Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
November 14, 2016 – 08:34 | No Comment
Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music (Android, iOS) is being revamped to deliver more intelligent context-sensitive playlists and recommendations.
The system now takes account of your location, what you’re likely to be doing and why you might be listening …

ungoogled-chromium is a completely Google-free browser
October 5, 2016 – 05:16 | Comments Off on ungoogled-chromium is a completely Google-free browser
ungoogled-chromium is a completely Google-free browser

If you’re a Chrome user concerned about web privacy then you might have tried turning off telemetry settings, maybe switching to Chromium to lose all that Google code.
Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Even Chromium uses …

Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app
September 22, 2016 – 07:46 | Comments Off on Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app
Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app

Does the world need another messaging app? We’re not sure, but Google is giving us another one anyway, launching Google Allo for Android and iOS.
Key features include “Smart Reply”, which analyses incoming messages and suggests …

Track your AdSense earnings with Auburn
August 23, 2016 – 08:46 | Comments Off on Track your AdSense earnings with Auburn
Track your AdSense earnings with Auburn

Are you earning so much with Google AdSense that you’re always online checking your balance?
OK, probably not, but if you’re earning something then tiny Windows freebie Auburn could save you time by displaying your earnings …

Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options
March 24, 2016 – 08:57 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options
Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options

Less than a month after its last update, Google has rolled out Google Maps for iOS 4.17. The big news here is the addition of taxi services when comparing route options for six countries, including …

NooG is a compact web search bar for your PC desktop
March 4, 2016 – 09:55 | Comments Off on NooG is a compact web search bar for your PC desktop
NooG is a compact web search bar for your PC desktop

NooG is a lightweight internet search bar for the Windows desktop.
We watched the installation process closely, because this is just the kind of app to trash your system with a pile of adware, but no …

Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support
March 1, 2016 – 06:55 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support
Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support

Google has extended its pit-stop feature – the ability to find places to stop off on journeys – to iPhone and iPad users with the release of Google Maps for iOS 4.16.
The ability to create …

FBackup 6.0 debuts cloud backup
January 25, 2016 – 10:56 | Comments Off on FBackup 6.0 debuts cloud backup
FBackup 6.0 debuts cloud backup

Softland has shipped FBackup 6.0, a major update of its freeware file backup tool for Windows.
The new release finally brings support for cloud backups, with an option to save your data to Google Drive.

Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
December 8, 2015 – 04:22 | Comments Off on Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager
Tabr is a RAM-saving Chrome tab manager

Chrome’s a great browser, but open too many tabs and it can turn into a real resource hog, grabbing vast amounts of RAM and maybe impacting your system’s performance.
Tabr is a new Chrome tab manager …

Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office
November 9, 2015 – 02:21 | Comments Off on Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office
Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office

Hit File > Open in any modern edition of Microsoft Office and all your OneDrive cloud files are just a couple of clicks away.
That’s less than helpful if you keep your files on Google Drive, …

YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools
October 6, 2015 – 08:31 | Comments Off on YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools
YouTube for iOS 10.38 unveils major redesign, new in-app editing tools

Google has rolled out YouTube for iOS 10.38 for iPhone and iPad. Despite the minor version number revision, the new app sports a major facelift, plus new in-app editing controls.
The new look sports a minimalist …