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CAPTCHA Can Now Be Decoded By Computers

CAPTCHA is evil and must be stopped. This much we know. Here’s another nail in the coffin of the universally-loathed authentication system: it turns out that despite being designed to stop automated processes, CAPTCHAs can actually be easily cracked with the right kind of computing power.


Lifehacker's 2014 Google Easter Egg Guide

Just in time for the super-long weekend, here’s an indulgence that won’t rot your teeth or expand your waistline: a complete list of Google easter eggs.


Chrome Remote Desktop Arrives On Android

Android: Google has finally released an Android counterpart to its Chrome-based remote desktop application. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension for Chrome and now you can log in to your computer remotely from Android.


Gmail Makes It Easier To Insert Phone Photo Uploads

Want to include a recent photo in that email you’re sending from the Gmail web client? That process has become a little easier, with Google adding a new ‘Insert photo’ button that accesses the photos most recently uploaded from your phone.


Fix Those Annoying Chrome Font Rendering Problems With A Single Setting

Chrome beta: Google’s browser is great most of the time, but occasionally you’ll come across this weird problem where text looks gross and broken. As of Chrome beta 35, you can fix this with a single flag.


The Coolest Things You Can Automatically Add To Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a wonderful tool. While many people may know that you can import pre-made calendars with lists of various holidays in them, there’s a lot more cool stuff you can do with the service.


Top 10 Apps And Services Made Better By Add-Ons

The internet is filled with great apps and services to help you get things done. Alone, those services are powerful — but with a few choice add-ons, they’re unstoppable. Here are ten services you can power up with extensions, scripts, and other apps.


Google Expands Android's Built-In App Scanning Security

Android: Google announced that it is expanding its Verify Apps system to continually scan all apps installed on a phone to determine if they’re malicious or harmful.


Chrome Bug Allows Eavesdropping On Your Mic

A new bug has been found in Chrome that allows a web site to trigger and monitor your microphone without your knowledge. Chrome has accidentally allowed web sites to eavesdrop on your mic before, and this exploit does keeps its actions pretty well hidden.


How To Hide Your Google+ View Count

Google+ recently turned on a feature that displays the total number of times your Google+ profile and content have been viewed by others. If you don’t want this to be visible to everyone, you can hide it.