Showing posts with label Google. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Google. Show all posts

April 26, 2017

Google's New Ad Blocker For Chrome

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson talks about a Wall Street Journal article saying that Google is planning to add native ad-blocking to Chrome… and what exactly are abusive ads?

April 25, 2017

Google Launches Project Owl

Danny Sullivan
A screenshot of Danny Sullivan  
In this episode of Tech News Today, Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss Project Owl, Google's new three-pronged effort to tackle fake news, problematic searches, and their effects on its search product.

March 28, 2017

Google Hangouts Drops SMS

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte 
In yet another move that shows their understanding of the messaging market is sketchy at best, Google will eliminate the ability to send SMS messages using Hangouts.

What Is Google Thinking?

Google Logo
Google Logo
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) 
Google makes plenty of great products, but other times it seems they completely drop the ball for no reason.

March 21, 2017

Judge Gives Police An Entire Town's Google Searches

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte  
Police in Edina, MN asked a judge to force Google to release searches from the entire town that relate to an ongoing investigation into wire fraud. The judge has agreed, possibly setting a disturbing precedent.

March 19, 2017

Week Of Linux News March 2017

The Linux Mascot
Tux; the Linux Mascot
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
Eight year old vulnerability fixed in Linux kernel, Ubuntu 12.04 end of life, Fedora 26 Alpha delayed, Firefox leaves ALSA users with no sound.

March 7, 2017

Google's Fake News Problem

Megan Morrone
A screenshot of Megan Morrone 
In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss why you should not trust the answers that Google Home gives you.

March 1, 2017

Google Reveals Major Internet Explorer And Edge Flaw

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson 
After giving Microsoft 90 days to fix the problem, Google publicly announced a “high-severity” flaw in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Google Isn't Weird Anymore

Jason Howell
A screenshot of Jason Howell 
In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Harrison Weber, Executive Editor at VentureBeat, about Midnight Commercial, the company tasked with making a Tardigrade module for the now defunct Project Ara.

February 24, 2017

Huge "CloudBleed" Security Breach, Millions Of Cloudflare Sites Affected! (SHA1 Is Dead)

Thio Joe
A screenshot of Thio Joe  
Cloudflare, an extremely popular service that is used by millions of websites had a massive breach as a result of a bug in their system. Their servers were returning cached content to the wrong users, resulting in private information being leaked. This was not a hack, but could have been exploited. The hack was discovered by a Google engineer.

February 19, 2017

Samsung Chrombook Plus Review

Samsung Chromebook Plus
A screenshot of the Samsung Chromebook Plus  
On The New Screen Savers show, Leo Laporte reviews the new Samsung Chromebook Plus convertible touch laptop.

January 19, 2017

Google Buys Fabric From Twitter

Jason Howell
A screenshot of Jason Howell  
In this episode of Tech News Today, Matt Weinberger from Business Insider joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss why Google bought mobile analytics tool Fabric from Twitter.

January 12, 2017

Google's Messaging Mess

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte 
In this episode of This Week In Google, Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, and Aaron Newcomb discuss Google's decision to shut down the Hangouts API.

December 22, 2016

Top Google Searches Of 2016

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte   
In this episode of This Week In Google, Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham talk about the most searched terms and phrases on Google in 2016.

December 7, 2016

Google WiFi Hits The Home

Jason Howell
A screenshot of Jason Howell  
In this episode of Tech News Today, David Ruddock from Android Police joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss his experience with Google WiFi, the low-profile mesh-networking router.

November 29, 2016

November 28, 2016

Google Pixel Review (A Technical Deep Dive)

Google Pixel
Photo credit: TechStage Google Pixel via photopin (license)
The Pixel has "Phone by Google" engraved on it, which is something new! So lets take a look at the tech, the geeky stuff, that Google built into it.

November 16, 2016

Google Chromecast Ultra Review: Worth The Upgrade?

Chromecast Ultra
Chromecast Ultra
(Photo credit: https://www.google.com/chromecast/tv/ultra/)
The Chromecast Ultra is the newest Chromecast device, and has a few new features that separates it from the regular Chromecast 2.

November 13, 2016

Google Home Tips

Google Home
A screenshot of Google Home   
In this episode of The New Screen Savers, Jason Howell teaches us some rather cool Google Home tips.

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