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Google Now Lets Users Send Directions Straight To Their Smartphones

Google previously introduced ‘find my phone’ and the company now has a new feature that allow users to send directions to their mobile devices right from their desktop browser. This prepares the user even before they start driving, ridding the fuss of entering an address while driving.

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Google Now Allows Download of Users’ Entire Search History

Google added a new feature where users can download their entire search history. Since the company already has all the information we’ve ever searched for, why not we have a copy it too, right?

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Google Rolls Out Boost For Mobile Friendly Websites On Search Rankings

Google rolled out its latest search results update yesterday, one that promises to shake up the internet. From now on, sites that the internet search giant deems to be mobile friendly will receive a boost in rankings; provided the search was done from a mobile device.

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Google Supposedly Unveiling A US-Based Wireless Service

Google could be on the verge of unveiling a wireless service, at least according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper claims that this new service will bring interesting options to US subscribers, such as pay-as-you-use data charges.

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Google Introduces “Works With Cardboard” Programme

Google has introduced the “Works with Cardboard” programme, which aims to get its Cardboard VR headset working properly with any device. There are many versions of the VR headset floating around now, thanks to it being open-source, and each has slightly different specifications. This programme will get any of these headsets working with any VR […]

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Lost Your Smartphone? Google It (Seriously)

Google has implemented something very, very useful into its search engine. The next time you lose your smartphone, you can simply head on to Google and type in “find my phone”. It will then start searching for your smartphone.

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European Union Formally Accuses Google Of Being A Monopoly

The European Commission has formally announced that it is opening an anti-trust probe into Google’s business practices. This probe concerns the way Google ranks search results for goods and services, as well as a secondary look into whether Android is creating stifling innovation and creativity.

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MYNIC Issues Statement On Google Malaysia DNS Redirect

Google Malaysia’s homepage is back to normal after going down for almost 24 hours yesterday. Users trying to access the site from a desktop computer were redirected to a page proclaiming that it had been hacked by a Bangladeshi group. MYNIC, the .my domain name administrator who was the real victim of the attack, has issued […]

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Google Malaysia Down, Looks Like Another DNS Hijacking

Google.com.my is currently down for desktop users after the site was hacked and defaced by unknown culprits. The attack, which happened just about an hour ago, replaced the Google Malaysia front page with a message from the hackers.

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Android 5.0.X Lollipop Update Reportedly Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

If you own a Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 device and have not updated to any version of Android 5.0.X Lollipop yet, don’t hit the update button or attempt to flash it. Multiple users of these two Nexus devices are reporting that any Android 5.0.X Lollipop update is bricking their device. It appears the Android 5.0.2 […]

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Google Finally Updates its Snapseed App with a Host of New Features

Finally, after acquiring Snapseed for so may years, Google has decided to give this photo app a much needed update. Starting today, Snapseed for Android and iOS is blessed with new editing tools with “the precision and control of professional photo editing software”.

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Google Is Working On Android Wear For iOS

Google is apparently working on iOS compatibility for Android Wear, allowing smartwatches running its wearable OS to compete directly with the upcoming Apple Watch. On the other hand, it isn’t clear if Apple will even allow it to interact with its eco-system.

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35% of Malaysians Access the Internet Only on Smartphones

Smartphones are becoming more and more prominent in our lives, so it’s no surprise that 49% of Malaysians surf the Internet more on smartphones rather than computers. Even more surprisingly, 35% of Malaysians only access the web on smartphones alone. These findings come from a study done by Google Malaysia, which aims to study the mobile […]

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Google Malaysia Announces “Streamlined” Results for Mobile Search

Google Malaysia has begun rolling out a new “streamlined” version of its search results page for Malaysian users. Optimised for slower connections, the update will see Malaysians spending less time waiting for impromptu searches on their mobile devices.

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Google AdSense Now Available in Bahasa Malaysia

Google Malaysia has just announced that AdSense, the giant company’s online advertising platform, is now available in Bahasa Malaysia. Many websites and blogs rely on AdSense to generate income for their sites, and while the availability of it in Bahasa Malaysia might not seem like a big deal, it does offer several benefits.

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Google Cracks Down On Ad-Injecting Chrome Extensions; Now Classifies It As Malware

Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions that inject ads into the browser. This follows over 100,000 complaints since the beginning of 2015 and the internet giant has had enough. Ad-injection is a dirty word, moreso these days since the Superfish debacle with Lenovo that brought the practice to the attention of the world.

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Play Pac-Man on Google Maps and Search the Web with a New Perspective

Google is no stranger to pulling off the most random of things every 1st of April. Most of the time, these can be quite entertaining, especially if you’re really bored right now. Here are two neat “pranks” that Google has come up with.

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Google+ Photos Can Now be Accessed from Google Drive on Android, iOS and Web

Managing your photos on Google+ is about to get a whole lot easier. The company recently updated its Google Drive for Android, iOS and the web to let you access your Google+ Photos so you can do everything without switching between apps.

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Google Investigating Adwords Tampering In Malaysia And Singapore

Google is investigating allegations of tampering with an Adwords account, and circumventing a digital advertising agency by dealing directly with the client; a Singaporean government linked company (GLC). A Singapore-based Google executive directly approached the client, while the unidentified advertising agency’s Google Adwords account was mysteriously suspended.

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On-Body Detection Smart Unlock Keeps Your Android Device Unlocked While You’re Carrying It

Unlocking your Android smartphone is about to get a whole lot easier. Google is rolling out a new smart lock mode called “On-Body Detection” that automatically keeps your phone unlocked as long as it’s with you.

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