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Top web browsers 2020: Chrome snaps up more share, new Edge again gains ground

Google's Chrome browser edged toward the 70% mark in user share in May. No one else in the browser wars is close.

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Why your voice is your new password

Google now lets some users verify purchases using voice alone. It’s just the beginning. Welcome to the future of biometric ID and verification.

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Getting started with Google Password Manager

Your brain is not an effective password manager. Google's got a better option.

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The Android hardware truth Google won't tell you

Google doesn't like to talk about it, but there's one type of Android hardware you really shouldn't be buying.

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How to make the most of Android's new Assistant add-on

Google's got a spectacular new system for interacting with Assistant on Android — but you really have to go out of your way to uncover its potential.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? Whole lot of security, privacy shakin' goin' on

After skipping version 82 because of the pandemic, Google this week released Chrome 83, which offers users DNS-over-HTTPS and – eventually – tab grouping.

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3 must-have Google Meet add-ons

These standout enhancements will supercharge your virtual meetings and make Google's videoconferencing service more effective than ever.

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The Pixel phone's Motion Sense mystery

Google's latest Pixel phone had what should have been a killer new kind of mobile technology. But we may never get to experience its full potential.

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The best Android apps for business in 2020

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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The most interesting Android question of the year

Hint: It has nothing to do with Google — not directly, anyway.

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Why Exposure Notification won't work

The contact-tracing system is a noble effort that assures user privacy. Unfortunately, it breaks down under scrutiny for four reasons.

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Google to expel spammy, pointless Chrome extensions at end of August

When it comes to add-ons for its dominant Chrome browser, Google plans to crack down on miscreants later this year.

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Google Meet’s messy message

Just when you thought Google's mess of messaging services couldn't get any messier, oops: It did it again.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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5 top Chrome extensions for work-at-home productivity

If you use Google Chrome to browse the web — and most people do — these must-have add-ons will make you more productive.

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How to fine-tune Gmail for maximum productivity

Give Gmail's interface a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

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The problem with the 'iPhone SE killed the Pixel 4a' argument

Don't start the funeral for Google's latest midranger yet.

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Google’s Meet video app gets Gmail integration

The company says 2 million new users a day were added recently as demand for video meetings ramps up among G Suite users.

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