How To Disable Google Chrome Ad Block

Google Chrome’s recent update integrated a native ad blocker into the browser, aimed to block ad content that might qualify as intrusive or annoying, while allowing ads from websites that properly follow the guidelines. The default option in Chrome is to enable the particular feature. But what if you don’t wish your browser to have any kind of control over the content that is being displayed to you? In this […]


Dark Mode For Android Messages Is Being Rolled Back

A few months ago, it was revealed that Google was testng out what appeared to be a dark mode theme for Android Messages. Then more recently that feature was rolled out to users, but now according to 9to5Google, it seems that the dark mode feature has since been rolled back along with other changes.


Google’s Data Center Uses AI For Its Cooling System

Data centers are where companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook store their servers which contain all kinds of information and processes. Due to the sheer number of users and customers such companies have, these data centers tend to be huge which means that a lot of cooling is required to prevent the computers from overheating.


New Google Pixelbook Specs May Include 4K Display

Among the products that Google is expected to launch at its fall event this year is a new Pixelbook. The company launched one last year as well so it’s safe to assume that there’s going to be a successor to that device this year. A new report mentions that the new Google Pixelbook specs may include a 4K display.


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Google CEO Says Company ‘Not Close’ To Launching Search In China

It was reported a few weeks ago that Google has been trying to find its way back into China. One of the ways it was considering was said to be a censored version of its search engine for the People’s Republic. This hasn’t gone down well with many within the company as employees have protested internally against the plans of launching a censored search engine in China. The company’s CEO […]


Google Retail Store Possibly Opening Up In Chicago

Google isn’t like Apple in that it doesn’t have a retail presence at home and abroad. However, it appears that the company is finally thinking about testing the retail waters. According to a new report, a Google retail store is being planned for Chicago which would be its first permanent retail store if it gets built.


How To Rotate A Video (Android)

Shooting a video on your smartphone is done easily, but it can become quite frustrating when the final product is not what you expected. In this particular case, we are referring to video orientation, which can be “wrong” for various reasons.


Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Earlier this year it was revealed that Google could be looking to introduce a next-gen Chromecast. The FCC filing at that time revealed that the device could be gaining Bluetooth and now according to a bunch of new documents that were recently made public, it seems to not only confirm Bluetooth, but also improved WiFi performance.


Alleged Pixel 3 XL Spotted In The Wild With A Notch In Its Display

We have been hearing a fair bit of rumors about Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 smartphones, and now thanks to a post on Twitter by MobileSyrup, one of their readers has sent in a photo of what appears to be the Google Pixel 3 XL in the wild. It’s a bit hard to tell from this angle and photo that this is the Pixel 3 XL, but many seem to believe […]


Gmail For Android Now Supports Confidential Mode

Do you have emails that contain sensitive information that you don’t want others to see? There are ways to do that, but if you’re an Android user who also uses Gmail, you might be interested in a new feature called Confidential Mode that has recently found its way onto the Android version of the app.


Google’s Play Store Gets Network Download Options

Due to certain apps having huge file sizes, it was understandable that companies such as Apple and Google placed some restrictions on file downloads over cellular networks. This has improved over the years, and now as spotted by Android Police, it seems that Google is giving users more options now.


Google’s Own Smart Display With Google Assistant Could Be Launched This Year

With Amazon’s Echo lineup, the company has introduced the Echo Spot and the Echo Show, two Echo and Alexa-enabled speakers that come with built-in displays. Now in a report from Nikkei, it seems that Google’s very own Assistant Smart Displays could be on track for a launch later this year.


Google Clarifies Its Location Tracking Policy

The other day a report from Associated Press revealed that even when users explicitly told Google to stop tracking their movements, it continued to do so. This apparently stemmed from some confusion in Google’s settings, where users had to navigate to the “Web and App activity” section if they wanted to disable tracking completely.


Google Employees Are Reportedly Protesting Censored Search Engine In China

Recently there have been reports that Google wants to get back into China and one of the ways they are planning to do so is to launch a censored search engine. This is to comply with government regulations on what kind of topics are allowed to be discussed on the internet, and apparently Google’s employees are not having it.