Articles tagged with google


Facebook is blocking news in Australia

General|Feb 18, 2021

Facebook has chosen not to pay for links to news that appear in the service. [more]


How to stop Apple Google snooping on iPhone

Apple|Feb 12, 2021

  Apple will stop sending secure browsing alerts via Google's servers from iOS 14.5. [more]


Android should limit tracking

Google|Feb 6, 2021

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman with enough tea scoop: Google develops anti-tracking in Android to stop apps from selling information about you to third parties. [more]

Apple TV is coming to Chromecast

IT|Dec 20, 2020

The Apple TV app launches to Chromecast with Google TV early next year, "and in the future even more devices running Android TV." [more]

If you are inactive for two years, Google may delete all content

Google|Dec 11, 2020

Google has changed its storage policies in a number of services. [more]

Now Chrome extensions have to answer for themselves

Google|Nov 25, 2020

From January next year, Google will require extensions to Chrome to explain what user data is used for. [more]

What's in the latest Chrome update? Big performance boost, tab search and tab actions, native app for new Macs

Google|Nov 22, 2020

Chrome 87 boasts a big speed boost and a revamped UI for the browser's PDF viewer and a native version for new M1-powered Macs. [more]

It's been several years since Chrome got so much faster - giving so much better battery life

Google|Nov 18, 2020

Chrome 87 launched with speed improvements Google believes we have not been served in many years. [more]

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

General|Nov 15, 2020

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution. [more]

The beauty and the shame of Google's Pixel 5 gamble

Google|Oct 4, 2020

Google's latest Pixel pivot could be a revelation — but the shift to a more value-minded flagship phone doesn't come without a cost. [more]

Pixel 5 should not really be able to charge wirelessly

General|Oct 2, 2020

It has an aluminum back. [more]

Android 11's biggest letdown

Google|Sep 28, 2020

One of Google's most promising Android advancements in ages isn't all it was originally cracked up to be. [more]

Google takes on Airtable, Microsoft Lists with Tables work-tracking app

Google|Sep 27, 2020

A product of Google’s Area 120 incubator, Tables is a no-code spreadsheet that lets users create their own apps. [more]

Miss Inbox? Gmail has hidden remnants of its sorting superpowers

Google|Sep 16, 2020

It's been nearly a year and a half since our beloved Google Inbox service made its way into the virtual beyond — and I don't know about you, but I'm still mourning its absence. [more]

What's in the latest Chrome update? 10% faster page loads, more tab tweaks

Google|Sep 1, 2020

Chrome 85 lets users collapse and expand tab groups, see tab previews, save data entered into PDF forms, and spend less time waiting for pages to load. [more]

Android and the art of awkward timing

Google|Aug 26, 2020

"Hello! Here's an interesting new feature you'd almost certainly like to use. There's just one thing..." [more]

Google to trial drastically truncated URLs in Chrome in anti-phishing move

Google|Aug 24, 2020

Google will run a trial with Chrome 86, the browser set to release in October, that will hide much of a site's URL as a way to foil phishing attacks. [more]

Google delays Chrome web apps drop-dead date until mid-2022

Google|Aug 18, 2020

The Chrome-specific apps let developers write one app that would run on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS, and were to have been retired the summer. [more]

Windows 10 PC users can confirm payments using fingerprint on Google Chrome

Microsoft|Aug 6, 2020

Google is now bringing what it calls ‘more secure’ and ‘convenient’ Autofill feature to Chrome. Simply put, Chrome wants users to fill in forms securely without any user interaction. If you are a regular Chrome user, you already know about Autofill, don’t... [more]

Apple is finally embedding DNS security

Apple|Jul 4, 2020

And not the browser. Apple finally makes DNS security over HTTPS a thing in macOS. [more]

Will Google launch new Glass? Has traded AR glasses company

Google|Jul 1, 2020

Or does Google root it again? Google has traded AR glasses company North. [more]

google's go language could get generics in 2021

Google|Jun 28, 2020

Generics have been requested by Go programmers for years for the simplicity and flexibility they offer [more]

