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Apple's iPad Pro has all of the makings of a great computer, but it's still not ready to replace my laptop

Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider The iPad Pro's long battery life, fast performance, and trackpad support make it a compelling laptop alternative.But its software still isn't as natural and capable as macOS and Windows.Overall, the iPad Pro is pricey, but may be worth considering for those in a position to get the most out of its unique attributes.Check out our breakdown of the iPad Air versus the iPad Pro. 2020 iPad Pro 11-inch, WiFi, 128GB (small, Preferred: Best Buy) Apple took ...
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Google Assistant Just Got a Useful Update With Four Helpful Features

Four new upgrades coming to Google Assistant will help you track down your phone, order takeout faster, and even discover new automated routines. Read more...
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New Google Photos Video-Editing Features Finally Appearing on Android Phones

Google announced back in February it was adding new video-editing tools to its Photos app, but those updates appeared only on iOS devices first. Now, according to Android Police, Google is rolling out the same tools to Android users.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Google Photos, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Android Police Google, Pixel 3, Cross Platform Software


Google Docs and other Google Drive service issues were resolved

SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images Google said it has resolved a problem with Google Drive and Docs. Users had reported issues with the suite of apps beginning Monday morning. Over 6,000 Google users reported issues, according to DownDetector. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google said it has resolved an issue that left some users unable to access Google Drive or create new Google Docs, Sheets, and other files. At 12:20 p.m. ET, the company reported the issues had b...
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Google Docs and Google Drive Hit With Broad Disruption, Users Seeing Error Messages and ‘Unexpected Behavior’

Many users trying to access several Google productivity applications — including Google Docs and Google Drive — encountered serious technical problems Monday morning. A message on Google’s App Status Dashboard on Monday said, “We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Docs. We will provide more information shortly. The affected users are able to access […]
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Google Docs and other Google Drive services are experiencing issues

SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images Google Drive and Google Docs have been experiencing issues. On Monday morning, thousands of users reported error messages and difficulty getting into files. Google said it is in the process of investigating and working to resolve the issue. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google said on Monday morning the company was experiencing some issues with Google Drive and Google Docs.Problems started around 9:36 a.m. ET and have affected user...
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Google Will Shut Down the Google Shopping App for iOS and Android in a Few Weeks

If you liked shopping with the Google Shopping app on iOS or Android, you better switch over to the web version. Google is reportedly shutting down its Shopping app in a few weeks. Read more...
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3 helpful WhatsApp security tips for protecting your data on the voice and messaging service

WhatsApp has several security tools for protecting your data on and off the app. d3sign/Getty Images To improve your WhatsApp account's data security, you can enable two-step verification, disable cloud backups, and turn on security notifications. You can also change how much information you share through WhatsApp's Privacy menu, located in the messaging app's Settings section. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most people who use social media and co...
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The 9 best laptops in 2021 for work, entertainment, and gaming

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Dell's XPS 13 is still our favorite laptop because it expertly balances design and performance. But the MacBook Air with M1 is unmatched when it comes to battery life. Check out our roundup of the best laptop deals here. When it comes to studying, working, or even playing, having one of the best laptops is essential. Although the very best laptops will cost you $1,000 or more, there are laptops to fit every budget in this guide. Whether you're a Window...
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How to Banish the Ghost of Google Play Music From Your Phone

The Google Play Music service is dead, but the app still haunts many Android devices. Its icon remains on the launcher and its data takes up space in the internal storage, but opening the app simply takes you to a screen with the message “Google Play Music is no longer available.”Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Play Store, Google Drive, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Google Play Music, Alphabet Inc, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet


Google Is Cracking Down on Apps That Can See Every Other App You Have Installed

As Google continues to upgrade its privacy and security policies, it’s now making an important change in Android that will significantly limit the ability of Android apps to see all the other apps you have installed on your device.Read more...
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How to Print an Envelope

