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  • You Can Now Use Gemini to Navigate With Google Maps Hands-Free

    You Can Now Use Gemini to Navigate With Google Maps Hands-Free

    Using a generative AI bot like Google’s Gemini can be a little clunky, but the experience is much more seamless when using voice commands. According to Gemini’s latest release notes, Google has updated the chatbot’s voice commands to include auto-submit. This can save you a step or two when you use the Gemini app on…


  • How to Get a Better Answer From Gemini

    How to Get a Better Answer From Gemini

    To maximize the usefulness of artificial intelligence chatbots, it’s all about using the right kinds of prompts. While AI chatbots like Gemini and ChatGPT have an edit button (usually a pencil icon), it modifies the original prompt. With a recent update, Gemini now lets you use prompts to alter a selected part of the answer…


  • ‘Under New Management’ Alerts You When a Chrome Extension Changes Owners

    ‘Under New Management’ Alerts You When a Chrome Extension Changes Owners

    While Chrome has a few excellent safety checks built in, you can never be too careful when installing extensions from the hundreds of thousands available on the Chrome Web Store. Though generally safe, these extensions can be tiny malware missiles in disguise, infiltrating and attacking your browser.  A Chrome extension changing ownership can be a particular…