Google to fact-check viral images to curb misleading campaigns and political propaganda

Google|Jun 25, 2020

Google wants to curb the misinformation spreading on its search engine in the form of images. The search giant will play an active role in fact-checking its Image search results. The announcement is of significant importance given an increase in misinformation spreading through false... [more]

chrome will block ads that drain your resources: how to turn it on now

Google|May 18, 2020

Why wait? How to swing the banhammer today [more]

Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Chrome, Users Should Upgrade to Chrome 81

Google|Apr 24, 2020

Heads up, Chrome users! A critical vulnerability exists in the Chrome browser that poses a security risk to users. Fortunately, Google has patched the bug before it could be exploited in the wild. Make sure to upgrade your devices to Google Chrome 81. [more]

Do the unthinkable: now Apple and Google will work together

IT|Apr 11, 2020

To track corona across iPhone and Android. [more]

YouTube does like Netflix - lowers video quality in Europe

IT|Mar 21, 2020

Better lead than before. With millions of people in quarantine and several countries in complete lockdown, the pressure on power services is huge. [more]

12 Android 11 News You Should Know About

Google|Feb 21, 2020


Android users get a whole new emoji feature

Google|Feb 15, 2020

Putting them together in new combinations. How to activate. [more]


Google Maps celebrates 15 years - gets new icon and more new features

Google|Feb 7, 2020

Updated today. Google Maps was launched in 2005 and since then the service has become public domain. To celebrate the 15th anniversary, Google is releasing a new Maps icon and adding even more features to the service. [more]

YouTube has secured a super contract

Google|Jan 27, 2020

Become an exclusive Activision Blizzard partner. [more]

Is Opera's reputation for fall?

General|Jan 21, 2020

Lending money in Asia and Africa. Interest rates? 878 percent. [more]

Steam on the way to Chromebooks, but is there any point?

General|Jan 18, 2020

Google works with Valve. [more]

Google promises to support chrome on windows 7 until july 2021

Google|Jan 14, 2020

Although Microsoft support for the aging OS ends this week, Google plans to continue updating its popular browser for Windows 7 until July 2021. [more]

Can finally change practice: Android 11 will possibly let you film over 4GB of video

General|Dec 28, 2019

Not so easy today. [more]

Over 12,000 Google Users Hit by Government Hackers in 3rd Quarter of 2019

Google|Dec 2, 2019

As part of its active efforts to protect billions of online users, Google identified and warned over 12,000 of its users who were targeted by a government-backed hacking attempt in the third quarter of this year. [more]

You don't actually need a Pixel phone to use Stadia on Android

Google|Nov 29, 2019

The unofficial solution is already available. [more]

Gmail, Google Drive and Calendar come to

Google|Nov 21, 2019

Some have access already. [more]

This Chrome experiment caused complete confusion

Google|Nov 16, 2019

- Do you see the consequences of this? [more]

Google kicks employee after struggling with internal leaks

Google|Nov 15, 2019

Two others suspended. [more]

Google will replace broken Home devices

General|Oct 28, 2019

Fresh software messed it up for Google Home and Home Mini. [more]

Google Pixel 4 users dropped - now iPhone users get free full image storage

Google|Oct 22, 2019

Interesting development in the Google Photos case. [more]

Google Rolls out new features

General|Oct 4, 2019

It also introduces a new feature for Assistant. [more]

Google Maps gets incognito mode

General|Sep 22, 2019

Rolled out to beta testers these days. [more]

See what Google has done with Assistant in India

General|Sep 21, 2019

Citizens can call a number and get answers to what they are wondering about. [more]

Amazingly, Google Docs has not had this feature until now

Google|Sep 11, 2019

But better late than never. [more]

Is this the beginning of the end for Google as we know the company?

