SOLVED: What Happened To Google Earth Desktop & Is Google Earth Web Merging With Google Maps?

Google Earth for the desktop is a NEAR end of life product, but it is still available.  They are replacing the GoogleEarth desktop app with a GoogleEarth Web App.  Google said: While rebuilding the new Google Earth from scratch we decided to start with features that are essential for exploring and learning about the planet: Voyager, Knowledge Cards and I’m Feeling Lucky. Some of the features you may be missing from classic desktop Earth are…

SOLVED: In Simple Terms What is IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (as a service)?

In today’s cloud oriented world, it is easy to get confused with the “as a service” acronyms.  They are quite simple to understand if you ignore the sales jargon: What is Anything “As As Service”? aaS means that you are renting something rather than buying something.  If you connect to it online (and it is not hosted inside your company) it is an ‘as a service’ product. . What is “Infrastructure as a Service”? IaaS…

SOLVED: How To Use Google Maps To Avoid Toll Roads

This short video explains how to use Google Maps on your mobile device to avoid toll roads.  If you use your Android cell or Apple iPhone or even your tablet / Apple iPad for navigation and you want to avoid tolls, then this short video titled, “How To Use Google Maps To Avoid Toll Roads” is for you:  

SOLVED: Samsung Galaxy S3: Driving Mode, Google Maps, Notification Volumes

Below are three brief videos I recorded explaining how to use the your S3: UPDATE: DEC 5, 2012 – Under Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, DRIVING MODE has been relegated to SETTINGS > LANGUAGE AND INPUT > TEXT TO SPEECH OUTPUT > DRIVING MODE .  The button on the notification screen has been replaced with and unrelated feature named BLOCKING MODE which is explained urtech.ca/2012/12/solved-what-is-blocking-mode-on-a-samsung-galaxy-s3-with-android-4-1-jelly-bean/   What is DRIVING MODE and How Do I Control it:…