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Google’s algorithm creates a unique political “bubble”: research

Google's algorithm creates a unique political "bubble": research

Whether you know it or not, you’re probably living in a bubble. As far as the internet is concerned, at least. Your internet search results may look very different depending based on your political views and other cultural interests. Searching for hot-button political topics like “gun control,” “immigration” and “vaccination” bring up very different results

Google’s ambitious Pixel Slate is hampered by bugs

Google’s ambitious Pixel Slate is hampered by bugs

Google’s new Pixel Slate is a sub-par tablet that can be transformed into a superb Chromebook. For most folks, that won’t likely amount to a screaming buy. The search giant’s latest hardware gadget is stuck in a gray area: In tablet mode, its powerful, but buggy software prevents it from being a best-in-class device. Meanwhile,

Tim Cook save Apple’s search deals with Google

Tim Cook save Apple's search deals with Google

Apple’s Tim Cook is always on hand to explain why his company is better at privacy than its rivals (read Google and Facebook), which have been mired in data scandals of late. When Cook said personal information is being “weaponized against us with military efficiency,” while calling on GDPR-style rules in the US, it was clear who his targets were.

Google details how good the dark mode is for your battery

Google details how good the dark mode is for your battery

Dark mode is visually appealing to many folks, but it also helps prolong battery life if your device features an OLED display. Google re-iterated that point during its Android Dev Summit and confirmed that dark mode puts significantly less strain on the battery than anything else, reported SlashGear. The slideshow (at one hour, 17 minutes, 50 seconds)

Mac mini 2018: Hands-on, first impressions and preliminary benchmarks

Mac mini 2018: Hands-on, first impressions and preliminary benchmarks

Apple’s Mac mini has always been a bare-bones machine, with this still only coming with the machine itself but with a new, black power cord to match the Space Gray enclosure. Keyboard, mouse, display, all are necessities you will have to provide yourself. What you get Our review unit has an Intel i3 quad-core processor

Google employees around the world go out today to protest against sexual misconduct

Google employees around the world go out today to protest against sexual misconduct

Employees are walking out of Google offices worldwide in protest today as a storm around the company’s handling of sexual harassment cases continues to gather strength. Organizers of the Google Walkout for Real Change tell The New York Times that more than 1,500 employees, mostly women, are planning to walk out from more than 60 percent of Google’s

Google fired almost 50 employees for sexual harassment in last two years

Google fired almost 50 employees for sexual harassment in last two years

Google revealed on Thursday that the tech giant has fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years. Google CEO Sundar Pichai disclosed the information in response to a New York Times reportthat claimed the company had “protected” a former Android executive accused of sexual misconduct. Pichai said in an email to employees that

Google Home Hub is a Great Start to a Smarter Home

Google Home Hub is a Great Start to a Smarter Home

The idea of a smart home console is exciting. A little screen where you can turn all your lights on and off and turn on the TV and see who’s at the door and crank the oven up to 500-degrees to roast that garlic and broccoli for dinner? That’s cool! It’s also what Google promises

Google is Hiding a Secret Game in Plain Sight

Google users, let the games begin. A Reddit post made headlines this week for uncovering a fun feature: a text adventure game inside the search engine. “Found a crazy Easter egg,” the Redditor wrote on a Google subreddit on Sept. 19 before revealing how to find the challenge. “Search for text adventure and open up the dev

Google Maps adds Feature for real-time Updates on your Daily Commute

With the latest Google Maps update, Google wants to improve your commute, especially if you’re using a combination of personal and public transportation to get to work and back home. Using the Commute tab, Google Maps users now receive real-time information about the various perils along the way that might delay their commute, which should

Google Store Launches Mail-in Repair Service for Pixel Devices

Google Store Launches Mail-in Repair Service for Pixel Devices

If you’re in the US and have a broken Pixel device, you might be able to get Google itself to fix it for you instead of a third-party company. The Google Store has just opened a virtual Repair Center, giving you the option to mail the tech giant your Pixel and Pixel 2 devices to be looked at and

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

A decade ago, Android launched… to a world of challenges. But back in 2008, Google wasn’t worried about artificial intelligence, it was just trying to make a stable mobile operating system. One that stood out in a very crowded playing field. Back then, the competition was Apple, BlackBerry, Nokia/Symbian, Palm and Windows Mobile. By 2009,

Google and uBreakiFix Provide Free Pixel Repairs to Hurricane Victims

To redeem a repair on a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL, visit your nearest uBreakiFix location in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. To find a location near you, visit our locations page or call our customer support team at (877) 320-2237. The free repairs will cover water damage and cracked screens and will be available through Friday, October 19, while supplies last. No appointment necessary; simply walk into your local store to redeem. Our hearts go out to all those affected, and we want to help you stay connected to friends, family, and anyone who can help in the aftermath of the storm.

If you own one of Google’s Pixel phones and it fell victim to Hurricane Florence, relief might be at hand. Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to offer free repairs for any Pixel phone damaged in the storm So long as you can visit one of uBreakiFix’s locations in North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia. The repair shop will

Hands-on: Google Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X

Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL, mainly because I planned to migrate my business line from Google Voice to a stand-alone phone early on, and I think Android phone will give me a good chance to follow me on the platform. feature. As you may have heard, the latest developer beta for Android has just been released,