Google|Sep 10, 2019

50 states investigating for breach of monopoly laws - target the ad section. Almost all US states, except Califonia and Alabama, have started researching Google's advertising business. [more]

New Google Assistant mode turns your Android device into a smart screen

Google|Sep 9, 2019

For those who do not want to spend money on an extra screen. [more]

Razer launches mobile covers with game motifs

General|Sep 1, 2019

Supports iPhone and Huawei, but not Razer phone. [more]

Both Chrome and Firefox extensions steal data from you

IT|Jul 26, 2019

Through a number of tools and extensions, it is reported. Users of both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have been consulted to take a look among the extensions you have installed after discovering several popular tools that collect and sell user data without permission. [more]

Google's camera translation gets better with upgraded AI and 60 new languages

General|Jul 14, 2019

Norwegian is part of the package. [more]

Spotify Lite launched for older Android phones

General|Jul 10, 2019

Music in your ears, literally. [more]

New feature in Google Maps - alert when the taxi driver is not driving along the route

Google|Jun 30, 2019

This feature can be straightforward to have. [more]

Google confirms - brand new Android phones were delivered with back doors

Google|Jun 13, 2019

Here's the explanation of how it could happen. [more]

Get notified of speed controls in Google Maps

Google|Jun 2, 2019

Great Google Maps upgrade shows speed limits, police cameras, and more. [more]

No longer possible to run Windows or Linux on Chromebooks

Microsoft|May 19, 2019

Google removes the support in the source code for Chromium. [more]

Did you buy this one? Now they shell out for problematic microphones

Google|May 18, 2019

Up to 4000 (!) For each case of error. [more]

Next week, several Sonos owners will get a good news

General|May 15, 2019

It was about time. [more]

Google works with foldable Pixel

General|May 11, 2019

Have already worked with prototypes in secret. [more]

Google Chrome 72: Deprecates TLS 1.0 And 1.1

Google|Feb 15, 2019

Google has rolled out the latest version of its Chrome browser for all compatible operating systems. The new Google Chrome 72 release holds significance as it brings major updates with it. Not only it fixes tens of security vulnerabilities but also deprecates TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. [more]

If you have downloaded one of these Android apps, you may have been cheated

Google|Feb 7, 2019


This Google service will disappear in April

Google|Feb 4, 2019

If you want to save your data, you should act quickly. Last October, the news cracked that Google+ had been the subject of massive data leakage affecting hundreds of thousands of users. [more]

Mozilla Thunderbird gets faster and gets finer designs

IT|Jan 7, 2019

The Mozilla email client is upgraded. It's far from anyone who knows Mozilla's Thunderbird project and two years ago, the company decided to separate the developer team for Thunderbird and Firefox.  [more]

It's confirmed - dark mode for Google Chrome on Windows 10

Google|Jan 3, 2019

It's already confirmed for Mac OS Mojave. We wrote not many weeks ago that Google has been working with a dark mode of its browser for Mac OS Mojave and at the same time hoping for similar efforts from the company to do the same for Windows 10. [more]

Google is being prosecuted in Europe and the United States for illegal tracking

Google|Dec 3, 2018

Call for urgent action against the giant. Several news media write that Google is facing potential litigation in both Europe and the United States for having illegally tracked phones without the consent of the owners. [more]

Now, the login is finally fixed in Chrome 70

Google|Oct 21, 2018

A lot of news in Google's fresh update. It was in the last update, Chrome 69, that Google added a new feature to simplify the login process. This feature enabled you to log in to the browser when you really wanted to log in to one of their sites and received a lot of negative attention... [more]

Google alerts Chrome changes after massive criticism

Google|Sep 30, 2018

This is how the company explains the new login. Several have responded to a change Google has made in Chrome 69 that automatically logs users into the browser when they log in to a Google Account, such as Gmail. Among them, security scientist Matthew Green discovered that by accident. [more]

Gmail confirms that developers have access to Gmail data

Google|Sep 27, 2018

Privacy protector responds: - The model is completely broken. The US Congress wanted a response from Google after it became known in July that the search company gives developers access to users' Gmail emails. [more]

