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How to hide Google Meet in Gmail’s desktop app

Filed in How to by on July 30, 2021 0 Comments
How to hide Google Meet in Gmail’s desktop app

In April, Google released Google Meet, a revised version of its video chatting software Hangouts Meet, and made it open to everyone with a Google account. Using the tools Google has placed on the left-hand side of the screen, you may initiate or join a Meet videoconference straight from your Gmail inbox. READ ALSO: You can […]

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Google remembers Voice exists, adds new missed call and caller ID features

Filed in Blog by on July 29, 2021 0 Comments
Google remembers Voice exists, adds new missed call and caller ID features

On Wednesday, Google announced the addition of new caller ID, missed call, and SMS message features to Google Voice. The apparently small update is notable since Google Voice has been pushed on the back burner while the company concentrates on other messaging snafus. You may now understand why you might have missed a call (for […]

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Google is kicking ‘sugar dating’ apps out of the Play Store

Filed in Blog by on July 29, 2021 0 Comments
Google is kicking ‘sugar dating’ apps out of the Play Store

As part of a series of policy changes for the platform, Google has announced that “sugar dating” apps will no longer be allowed on the Android Play Store as of September 1st. Android Police was the first to notice the change, which specifically restricts apps linked to “paid sexual interactions.” According to Google, other changes […]

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Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

Filed in Blog by on July 3, 2021 0 Comments
Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

When search results are rapidly altering around a breaking topic, Google will now notify users. Some searches will now display a warning that “it appears that these results are changing quickly,” with a subheading that “if this topic is new, it can sometimes take time for results to be added by reliable sources.” The company […]

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Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

Filed in Blog by on June 27, 2021 0 Comments
Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

When search results are rapidly altering around a breaking topic, Google will now notify users. Some searches will now display a warning that “it appears that these results are changing quickly,” with a subheading that “if this topic is new, it may take time for credible sources to contribute results.” In a blog post, the […]

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How to share your Google One storage with your family

Filed in Blog by on June 22, 2021 0 Comments
How to share your Google One storage with your family

“This weekend my wife was like, ‘Google says I’m almost out of storage!’” recounts a colleague at The Verge. “We have 2TB with Google One, that’s not possible!” I said. What exactly was the issue? You don’t automatically start sharing your extra storage from Google One just because you’ve set up family sharing with your […]

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Google may be working on an answer to Apple’s device-locating network

Filed in Blog by on June 20, 2021 0 Comments
Google may be working on an answer to Apple’s device-locating network

According to a 9to5Google investigation, Google may be working on converting Android phones into a hivemind capable of recovering missing devices, akin to Apple’s Find My network. A toggle for the functionality appeared in a Google Play Services beta, with code noting the possibility for phones to assist in the location of other devices, presumably […]

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Google Meet’s hand-raising feature is getting a more visible animation

Filed in Blog by on June 18, 2021 0 Comments
Google Meet’s hand-raising feature is getting a more visible animation

As part of ongoing Workspace upgrades, Google Meet, Google’s response to video calling services like Zoom, is getting a number of beneficial tweaks to its hand-raising feature. A new hand-raising animation, notification sound, and improvements to how hosts are made aware of raised hands are among the new features, as reported by 9to5Google. While the […]

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