Google Assistant – Voice charged Google Search

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Google Assistant was launched by Google in 2017. It is an android app on Google Play Store. The second qtr of 2018 saw a sirious boost to the app by Google. Probably a precursor to the launch of Google Home Smart speakers. The first hurdle Google faces is Siri firmly in place with iPhone users. … Read moreGoogle Assistant – Voice charged Google Search

Google URL Shortener goo.gl has been shut down

Google URL Shortener

Google will no longer support its URL Shortener goo.gl and will replace it with Firebase Dynamic Links. Existing links will continue to be served by Google servers, almost indefinitely. However in a phased manner, Google will encourage users to migrate to dynamic links or deep links which reach inside apps. A smooth and phased migration … Read moreGoogle URL Shortener goo.gl has been shut down

WhatsApp Messenger asking for update on 13 Jan 2018 [Solved]

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13 Jan 2018 saw many WhatsApp users being prompted for update as the current version has become obsolete. It further asked the user to go to Google Play Store to download the latest version. But when users clicked the green download button, they were directed to Google Play Store where it showed the app is … Read moreWhatsApp Messenger asking for update on 13 Jan 2018 [Solved]

MiniTool ShadowMaker – Best System Backup and Data Protection Solution

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Consider this. You work eight to ten hours a day on your personal computer. You work on multiple software and create content. All your hard work is backed up in the cloud. But one unfortunate day, disaster strikes. Your hard disk crashes. Data is safe, but you lose all your unsaved work and software settings … Read moreMiniTool ShadowMaker – Best System Backup and Data Protection Solution

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update : Oct 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft has begun rolling out their latest update for their present Desktop Operating System, Windows 10. This update is named as Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Microsoft is planning to roll out the update in a phased manner. But if you cannot wait for the update to arrive you can jump the queue. In this … Read moreWindows 10 Fall Creators Update : Oct 2017

Convert a wired printer to wireless by Google Cloud Print

Google Cloud Print

Google Cloud Print is a service provided by Google Inc. This allows you to wireless print anything over the cloud. To use this service, one needs to download the Google Cloud Print app. You can use your favourite browser to access this service. To print a document, the user has to access the context menu … Read moreConvert a wired printer to wireless by Google Cloud Print

How to start with panorama photography – the basics

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There are three ways for a beginner to start with clicking a 360 degree photo or panorama photography. Google Street View, Special 360 degree camera and a DSLR. But first let us see what is a 360 degree photo. A 360 photos is technically called a 360 degree panorama picture So we begin with understanding … Read moreHow to start with panorama photography – the basics

MiniTool Power Data Recovery Part II Recovery Science and File Recovery

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Previously we have seen in Part I how MiniTools have provided us with an all in one data recovery solution. MiniTool Power Data Recovery perfectly sits between an expensive full featured data recovery solution and an intuitive and easy to use solution. Under the hood is a powerful recovery engine. In this article we shall … Read moreMiniTool Power Data Recovery Part II Recovery Science and File Recovery

MiniTool Power Data Recovery Part I – Installation and Overview

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Data Recovery usually follows after disaster strikes. Data disaster can take on different forms ranging from a dead hard disk to missing files. IT industry has been coming up with ways to mitigate effects of such disaster. Raid systems, cloud backups, local Windows backup and so on. As more and more gadgets flood our lives, … Read moreMiniTool Power Data Recovery Part I – Installation and Overview

Google Maps partnership with Swachh Bharat for marking of public toilets

Local guides on Google Maps received an email on 20 Jul 2017 announcing the partnership of Govt of India with Google Maps for marking of public toilets on Google Maps. Here is a screen shot of the mail. The process is very simple. Details of the public toilet will be added on Google Maps as … Read moreGoogle Maps partnership with Swachh Bharat for marking of public toilets