12 days of Tips-mas wreath 9

12 Days of Tips-mas, Day 9

We’re celebrating Tips-mas this year to give you the greatest gift we can this holiday season–more time. Click here to enjoy our 12 Days of Tips-mas from the beginning, and feel free to sing along as we share our tips each day.

Day 9

On the ninth day of Tips-mas, my IT gave to me…

more OK, Google.

Today’s tricks are for our non-iPhone crowd. Full of real-life examples, this comprehensive list of commands is easy-to-understand and even whimsical at times (see the Messaging section). It will have you controlling your music, setting reminders, responding to messages, and getting answers to all your Google queries without typing a letter.

Our Favorite Tip-Bit

Aside from using the “go, go, gadget” command to open our apps (showing my age with that one), we love the integrations. From finding trip confirmation details (provided they are in Gmail), to voicing a note to add to our Trello board, these tips help us stay organized while eliminating the confetti of sticky notes at the office and at home.


Not okay with Google? That’s okay with us. Come back tomorrow for something entirely different.

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