Train Your Gmail Spam Filter

In Gmail do you have important messages that end up in the spam folder. You can train Gmail to know what is and isn’t spam. Watch the video and Leo Laporte will tell you how.

Google’s Mishap

On Sunday June 2nd nearly all of the Google Cloud was disrupted doe to a configuration error which has some people thinking, “Is this the time to hand all of my critical computing over to the cloud.” Not only the Google services you would expect to go down were effected but many sites that are…

Google Fiber, Epic Failure

You may have heard of Google’s plan to end its 1 gigabit fiber Internet service after less than two years. This has been quite a shock to the services current customers. Google Fiber has encountered a myriad of technical issues with the micro-trenching technique and networking equipment it was using. I thought after resolving the…

My Google Fiber

On the 27th and 28th of June the Google Fiber technicians came to do my installation. It took to days to do because the the equipment out front had to be replace first. On the second day the tech brought it into the house. Equipment Review My thoughts after having the service for one day: the…

What’s New With Gmail

Gmail after several years has a new look and some new functionality. What’s New? New look – The corners are rounder especially the compose but which is now oval instead of rectangular. Big deal! A sidebar for Google’s apps, Smart reply, Snooze an email, Confidential email, A choice of layouts, Find out more about these…

Google Assistant Wins, Suck It Siri!

Google is taking on Alexa, Siri and Cortana with its own voice assistant: Google Assistant. It has made incredible progress thus far and it’s probably the most advanced of the assistants out there. Watch this incredible demonstration of the Google Assistant at work…

A Look at the New Gmail

Google just updated Gmail with one of its biggest redesigns in a long time. The update brings several security features like confidential mode, which allows you to add two-factor authentication and / or set expiration dates for individual emails. Phishing alerts are also now highlighted in a much clearer way, with bold red boxes that are harder…

Google Cardboard VR

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a smartphone. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer, the platform is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR applications. Users can either build their own viewer from simple, low-cost components using specifications…

Pixel Phones

The Pixel and the Pixel XL are the new flagship smartphones from Google, supposedly to compete with the iPhone an the the Samsung phones. The Pixel phones will be anufactured by HTC but for the first time this phone is 100% designed by Google, hardware and software. These new Google phones have some highend specs but…

More Hardware Announced At I/O

Announced at Google I/O last week were several hardware products including: Google Home – a Wi-Fi speaker that also works as a smarthome control center and an assistant for the whole family. Daydream view –  a high-quality VR headeset. Our goal for Daydream is to simplify the complexity behind virtual reality. Google Wifi – a mesh wifi system…