Google has launched an update for its email service, so some users now want to disable the new Gmail interface. That's because the new style of Gmail is much different from the previous one, and confuses some users.
Dark Mode is coming to Google desktop search
Google desktop search is on track to become the latest web service to adopt a dark mode. The company confirmed that it is currently testing a dark mode on desktop computers.
Days of Google Play Music are over, it will be replaced by YouTube Music
Google has announced that the company is finally discontinuing their Play Music app and service. The users will no longer be able to buy new music, and are advised to transfer their library to YouTube Music, a new service that Google actively promotes.
Microsoft Office and Windows apps are coming to Chrome OS on Chromebooks
Parallels is partnering with Google to bring Windows applications to business customers running Chrome OS in the second half of 2020.
Google Enables Highlight for Snippet Text On Target Web Page
Google makes finding the required information on a target web page much easier. The company rolls out a change that highlights featured snippets in the its search results. Once you open the target page, the featured text will appear in yellow.
Get View Image Button In Google Image Search
As you may already know, Google has recently removed the ability to open images directly from image search results. Many users find this change very inconvenient. Here are a browser extension which can revive the missing functionality in Google's image search results.
Google is now a member of the .NET Foundation
The Microsoft Connect(); // 2016 developers event happened this Wednesday and some interesting announcements were made there. One of them is that Google is now a member of the .NET Foundation and will expand .NET support in its services, including the Google Cloud Platform. Google has already been one of the most active contributors even before joining the .NET Foundation for the past two years and now will be more involved in developing the future of .NET.
How to download all the data associated with your Google account
If you are an active user of Google's services, then you probably have over time, entered lots of data in various Google products and apps. Wouldn't it be nice if you could view all this data that Google stores about you in one place? You might also be interested in getting a downloadable archive with all the data you have posted in Google's services. Specially for such a case, Google have their 'Takeout' service.
How to disable the targeted ads (bubbling) in Google
If you use Google services, you might be knowing that Google collects some data about you to target you with relevant ads. Of all the information collected by Google, the most notable are your search queries when you are signed in (or even if you aren't), your location, your web browser cookies, and even your email. For example, if I Googled on how to buy tablets, I will see ads about online shops which sell tablets. Some users care a lot about their privacy and some of them just do not want any targeted ads. For those users, Google has a special set of settings.
How to sign up on Google without creating a Gmail account
Google is a company that does not require any introduction. I am sure that every Winaero reader has used it at least once. During its long history, Google has created a bunch of useful services which are used by millions people everyday.
Almost all Google services require a special account called simply the "Google account". When you are signing in with Google, it creates a new Gmail account for you automatically, so you will always get a new email address and inbox. Although most users consider Gmail as a useful service, you might have your own opinion about it and have no plans to use Gmail. In such a case, you can create a Google account without Gmail. Here is how you can do it.