Google unveiled a redesigned version of Google Earth today which, unlike its predecessor, is a web application. While that sounds good on first glance, as you may run Google Earth now without having to install software or an application first, the new version is limited to Google Chrome currently on the desktop. The desktop version […]
Google is one of the major players on today’s Internet and in the tech world in general. The company started as a search engine company but has evolved since then to become a force to be reckoned with. Besides dominating search, which Google does in most part of the world, it is also responsible for the Android operating system that you find being used on the majority of smartphones released in the last couple of years.
Add to that services like Gmail, or Google Mail, the company’s much acclaimed email service, Google Docs, a document management and cloud hosting service, Google Plus, one of the largest social networking sites, the Google browser, know as Google Chrome, which is now the second most popular browser in the world, and dozens of other services that are all highly popular.
Here is a selection of sample articles that you may enjoy: We have a Gmail Tools overview with more than 90 different tools, extensions and services that help you make the most out of Gmail, our Gmail Login help guide which you may find useful if you can’t access your account anymore or our Google Chrome extension reviews.
Below are all Google related articles posted on Ghacks in the past.
Sorry, you can't view or download this file at this time is an error message that you may get when you try to download files on Google Drive. The explanation for the error message is simple: while users are free to share files publicly, or with a large number of users, quotas are in effect […]
Google plans to roll out a new unified design for its sign-in page soon that will have the same look and feel on all devices you use. Google changed the sign-in page several times throughout the years. The last change of the sign-in page dates back to 2015 which Google announced in pretty much the […]
If you are a paying Google Drive customer you know that Google offered monthly payment options only up until now. The company is giving away 15 Gigabyte of storage to all its users, but requires you to pay a subscription fee if you require more than that amount of data storage. The storage is shared […]
Trusted Contacts is a new personal safety application for Android devices that allows others to find out your last known location. The main idea behind the app is to give one or more contacts the status of trusted contact. These can be family members, close friends, parents, or your spouse. Once you have given someone […]
Google is about to roll out an updated version of the company's captcha protection that tries to determine whether a connection was made by a user or Mr. Roboto. Captchas are designed to separate between humans and bots. While sites may want to allow entrance to all human visitors, they may not be as forthcoming […]
Google announced yesterday that it switched the algorithm that powers its Google Translate service to Neural Machine Translations for eight language pairs, promising that more will follow over time. Google Translate is a useful translation service that is built-in to Google Chrome but also available as a web service and as mobile apps. This first […]
Google announced yesterday that its Google Drive software won't support Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 anymore starting January 1, 2017. Google Drive is the company's official desktop program that enables Google users to manage and sync files between their devices and the Google cloud. Today, we’re announcing that on January 1, 2017 […]
Google Translate is a widely used translation service by Google that is probably the most used translation service on the Web these days. Google states for instance that the system processes 18 million translations per day from Chinese to English alone. Up until now, Google Translate used a phrase-based translation model to power the translation […]
YouTube Heroes is a new volunteer program that Google just launched to make YouTube a friendlier place by reporting videos, sharing knowledge or adding subtitles to videos. YouTube is without the shadow of a doubt a toxic environment, at least when you look at the comment section on the site. While there is without doubt […]
Google started to roll out Allo, its second new messaging app released this year, yesterday. While the roll out is still going on, it is clear already that Google changed things around a bit in regards to privacy and security. The main selling point of Allo is a bot or AI that Google baked into […]
Google just launched an update for Google Drive that improves the service's search capabilities with spelling correction and natural language processing. Google Drive's search functionality lacked in several ways up until now, especially if you consider that Google is the dominant search company on the Internet. The new update improves search on Google Drive. While […]
Google Trips is a new vacation and trip planning and management application for Google Android and iOS devices. At first, I thought this was just another app that grabbed information from Gmail and other Google services, processed them, and displayed them in its interface to the user. While it does that, it is rather refreshing […]