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Google Pixel Phone

7 Google Pixel settings you should change this second

Got one of Google's Pixel phones? These easily overlooked adjustments will unlock some of your phone's most impressive advanced powers.

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The story behind Google’s in-house desktop Linux

The best-known Google operating system is Chrome OS, but inside Google itself, the company also uses its own Linux desktop distro — gLinux.

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3 little-known location tricks for Google Assistant on Android

Google Assistant can do some really useful stuff with location, if you know what to ask.

Android 12 Privacy

How to stay smart about Android app permissions

Android app permissions aren't as easy to identify as they once were, but that doesn't mean you have to be uninformed.

Old PCs can find new life with Google ChromeOS Flex

Do you have Macs and PCs from the last ten years running outdated OSes or gathering dust? Want to use them with a modern, safe operating system? It's time to check out Google ChromeOS Flex.

Cookie conundrum: The loss of third-party trackers could diminish your privacy

Web giants who have been advocating for an end to a nearly 30-year-old technology that follows you around the internet may be motivated more by profit than altruism.

Pixel Shortcuts

10 next-level tricks for your Pixel Clock app

Your Pixel phone's Clock app is surprisingly smart and full of thoughtful features, but some of its most exceptional elements are all too easy to overlook.

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FCC commissioner wants Apple, Google to remove TikTok from App Stores

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is calling on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their stores, citing a threat to national security.

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Italian spyware firm is hacking into iOS and Android devices, Google says

RCS Lab spyware uses known exploits to install harmful payloads and steal private user data, according to a Google report.

Google Lens App

14 ways Google Lens can save you time on Android

Google Lens can turn you into a mobile-tech magician, but it's up to you to learn its tricks.

Chromebook Calendar App

The killer calendar app your Chromebook's been missing

Got Chrome OS? Get ready for a massive productivity upgrade.

Android Shortcuts

6 custom Android shortcuts that'll supercharge your efficiency

Take two minutes now to uncover these shortcuts, and you'll save endless time in the days, weeks, and months ahead.

Chrome Android

6 secret shortcuts in Chrome on Android

These hidden shortcuts will save you serious seconds and make your Chrome Android experience more efficient than ever.

Android Notifications

6 Android settings for smarter notifications

Make your Android notifications more useful and less annoying with these powerful out-of-sight settings.

Android 13

Android 13's dueling identities

What's Android 13 actually all about? It's an unusually complicated question — with a surprisingly simple answer.

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What’s so great about Google’s ‘translation glasses’?

Forget language translation. This is Google Glass, but socially acceptable this time. And it could open a lot of AR doors.

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Google's potentially pivotal Pixel Tablet curveball

Android tablets are making a comeback — and if Google's Pixel Tablet plans are any indication, the future of the form could have some intriguing surprises.

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The missing piece in Google's Pixel puzzle

Google's got big plans for Pixel products this year, but there's one pressing problem it still has to solve.

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