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Google is an Internet Search company with profits mainly derived from its AdWords advertising program. Google is also known for other high-profile web-related products such as Chrome, GMail, Google Docs or Google Map, and it has also made a very successful entry into the mobile handset market with its Android mobile operating system. The company was created in 1998 and went public in 2004. Google is one of the most visited site in the world.

Fitbit Could Be Working On A ‘Luxury’ Fitness Tracker
Fitbit is a company known for their fitness trackers and smartwatches, and it seems that they might have something new in the works. This is according to a report from WiFuture.de who claims that the company could be developing a new fitness tracker called the Fitbit Luxe, a “luxurious” fitness tracker.

Google Just Made It A Lot Easier To Jump Back To The Search Box
Say you’re searching for something on Google, and you decide to search for something else or maybe edit your query. Normally you would click on either the search box and type it in or go to your URL bar and type in the new query. These are perfectly fine moves, but Google is trying to make it easier for users.

Google Docs Users Run Into Layout And Formatting Issues With Ad Block Extensions
Browser extensions are incredibly useful and can improve the web browsing experience as a whole. However, sometimes some of these extensions can cause issues with our browsing, like pages not loading properly or not loading at all. Unfortunately for Google Docs and Sheets users, they are experiencing issues with ad blocker extensions.

Google Assistant Can Now Help You Find Your iPhone
If you use an iPhone and have misplaced it, Apple has its “Find My” tool that will help you locate it. However, the good news is that you will now have more options to choose from because Google has announced that its Google Assistant digital assistant can now be used to help find your iPhone as well.

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Editing Videos With Google Photos Just Got Better
Many probably know Google Photos as a photo backup service. However, the app on mobile does come with some pretty basic photo editing features if you need to make quick edits, crop images, and so on. However, if you wanted more powerful controls, especially for video, you might opt to use a different software.

This Could Be Our First Look At The Google Pixel Watch
For years, ever since Google launched Wear OS, many have wondered if Google could eventually launch their own brand of smartwatches. Those rumors have persisted for years, but that could change this year as Google is rumored to finally announce and launch their own Pixel-branded wearable.

Google Officially Announces The Pixel 5a 5G In The Most Unfun Way Possible
There have been rumors suggesting that Google could be working on a Pixel 5a 5G handset, and now it looks like those rumors have been confirmed at Google has officially announced the handset, although they did it in the most unfun way possible and without any fanfare, although we suppose they can’t be blamed.

Chrome OS Could Soon Introduce Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
When you press certain keys on your keyboard, they perform certain tasks. There are also certain shortcuts built into your operating system like how CTRL+C is copy and CTRL+V is paste. However, for the most part these shortcuts are fixed, but Google could be looking to change things.

Google I/O 2021 Confirmed For May 18-20
Every year without fail, Google hosts an event aimed at developers in the form of Google I/O.  However, last year was an exception where due to the coronavirus pandemic, Google had cancelled the event entirely. The company had initially planned to just cancel the in-person event, but it was ultimately scrapped.

How To Turn Notifications On Or Off In Chrome
Sometimes when you go to a website you might get prompted whether or not you want to turn on notifications. If you’d like to learn how to better manage your Chrome notifications, here’s how.

Google Pixel 6 Could Debut With Its Own Custom Chipset
For years, Google has relied on Qualcomm to supply the chipsets used for its Pixel phones, but that is expected to change this year. For the company’s upcoming Pixel 6 handset that is expected to debut later in the year, it could also mark the first time that the Pixel series will come with its own custom chipset codenamed “Whitechapel”.

How To Group Tabs In Google Chrome
Did you know that in Google Chrome you have the ability to group your tabs together? If you didn’t know, then check out our guide on this awesome productivity hack!

Casio Unveils Their First Ever G-Shock Smartwatch With Wear OS
Due to smartwatches typically sporting a full touchscreen display, this means that a lot of smartwatches have no choice but to come up with a different form factor from more traditional watches, something that some people might lament. However, if you’re a fan of Casio’s G-Shock series, you’re in luck.

Study Finds Android Shares More Data With Google Than iOS Does With Apple
There is a popular saying which says that if you aren’t paying for the product, then there is a good chance you are the product. This is kind of true with companies like Google or Facebook where their services are mostly free, but in exchange your data is collected and sold to advertisers who create personalized and targeted ads.

Google Maps Can Now Show Indoor AR Directions
Have you ever gone to a new mall or building and gotten really lost as to where you need to go? If you have, you’re not alone. However, the good news is that thanks to augmented reality technology, Google has recently announced that they will be using that tech for indoor mapping for Google Maps.

T-Mobile Will Use Google Messages As Its Default SMS App
Back in the early days of the smartphone and when instant messenger services like WhatsApp were growing in popularity, carriers were struggling with what to do. This is because with these messenger services, users slowly stopped sending SMS which used to cost money. However, fast forward to today and the landscape is looking very different.

Google Could Be Working On New Pixel Buds
A few years ago, Google launched the first ever pair of Pixel Buds which were a pair of earphones that were wireless, but still connected via a cable. Google later followed up with its second-gen Pixel Buds that adopted the true wireless earphones design, and now it looks like we could be looking forward to a third-gen model.

Apple Now Accepts Pixel 4a, Pixel 5, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 For iPhone Trade-Ins
Are you looking to get your hands on an iPhone but save some money in the process? That’s usually where trade-ins come in, where trading in an older iPhone will help save you some money towards buying a newer iPhone. However, what if you’re coming from the Android platform?

Scam Apps Have Made $400 Million From The App Store And Google Play
As much as Apple and Google tout the protections that they offer in their respective app stores, at the end of the day, humans still do the manual review of apps which means that every now and then, certain apps that shouldn’t have made the cut slip through the cracks, such as scam apps and malware disguised as apps.

OnePlus Watch Will Not Run On Google’s Wear OS
The OnePlus Watch will be revealed in the next couple of days, but it seems that OnePlus has been steadily releasing more information about the watch ahead of its launch, one of which is the operating system of choice, where OnePlus will not be using Google’s Wear OS and will instead feature its own custom platform.