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The Comprehensive Guide To Quitting Google

The Comprehensive Guide To Quitting Google

Despite all the convenience and quality of Google’s sprawling ecosystem, some users are fed up with its often fishy privacy policies and wary of its looming shadow over the internet at large. If you’re ready to ditch Google, or even just reduce its presence in your digital life, this guide…

How To Restore Any Google Photo ‘Creations’ You Accidentally Delete

How To Restore Any Google Photo ‘Creations’ You Accidentally Delete

Google Photos has a few AI-driven features that enhance your photos and build “automated creations” on your behalf—such as slideshow videos, collages, and animations of your shots. For example, the Google Photos AI might create a slideshow based on your hiking adventure last weekend, giving you a neat way to…

Ask LH: How Can I Recover An Old IPhoto Library?

Ask LH: How Can I Recover An Old IPhoto Library?

Dear Lifehacker, Three or four years ago, my Macbook died, and because I was an avid user of Time Machine, I was able to retrieve virtually everything I cared about from my external hard drive, except my photos. Because this tragedy happened to coincide with a software update, the updated…