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Google Meet’s messy message

Just when you thought Google's mess of messaging services couldn't get any messier, oops: It did it again.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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5 top Chrome extensions for work-at-home productivity

If you use Google Chrome to browse the web — and most people do — these must-have add-ons will make you more productive.

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How to fine-tune Gmail for maximum productivity

Give Gmail's interface a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

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The problem with the 'iPhone SE killed the Pixel 4a' argument

Don't start the funeral for Google's latest midranger yet.

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Google’s Meet video app gets Gmail integration

The company says 2 million new users a day were added recently as demand for video meetings ramps up among G Suite users.

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6 make-or-break questions about Google and Apple's COVID-tracking tech

Nearly a week after an unlikely tech team-up, some critical questions remain.

Chrome OS Plan

Google's grand Chrome OS plan is finally coming into focus

A seemingly small switch gives us a monumental clue about the future of Chrome OS — and maybe beyond.

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Everything we know about the Google/Apple COVID-19 contact tracing tech

Here's how it works, what it does, why it matters and links to further information.

Chrome OS Conquer

What Chrome OS needs to conquer next

Google's Chromebooks are constantly evolving and expanding in reach, but there's one tremendous opportunity still begging to be seized.

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Why the Pixel 5 just got interesting

A recent discovery about this year's Pixel 5 phone could completely change the conversation about the device — and that might be a very good thing.

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Google suspends Chrome upgrades as COVID-19 impacts software schedules

With 6.7 million residents in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered to stay at home to slow the coronavirus spread, scheduled Chrome and Chrome OS releases have been delayed.

Android Upgrades

Are Android upgrades actually improving? It's complicated

When it comes to Android upgrades, you shouldn't believe everything you read. Time for a data-backed reality check.

New Pixel Features

How to make the most of your Pixel's new features

Google's sending a bunch of virtual gifts to Pixel owners this week. Here's how to put the best of the goodies to good use.

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Google plugs for Chrome when Edge accesses search firm's services

Google is pushing warnings and alerts aimed at Microsoft Edge users who navigate to several of its services' websites, including the Chrome Web Store add-on market, Google Drive, Gmail and the company's default search page.

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Give Google Docs a distraction-free upgrade

This 60-second upgrade will give Google Docs a minimalist makeover and bring newfound focus to your word processing world.

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Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

From managing files on your phone to seamlessly syncing folders with your computer, this guide will turn you into a certified Android file master.

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10 steps to smarter Google account security

Give yourself some added peace of mind by giving your Google account a thorough set of security reinforcements.

Android 11

The 11 most interesting takeaways from Android 11 (so far)

From big behavioral changes to small interface enhancements, our first look at Android 11 reveals some promising new shifts.

Google Pixel Features

5 hidden Pixel features worth finding

Got a Google Pixel phone — any Google Pixel phone? These out-of-the-way options will save you time and make your device smarter.

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