How to Set Up and Use Family Link, Google’s Parental Controls App

Google has rolled out screen time and app management features to the Chrome OS version of its parental supervision app, Family Link, so now you can remotely manage and monitor your child’s activity on laptops and tablets running the OS, as well as on any Android device running Android 5.1 or higher.

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How to Call Santa Using Google Home

If you’re a Santa fan, Google is offering kids (and adults) a fun opportunity this year to call the big guy at his home in the North Pole.

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How to Backup Your Allo Conversations Before Google Shuts it Down 

Google’s short-lived messaging service, Allo, is going the way of Google Reader, Google Health, and the Dodo bird. It’s not a surprise—Google began porting and integrating some of the more interesting features (like Google Assistant and web support) from Allo into Messages app for Android earlier this year, signaling…

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Add a World Clock to Your Web Browser With FoxClocks

One of the worst parts of trying to work with people located around the world is figuring out what time it is where they are.

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Add a World Clock to Your Web Browser With FoxClocks

One of the worst parts of trying to work with people located around the world is figuring out what time it is where they are.

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Rent Any Movie From Google Play Today For $.99

If you’re looking for something to do with the fam this afternoon/are in desperate need of something to keep all your houseguests occupied, Google is offering a pretty sweet deal on movie rentals. For today only, every film in the Google Play library that’s eligible for rental can be rented for $.99.

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The Best and Worst Times to Travel This Thanksgiving Weekend

If you’re planning to hit the road this Thanksgiving, there’s a right and a wrong time to get behind the wheel. Looking at historic Google Maps data, Google just released its suggestions for when the best and worst travel times will be during Thanksgiving week in 25 U.S. metros. This year the company also took things…

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Enable Project Fi’s New VPN to Hide Your Mobile Browsing

Google has recently upgraded its virtual private network (VPN) feature for Project Fi customers, allowing users the option to use a VPN for everything they do on Project Fi—wifi and cellular connections alike.

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How to Move Your Photos From Flickr to Another Service 

Flickr isn’t going away, but a lot of your photos will be if you don’t follow its new limitations: 1,000 photos, period. These photos can be any size you want, but you only get a thousand of them. The era of the free terabyte of Flickr storage is coming to an end.

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The Comprehensive Guide to Quitting Google

Despite all the convenience and quality of Google’s sprawling ecosystem, some users are fed up with the fishy privacy policies the company has recently implemented in Gmail, Chrome, and other services. To its credit, Google has made good changes in response to user feedback, but that doesn’t diminish the company’s…

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