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How to: Download and Export All Your Google+ Photos From the Cloud

This guide is for those of you with Google+ accounts and auto-backup of your photos enabled on either Android or iPhone smartphones. Background I switch back and forth between iPhone and Android devices often, and the one thing I never want to lose is the photos I’ve taken. As such, one of the first things [...]

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The Latest Stats Show Android 4.4 KitKat Running on 21% of Devices; Jelly Bean Still King

As of earlier this week, the latest version of Android, version 4.4 KitKat, was installed and running on 21% of devices worldwide. KitKat was first released in October of last year, making it 10 months old. By contrast, Android Jelly Bean, version 4.1.x, is still the dominant version most users are running, boasting an installed [...]

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Google Tracks Users Wherever They Go: See Your Own Map

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that Google tracks movements of users of its mobile devices or mobile apps. The visualization of that tracking, however, can be pretty startling, and now it is easy to see a history of how Google has tracked where you’ve been. This week, Steven Tweedie at Business Insider published [...]

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This Artful Google Project Will Keep You Entertained for Hours

Have you heard of the Google Cultural Institute? It’s pretty amazing. In true Google fashion, the search giant has partnered with hundreds of museums, cultural institutions, and archives to host the world’s cultural treasures online. But they decided, somewhere along the line, that just documenting the artwork in museums wasn’t enough. So they created the [...]

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This Smart Ring is a Nod in an Awesome Direction

We’ve talked about a lot of “smart” rings on this blog, but this one may actually top them all. Nod is an advanced gesture-control ring that allows you to engage objects with your movements, on command. It’s a universal controller, which means you can control phones, tablets, Google Glass, watches, home appliances, TVs, computers, and [...]

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How To Use Google Now To Help You Lose Weight

We all know the hard it is to make healthy food choices, and the added difficulty if you are constantly on the go. There are so many apps available to help you track your calories. Did you know that you can ask Google Now about nutritional information? No need to download a separate app at [...]

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Google’s New Project Aims To Discover How Humans Can Be Healthier

As a company, Google is no stranger to innovation. The search and advertising giant has created several new categories of business and is pushing the edge from driverless cars to optics. But a new initiative at the company could transform society in untold ways and is being called by some the “most ambitious and difficult [...]

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Google Announces Analytics App For iPhone

The Official Google Analytics App has just been released at The App Store. “Access all of your Google Analytics web and app data from your mobile device. Monitor recent changes with Real Time reports. Easily get your Analytics data anytime, anywhere.” – The App Store You will now be able to track traffic to your [...]

This Accessory Uses Mind Control To Power Google Glass

This Accessory Uses Mind Control To Power Google Glass

If you’re still trying to wrap your head around where Google Glass fits in as a useful gadget in our society, prepare to have your mind blown by mind reading technology. MindRDR is a Google Glass accessory that allows users to operate Google Glass with their thoughts instead of their voice. MindRDR is the application [...]

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This is Your New Favorite—But Intelligent—Way to Waste Time at Work

It’s important to work when you’re at work. But even the most productive individuals in the world will tell you: you have to take a break sometimes. And this, ladies and gentleman, is your new break go-to. Smarty Pins is the latest Google creation, and it utilizes their Google Maps (for iOS and Android) technology. [...]

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