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by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

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By Jason Snell

The best tool for the job

This month’s Six Colors Magazine is, strangely enough, not brought to you by Google’s collection of productivity apps, but most of the articles here discuss Google stuff, entirely coincidentally.

A lot of people who don’t know me well assume that because I write about Apple products and use Macs and iOS devices exclusively, I’m all in on Apple’s cloud ecosystem, too. But that’s just not true. When I discovered, sadly, that the excellent iOS app FlightTrack was being discontinued, a friend suggested that I try Google Trips, but was concerned that it might not work for me.

I’m not sure Google Trips is quite what I’m looking for, but it worked well when I tried it, because Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Drive are major parts of my current workspace. I’m glad that Google has (generally) taken care to bring its services to iOS, because I’m a user of both.…

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