Google

Don't use email unsubscription services that sell your data - try this instead

A report from The New York Times on newly uncovered malpractice at Uber pointed to the company buying data about people’s Lyft ride usage through Unroll.me, a free service that helps you unsubscribe from email lists and newsletters.<p>Unroll.me isn’t the only one; you’ll find others like Unsubscriber …

Gmail

Google Photos is Google's best service — here's why you should be using it

There are moments in life when your phone's camera is crucial: your child's first steps, or their graduation from high school, for instance.<p>But your phone is likely <i>full of stuff</i>, and you could end up facing this obnoxious message:<p>There are few things as frustrating in our convenience-filled world …

Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk announces ultralight aircraft you don’t need a license to fly

The fledgling “flying car” industry just received a major boost as Google cofounder Larry Page officially launched his new startup out of stealth.<p>Founded in 2015, Kitty Hawk has been known to exist for some time already, but we’ve hitherto had no real idea about what it was all about — beyond it …

Drones

The newest flying car is backed by Larry Page — and you can buy it by the end of the year

Could this be the first flying car available? Alphabet CEO Larry Page believes so. He's backed the flying car startup, Kitty Hawk. The project has been under secrecy, until now. This video shows the first view of the aircraft in action.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

Larry Page

Larry Page's Flying Car Ambitions

Bloomberg's Brad Stone discusses Alphabet co-founder Larry Page's flying car ambitions with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Technology." …

Larry Page

Unroll.me’s CEO is ‘heartbroken’ that users are upset their data was sold to Uber

In the latest in a string of negative press for Uber, this past weekend a massive <i>New York Times</i> report revealed that email decluttering service Unroll.me had been selling user data to Uber to help the company gain insight on when customers were switching between its service and its competitor, …

Uber

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 188th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>Google Chrome may soon have its own ad-blocker. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google wants to improve the user experience. Of course, it would also put huge pressure on third party ad-blockers. …

Apps

How Google Cashes In on the Space Right Under the Search Bar

The changes are profound for retailers and brands that rely on leads from Google searches to drive online sales. With limited space available near …

Search Engine Marketing

This Is What Happens When Google Maps Accidentally Labels Your Home a Pizzeria

Picture it: You’re sitting at home, cozily on the sofa binging on your favorite show, when suddenly your doorbell rings. Outside is a baffled-looking family. They ask: “Is this a pizzeria?”<p>After returning their baffled expression, and explaining to them that “no, this is my home,” you shut the door …

Nominees for 2017 Google Play Awards revealed, winners announced at I/O

The annual Google Play Awards will again be presented at I/O 2017. Selected by Googlers, there are 12 categories ranging from Standout Indie to best AR experience. In the mean time, all 60 apps and games are grouped together in a new Play Store collection.<p>Nintendo Switch<p>Each category has its own …

Google Play

5 Reasons To Buy Google Home Over Amazon's Alexa

If you’re weighing up your virtual assistant options between Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa, then are a few things you should consider. Well, five to be exact.<p>If you’re not familiar with my buying guides, check out my breakdowns for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel and others.<p><b>Brains</b><p>Home has one …

Amazon

My Favorite Travel Photography Apps

What apps do you use most when you are traveling and photographing? Here are my most frequently used ones, either during planning and preparation or …

Landscape Photography

Google Really, Really Wants Filmmakers to Try Its New VR Camera

Google, convinced that live-action films and experiences are the way to get people interested in using virtual reality, is pushing out a new high-end …

Virtual Reality

Google founder's 'flying jetski' set to go on sale this year

A flying car start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page has unveiled its first prototype vehicle and said it plans to launch a commercial version by the end of the year.<p>The Kitty Hawk Flyer, named after the company that created it, can fly over water and looks a bit like a flying jetski or …

Drones

How to Beat Google's Mobile Page Speed Benchmarks

Google recently unveiled mobile page speed industry benchmarks and analyzed customer behavior to figure out how the two lined up.<p>Unfortunately, they …

SEO

Google and Yi Technology Unveil New $17,000 Jump Camera for 3D VR Videos

A year after first announcing its partnership with Chinese action cam maker Yi Technology, Google officially unveiled the company’s newest virtual …

GoPro

Google Enters the Hiring Fray

It looks like Google was serious about entering the jobs space.<p>The Google Hire website appeared this month, and while it hasn’t been officially …

Employment

Google Parent Alphabet Becomes The Second $600 Billion Company

Google's Alphabet Inc. has become just the second $600 billion U.S. company, as the internet giant's stock ran up 2.4% in afternoon trade Monday toward a record close. Alphabet's market capitalization has reached $605.1 billion. It remains well behind No. 1 Apple Inc. , which is currently at $753.9 …

Markets

G Suite Updates: Better offline admin controls for Docs, Email Log Search improvements, more

In today’s G Suite updates, Google has launched improved admin controls for offline access to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files on the web, improved email log search in Gmail, and more…<p>Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!<p>Better admin controls for Docs offline access<p>First up, Google is making …

Collaboration

10 Best Virtual Reality Apps for Samsung Gear VR

<b>NOTE TO READERS</b>: If you are reading a tutorial post, carefully read each and every instructions to avoid errors.<p>Last Updated : Monday, April 24, …

Virtual Reality

How to prevent a Chromebook from running out of memory

If you find your Chromebook running out of memory when the job needs to get done, here's an easy fix for that frustrating problem.<p>If you're a heavy …

Chromebook

Frustrated unlocking your Samsung Galaxy S8? Enable Google Smart Lock

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have oddly positioned fingerprint scanners, but look a bit deeper into your settings to find another option to help keep …

Samsung Galaxy

Google announces finalists for 2017 Google Play awards

There are going to be a lot of cool things going on at Google I/O in a few weeks... and also the Google Play Awards. I don't mean to imply this …

Google Play

Remap Galaxy S8’s Bixby button to launch Google Now with this app

For as much praise as the Galaxy S8 has received from critics, there is one feature that hasn’t received many compliments: Bixby, Samsung’s …

Google Now

How to use google for powerful results, every time

As much as I really love to use the website LMGTFY.com (which stands for let me google that for you). I understand the issue though, there are just …

SEO

Google's PhotoScan now automatically removes glare when uploading old photos

Previously, the app's anti-glare software required users to take several photos with their phone. This can now be done with a simple tap<p>If you still …

Photography

Android wants to take the 'copy' out of copypasting

Copy-pasting on mobile is — to use a technical term — a fucking hassle. Now Android is trying eliminate the “copy” half with the help of your browsing history.<p>Your phone would use “context” to determine what you want to paste. If you visit a specific site in a Chrome browser, then open a new window …

April 24

Google ‘Copyless Paste’ feature to be launched in Chrome app running on Android

Google has introduced the first code for a new feature called ‘Copyless Paste’ in its Chrome app running on Android OS that will take data from …

Google Chrome

Google is aiming to steal Amazon cloud customers in the media industry

Alphabet's effort to catch Amazon's cloud is taking center stage at one of the media industry's biggest conferences of the year.<p>Tariq Shaukat, a …

Cloud Computing

Google is apparently testing some tweaks to shared active Google Cast notifications

For a long time now, people on your local WiFi network have been able to mess with your Chromecast session, and it’s all thanks a shared Cast notification feature that started showing up for users last year. This has resulted in plenty of hijinks where users have had their cast sessions annoyingly …