The ‘Google’ Archives
Posted October 13, 2013 by

How Do I Stop Google from Using My Name and Picture in Ads?

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If you use your Google profile to discuss products, people within your circles can see your reviews when searching. Unless you disable this, Google will use your profile image and name as a part of their advertising service.

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Posted October 12, 2013 by

How to Send Party Invites on Google+

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Though Facebook is the most popular medium for inviting friends to social events, parties, or public meetings, you can use Google+, the fastest growing social network, to do the same with more features.

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Posted October 10, 2013 by

Gmail: Always Reply from the Email the Message Was Sent To

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If you manage multiple email inboxes inside a Google account, you may notice that the service always forces you to reply from the default address even if the email message was sent to another of your inboxes. This may not be a good idea because you may have addresses that you do not want other […]

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Posted October 8, 2013 by

Samsung Android: Display Battery Percentage

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By default on Samsung Android devices, the status bar only shows a battery icon that reflects the current battery status on your phone. While it is a good way to keep track of how much juice is left until your phone shuts down, the indicator is only updated when the battery percentage reaches a specific […]

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Posted October 3, 2013 by

Chrome: Reset to Default Settings


If your Chrome browser has been acting up lately and you cannot figure out why, it may be a good idea to reset the browser to its default state.

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Posted September 13, 2013 by

YouTube: Blur Faces in Videos

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If you have a video that you want to share with the public but you also want to keep the people in the video anonymous, consider blurring their faces. This tutorial will show you how to do it in YouTube without any third-party applications.

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Posted August 4, 2013 by

Chrome: Disable Google Translate


Even though the translation service in Google Chrome is helpful, you may want to prevent it from automatically translating the contents of your web pages. You can also disable the service completely if you think it gives inaccurate translations.

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Posted July 29, 2013 by

YouTube: Display Custom Links to your Social Accounts or Other Channels

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If you have a YouTube channel, placing links to your Facebook Page, Twitter Feed, or directly to your website is essential.

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Posted July 8, 2013 by

Google Calendar: Change Calendar Name, Description and Other Settings

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In Google Calendar, users can create multiple calendars for different purposes. Over time, the purpose of a calendar may be changed, so it is a good idea to update the calendar’s settings such as name, description, or time zone to reflect the changes.

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Posted June 25, 2013 by

How to Enable and Use Tabs in Gmail?


To help users manage their email messages more effectively, Google has introduced the tab feature in Gmail. However, this feature is not enabled by default. This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide to turn this feature on and describes how to use it to manage your mailbox.

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