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Google Maps Stopped Showing Distance As Calories And Cupcakes Because People Haaaated It

UPDATE: Google Maps is removing a feature that told you how many "mini cupcakes" you'd burn if you walked.<p>The calorie count shows up on the map if the driving directions you've requested cover a short distance. If you already have walking selected, the calories are shown in the step-by-step …

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

Google can settle arguments for you by flipping a virtual coin

Agonising over a difficult decision? Can't get your team to agree?<p>Google's got your back.<p>Hidden in the search engine is a neat Easter egg that lets you flip a virtual coin — perfect for settling disputes or choosing between two options.<p>It's dead simple: Just search for "flip a coin," "coin flip," …

By 2030, You'll Be Living in a World That's Run by Google

by Roey Tzezana March 10, 2017 Op-Ed 64079<p><i>I was asked on Quora what Google will look like in 2030. Since that is one of the most important issues the</i> …

Google Docs

Google's unique update process is one of the best parts of owning a Pixel

There is an extremely well-defined divide between phones from Google and phones from any other company when it comes to updates. While a few …

How to use Google Now on Tap screen search with Google Assistant

One of Google’s quietly fantastic products in the past few years was Google Now on Tap. While it didn’t prove to be something we used every day, its impressive screen search features come in handy. Google Assistant, though, replaces Now on Tap, and it makes this functionality just a bit harder to …

Google Assistant on phones can finally read and interact with text messages

In the midst of Assistant rolling out to Android devices running Marshmallow and Nougat, Google has finally added one long-requested feature. Rolling out now, Google Assistant on phones can finally read and interact with SMS text messages.<p>The ‘Read messages’ feature can be surfaced through a …

Gmail finally doubles email attachment limit, but it means nothing

It’s 2017, and we're still stuck with email clients that refuse to accept attachments going north of 25MB. Gmail is changing that. Well, sort …

7 reasons to switch to Google Inbox

Inbox by Gmail organizes your emails by grouping together similar messages into folders called bundles. These include purchases, trip emails, bills and social updates. You can edit which emails appear in these bundles and schedule them to appear in your inbox at your convenience.<p>Published: …

Apps

Google Maps lets you save and share favorite places with launch of Lists

Google Maps is today rolling out a new feature to all users on iOS and Android devices that will allow you to make lists of places that you can star, save and share with friends. There are three different lists types built in at launch – “Favorites,” “Starred Places,” and “Want to Go” – the latter …

Apps

Google explains how it spots malicious Android apps

Android's Verify Apps feature performs malware scans on newly downloaded applications to make sure they're safe. But since some malicious apps can prevent the feature from working, the company had to find an alternative way to figure out if a phone stopped using Verify because you no longer use it …

How to Get Google to Instantly Index Your New Website

<i>Do you want more organic search traffic to your site?</i><p>I’m willing to bet the answer is yes – we all do!<p>Organic search traffic is critical for growing …

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16 of the coolest apps and games for Daydream, Google's new virtual reality headset

Unlike the bulky, several-hundred-dollar pieces of kit from Oculus or HTC, all you need is a relatively cheap headset, the accompanying motion-sensitive remote, and a modern, "Daydream-ready" smartphone capable of running the apps for it.<p>At a fraction of the price, it is never going to be as …

How to Use Google Maps 3D Photo Virtual Tours

How to Use Google Maps 3D Photo Virtual Tours<p>Updated on June 15, 2018<p>Google Maps<p>Google Maps Virtual 3D Photo Tours<p>How do I make a Google Maps Street …

Google Maps

The Google Earth Of Radio Lets You Listen To Any Station In The World

Browse the world’s radio stations, just by spinning a globe.<p>Ever since the first commercial station–Pittsburgh’s KDKA–began broadcasting on November 2, 1920, radio has functioned as a powerful cross-pollinating medium, capable of bringing new culture and ideas across even the most impenetrable …

Google Earth

Turn Gmail into a powerful task manager [Deals]

Gmail can be as useful as it is overwhelming, especially when keeping the lid on an overflowing inbox. ActiveInbox creates a new task management dimension within your Gmail dashboard that helps cut through the inbox based on what needs doing. It integrates right into Gmail on browsers and mobile …

The Google app will now split your updates into two separate feeds

Google’s main app can provide some useful information like reminders about meetings and travel tips, but sometimes useful tidbits get lost within other updates and suggestions. To help keep things a bit less cluttered, Google will now separate your information cards into two sections.<p>Instead of …

​Google app becomes a destination, not just a search tool

The Google app is taking a new step away from its original purpose -- search -- toward giving you information the company thinks you might want.<p>The app offers a search bar above a stack of "cards" that present information tailored for you, such as weather forecasts, news headlines and a map showing …

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How to Use Google Calendar to Change Your Bad Habits

Google Calendar isn’t just for remembering your appointments and meetings any more, because it now has a far more productive feature built into it, …

Now You Can Search Google by Tweeting Emoji At It by @MattGSouthern

Among the number of languages Google understands, you can now add emoji to the list.The post Now You Can Search Google by Tweeting Emoji At It by …

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

How to Use Gmail's Labels To Keep Your Inbox Neat and Tidy

Labels are Gmail’s secret weapon that let you organize your inbox on your own terms. Once they’re set up, they do most of your message processing …

The Healthiest Breakfast: Clean Your Body From Toxins And Lose 11 Pounds In A Month

A lot of nutritionists recommend this amazing breakfast for weight loss. It is a very tasty and healthy breakfasts, so if you are looking for the …

Oatmeal Water Diet: What is it and How Can it Help You Lose Weight

When you’re planning to lose weight, there is no better food than oatmeal. Not only does it reinvigorate you, it also suppresses hunger and revs up …

15 Organizing Tips and Tricks for the Best College Dorm

Graduations are in sight and you seniors are anticipating jetting off to college. The classes, the people, the living away from home, there are so …

Personal Organizing