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Can You Tell the Difference Between a Laptop and a Chromebook?

Can You Tell the Difference Between a Laptop and a Chromebook?

Laptops are nothing new for businesses. In fact, some recent laptops have the processing power to eclipse your typical desktop workstation. However, this doesn’t apply to all laptops, as evidenced by the Chromebook. Today, we want to explore the big differences between Chromebooks and your average laptop, as well as how you might choose between one or the other. (more…)

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How the World’s Most Popular Search Engine Works

How the World’s Most Popular Search Engine Works

Billions of people rely on Google Search to find what they want online. But what really happens when you click "search"? Let's describe how the Google Search engine works to give you a behind-the-scenes look. (more…)

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Breaking Down the Smart Chips Available for Docs and Sheets

Breaking Down the Smart Chips Available for Docs and Sheets

You might recall our blog last week on smart chips, a term used to describe some fun and useful Google Docs inserts. Today, we want to take a closer look at these smart chips and what you can do with them in Google Docs and Sheets. (more…)

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What Can Humans Learn About Robots from the Works of Isaac Asimov?

What Can Humans Learn About Robots from the Works of Isaac Asimov?

Are you familiar with the works of Isaac Asimov? The author wrote a short story called “Runaround” in 1942, and it introduced the idea of the Three Laws of Robotics, or laws that all of the robots in his Robots series must follow. This stranger-than-reality concept is being used today by Google, which has announced a set of safeguards partially...

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You’d Be Surprised What Can Be an Unsafe Google Search

You’d Be Surprised What Can Be an Unsafe Google Search

The Internet is pretty awesome. Unfortunately as much as it provides individuals and businesses, alike, it poses significant risks. Today, we thought we would discuss a security issue that not many people consider, Google searches, and how they can lead to cybersecurity problems.  (more…)

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AI Fuels the Technology to Make Traffic Lights More Environmentally Friendly

AI Fuels the Technology to Make Traffic Lights More Environmentally Friendly

AI might feel like a technology perfectly at home in the world of science fiction, but the truth is that most of its uses are not nearly as interesting or fun. Take, for example, Operation Green Light, an initiative from Google that aims to better society through examining AI for traffic control and its impact on the environment. (more…)

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Enhanced Safe Browsing in Gmail Might Not Be the Solution You’re Hoping For

Enhanced Safe Browsing in Gmail Might Not Be the Solution You’re Hoping For

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • September 15, 2023
  • Security

Have you tried using Enhanced Safe Browsing in your Google Chrome browser? This feature has been a part of the browser since 2019, and it was implemented with the intention of preventing phishing attacks. This feature was also recently added to Gmail. Here’s how you enable it, as well as why it might not be the solution you’re hoping for....

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Did You Know? Google Pays Billions to Maintain Default Search Rights on Apple Products

Did You Know? Google Pays Billions to Maintain Default Search Rights on Apple Products

Google is one of the world’s biggest technology companies, but have you ever wondered how exactly it manages to maintain its iron grip on the search engine market? It’s especially curious when you consider that there are other major technology companies out there that might want a piece of the pie, like Apple, yet choose not to. Well, it turns...

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Will Your Business Use Google’s New Custom Building Blocks Feature?

Will Your Business Use Google’s New Custom Building Blocks Feature?

Google is always striving to improve its Workspace platform, the business-driven productivity suite for companies. One new tool that could change the way organizations operate is custom building blocks, which add a whole new layer of depth… for schools and businesses, anyway. (more…)

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Gmail and Google Calendar Add Client-Side Encryption

Gmail and Google Calendar Add Client-Side Encryption

Google is rolling out client-side encryption to Gmail and Calendar, which will allow users to create meeting events as well as send and receive emails that have been encrypted before being sent to Google servers. Client-side encryption will be available to organizations with Google Workspace Enterprise Plus, Education Standard, and Education Plus plans. All other types of Google Workspace accounts...

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