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Is Yahoo’s New ‘OneSearch’ Engine Good for Privacy?

Yahoo and Verizon’s new search engine, OneSearch, is a very different product compared to the Yahoo search of eras past. OneSearch not only ditches the Yahoo branding (for obvious reasons), it also claims to not use cookies, store search history, or share user information.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Find the Best Deals on Hotels With Google Travel’s New Tools

As much fun as vacations can be, actually planning your travel can be tedious and anxiety-inducing. Sure, an all-inclusive package or a travel agent might make the process easier, but that’s going to get pricey, and anyway, some of us prefer to make all the arrangements ourselves—even if we have to rely on a…Read more… […]

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Sonos files lawsuit against Google alleging stolen patented technology

Speaker manufacturer Sonos has filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging that Google knowingly infringed upon the brand’s patented speaker technology with to create the ever-popular Google Home device. The suit seeks unspecified financial damages and a ban on sale of Google’s phones, laptops, and speakers in the United States. The lawsuit identifies five different patents that […]

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How to Explore the Solar System in Google Maps via Hyperspace

Say what you will about the last six-ish Star Wars movies or so, but there’s no denying that zooming through hyperspace to reach distant planets is one of the coolest visuals in the entire series. Now, unless 2020 gets real weird, chances are humanity won’t be making any near-lightspeed journeys anytime soon. But…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Restore Google Pixel’s Disappearing App Icons

A weird issue has been plaguing some Pixel owners, and Google has yet to drop a fix for the peculiar problem. Apparently, some people running the December 2019 security update—if you even have the ability to download it, which you might not—are noticing that various app icons on their Pixel devices are disappearing. Read more… […]

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How to Restore Google Pixel’s Disappearing App Icons

A weird issue has been plaguing some Pixel owners, and Google has yet to drop a fix for the peculiar problem. Apparently, some people running the December 2019 security update—if you even have the ability to download it, which you might not—are noticing that various app icons on their Pixel devices are disappearing. Read more… […]

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The 11 Best Gadgets of 2019 to Get You Excited About 2020

We’re in a pretty stable place right now when it comes to gadgets. For the most part, we’re currently stuck in a cycle of continuous, minute iterations to the same ol’ tech and it’s hard to get excited about that. But the gadgets below didn’t just end up being our favorites, they also did a […]

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How to Wipe Your Existence from the Internet

With near-daily news about data breaches, hacks, and privacy problems, it’s not unreasonable to want to disappear from the internet. Maybe you’re sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name. Or tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment? Or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Wipe Your Existence from the Internet

With near-daily news about data breaches, hacks, and privacy problems, it’s not unreasonable to want to disappear from the internet. Maybe you’re sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name. Or tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment? Or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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In Memoriam: The Apps and Services We Lost in 2019

The Wii Shopping Channel will never see another update day. iTunes was stripped for parts. MoviePass has been snuffed out like a candle in the wind, burning at both ends, being thrown at a customer’s face. Let us remember the apps and services we lost this year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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