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Google's 15 funniest flip-flops with Android, Chrome OS, and beyond

From Android to Chrome OS and other associated services, has any other company created as much back-and-forth change as Google?

Chrome OS Features

6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

Attention, Chromebook owners: Some useful new stuff is on the way — and some of it's even available this minute, if you know how to find it.

Android Privacy Feature

The missing context around Google's Android privacy fallout

Recent revelations about Google's Android privacy practices are raising some red flags, but as usual, there's more to the story than meets the eye.

Chrome OS Features

Chrome OS expands its operating system reach

Google's Chrome OS is far, far more than just a cloud-based operating system and it's only getting more so as the years go by.

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A sanity-saving typing trick for Gboard on Android

Grant yourself superhuman summoning powers and give your Android typing experience the extra jolt of efficiency it's been missing.

Android 12 Privacy

Android 12's quietly important privacy progress

Android 12's visual advancements are understandably stealing the show, but there's another area of the software you shouldn't be overlooking.

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Android 12 and the 'Android Pixel' era

Google's latest Android version is an ambitious new beginning — at least, for one small slice of the Android platform pie.

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Google makes a big security change, but other companies must follow

Google is moving — slowly — to make multi-factor authentication default, pushing FIDO-compliant software embedded within the phone, and even has an iOS version. Nice touch.

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6 fast fixes for common Google Docs problems

Knock down distressing Docs issues in no time with these easy-to-implement, expert-approved solutions.

Google Pixel Phones

The mystery of Google's missed Pixel opportunity

Six years into making its own phones, how is Google still not getting this right?

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Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

The latest Google Meet update aims to make video calls more immersive, inclusive, and productive.

Chrome Features

4 new hidden Chrome features you should really be using

Google's Chrome browser has some incredibly handy new options on both Android and the desktop, but it's up to you to find 'em.

Google Shift

2 big questions to ask about Google and privacy

Should you be panicking over Google's privacy practices? Time to cut through the hype and bring some practical perspective to a sensationalized subject.

Google Pixel Features

5 hidden Pixel features for smarter calling

Let your Pixel phone make your life easier with these exceptionally effective annoyance-eliminating options.

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When online suites go down, we need options not on the cloud

In the last week or so, Microsoft and Google briefly saw their online office suites go down. Before we get too reliant on the cloud for ordinary desktop work, maybe we should rethink what we're doing and consider a safety-belt...

Chrome OS Changes

2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

Chrome Voice Commands

How to add powerful voice commands into Chrome on your computer

Ready to control Chrome with your voice? Here's how a couple quick clicks can bring Android-like powers into your desktop browsing environment.

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What the hell is happening with Android One?

Google's once-pivotal program for exceptional yet affordable Android phones seems to be fading — and maybe for good reason.

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How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files makes it easy to collaborate with colleagues on documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Here’s how.

Android Upgrade Disappointment

This year's biggest Android upgrade disappointment

The Android 11 upgrade picture may be bleak, but the biggest bummer of all is something that isn't even on most folks' radars.

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