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Amazon Echo Studio vs. Google Home Max: Battle of the high-end smart speakers

One is more musical, but the other makes a better smart home controller. Which attribute is most important to you?

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What's in the latest Chrome update? First step in cookies lockdown

Chrome 80, which arrived this week, begins the process of locking down cookies and includes patches for 56 vulnerabilities.

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iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

Ready to make the move from iOS to Android? Here's everything you need to successfully switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel or any other Android device.

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Google celebrates Maps' 15th 'birthday' with new features and design

Google is celebrating Maps' 15th "birthday" with new design, icon, and features for its ubiquitous app.

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The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

From email tamers to scheduling aids to privacy protectors, these 20 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful for business.

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Google may have accidentally sent your private videos to some random person

Google has admitted that it accidentally distributed private videos to the wrong Google Photos users.

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Top web browsers 2020: Edge passes IE for the first time, 4-1/2 years after launch

There's no sign yet that the just-released Chromium-based Edge is drawing hordes of new users. Meanwhile, Mozilla's Firefox continues its slide, leaving Google's Chrome still dominant.

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G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

Choosing an office suite used to be a no-brainer, but Google’s G Suite is now a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your...

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Amazon Echo Studio review: Not quite the best smart speaker, but a fantastic value

The more-expensive Google Home Max delivers higher fidelity, and Sonos has the better multi-room ecosystem, but Amazon’s best Echo shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Google decides to 'iterate' on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google has backed off its plan to put tiny 'favicons' next to search results, which some said were visually indistinguishable from sponsored results.

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

Search giant follows Microsoft in offering route to legacy workload modernization via new Power Systems service in Google Cloud Platform.

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 3: Build and run the app

Build your app with Gradle, then run it with the Android device emulator. This update includes troubleshooting advice for the Android device emulator

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 1: Installation and setup

If you're new to Android Studio, start here: Part 1 walks through installing Android Studio 3.x and launching your first Android project

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Google wants to bring Steam to Chromebooks

A new report by Android Police says Google is working on bringing Steam to Chromebooks.

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Google will wind down Chrome apps starting in June

Google laid out a timeline to wind down Google Chrome Apps, starting in June of this year and ending in June, 2022. Chrome extensions, however, will live on.

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Guest Mode disappears from Google Nest and Home devices

The Guest Mode feature, which allowed visitors to stream media to your Google smart speakers and displays without connecting to your Wi-Fi network, still works on Chromecast devices.

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Windows 7 is dead: How to stay as safe as possible after the security updates stop

Windows 7 is officially end of life, meaning it will no longer receive security updates. If you're going to keep using it, here's how to stay as safe as possible.

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