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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.

Future Chrome Update Will Stop Websites Preventing You From Leaving
We’re sure that you’ve encountered some rogue websites in the past where when you try to press the back button, it doesn’t take you back to the previous page. Instead, it seems that run some kind of script that forces you to stay on its website, where the only way for you to leave is to close the browser.

Pixel 3a Could Be Google’s Easiest-To-Repair Phone To Date
There are many factors that can affect the longevity of a handset. For example, the use of sturdy materials plays a role. There is also the use of more powerful hardware which could allow users to hold onto their phones for a few years, then there is also the issue of repairs, where the easier it is to repair, the longer you can keep it for.

Google Will (Almost) Give You A Pixel 3a In Exchange For Your iPhone
Google has recently announced their new Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones. These are Google’s mid-ranged offerings and they are priced starting at $400. Unsurprisingly, Google is trying to tempt iPhone users to make the switch from their iOS device to Android, and to do that the company is running a trade-in offer where customers could almost get a Pixel smartphone for free.

How To Protect Your Google Sheets
The information on your Google Sheets can contain private or sensitive information, and if you’d rather not have anyone simply accessing it, here’s how you can go about securing it.

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How To Turn OFF Safe Mode On Android
Just like Windows, Android has a Safe Mode which it enters into whenever something wrong happens. If you’ve encountered this and are wondering how you can get out of Safe Mode, this guide might come in handy.

New, Much-Faster Google Assistant Will Debut With The Pixel 4
At Google I/O 2019 earlier this week, Google announced that they will be upgrading Google Assistant where it will be much faster compared to previous generations of the software. If you were hoping to get your hands on the upgraded Google Assistant, then you might be interested to learn that you might have to buy the Pixel 4 to get it.

New Features And Changes Announced For Google Sheets
For users who’d rather not pay to use software like Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets is actually a very good alternative. Granted, there might be certain features that Excel has that Sheets does not, but for the most part, it is more than capable of getting the job done and then some, which is why users of Sheets will be pleased with the announcement of upcoming changes and improvements to the […]

Android Q’s Focus Mode Will Help Users Cut Out Distractions
We spend an obscene amount of time on our phones on a daily basis to the point where for some, the endless stream of messages and notifications from social media can be extremely distracting when it comes to getting work done. However, Google is here to help with a new feature in Android Q called Focus Mode.

Google Will Soon Let Users Pay For Android Apps Using Cash
To pay for Android apps, users have the option to use their credit or debit cards, Play Store credit via gift cards, or in some cases, some carriers even support carrier billing where your purchases will be charged to your carrier bill. However, it seems that Google will soon start to accept cash.

Google’s CEO Takes A Shot At Apple Over Selling Privacy As A Luxury Product
We’re not sure how many of you might have noticed, but in recent times, Apple has been putting out ads advertising their products where they are emphasizing on their focus and commitment to privacy (like the ad above). Basically, the company is suggesting that unlike others, they are taking your privacy seriously and are not using your personal data for profit.

How To Transfer Music From iTunes To Android
If you’re an iOS or macOS user who has since moved to an Android device but want to transfer your iTunes music library to your new Android phone, here’s how you can do it.

uBreakiFix To Offer Same-Day Repairs For Pixel 3a And Pixel 3a XL
Google unveiled the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL yesterday. They’re the affordable versions of the company’s flagship Pixel 3 smartphones. uBreakiFix has been Google’s official repair partner for a few of its devices so it’s not surprising to see that the two have teamed up for the new smartphones as well.

Google Will Be Bringing Timelapse Mode To All Its Pixel Phones
For those who aren’t particularly well-versed in photography, timelapse photography is when a series of photos or videos are taken over an extended period of time and then stitched together to form a story of sorts. This is particularly popular when used to show the passing of time, such as from sunrise to sunset.

Chrome WIll Let Users Block Cross-Site Tracking
The unfortunate reality of the web that we know in this day and age is all about selling information, where companies learn what they can about you and sell that information to advertisers who will then try to market you products. We’ve seen how some companies, such as Apple, step up their efforts at protecting the privacy of their users by blocking trackers.