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  • 43118th May 2018Healthier Gizmo Deployment May Spark ObsessionHealthier Gizmo Deployment May Spark Obsession  A sudden interest in our health and wellbeing emerged as a key theme of last week’s Google developer conference and caused a mixed reaction. The annual bash for partner organisation boffins was used to announce a new Google ... Read More
  • 5284th May 2018Early Adopters Like New GmailEarly Adopters Like New Gmail  Google has released a new look for its web browser version of Gmail and early adopters are impressed. It will not appear automatically, at least for the time being, so users will need to switch to it. This can be done by opening the Inbox, goi... Read More
  • 107517th February 2017Google Find A Way To Improve MapsGoogle Find A Way To Improve Maps Fans of Google Maps are likely to appreciate some new features that have been recently added to make it better still. It boils down to being able to save and share locations, something that some users have been seeking for some time. Previou... Read More
  • 92823rd November 2016Google Launch A New Drivers App In Wake Of JailingGoogle Launch A New Drivers App In Wake Of Jailing Did Google steal a march on Apple last week, in the slipstream of a tragic accident which highlighted again the issue of drivers using phones on the move? The jailing for ten years of lorry driver Tomasz Kroker, who killed a... Read More
  • 10327th October 2016Google’s Allo Has Sparked ConcernGoogle’s Allo Has Sparked Concern ‘Allo’ allo, has an ominously threatening product been unleashed upon an unsuspecting community of Google users? There have been many good films and TV dramas in which a lead character looks charming and benign at first but slowly deve... Read More
  • 8676th September 2016Video Calls Are The New Battleground For Major PlayersVideo Calls Are The New Battleground For Major Players  Just four days after its release, the new Google Duo App astounded Net watchers by overtaking the fairly recent releases, Pokemon Go and Facetime Messenger, to top the ‘Free Downloads for Android’ chart. This new v... Read More
  • 14213rd August 2015How We Can Help Each Other To Dodge The JamsHow We Can Help Each Other To Dodge The Jams Having done more trekking around the country than usual this year so far, I have been impressed by how much more effective the traffic functions in Google Maps have become. They have helped me to confidently dodge some serious jam... Read More
  • 16608th June 2015Photos App May Not Be Your ChumPhotos App May Not Be Your Chum There was a sharply polarised reaction to last week’s launch of Google’s new Photos App. To some commentators it is a winner all the way. Unlimited free cloud storage for snaps that will kick anything Apple, Flickr, Microsoft or Amazon are... Read More
  • 129627th January 2015Glass Is Half-Empty After Google MoveGlass Is Half-Empty After Google Move The same pundits who – a few weeks ago – were heralding 2015 as the year in which Google Glass would finally see a full launch are now questioning whether the product will ever have the light of day pass through it again. One has eve... Read More

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