Google Photos Unlimited Storage Bug Fix

Don’t Freak Out About Google Capping Unlimited Photo Storage – It’s Fixed

By on July 2, 2015 at 8:35 AM.

Don’t Freak Out About Google Capping Unlimited Photo Storage – It’s Fixed

Unlimited cloud storage is one of the Google Photos features that many photographers will appreciate, something other competing services have yet to offer. However, after a newly discovered glitch in the app suggested there’s a secret limit to the storage in Google Photos, Google has confirmed that the bug was fixed. More →

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Google Photos Automatic Tagging Black People Gorillas

Google Is Sorry That Its New App Is Racist

By on July 1, 2015 at 12:14 PM.

Google Is Sorry That Its New App Is Racist

Google Photos is one of the most interesting new products Google unveiled at its developers conference last month. The app comes with unlimited photo storage and a variety of smart features to help you categorize, share and find pictures quickly. However, one developer discovered a huge problem in the app’s tagging feature, and it’s one Google has already apologized for, but hasn’t yet completely fixed. More →

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Google Maps Railroad Safety

The Latest Way That Google Maps is Trying to Save Your Life

By on June 30, 2015 at 5:37 PM.

The Latest Way That Google Maps is Trying to Save Your Life

Google Maps has been one of the best GPS navigation systems on the market since its inception, but according to The New York Times, it’s about to get even better. A recent report states that Google is partnering with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in order to provide the location of every rail crossing in the country on its popular app. More →

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Google Search Results Skewed

New Study Says Google’s Self-Promotion Ruins Search Results for Users

By on June 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

New Study Says Google’s Self-Promotion Ruins Search Results for Users

When you search for “maps” on Google, what do you think you’ll see at the top of the results page? How about when you search for “calendar,” “photos” or “music”?

From your perspective, it might make sense that Google’s services appear before anyone else’s when searching on Google, but a recent study from two U.S. academics explains how Google might be violating competition laws and having an overall negative impact on its users by promoting its own content and services. More →

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LG Nexus 5 2015 Release Date

A Brand New Nexus Phone Might Launch Sooner Than You Think

By on June 29, 2015 at 4:37 PM.

A Brand New Nexus Phone Might Launch Sooner Than You Think

Google is widely expected to launch two new Nexus handsets this year, including a 5-inch LG Nexus 5 (2015 edition) and a Huawei phablet. Fans of the Nexus line probably expect the phones to launch at some point in the fourth quarter of the year, which is when Google usually releases new Nexus smartphones. But it looks like at least one new Nexus handset might hit store shelves sooner than you think. More →

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New York Free Google Wi-Fi

Google’s Plan to Bring Free Superfast Wi-Fi to the World Has Begun

By on June 26, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

Google’s Plan to Bring Free Superfast Wi-Fi to the World Has Begun

Your prayers have been finally answered – that is, if you asked for Google to come to New York City with free Wi-Fi for all. Because that’s totally happening this year, and it’s all part of Google’s grandiose plan to bring free Wi-Fi to the world. More →

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Google Play Music Free Radio

Google’s Latest Ploy to Keep You Away from Apple Music

Google’s Latest Ploy to Keep You Away from Apple Music

By on June 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Apple Music has managed to retain its grasp on the headlines this week thanks to a theatrical bout with Taylor Swift, but Google has some music news of its own as well. On Tuesday, Google announced on its Official Android Blog that free, ad-supported radio stations are now available on Google Play Music.

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How To Recall Email In Gmail

Now Everyone Can Recall Sent Emails in Gmail – Here’s How

By on June 23, 2015 at 2:10 PM.

Now Everyone Can Recall Sent Emails in Gmail – Here’s How

The Holy Grail of email has finally made its official entrance in Google’s popular Gmail service. Well, not having to deal with email at all is the Holy Grail, I suppose, but this is probably the next best thing.

Beginning immediately, Gmail users around the world have access to a ridiculously simple feature that could potentially be a life saver: The ability to recall a sent email. More →

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Google Photos Objects Recognition Feature

Google’s Photos App Creates Crazy Images That Look Like Mesmerizing, Surreal Dreams

By on June 19, 2015 at 4:38 PM.

Google’s Photos App Creates Crazy Images That Look Like Mesmerizing, Surreal Dreams

Who said a computer can’t dream? Well, not exactly dream, but imagine and create things out of the things it sees. That’s what Google’s neural network computers need to do to recognize all those places and objects in the images you upload to Google Photos. More →

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Google Nest Cam Announcement Analysis

Why the Hell Would I Want a Google Camera Recording Everything in my House?

By on June 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

Why the Hell Would I Want a Google Camera Recording Everything in my House?

I’m a big fan of Google services but there are limits to what I’ll subject myself to in the name of convenience. That limit was definitely reached this week with the announcement of the Nest Cam home security camera. The camera itself isn’t anything to freak out about, but I really do not understand why anyone would take Google up on its Nest Aware offer that will record everything in your house and analyze it constantly. More →

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