Google Drive

Why did no one tell me? Its brilliant!

I have had Rupert, my mini laptop, back from the repairer. He is up and running again but in the meanwhile I loaded my Office 2010 software on the office desktop. Pretty sure I cant also load it on Rupert & on the whole that's fine but sometimes I want to make notes. So I did some faffing about within Google Chrome and discovered Google Drive. Amazing.

I loaded my to do list, my garden schedule, such as it is, and my shopping list.  One of my major organisaing faults is that I can never decide if I prefer notebooks or electronic note & record keeping. So normally I do my shopping list on my work laptop (in a break, honest) and then print it and tuck it into my notebook prior to shopping. I love paper books for pleasure writing but for organisation I really like to be able to check, amend, update and delete things.. This week I did the work laptop list and then saved it to my Google Drive. On my phone I downloaded the Google Drive App. Bob's my Uncle, as they say. Shopping list on the hone and I could delete items as I picked them up. Normally I scrabble around for a pen to cross out as we go but more than once I have used my eyeliner. No this week though. By the time we left the shop I had a small list of things which I hadn't found.  Tres Efficient!

So this week I am adding to my list, via the hone, as I go. I suppose I could do it all on my hone just using the notes facility but I refer to do the initial writing u on a big screen. I may come unstuck if I dont have wifi but otherwise, all smiles.

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  1. Way too over my head stuff this - pen and paper girl here. Will admit to using the note thingy on the new ipad but you have to have it on to see it whereas a list can be stuck on the wall beside the calendar lol
    Anyway it sounds like you are in your element - go for it.
    Haven't been to 'blogland' for a while - staying away till next week. I lose all track of time and its not good for my eye at the moment
    Take care
    Cathy

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  2. Hi Cathy
    That works for you, its my indecisiveness which causes me problems. I had lasik about two years ago so you have my sympathy. Stick with knitting and avoid the blogospehere for a while
    xx
    \lix

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