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Gmail Redesigned

The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

A longtime Google design lead has put his minimalist mark on modern-day Gmail — and made it easy for anyone to enjoy his efforts.

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7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your smartphone's browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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Facebook’s blockchain cryptocurrency could mean big money – and kill 'fake news'

Blockchain would enable Facebook users to make PayPal-like purchases of advertised products and authenticate people posting on the site, effectively creating an audit trail and confirming they're not bots.

Facebook Workplace

Facebook’s Workplace reaches 2M paid users, targets SMBs

Workplace by Facebook, the company's enterprise-focused collaboration offering, has seen strong growth since its launch in 2016.

Memory-Lane Monday: Whatever works

Why no Wi-Fi?

Throwback Thursday: Can I see me now?

Remoting from a non-remote PC? It’s all too metaphysical.

Time-Machine Tuesday: It’s all in how you ask

A patient pilot fish finally gets his due.

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Suddenly, podcasting becomes a sound business

Spotify began a buying spree in an apparent bid to dominate podcasting. Here’s what it knows that others don’t.

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How fake news is changing the internet

The tools we all use for knowledge, communication and business are being re-engineered to stop disinformation. Is our loss of control worth it?

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Google Keep cheat sheet

How to get started with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

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Chrome Remote Desktop: The easy way to access a remote computer

Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection.

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Apple has some big media challenges to solve

Apple is expected to introduce its Texture-based news and magazine service next year, but it has some big challenges to resolve if it wants this to work.

Gmail Encryption

Gmail encryption: Everything you need to know

This easy-to-follow guide will help you understand what's going on with Gmail encryption and what you can do to maximize your messaging privacy.

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Google Maps is the new social network

While Twitter tumbles and Facebook flounders, Google Maps has emerged as the best social network for businesses.

Chrome Text Expander

A time-saving typing tool that works anywhere in Chrome

Reclaim wasted time and watch your efficiency soar with this spectacularly useful cross-platform add-on.

Google App Redesigns

Google's app redesigns are really bumming me out

Google is slowly shifting its ecosystem from a rich melange of memorable flavors to a forgettable plain vanilla.

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Why Microsoft and Google love progressive web apps

Microsoft wants everything to run on Windows. Google wants everything to run on the web. (And what does Apple want?)

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5 collaboration tools that enhance Microsoft Office

These apps integrate with Office 365 or Office Online and help your team work together in a variety of ways, from collaborative editing to group task management.

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Mingis on Tech: Data breaches and the rise of 'surveillance capitalism'

Facebook and Google recently owned up to new data breaches affecting millions of users. It's not the first time. It won't be the last. CSO's J.M. Porup explains what's really going on.

Custom Chrome OS App

How to turn any website into a custom Chrome OS app

A handy hack for customizing your Chromebook and bringing native app-like experiences to your favorite sites and services.

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