Category: <span>Google</span>

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Report that Google Pixel 5a cancelled false

Today YouTube personality Jon Prosser claimed that the Google Pixel 5a 5G has been cancelled, reportedly due to a global chip shortage. The device was expected to be launched at Google’s May I/O developer conference. “‘Barbet’ (Pixel 5A) has been canceled,” Prosser Tweeted. “I’m told it’s due to the chip shortage, and as of this […]
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Google Photos compressed “High Quality” mode will irretrievably damage your photos… says Google

For more than 5 years now Google has been encouraging users to store their photos on Google Drive in its proprietary High Quality compressed mode, which allowed them to upload an unlimited number of photos to Google Drive, and keep their phone storage available by deleting the originals. Google’s Anil Sabharwal promised that High Quality […]
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Google Loon’s Internet Balloons Come Back To Earth After A Decade In The Stratosphere

After a journey of a decade, what started as Project Loon by Google is no more. Promoted as a way to bring communications to the most remote parts of the globe, it used gigantic, high-altitude balloons equipped with communication hardware for air to ground, as well as air to air communication, between individual balloons. Based […]
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Google Faces Fresh Antitrust Probe in the UK Over Ad Data Revamp Plans

Following a number of investigations over alleged monopolistic trade practices in India, the US, EU and various other regions around the world, Google is now facing yet another antitrust probe, this time in the UK, over its data collection practices. According to AP, UK’s antitrust watchdog, Competition and Markets Authority, initiated its investigation after receiving […]
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Google’s Latest App Lets Banks Lock Your Android Device

As modern smartphones continue to become more advanced, the prices of the devices are increasing at an alarming rate. So, in order to help customers, many major smartphone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung provide credit facilities to help them pay the amount as monthly installments. However, for any unexpected circumstances, if you cannot pay an […]
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Google Meddling With URLs In Emails, Causing Security Concerns

Despite the popularity of social media, for communication that actually matters, e-mail reigns supreme. Crucial to the smooth operation of businesses worldwide, it’s prized for its reliability. Google is one of the world’s largest e-mail providers, both with its consumer-targeted Gmail product as well as G Suite for business customers [Jeffrey Paul] is a user […]
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Activating and Using Chat Bubbles on Android 11

The stable version of Android 11 is coming just in time for the Q3 2020. Along with it comes a bunch of new fancy features, namely increased touch sensitivity, native screen recording, and Bubbles. No, this isn’t the Powerpuff Girl or the Dragonball Z monkey. This is a feature that will make feel even cooler as an […]
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Google finally adds Microsoft Office files editing support to G Suite on Android

G Suite on Android already supports editing of Microsoft Office files. But it uses Office Compatibility Mode which has more limited functionality and collaboration capabilities. Yesterday, Google announced that G Suite on Android will now support editing of Microsoft Office files without any limitations. With the new support, you can enjoy the following: Allows you […]
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