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How Do I Activate Okay Google?

How Do I Activate Okay Google?

The “Okay Google” prompt has become so solidified in pop culture that Burger King even used it in a Whopper commercial in 2017, although Google was not pleased. If you haven’t tried the feature that goes along with those words, you might be wondering, “How do I activate Okay Google?” It’s not difficult, and you …

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8 Google Home Skills You Should Know

8 Google Home Skills You Should Know

In today’s society, smart speakers seem on track to become almost as widespread as smartphones. A global market survey conducted by Research and Markets found the total worth associated with smart speakers should total $2.68 billion in 2018 and could grow over 34 percent annually within a forecasted five-year range. That’s one of the reasons …

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How Tech Companies Are Fighting Terrorism

How Tech Companies Are Fighting Terrorism

Terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS have long used the internet to bring in new recruits and radicalize potential members. ISIS, in particular, shows an exceptional mastery of modern digital tools and social media, and regularly releases and spreads propaganda on viral levels. Anyone fighting terrorism has a tough time going head to head …

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How To Immediately Improve Your Cyber Security

How To Immediately Improve Your Cyber Security

Like the space race and nuclear proliferation a half-century ago, our generation is witnessing an arms race of global proportions. This time around, the battle lines aren’t clearly drawn between warring nations. Instead, this modern arms race is one of network technologies, with cyber criminals cracking and exploiting the security measures we implement to keep …

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What Is VoLTE Calling? (It’s More Interesting Than It Sounds)

What Is VoLTE Calling? (It’s More Interesting Than It Sounds)

Google’s Project Fi is an impressive and innovative bit of wireless technology. Using multiple radios — including Wi-Fi and 4G LTE — it automatically connects you to the network with the best signal. In this way, coverage is simplified and you never have to worry about losing signal. At least that’s the idea. To ensure …

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Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Key Points From Last Week’s Google Event

Google is best known for its search capabilities. In fact, the company has changed our language. We no longer “search” for something online — we “Google” it. It’s also known for its suite of web-based services and apps, including YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs. As ubiquitous as Google already is in our lives, the company …

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What Is Google’s DeepMind?

What Is Google’s DeepMind?

DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company that Google acquired in 2014, creates neural networks that learn in ways similar to the way humans learn. In the future, this technology could have an impact on everything from the way you use your smartphone to your next doctor’s visit. What Is DeepMind? Shane Legg, Mustafa Suleyman and Demis …

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What We Know So Far About Fuchsia

What We Know So Far About Fuchsia

Building their presence from humble beginnings as a common internet search engine, the powerhouse that is Google is now responsible for much of the technology we use on a day-to-day basis. In fact, more than 80% of all new smartphone purchases involve an Android device. Whether you’re a user of the storage services of Google …

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Google Home And Personal Productivity

Google Home And Personal Productivity

First Apple had the best voice recognition program with Siri. Then Amazon blew that out of the water with Echo’s Alexa. Now Google is getting into the game. Home is Google’s newest product, which will be released later this year, and it’s a direct competitor to Amazon Echo. It’s a small speaker you plug into …

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