Google Software/Tips

4 Ways To Minimize Data Use in the YouTube App

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YouTube is undoubtedly the world’s favorite video streaming platform, but it sure can be a data hog if you let it. While using DSL or Fibre internet at home might make you care very little for bandwidth use, mobile users often have to count every megabyte. So if you want to enjoy YouTube content while […]

How To Transfer Files From One Google Drive Account To Another

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Google Drive has been around for a long time and if like me, you use Drive on a regular basis to store files, then it’s probably getting quite full by now. One solution is to buy more storage space. As a for-profit business, Google obviously prefers that you get your wallet out. But another solution […]

Add and Resolve Comments in Google Docs

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Over the years, Google Docs has become one of the most popular ways for companies to collaborate and synchronize their work on documents of all types. For example, the writers behind each article on this website routinely use Google Docs! A major part of collaboration is communication. In remote workspaces, be it at your job […]

Change the Permissions of Chrome Extensions

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When Chrome first released all the way back in September of 2008, the one thing that kept many Firefox loyalists from switching over was the robust amount of add-ons that Firefox offered. By 2010, the Chrome Web Store had already surpassed 10,000 extensions. The total number of extensions available today isn’t shown publicly anymore, but […]

What Is Local Guides for Google Maps?

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Local Guides is a free service from Google Maps that lets anyone contribute photos, reviews, and more. The idea is for Local Guides users to help improve Google Maps by informing users about businesses via real feedback based on their personal experiences. The more active of a guide you are, the more points you’re given. […]

Use YouTube Incognito Mode to Watch Videos Privately on Mobile Devices

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YouTube has become an incredible source of video content and an open platform for anyone to share their videos with the world. One of the reasons it’s such a popular service is thanks to Google’s algorithms, which predict what you’d like to watch most and then suggests it to you. Everything you do on YouTube […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Gmail Inbox

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If you’ve used Google products for some time now, you’ll know the procedure. They start something with great fanfare, get you heavily invested in it, then they pull the plug and shut it down. But some Google products are defying the odds in that they are actually thriving year on year. Google is pumping so […]

12 Best Chrome Flags to Enable for Better Browsing

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Enabling Chrome flags means to turn on experimental features in the Google Chrome web browser. When you do this, you enable special functionality that the default browser isn’t using. It’s important to understand that while some Chrome flags can be beneficial in improving your browsing experience or correcting issues with the default, publicly released features, […]

Cool New Features in Google Chrome v73

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Google’s most recent stable version of Chrome, version 73, has some fun new features that make it worth talking about. Really, who ever talks about the newest version of a web browser? Yet these features are unique and useful for just about anyone. While you’re at it, learn about some great Chrome features you should […]

Use Google Location Sharing to Keep Track of Loved Ones

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It seems hard to imagine now, but not too long ago, you couldn’t simply get in touch with someone anytime you wanted to. Once your child, spouse or friend was out of sight, you literally had no way of knowing if anything was wrong until long after the fact. The mobile phone made that a […]