Google starts rolling out image generation in Slides, more Duet AI for Gmail and Docs
Google starts rolling out image generation in Slides, more Duet AI for Gmail and Docs – By Abner Li 9to5Google
Google is expanding Workspace Labs with a trio of new features across Gmail, Docs, and Slides, including image generation.
New ways generative AI can help you search
3 new ways generative AI can help you search – By Soufi Esmaeilzadeh, Srinivasan (Cheenu) Venkatachary blog.google
Today, we’re starting to open up access to Search Labs, a new program to access early experiments from Google. If you’ve already signed up for the waitlist at labs.google.com/search, you’ll be notified by email when you can start testing Labs
Google Bard adds precise location support
Google Bard adds precise location support for better local results – By Abner Li 9to5Google
After a big May with several sizable updates, Google Bard is kicking off June by adding support for precise location to get “more relevant responses.”
How to photograph SpaceX Starlink satellites
How to photograph SpaceX Starlink satellites in the night sky – By Tantse Walter Space.com
Ever wondered how to photograph SpaceX Starlink satellites? Well, there are potentially thousands of opportunities. As of May 2023, there are almost 4,000 Starlink satellites currently in orbit, with more being launched each month.
Why You Should Buy a Laptop Instead of a Mini PC
Why You Should Buy a Laptop Instead of a Mini PC – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Mini PCs are a great alternative to the classic big, bulky desktop computers. However, if you’re looking for a compact PC to use with a monitor, mouse, and keyboard, a good ol’ laptop is an even better mini PC.
Why You Should Be Using Google Lens
Why You Should Be Using Google Lens: 7 Awesome Uses – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Google Lens is one of the company’s most powerful tools, but it doesn’t get much attention. It’s available pretty much anywhere you can access Google—including iPhone, Android, and the web. We’ll show you a few cool reasons to use it.
Google Chrome now detects typos in your URLs
Google Chrome now detects typos in your URLs – By Emma Roth The Verge
Google Chrome will now check for typos in your URLs and display suggested websites based on what it thinks you meant. The company announced the change as part of a larger accessibility update and says the feature will come to desktop first before arriving on mobile in the “coming months.”
10 Google Assistant Features You Should Be Using
10 Google Assistant Features You Should Be Using – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Google Assistant is absolutely packed to the brim with features, and it integrates with many other apps and services. If you use Google Assistant on your phone or Nest smart speakers, you’re probably not aware of everything it can do.
Why Lightbulbs Might Be The Best Invention Ever
Why Lightbulbs Might Be The Best Invention Ever – By Veritasium YouTube
The Transistor: a 1953 documentary
The Transistor: a 1953 documentary, anticipating its coming impact on technology – By AT&T Tech Channel YouTube
Air Pressure in Weather Apps
Why You Should Care About Air Pressure in Weather Apps – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Weather apps provide tons of information, but you might only check the temperature and precipitation. Other metrics can give you a better idea of how the weather will actually feel. Barometric pressure—or “air pressure”—is one of them.
Tricks To Make Your Chromebook Run Faster
Tricks To Make Your Chromebook Run Faster – By Cassidy Ward SlashGear
When a device isn’t operating as well as it should be, our first instinct is to suspect the machine itself. If your blender won’t blend, it’s a problem with the blender. If your car won’t start, there’s a problem with your car. However, computers are, by and large, interconnected machines, which means that some of their problems might have external sources. That’s especially true for Chromebooks, which rely heavily on an internet connection to function.
ChromeOS adds support for symbols and special characters in emoji picker
ChromeOS adds support for symbols and special characters in emoji picker – By Ben Schoon 9to5Google
Google’s ChromeOS is improving the ability to type special characters, with support for symbols and more now available in the emoji picker.
Useful Wi-Fi Router Features
Don’t Overlook These 10 Useful Wi-Fi Router Features – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
It’s all too easy to get a new Wi-Fi router, spend a few minutes doing some basic setup, and then ignore it until it’s so old and slow you’re forced to upgrade. Here are some settings and features you should take advantage of now.
How to use the Google Photos video editor on a Chromebook
How to use the Google Photos video editor on a Chromebook – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
Although it was teased last year, the new Google Photos video editor is now available for Chromebooks. While it definitely has more features than the older, bare bones version, it’s still limited. However, as a basic Chromebook video editor, it is a step forward. Here’s how to use the new Google Photos video editor on a Chromebook.