Tag Archive: Google


How to access open Google Chrome tabs on Android and iOS

Did you know that it’s incredibly easy to access open Chrome tabs on your Android and iOS device? So if you’re reading an article on your computer and you have to dash out, you can access it later while you’re on the go without having to search for it again, type in a URL, or email […]

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Dropbox Paper wants to shred Slack and Google Docs

Dropbox has just entered the competitive space of collaborative online tools, and it hopes to overcome its late start with a simple, intuitive document collaboration tool called Paper. Currently in private beta, Dropbox’s Paper is part Google Docs and part Slack, which just goes to show you how late they are — describing one company’s […]

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Hackers can silently access Siri and Google Now on your phone

Siri can be silently put to work against you, thanks to a new hack discovered by French security researchers that allows attackers to transmit orders to the digital assistant via a radio. The hack also works on Google Now and utilizes the headphone cord as an antenna to convert electromagnetic waves into signals that register […]

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Google Translate update brings Split View, new instant visual language

Learning a new language is hard work, especially if you’ve been raised in the U.S., which tends to eschew any real multi-lingual literacy. These days, however, Google Translate lets us all communicate a little more easily across language barriers. A new update for the app today brings both Split View support for newer iPads along […]

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Google records your voice searches — and you can hear them all

Google is incredibly accurate at understanding voice searches, which makes it super useful on mobile when you might want to find information without using your hands. But did you know that the company records every single voice search you make? What’s more, you can listen back to each and every one. Don’t believe us? Visit your “Voice & […]

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Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both. Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across platforms on documents, […]

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Google wants to help you surf the mobile web at lightning speeds

Google wants to make your mobile browsing experience better than ever with its new Accelerated Pages Project. The company hopes to dramatically improve the performance of the mobile web so that pages, videos, animations, and graphics load “instantaneously.” “Publishers around the world use the mobile web to reach these readers, but the experience can often […]

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Amazon gives Apple TV and Google Chromecast the finger

The most popular online retailer in the world, Amazon, is using its e-commerce powers to put the hurt on Apple and Google’s streaming devices in order to prop-up the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV stick. In an email sent to marketplace sellers, Amazon told employees it will stop selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast. […]

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Google doubles down on dongles with new Chromecasts

Google’s inexpensive TV dongle is finally getting a much needed update today as the tech giant revealed two brand new Chromecast models at its press event in San Francisco. Google also loosed a redesigned Chromecast app, Photos support, and Spotify for the video device. The newly-designed TV-centric Chromecast dongle (which comes with an integrated HDMI […]

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All the ways Google caught up with (or surpassed) Apple today

Google is keeping a keen eye on Apple — and promising to do everything faster, better and cheaper than Cupertino. That’s the takeaway from today’s impressive Google event, during which the world got its first look at tons of new services, devices and features coming soon to a screen near you. Here are all the […]

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