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.
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.
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.
Did you know that Google Chrome not only can render PDFs natively but also has a built-in feature to create PDF files? You can convert any web page to PDF in Chrome without even having to install any software PDF printer driver. This functionality does not even require any extensions for the browser. Any web page, image or text file can be printed to PDF. Let us see how.
Today, many users faced a problem with Google search when using Internet Explorer 11. The search results appear completely broken and aligned to the left in a narrow column. Luckily, we have figured out what is the cause of the issue and how to fix it!