Google Apps Overview

Core Google Apps Services

Core Google Apps are covered by NJIT's terms of service and include the following Google applications: Gmail, Calendar, Drive (Docs), Groups, Sites, and Talk (Chat and Hangouts).

 

Google App

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Gmail NJIT's official email service for Faculty/Staff and Students. Includes Google-powered search, unlimited storage, offline support, and much more.
Calendar Easily schedule meetings at times that work for everyone, get meeting reminders, and share calendars.
Drive Google Drive allows you to store your files in the cloud, share them, and access them from anywhere.
Groups Google Groups can be used as mailing lists and to share calendars, docs, sites, and videos quickly with coworkers.
Sites Build sites without writing a single line of code. It's as easy as writing a document. And, to save even more time, you can choose from hundreds of pre-built templates.


Consumer Google Apps Services

Consumer Google Apps are covered by their own terms of service. Frequently used consumer apps are: Google+, Chrome Web Store, Alerts, Chrome Sync, Maps, Picasa, and Youtube.

 

 

Google App

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Google+ Connect with professors and colleagues, share information in real-time, and collaborate with others.
Chrome Web Store Discover great apps, games, extensions, and themes for Google Chrome.
Alerts Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your queries.
Chrome Sync When you sign in to the Chrome browser or a Chrome device, your bookmarks, extensions, apps, theme, and other browser preferences are saved and synced to your Google Account. You can then load these settings anytime you use Chrome on other computers and devices.
Maps Find local businesses, view maps, and get driving directions in Google Maps.
Picasa Picasa is an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, as well as an integrated photo-sharing website.
YouTube Share your videos with friends, family, and the world.
Last Updated: August 25, 2017