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WhatsApp Will Consume Your Google Drive Storage Data

WhatsApp Will Consume Your Google Drive Storage Data: Backup Size Feature in the Works?

At the moment, WhatsApp backups won’t count against your Google Drive storage. That may be about to change. It seems there is more bad news for the Facebook-owned messaging app. It seems […]

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How useful is Twitter's new "Soft Blocking" feature?

Twitter is rolling out a new feature on the web version of the service that enables users to soft block followers. Basically, what it allows users of the service to do is […]

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Skype teases "next version", promises all browser support, forgets Firefox icon

Microsoft revealed its future plans for Skype, the communication service that it acquired  in 2011 for $8.5 billion. The next version of Skype will be "improved, faster, reliable, and super modern-looking" according […]

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YouTube's experimental desktop video downloading feature is severely lacking

Google is testing a new experimental feature on YouTube currently that gives YouTube premium subscribers options to download videos on the desktop for later viewing. It is unclear how wide-reaching the experiment […]

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Microsoft Silverlight support ends October 12, 2021: here is what you need to know

Microsoft will end support for all versions of the Silverlight development framework on October 12, 2021. Silverlight applications, which are still supported by the company's web browser Internet Explorer 11, will continue […]

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Never enter Microsoft account passwords again with the new passwordless account feature

Microsoft announced the general available of a new passwordless account feature for personal Microsoft accounts today. The feature is being rolled out to all personal Microsoft account customers over the course of […]

Apple iOS Security Update to prevent ForcedEntry exploit

Apple releases emergency updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS 7.6.2 to prevent Pegasus spyware

Apple has released an emergency update for iOS devices and macOS computers, to patch a serious security vulnerability that has come to light. The exploit is called FORCEDENTRY, and affects all iOS […]

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Should you upgrade to an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max?

Amazon announced several new Fire TV products today on the official company blog and website. A new Fire TV stick was unveiled next to the company's first Fire TV-powered televisions, the Fire […]

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Microsoft Start: news and interests expanded to the Web and Apps

Microsoft announce the new news and interests platform Microsoft Start today, designed to provide users of the product with access to information across platforms. When Microsoft rolled out the News and Interests […]

Germany is pushing phone makers to offer at least 7 years of updates

Germany is pushing phone makers to offer at least 7 years of updates

The European Commission recently proposed an extension to the support cycle of Android and iOS devices. They've requested a minimum period of five years of updates. Germany's Federal Government is now pushing […]

South Korea is on its way to being the first country to legislate open app store payments

South Korea is on its way to being the first country to legislate open app store payments

South Korea has been working towards putting an end to exclusive payment terms on the app stores. They are one step closer to making this a reality as the bill is on […]

You can finally save any file type in Google Drive offline

You can finally save any file type in Google Drive offline

The feature to save any file type to Google Drive’s web client was made available to G-Suite users two years ago. This beta version went through many struggles during the testing phase, […]

Google has added the Presearch browser

Google has added Presearch as a default option on Android devices in Europe

Google has just announced that they will be adding private, decentralized search engine Presearch to the default options on Android devices in the UK and Europe. This option will be available for […]

You may be able to start using Google Assistant without saying Hey Google

You may be able to start using Google Assistant without saying 'Hey Google'

Google recently announced that two new features would be coming to Google Assistant. One of these features will even let you start using Google Assistant without having to say 'Hey Google.' The […]

Google might be willing to bend the Play Store rules for specific customers

Google might be willing to bend the Play Store rules for specific customers

In the last few years, there has been increased scrutiny into the Google Play Store and its power over Android developers. During the ongoing trial between Google and Epic, new facts have […]

Magisk, the Android modding tool, is still with us

Magisk, the Android modding tool, is still with us

Magisk is well-known as one of the best Android modding tools available. However, after its creator John Wu was hired by Google in May, the future of the app was unsure. John […]

Google Assistants' new Daylong Routine helps you automate your whole day

Google Assistants' new Daylong Routine helps you automate your whole day

Google Assistant has become an essential part of many users' lives, especially if you're already knee-deep in the Google ecosystem. You can use this hand tool to control smart devices in your […]

Google Chrome 94 beta has just been released

Google Chrome 94 Beta is available for download

With Google releasing new versions of Chrome one after the other, there has been a surprising release. Google Chrome 94 beta has just been released, complete with beautiful Material You tweaks. Google […]

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How to use youtube-dl to download multiple YouTube, playlist or channel videos

You have a lot of options when it comes to downloading YouTube videos or videos from other video sites. One of the most advanced programs for that kind of task is youtube-dl. […]

Mini previews feature being tested in Google Photos in place of Top Shot

Mini previews feature being tested in Google Photos in place of Top Shot

Top Shot is one of the best features on Google Photos for Android devices. This feature used to be represented by a simple text option, but it appears Google is testing new […]