Google is being charged for breach of GDPR

IT|Sep 18, 2018

This corresponds to the search company. The company behind the browser Brave has complained Google and advertising companies to the authorities in Ireland and the UK. Brave claims that Google and the other companies violate the new privacy laws in Europe, perhaps most commonly known as... [more]

Google puts down Inbox

Google|Sep 15, 2018

Only Gmail left. When Google updated Gmail in April, everyone wondered what was going to be the fate of Inbox, which in many ways is a more modern product. [more]

Twitter: - The algorithms have not always been impartial

General|Sep 9, 2018

Admit that users have not been treated fairly. During the US Congress's query of Twitter and Facebook, Twitter could reveal that they had reduced visibility to over 600,000 accounts - including accounts belonging to Congress members. [more]

All Android devices that are not running "Pie" are vulnerable to tracking

Google|Sep 6, 2018

Attackers can track victims down to their home address. The security company Nightwatch Cybersecurity says that Android devices are affected by a new vulnerability that allows apps to access location information. [more]

Google can access private search in Chrome

Google|Aug 29, 2018

The company rejects the claims. In a recent report, Vanderbilt University professor Douglas Schmidt claims that Google is conducting massive data collection through the Chrome browser. [more]

Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool; Redirects to new page

Google|Aug 27, 2018

Google Chrome Cleanup Tool was great for use whenever the browser fails to work as it should in some instances. Folks could easily download the tool, run it, and watch as it fixes several problems. [more]

Google Maps Location Sharing now also shares your battery level

Google|Aug 9, 2018

And you can not prevent it. Google has been working on position sharing over several years. At first, it was Google Latitude, and then part of Google Maps, but it was moved to Google+ before returning to Maps. [more]

Android P is more or less done - download beta 4

General|Jul 30, 2018

Stable enough to be a candidate for the final version. Google has rolled out Android P beta 4 to its own phones. [more]

Google Chrome 68 for Desktop is available for download

General|Jul 26, 2018

Google has announced the availability of the stable version 68 of Google Chrome for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The update will be distributed in waves in the coming days and weeks, so not all users will be provided with the update immediately. With the new version, Chrome... [more]

Google Mystical OS can replace Android and Chrome OS

Google|Jul 25, 2018

The operating system to drive "all". There have been more rumors about Google's mysterious Fuchsia OS. Now Bloomberg writes that the search company's Fuchsia department consists of 100 developers who work with what could be the successor to Android. [more]

Google stops Chrome support for older editions of macOS

Google|Jul 10, 2018

You may need to upgrade. In connection with the latest update for Chrome for macOS, Google has updated the system requirements for the popular browser. [more]

Instagram challenges YouTube: upload 1 hour of video

IT|Jul 1, 2018

Has Google / YouTube finally gotten a worthwhile challenger? IGTV is the name of Instagram's new stream service, owned by Facebook, which goes straight to the throat on YouTube and Google. [more]


Download this update to avoid damaging your MacBook with a USB hub

IT|Feb 27, 2021

Is Elon in trouble because of this?

General|Feb 26, 2021

DOWNLOAD: major Windows 10 update

Microsoft|Feb 25, 2021

Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

Microsoft|Feb 24, 2021

Huawei begins rollout of HarmonyOs

General|Feb 23, 2021

New Design!

General|Feb 22, 2021

Apple wants to know everything about Steam

Apple|Feb 21, 2021

Apple will move iPad production to India

General|Feb 20, 2021

This is what Android 12 looks like

General|Feb 19, 2021

Facebook is blocking news in Australia

General|Feb 18, 2021

iOS 14.5 beta 2 has been launched - battery life has been announced

Apple|Feb 17, 2021

Zuckerberg is furious at Tim Cook

General|Feb 16, 2021

iPhone 13 revealed

Apple|Feb 15, 2021

This cabinet is DANGEROUS

IT|Feb 14, 2021

Download this Windows 10 update now

Microsoft|Feb 13, 2021