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How to Use “New Tab” in Chrome as a Note Taker

How to Use “New Tab” in Chrome as a Note Taker http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-use-new-tab-in-chrome-as-a-note-taker/   Written by Nancy MessiehMay 10, 2016 There are plenty of uses for Google Chrome’s new tab, and with the extensionNew Tab Draft, you can turn it into … Continue reading

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Google’s new ‘My Account’ lets you tweak privacy and security settings

Google’s new ‘My Account’ lets you tweak privacy and security settings by Lisa Vaas on June 2, 2015 Filed Under: Featured, Google, Privacy, Security threats https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/06/02/googles-new-my-account-lets-you-tweak-privacy-and-security-settings/ Google knows a lot about you. I know, I know: DUH. When Google’s not … Continue reading

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Office Online versus Google Apps: Facts and FUD

Office Online versus Google Apps: Facts and FUD By Woody Leonhard on June 25, 2014 http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/office-online-versus-google-apps-facts-and-fud/ Microsoft and Google are locked in battle over free-for-personal-use productivity applications. Each is fighting for your attention. At this time, there’s no one best … Continue reading

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How to Disable Chrome’s Google Now Notifications

How to Disable Chrome’s Google Now Notifications 1,688g1 Thorin Klosowski http://lifehacker.com/how-to-disable-chromes-google-now-notifications-1560822569   Google recently rolled out an update that added Google Now support to its Chrome browser on both Windows and Mac. That’s great if you use Google services. If you don’t, … Continue reading

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How to keep your real name and face out of Google’s ads

How to keep your real name and face out of Google’s ads http://www.pcworld.com/article/2053357/how-to-keep-your-real-name-and-face-out-of-googles-ads.html#tk.nl_advis The journey was long and full of baby steps, but we’ve finally reached the destination: Google updated its terms of service on Friday to allow the company to slap … Continue reading

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How to export your Google Reader account

How to export your Google Reader account By Kristin Burnham,  http://www.itworld.com/software/360518/how-export-your-google-reader-account?source=ITWNLE_nlt_tonight_2013-06-12 June 12, 2013, 1:48 PM — Back in March, Google announced it was retiring Reader and seven other applications. According to Google, the service, which launched in 2005, had a loyal but declining user base, … Continue reading

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My divorce from Google – One year later

Google’s Terms of Service and Privacy Statement motivated me to give up over 3,000 Google+ Friends, and to stop using the Google search engine and the rest of their products, attractive as they were. Finding alternatives is definitely do-able. Here’s … Continue reading

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