How Android Wear and Google Keep Saved My Day

I’m a big fan of various productivity tools, and Google Keep happens to be one of my favorites when it comes to capturing information quickly and getting to it from my phone.  Today I discovered that, coupled with Android Wear, Google Keep can be smarter than I am. While working on my wife’s car I decided it would be worthwhile to capture the list of materials I needed for my project as well as the steps in the process in a Google Keep note to keep track of it for when I was working. Anxious to get going, I headed … Continue reading How Android Wear and Google Keep Saved My Day

Making Google Keep more useful on Android

If you’re a Google Keep user on Android, you may be wishing there was an easier way to add a new note into Keep without having to either open the app or use one of Google’s two widgets (3×1 and 3×2 size?  Really?) to tie up precious desktop space.  If you also use Nova Launcher here’s a trick to save some space and make things faster. Screenshot of Google Keep activities in Nova Launcher From the page on your launcher where you want to add a shortcut, bring up the Nova menu and select Shortcuts > Activities. Scroll down until … Continue reading Making Google Keep more useful on Android