Switching from Apple to Google

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  • Published on:  12/30/2017
  • http://www.GetFitOver40.com - Switching from Apple to Google.

    hat do I mean by Switching from Apple to Google? Both companies provide hardware, operating systems, applications and services. For the most part I have changed over everything to Google with only a few exceptions.

    I don’t recommending this for everyone as I still strongly feel that Apple is a great solution for many people. I still use a Mac desktop computer for my heavy lifting and my family all still has iPhones which was something I needed to consider when I switched over to Google.

    Why Did I do it?

    It all started with the Chromebook, I purchased a Chromebook to replace my MacBook Pro since I already had an iMac desktop computer as my main workhorse and I figured a Chromebook would do everything I needed when I wanted to be portable. As it turned out my Chromebook exceeded my expectations and now my entire family uses them as their main computers.

    Just recently I purchased my first Google Home and fell in love with the concept. I love the way I can access my smart home devices and automate my life. I even went out and bought a bunch more of the Google Home systems so I could access Google Home in more areas of my house and office. My kids are getting their own units for Christmas along with a family music plan…

    The one thing I realized was that Google Home works best if you’re using Google services, like their calendar and contacts. If you want to access this info on your Google Home, then you need to make sure your calendar and contact info is in the Google cloud. At first I achieved this from my Apple iPhone using third party apps that synced my Apple Calendar and Contacts with Google Calendar and Contacts. At this point I started to wonder why I was using Apple hardware if I was becoming so Google oriented?

    Make Sure to checkout my full written Post over on my GetFitOver40.com Blog:
    http://www.getfitover40.com/post/2017/12/30/switching-from-apple-to-google.html

    Watch some other Google Switching related videos:

    Switching to Google Chromebook:
    https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=lYRjCZrQ6TI

    ASUS Flip C302 12.5 Inch Android Chromebook Review:
    https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=xBanadw7Nuw
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