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Search Flickr Better With Google Images

At a for-profit editorial outlet like Lifehacker, when we need an image for our posts, we can’t just do a Google image search and slap up the first result. We have to use properly licensed photos. Sometimes we use our own original photos, sometimes Getty images that we pay for, sometimes the millions of Flickr […]

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StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At

My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.Read more… Continue […]

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Google Maps founder unveils new company and adaptive music fitness app, ‘Weav Music & Weav Run’

“What if musicians could make songs that play at any speed and still sound awesome. What if a song could morph to suit any tempo and what if fans could choose the speed. Same Song. Different experience. “What if this was all made possible with a new adaptive music app?From the inventors of Google Maps comes […]

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How to Safely Share Your HBO, Netflix, and Other Streaming Logins With Friends

Armed with the right login credentials from generous friends and family, you could happily enjoy Netflix, Spotify, and a ton of other streaming services without spending a dime—but is all this password-sharing smart? In some cases, sharing your login info could result in you losing the service altogether. We’ve looked…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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See an Incorrect Google Result? Here’s How to Fix  It

As anyone who’s ever spent time Googling celebrities—or themselves—can tell you, diving down the internet rabbit hole will sometimes bring up some weird results in that right-hand box. So what’s an armchair fact-checker to do? If you know for a fact David Spade is not Dana Carvey, or your birthday is definitely not…Read more… Continue […]

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See an Incorrect Google Result? Here’s How to Fix  It

As anyone who’s ever spent time Googling celebrities—or themselves—can tell you, diving down the internet rabbit hole will sometimes bring up some weird results in that right-hand box. So what’s an armchair fact-checker to do? If you know for a fact David Spade is not Dana Carvey, or your birthday is definitely not…Read more… Continue […]

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Google’s Backup & Sync Service Is Here to Secure the Rest of Your Data

If you’re not prepped to handle an unexpected loss of your personal data, Google’s got you covered. It finally released its Backup & Sync service, which lets you upload and sync files from any folder on your computer or connected drives to Google Drive without moving them around. It won’t replace a comprehensive…Read more… Continue […]

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Google Can Now Remove Leaked Medical Records From Search Results

If there’s something you don’t like about yourself on the web, usually Google isn’t going to remove it from search results. If you complain, though, Google will remove web pages that include your bank account numbers and other sensitive information. And recently, they added medical records to the list of things they…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Google Slapped With Record $2.7 Billion Fine in Europe For Manipulating Shopping Results

This morning, government regulators in Europe hit Google with a record €2.42 billion fine, roughly the equivalent of $2.7 billion US. The search engine company was found to be manipulating search results to favor its own shopping service, a violation of antitrust laws. And if it doesn’t fix the problem within 90 days…Read more… Continue […]

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