Google Meets will start giving warnings when you cause an echo

Google Meets will start giving warnings when you cause an echo

Google Meet already has intelligent audio control to help remove echoes in calls. However, they can still occur. Now, Google is releasing a new feature that will give you a warning if […]

Google and Apple app store policies threatened by another new bill

Google and Apple app store policies threatened by another new bill

Just a few weeks ago, we heard about the bill that the U.S senate presented known as the Open Apps Market Act that, if passed, would cause significant changes in the app […]

Google issues another security threat warning - fourth time in two months

Google issues another security threat warning - fourth time in two months

Google Chrome has more than 2 billion users worldwide. This does make the browser a significant target of hackers and other cybercriminals, and unfortunately, the security features aren’t always enough to keep […]

Google Tasks is making it easier to stay on top of your urgent tasks

Google Tasks is making it easier to stay on top of your urgent tasks

Google Tasks is fondly known as one of the best to-do apps for Android. However, despite its popularity, the app doesn’t get a lot of attention from developers. Improvements and new features […]

Google Maps is working to show you how much tolls cost along your route

Google Maps is working to show you how much tolls cost along your route

Google has been consistently updating its Google Maps app to make it better and more convenient for users. Members of the Google Maps preview program have received a message regarding the next […]

Epic Games and Google’s battle continues with more evidence popping up

Epic Games and Google’s battle continues with more evidence popping up

More than a year later, the epic court battle between Epic Games, Google, and Apple is still going on. Recently the court documents started revealing more and more secrets on how business […]

Google Discover’s latest Material You update

Google Discover’s latest Material You update

Google Discover forms an integral part of the Pixel Launcher, despite not being everyone’s favorite feature. Android 12 will be bringing a whole new look to Android devices, and Google Discover on […]

Chrome could be releasing support for one of Android 12 features

Chrome could be releasing support for one of Android 12 features

A long-overdue improvement would appear to be coming to Google Chrome supporting Android 12's scrolling screenshot. We’ve been waiting forever for Google to add this feature into Android, and it finally seems […]

Adaptive charging from Google finally works better on Android 12

Adaptive charging from Google finally works better on Android 12

Google introduced the new adaptive charging feature in December last year, but to date, this charging feature has not worked as promised. That seems to be changing now for specific Pixel devices […]

Android Auto users being pushed to Assistant Driving Mode

Android Auto users being pushed to Assistant Driving Mode

Assistant Driving Mode has been around for a couple of years and was developed as a replacement for Android Auto’s date display. However, Android Auto continued to be pushed even though it […]

Game Dashboard integration has been enabled on Android 12

Game Dashboard integration has been enabled on Android 12

The Android 12 Game Dashboard is an exciting feature that a lot of gamers are looking forward to. However, the experience is now being enhanced even further with direct integration to Google’s […]

Custom statuses now live on Google Chat for mobile devices

Custom statuses now live on Google Chat for mobile devices

There has been a lot of back and forth with Google Chat, as it is replacing Google Hangouts despite having much fewer features. Google seems to be addressing this by releasing new […]

Google Play Store dominance is being threatened by new Senate bill

Google Play Store dominance is being threatened by new Senate bill

U.S Senators have just introduced a new bill to the senate targeting the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The reasoning behind the bill is that Google and Apple stifle any […]

Google is improving privacy by allowing users to lock Chrome Incognito tabs

Google is improving privacy by allowing users to lock Chrome Incognito tabs

Changes have been spotted in the Chromium Gerrit code repository, which points to improvements being made to improve browsing privacy. A new flag in Chrome Canary 94 points to new features that […]

Google Meet updates safety features

Google Meet updates safety features, allows adding more co-hosts and more

Google Meet is rolling out a few new features intended to improve the safety and security of the platform. Among these features is the ability to add up to 25 co-hosts to […]

Android 12 beta 4 released and when to expect the stable version

Android 12 beta 4 released and when to expect the stable version

We are edging closer to the official release of Android 12 as the last beta version is finally released. This beta 4 version marks the last step in software testing before the […]

Google is working on keeping kids safer online with a new image policy

Google is working on keeping kids safer online with a new image policy

Google has announced a new policy set to be released within the next few weeks to give minors more control over their digital footprint. This new policy will make it possible for […]

Google is urging users away from Hangouts and to Chat

Google is urging users away from Hangouts and to Chat instead

Google has made it clear that Hangouts is going away. Now, they are starting to take steps to implement this change by urging users to begin using Google Chat instead. This is […]

More Material You features are becoming apparent

More Material You features are becoming apparent: new design elements, Google Files, and Chrome makeover

Material You was announced at this year’s I/O Conference as the newest design language and successor to Material Theming. During the unveiling, Google also introduced how Android app developers could use this […]

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How to download and convert Google Keep notes

Google Keep is Google's official note taking service and application. It is available as a web version, on Android, and as a browser extension for Google Chrome. Since it is built-in on […]