Tag: Google account

App security, Applications

Google Authenticator now syncs 2FA with your Google Account, gets new icon 

April 24, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Google is finally addressing a big gap of its 2FA (two-factor authentication) code app by adding sync capabilities, with Google Authenticator also getting a new icon on Android and iOS today. This will make “one time codes more durable by […]

App Review, Applications

Gmail for Android, iOS add convenient ‘Storage used’ indicator

June 28, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

On the web, Gmail has long noted how much storage you’re using at the bottom of the page. A “Storage used” indicator is now on Gmail for Android and iOS to save you from needing to open another app or […]

App Review, Applications

Google Password Manager starts offering on-device encryption on Android, iOS, and Chrome

June 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The technology industry (Apple, Google, Microsoft) ultimately wants to get rid of passwords with passkeys. Until then, the Google Password Manager is starting to offer on-device encryption so that “only you can see your passwords.” Today, the Google Password Manager […]

App security, Applications

Important Google Photos storage policy changes rolling out in June

May 25, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no secret that Google will no longer offer unlimited free photo and video backup at “high quality” come June 2021. The Mountain View company announced late last year a change to its high-quality storage policy, which will drop as […]

App Review, Applications

Best Google Photos alternatives

March 4, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Remember when Google offered free unlimited cloud storage for your photos? The world is constantly changing and so are the policies of companies around the globe. This time our precious memories are at risk – starting June 1, 2021, any […]

App Review, Applications, Operating System, Windows

Chrome 70 released with Windows web app support and option to disable controversial login

October 17, 2018

Via: The Verge

Chrome 70, the latest version of Google’s browser, is rolling out now on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. The update sees Google reverse some of the controversial changes it made with the last version, by allowing users to stop the […]

News and Press

Send directions to your Android phone from a desktop Google search

April 25, 2015

Via: itCurated

A feature now makes it a snap to send directions from a Google search to your Android handset. All you need to do is to make sure that your phone is properly linked to your Google account, something that you […]