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Josh Centers 8 comments

Google PhotoScan Is a Handy Pocket Photo Scanner

If you find yourself needing a digital version of a physical photo—as uncommon as that might seem in today’s modern world—Google’s free PhotoScan app may be the ideal tool, particularly if you don’t already own a scanner, or have one in your pocket.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 7 comments

Google I/O 2018 Shows Where Google’s iOS Apps Are Headed

The keynote presentation at this year’s Google I/O conference introduced no new hardware to compete with Apple devices, but it did feature improvements to Google apps and services used by many Apple users, including Gmail, Google Photos, Google Maps, Google News, and Google Assistant.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 27 comments

Google Revamps Gmail’s Web Interface

Gmail, Google’s popular email service, has undergone a revamp that includes visual tweaks and a battery of new features, some focused on usability, others on security.

Fantastical 2.4.9 Agen Schmitz No comments

Fantastical 2.4.9

Fixes a bug that prevented some users from adding Google accounts. ($49.99 new, free update, 15.5 MB)

Glenn Fleishman 18 comments

Cloudflare and Quad9 Aim to Improve DNS

The domain name system is largely insecure, leaking information and subject to compromise. New services from Cloudflare and Quad9 could provide greater security and integrity than Google Public DNS, currently the best known public DNS service.

Josh Centers 1 comment

Google Chrome 66 Promises to Mute Auto-Play Videos

Google has added a feature to its Google Chrome Web browser that the company promises will reduce the annoyance of auto-play videos, but there are exceptions that may make it less useful.

Adam Engst 12 comments

Google Sunsets goo.gl URL Shortener

Google has announced that no new users will be able to use the goo.gl URL shortening service after 13 April 2018, and existing users will lose access on 30 March 2019. Shortened links will redirect indefinitely.

Fantastical 2.4.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Fantastical 2.4.5

Adds events and reminders to Spotlight search results in macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($49.99 new, free update, 15.3 MB)