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Google's solution to fight Google Drive Sharing Spam is inadequate

Google announced a new block user feature for its Google Drive file hosting and synchronization service Google Drive last week that prevents others from sharing files and folders with you. Up until […]

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Here is what happens when you run out of Google Storage space

As a Google customer, you do get 15 Gigabytes of storage space for free. The storage space is shared across several of Google's products, including Google Mail (GMail), Google Photos and Google […]

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How to download all photos from Google

If you have uploaded photos to your Google account in the past, you may wonder how to download all photos from Google at a later point in time. Google users may upload […]

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How to check the country that Google associates with your account, and how to change it

Some Google customers are receiving emails by the Internet giant currently that inform them about an update made to their Google Account". In the email, Google states that it is associating customers […]

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Google will soon enforce the use of two-step verification for Google accounts

Two-factor authentication, or as Google calls it two-step verification, is a popular security feature that adds another layer of security to the authentication process. Users who have configured two-factor authentication use a […]

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Google Earth's Timelapse feature shows videos of how the planet has changed over 30 years

Google has announced a new feature called Timelapse, for its popular satellite imagery service, Google Earth. These stunning visuals show us how our planet has changed over 37 years, due to natural […]

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Google plans to shift advertising from user tracking to group tracking

It is no secret that Google is working on removing support for third-party cookies in its products, most notable its Chrome web browser, the world's most used browser. One of the main […]

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Google One customers get access to Pixel-exclusive filters in Google Photos

Google One customers without a Google Pixel device will soon be able to use some of the exclusive filters of Pixel devices in the Google Photos application. Google One is a subscription-based […]

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Google will replace Backup and Sync client with Drive for desktop later this year

Google announced plans to unify its desktop Google Drive clients yesterday on the Google Workspace Updates blog. Two clients are in use currently: the Backup and Sync client, available to Home customers […]

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The three-dots menu in Google Search next to results? It's a new feature!

Google has started the rollout of a new Google Search feature yesterday for users in the United States. The change adds a three-dots menu to each site listed by Google Search in […]

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The beginning of the end of Google Stadia? Google closes game development studio

Google announced plans yesterday to shut down the company's dedicated Stadia Games and Entertainment development studio. The studio, revealed to the world in October 2019 when Google announced its game streaming service […]

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Google is adding crosswalks and other details to Google Maps

Google started to roll out an improved version of Google Maps in January 2021. The new version introduced details, such as crosswalks, footpaths, pedestrian refuge islands, to Google Maps. The functionality is […]

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Google is ending free unlimited Google Photos storage on June 1st, 2021 for nearly everyone

Google announced changes to the company's Google Photos service in regards to storage usage on November 11, 2020. The change, which will take effect on June 1, 2021, drops the current storage […]

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Restore classic Google logos in your browser

Google started to roll out updates to the site logos of some of its most popular services including Gmail, Google Maps, Meet, Calendar, and Google Drive the other day. The logos are […]

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Google about to launch VPN by Google One (US-only)

Google plans to launch a virtual private network (VPN) service soon as part of the company's Google One service. VPN by Google One is limited to customers from the United States at […]

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How to deal with Google's and YouTube's aggressive popups (before you continue, sign in)

When you visit Google's main website for the first time, or after clearing cookies, you get a "before you continue" popup. On YouTube, another Google property, you will get a "sign in […]

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Google and Mozilla to extend search deal according to reports

Reports suggest that Google and Mozilla will extend the search deal that makes Google Search the default search engine of the Firefox web browser in most regions by three years. ZDnet reports […]

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How to hide Google Meet on Gmail's web interface

Companies like Microsoft and Google use their popular products to push new products regularly. Microsoft promotes the new Edge browser in Windows, and Google has a track record of pushing its Chrome […]