively and improve productivity. Video Tutorial Written Tutorial Shared Google Drive files are also found in Google Drive’s “Shared with me” Oftentimes, new users […]

Tutorial: How to Install Pydio Online File Management on Ubuntu 14.04

Pydio is an open source self-hosted alternative to online cloud service providers. This software provides additional privacy by storing files on local computers and removes the small storage limitations that online service provides offer. Pydio boasts features such as monitoring the number of times files are downloaded and can share files to internal or external […]

Google Tips: How to Share Files in Google Drive with Large Groups

Sharing within Google Apps was primarily designed for sharing with a small number of users. However, as Google Apps has expanded into schools and business, the sharing features cannot easily handle large groups of users by default. To accommodate sharing and collaborating with large groups of users, apps such as Google Contacts and Google Groups […]

Tutorial: How to Install LibrePlan Project Management on Ubuntu 14.04

LibrePlan is an opensource project management web application that provides small to medium sized businesses (or even families) tools to manage projects from planning to closure. It provides times, gantt charts, reports, resource management and much more. Learn how to install LibrePlan on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop server.