You have printing options for creating an addressed envelope. The most commonly used is Microsoft Word. You can choose a computer program to print an address on a single envelope, which you load into your printer’s paper input tray. Or, you can do a Mail Merge and print addresses on a sheet of adhesive labels, which you load into your printer’s paper input tray. You then attach each label to an envelope. Each of these printing options has its pros and cons. Some small business owners feel that ...
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The 5 best 2-in-1 laptops in 2021

The best 2-in-1 laptops have sharp displays, good performance, and a classy design. That's why we've chosen the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 as our top pick. Check out our guide to the best laptops for more buying advice. It's not a laptop; it's not a tablet, either. It's both! The 2-in-1 laptop has grown a whole lot better over the past few years, reaching the point where choosing a hybrid device over a traditional laptop has become a no-brainer for many buyers. There are two main t...
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How to use DocuSign to send or add your digital signature to important documents

DocuSign is a software that makes digital document signing an easy and organized process. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images You can use DocuSign to sign documents electronically, eliminating the need to print, sign, and scan physical copies. DocuSign makes it easier for you to know exactly which portions of the document you, your employees, or clients are expected to sign. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Physically printing, signing, scanning...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Email, Microsoft, Trends, Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Pdf, Signature, Docusign, Documents, Tech Insider, Digital Signatures, Igor Golovniov, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference


Venture capitalist Chris Sacca passed on Airbnb, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Dropbox. Here's why he turned them down.

Chris Sacca. Alison Buck/Getty Images for TheWrap Chris Sacca's friend rejected an early job at Stripe, now a $95 billion company.The billionaire investor passed on Airbnb, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Dropbox.Sacca was worried about culpability, market size, originality, and competition.See more stories on Insider's business page.Investor Chris Sacca tweeted on Saturday that one of his friends turned down an early role at Stripe, the payments group valued at $95 billion in a funding...
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How to Sideload Any App on Your Chromecast With Google TV

Google’s newest Chromecast dongle has a lot going for it, including support for an increasingly broad range of apps. But despite being made by Google, you won’t find every Android app on the device—just the ones that have been approved and tweaked for big-screen use. If you want to install other apps and games, here’s…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Android TV, Chromecast, Computing, Dropbox, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Sideloading, Networking hardware, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet


How to Back Up All of Your Google Data

It’s more than likely you’ll live happily with your Google account until such time as Jeeves comes back from the dead to reassert dominance in the search market (forever, in other words). However, I’ve encountered a few weird instances lately of Google deleting users’ accounts without rhyme or reason, leaving them…Read more...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Gmail, Software, Chrome Os, Computing, Lifehacks, Freeware, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google Takeout, Cross Platform Software, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet


Install the Google Voice App if You Use That Number for Texts

I love Google Voice. The day Google decides that it, like Google Photos, deserves to be paid for, I might actually pull the trigger; having a secondary phone number that you can forward to your real one, thereby concealing the latter, is incredibly useful. And the day Google Voice goes away—should that ever come—I…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Drive, Technology, Google Search, Software, Google Voice, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Photos, Mobile App, Alphabet Inc, Michael Crider, Google Workspace, Technology Internet, Google Voice App


How to integrate Google Drive with Microsoft Office so you can easily share files and collaborate across platforms

You can integrate Google Drive with Microsoft Office for convenient file sharing and editing with a team. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images You can integrate Google Drive and Microsoft Office to share files online for real-time collaboration. To easily open and save Office documents on Google Drive, install Google Drive for desktop. You can also open Office documents in Google Drive apps, where multiple people can collaborate simultaneously. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for mor...
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The Privacy Problem With Android's 'Choice' Screen

About a year and a half ago, Google began auctioning off the chance to be one of the search engines that European users could choose as their default on Android devices. And for the past year and a half, we’ve seen some familiar ad-targeting giants continue to take those expensive slots. Read more...
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Google updates Workspace

Google Workspace, the company’s productivity platform you’ll forever refer to as G Suite (or even ‘Google Docs’), is launching a large update today that touches everything from your calendar to Google Meet and how you can use Workspace with the Google Assistant. Image Credits: Google Indeed, the highlight here is probably that you can now use the Assistant in combination with Google Workspace, allowing you to check your work calendar or send a message to your colleagues. Until now, this featu...
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Is Google Drive secure? How Google uses encryption to protect your files and documents, and the risks that remain

