Google Software/Tips

How to View Google Maps Location History

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If you are someone who uses Google Maps on a smartphone as their primary GPS device, you probably have Location History enabled in your Google account. Whether this is a useful feature or another over-the-top tracking feature, depends on your level of privacy safeguarding. I personally don’t mind Google tracking my location because I find […]

Download All Pictures and Videos from Google Photos

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Looking for a quick and easy way to download all your pictures and videos from Google Photos? Maybe you want to create a backup locally or want to create a personal movie and need all the content locally stored for editing purposes? Whatever the case, there’s a simple way to get all your content downloaded […]

Setup Chrome Remote Desktop to Access Any PC Remotely

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Looking for a quick and easy way to access your Windows, Mac or Linux machine from an Apple device, an Android device or even from another Windows, Mac or Linux machine? If so, then there is one solution that works really, really well: Chrome Remote Desktop. In order to use it, all you need is […]

How to Make YouTube Videos Loop Continuously

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Have you ever needed to loop a YouTube video over and over again? Maybe you are playing a music video on your laptop, which is connected to some speakers and you need the same song to repeat over and over again? Or maybe you just want to watch the same clip of something ridiculous happening […]

Create Google Chrome Incognito Mode Desktop Shortcut

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Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode is a great way to use the browser without any of your browsing or downloading history being recorded locally on your machine or in your Google account. It is a simple way to browse privately so that anyone who has physical access to the computer will not be able to see what […]

3 Gmail Tricks to Reduce Spam and Organize Email

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Even though Gmail is great at filtering out spam, I still end up getting a lot of junk mail from non-traditional spam sources like signups at brick and mortar stores or signups at a doctors office. These are usually not spam in the traditional sense, but if you keep getting the emails on a regular basis, […]

Add Google Maps Driving Directions to Your Website

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Even though there are so many mapping apps and services out there to get you from point A to point B, the definitive king of maps is Google Maps. I use it on my computer, tablet and 90% of the time on my smartphone. It’s got the best data, the most navigation and routing options and […]

How to Create an Online Survey for Free using Google Docs

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Nowadays, you probably take a survey of some sort a couple of times a week through Buzzfeed or Facebook or news sites, etc. Even though we take a ton of surveys, not many of us take our own surveys. The main reason is mainly because there is no super easy and fast way to create […]

How to Setup Picasa with Google+ Photos

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I originally wrote this article back in 2007, but I’m updating it for 2014 because a lot has changed in seven years. Firstly, Picasa Web Albums no longer exist. Since the release of Google+, all photo storage takes place in Google+ Photos. You can, however, still use Picasa on both a Mac and PC to […]

How to Block Certain Websites From Google Search Results

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Even though I use Google for all of my online searching, it’s still not anywhere near being perfect. They change their algorithms pretty much everyday and each change isn’t always for the better. Add on top of that all the personalization and geo-specific search results and you get a different set of results even if […]