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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.

How To Remotely Control Your Computer (Windows + Mac)
Have you ever needed to access something on your computer but you’re not home? Thankfully, if your PC is on, you can check out our guide on how to setup remote access to your Windows computer.

Tile Trackers Will Soon Get Google Assistant Support
Tile’s trackers are pretty useful if you’re the type that forgets things or misplaces items often. This could be your bag, your keys, an umbrella, luggages, and so on. Through an accompanying smartphone app, you can help locate where your item is, but it seems that Tile wants to make it even easier.

Google Introduces Live Word Count To Google Docs
Google Docs is a great and free alternative to paid applications like Microsoft Word. Plus the fact that it is cloud-based means that you’ll always have a backup and you’ll always be able to access it anytime and anywhere you want. Sure, there might be some features not available compared, but it’s free and it gets the job done.

BBC Teams Up With Tech Giants To Fight Fake News Before It Spreads
While fake news and misinformation isn’t new, in this day and age of social media, it can spread a lot faster than back in the day. This has created a problem and it looks like the BBC will be working with several tech giants to help fight this problem before it spreads too far and impacts too many people.

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Google Reportedly Tracking Users With Hidden Web Pages
They say there is no such thing as a free lunch, which is why despite Google’s products and services being largely free-to-use, in exchange, you are kind of turning over some of your personal data to the company. This data can then be used for marketing purposes, which is why seeing targeted ads is no longer particularly surprising.

New Pixel 4 Photos Reveals 8X Zoom Camera Feature
One of the camera features that we’re seeing rise in popularity these days is zoom. While zoom isn’t a new camera feature, these days more handset makers are introducing cameras that can zoom further than before while retaining impressive levels of detail, much like you would expect from an actual camera with a zoom lens attached to it.

Google Assistant On The Pixel 4 Can ‘Hold’ Calls For You
Have you ever made a call to a business only to be put on hold? Sometimes this can take a long time, depending on the nature of the call, but the good news is that one of the upcoming features of the Google Pixel 4 is that it might be able to hold the call for you and let you know when it’s time to come back.

Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode Will Turn Your Android Devices Into A Smart Display
What started out as smart speakers quickly evolved into what we know as smart displays. These are essentially smart speakers that come with a built-in display which can be used for video calls, watching videos, seeing who’s at the front door, and more. However, one of the downsides to such devices is that you’ll need to purchase it.

The Pixel 4’s Motion Sense Feature Won’t Be Available In All Countries
A couple of months ago, Google confirmed that one of the features of the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphones is called Motion Sense. This is basically where users will be able to control their phone without actually having to touch it. It sounds pretty cool, but unfortunately, it won’t be available in all locations.

Gmail On iOS Will Now Automatically Block Images From Loading
We’re sure that many of us have received emails that contain images in them. These types of emails are usually from companies who are advertising their products or services. However, did you know that sometimes emails that don’t look like they have images might actually contain “invisible” images that can be used to track you?

Prominent Tech Investor Believes Our Smart Speakers Are Spying On Us
Smart speakers seem like the perfect gadget for the modern era, where we can use our voice to control all manner of devices like our door locks, lights, TV, and it can also help us search for things, make appointments, order food, and so on. However, it is possible that with these speakers always listening for a command word, are we perhaps giving away too much of ourselves?

Canadian Carrier Claims Android 10 Will Be Released September 3
Google has yet to officially confirm when Android 10 will be released. We expect that it should be soon as the company usually tries to tie it in with the launch of their Pixel phones, but according to Canadian carrier Rogers, it seems that the update could actually launch a lot earlier than expected.

Google Discovers Malicious Websites Have Been Secretly Hacking iPhones For Years
Due to the slightly more open nature of Android, it had led to this perception that Android is less secure than iOS. That is not necessarily true as Apple’s iPhones have had their fair share of security and malware scares in the past. In fact, a recent report from Google’s Project Zero could end up leaving a bit of egg on Apple’s face.

Google Looking To Move Pixel Production From China To Vietnam
Right now, the US and China are in a trade war with each other. As part of the US government’s move to pressure China, they have slapped tariffs on the import of goods from China to the US, which has affected many tech companies, such as Apple, who have traditionally relied on China for more affordable manufacturing.