Overall, Google Drive is fairly secure, but unlike some end-to-end encrypted apps, it has vulnerabilities. SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images Google Drive is generally very secure, as Google encrypts your files while they're being transferred and stored. However, Google can undo the encryption with encryption keys, meaning that your files can theoretically be accessed by hackers or government offices. You can make Google Drive more secure by using two-factor authentication and being ca...
Tags: Google, Security, Google Drive, Privacy, Trends, Google Docs, Signal, Tls, AES, Dave Johnson, Google Sheets, Tech Insider, Nick Santora, Gabe Turner, Monica Eaton Cardone, BI-freelancer


Adding Watermark To Your PDF Documents With PDFBear’s Tool

If users want to mark their documents with a watermark, they are the person or the owners who created the file document. This step can be used in business-related topics that help the recipients of the flies know about their sources. Watermarks usually have a logo design that can be seen underneath the document. If users want to add a watermark to their PDF file, they can either put a generated document with a watermark or place a watermark into a different system. They must first convert the...
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I'm a high school senior who's been remote learning since last March. Here are 8 apps, including Reddit and Discord, that make it so much easier.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Remote learning during the pandemic presents many challenges, especially if students are juggling other responsibilities.To aid in virtual learning, there are apps and digital tools that can help students feel more focused and organized.Below are 8 apps and websites, from Google Drive to Reddit, that can make learning remotely simpler for a high schooler.When I was s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Drive, Microsoft, Trends, Reddit, Otter, College Board, Advanced Placement AP, Hollis Johnson, Quizlet, Gilbert Espinoza, Google Documents Slides Sheets, ApplyingToCollege, Isaac Lozano


10 free online storage services to claim your space in the cloud

No need to pay for cloud storage when you can it for free. Here’s how to maximize your cloud capacity and organize your digital life without spending any money.
Tags: Google Drive, Mobile, Cloud Storage, Trends, Web, Computing, Dropbox, Amazon Cloud Drive, Apple Icloud


Google Maps Adds Tools to Pay for Parking and Transit in App

As part of Google’s continued efforts to expand the features of its popular mapping app, today Google announced the ability to pay for both parking and transit fares directly in Google Maps. Read more...
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It Looks Like Google’s Starting to Update Its Major iOS Apps

There are signs the waiting could be over. It seems like Google has finally decided to start updating its major iOS apps. The company released an update for YouTube this weekend, more than two months after its last update. Read more...
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How to convert an Excel spreadsheet to a Google Sheets document

It's easy to convert Excel spreadsheets into Google Sheets. Westend61/Getty Images To convert an Excel file to a Google Sheets spreadsheet, you need to upload the Excel file to Google Drive. Once you've uploaded the Excel file to Google Drive, you can save it as a Sheets file. You can adjust your settings in Drive so that Excel files are automatically converted to Sheets files. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Microsoft Excel is the leading program for creating ...
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Accessing Google Services Using Flutter

I’ve been interested with Flutter for a couple of years and have written some simple apps to try it out. One of the apps has basic export functionality that just writes a file to the application directory, which can be hard to find for the average user. I started wondering if I could write the file out to Google Drive so then it could be saved out “in the cloud”. I created a sample project here: https://github.com/brendonanderson/google_drive. After cloning this project, there is a fair a...
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New Google Drive Desktop App to Replace Backup & Sync and Drive File Stream Clients Later This Year (mac rumors)

Google has announced that it intends to unify its Google Drive solutions for keeping files in sync on users' desktops. Currently there are two desktop sync solutions for using Google Drive – Drive File Stream, which is for business users, and Backup and Sync, which is designed for personal use. Later this year, these two clients will become one: Google Drive for desktop. Google explains that for Drive File Stream users, this is just a name change, and all functionality will remain the s...
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