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10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

The best Android security apps to keep your phone and tablet safe

Android has had some exciting new additions to its device line-up this year. From Google's new Pixel phones to Kodak's first move into the smartphone …

Information Systems

Gmail: Everything you need to know

It's time to take control of Gmail.<p>With over a billion monthly active users, Gmail is one of the most popular email clients around. The service has …

Google Calendar Tips You Should Know About

Google calendar came into existence on April 13, 2006. Well, yeah, that’s what Wikipedia tells us to be exact. Google Calendar comes as a …

Google

CrossOver will let you run Windows apps on Chromebooks

Chromebooks are a great alternative to Windows- and Mac-based laptops if you’re on a budget and mostly just need a machine to browse the Web. Now, they’re about to become a lot more useful.<p>Codeweavers, which makes an app to run Windows on Mac and Linux systems, has announced that it’s launching a …

Consumer Tech

14 Google Maps tips and tricks

Google Maps is pretty straightforward. Search for a place, get directions and navigate. But if you dig beneath the surface, there are many overlooked and useful features that can help you navigate like a pro.<p>If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the …

The 10 best extensions for Google Chrome

If you are like us, you probably spend a large percentage of the day behind a computer screen, working on documents, replying to emails, and browsing …

Google Play starts showing apps' actual download sizes

Google Play now displays apps' true download sizes, so you don't accidentally get anything too big. If an update is only 2.91MB, it will show that exact figure right there in each app's detail box. That will give you the chance to reconsider your download or to free up some space before getting a …

How to Fix Android Apps Keeps Crashing Issue

Android is undoubtedly the most popular operating system worldwide as more than 70% smartphone users prefer Android to other OS. But this doesn’t …

Apps

Miracast, Google Cast, Chromecast, AirPlay, Amazon Fling, and DIAL explained and how they relate to Fire TV devices

Miracast, Google Cast, Chromecast, AirPlay, Amazon Fling, and DIAL are all different protocols that allow you to wirelessly send video from one …

Smart TV

Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

Yes, Google does know everything about you.<p>What does Google know about you? Everything.<p>Seriously -- everything. Especially if you frequently use Google's many products, such as Android, Gmail, Drive, Google Maps, or YouTube. Or, you know, Google Search.<p>But there's some good news, sort of. Google …

3 Tips for Google's Fancy New Mobile Testing Tool

If you are not mobile ready, you are leaving money on the table -- or handing it to a competitor. Not having a mobile site will not only hurt your conversion rates, you could also lose rankings in the mobile search engine results pages (SERPs). As a result, you’ll see a drop-off in organic …

18 Cool Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google

Who knew you could use Google to play Lego? (H/T this Imgur post).

Google Brings Its Map-Making Tools To Google Drive

Google’s My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn’t randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will sit beside Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as …