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Five Ways To Make Gmail Even Better

Gmail is one of the best email apps available, but there’s still a lot of room for improvement. Luckily, there are a bunch of handy plug-ins, add-ons, and extensions that can add extra features to Google’s email service. Here are five of our favourites that make managing our Gmail inboxes even easier.


Ungoogled Chromium Strips Away The Privacy-Invading Features From Chrome

Chrome’s a great browser, but there’s no denying that Google’s got eyes deep inside it to track all kinds of stuff. Ungoogled Chromium is a special build that strips as much of that stuff away as possible.


This Page Lets You Disable A Lot Of Google's Activity Tracking

Google tracks a lot of your data. If you’re comfortable with that, it can make your life a little easier. If you’re not, it can be a pain to figure out how to turn it off. Fortunately, there’s one settings page where you can disable a lot of it.


Allo, Google's New Smart Messaging App, Is Rolling Out Now

Android/iOS: Today, Google’s rolling out Allo, the messaging app it previewed at I/O earlier this summer. This is also the first real glimpse we get into the new Google Assistant.


What Self-Driving Cars Can Teach Us About Better Driving

So far, self-driving cars have a safer driving track record than most humans. This seems impressive, but part of the reason they’re safer is because we suck at driving. We’re in a hurry, we get angry, and we take unnecessary risks. In those areas, self-driving cars have a few things they could teach us about being better drivers.


Google Drive Search Just Got A Lot Smarter

Google Drive is making finding your documents a lot easier and faster by unleashing the full power of the Google search engine. You can now search the way you talk and get spelling corrected.


Here's Everything We Know About 'Pixel': The First Smartphone Built By Google

In two weeks from now we will likely have official confirmation of brand new smartphones from Google, the first to be designed by the company itself.

The web giant has teased an unveiling set for 2am AEST October 5, and unless it’s planning to reveal a completely unexpected product that just happens to have the rounded oblong dimensions of a smartphone, it seems like the long-held rumours of a Google phone will come to pass. Here’s everything we know so far.


Google Trips Personalises And Automates Your Travel Plans From Start To Finish

iOS/Android: Google has been tiptoeing around the travel game for a while now with useful tools like Google Flights and their hotel search function. Today, they completely jumped in with a new app that manages and helps plan your trip from start to finish.


SwiftKey's New 'Neural Network' Text Prediction Is Impressively Good

I can’t stand writing on my phone. The keyboard is slow and mistakes are too easy. SwiftKey’s new “neural network” keyboard, however, has seriously impressed me. Now, predictions are useful enough that they significantly reduce the amount of time I spend typing on my phone.


Activate This Chrome Flag To See Just How Non-Secure The Web Today Is

By the end of 2017, it’s almost a certainty that the Google-developed Chrome browser will flag all non-HTTPS sites as “non-secure”. Currently, only HTTPS sites lacking certificates (or out-of-date or incorrectly configured ones) earn the red triangle of doom. But what if Google flicked the switch now? What would the web look like?


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