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Google makes the new Google Earth Chrome exclusive

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 […]

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Fix Google Drive: Sorry, you can't view or download this file error

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 […]

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Google Sign-In page gets new, unified design

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 […]

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Google Drive: annual payment discounts added

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 […]

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Google Trusted Contacts app for Android

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 […]

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Google's about to roll out invisible captchas

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 […]

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Google Translate switches to Neural Machine Translations

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 […]

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Google Drive end of support for Windows XP and Vista

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 […]

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Google intensifies tracking: check your private settings

Google made a significant change to the company's privacy policy recently which changes in a significant way how the company is tracking users on the Internet. Previously, the company kept its DoubleClick […]

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Google Translate neural translations promise better results

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 […]

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YouTube Heroes: new volunteer program for YouTube

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 […]

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Google Allo from a privacy point of view

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 […]

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Google Drive Search and Docs improvements

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, […]

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Quick Look at Google Trips

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 […]

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Chrome 56: HTTP sites marked as not secure

Google announced plans┬átoday to increase the pressure on sites not yet offering their content over secure https connections. Starting with Chrome 56 Stable, out January 2017, the company plans to list some […]

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Google does not give up: YouTube next social network?

Google tried to establish a social networking site several times in the past to complete with the almighty Facebook. But even the company's latest endeavor in the social space, Google Plus, did […]

Google is in a vicious build-retire cycle

Google created or bought several long-standing successful products since the company started out as a startup to revolutionize search. The most successful products are probably Google Search, Gmail, Chrome, Maps, Adsense/Adwords, Android […]

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Google to display new device sign-ins on Android

Google announced yesterday that Android users will receive notifications when sign-ins from new devices are recognized directly on their Android devices. Up until now, Google used email messages to inform users about […]