GOOGLE is packed with hidden tricks and games – but there's one secret that the world only just found out about. The Google.com website has a secret text adventure game that's difficult to stumble across, which is probably why it's remained hidden for so long. The game was discovered by a Reddit user called /u/attempt_number_1, who posted his findings online. He wrote: "Found a crazy Easter Egg. Search for text adventure and open up the dev console. It asks if you want to play a game." One user replied: "Holy s**t I think you're the first person to find this." Another said: "It's not listed on Wikipedia so I guess you're one of the first people to find it." The game is a simple text adventure that requires you to type out responses as actions. It's one of the oldest types of games, because they're easy to make and require very little computing heft. The mission, should you choose to accept it, is to track down all of the Google letters. So how do you find it? First load up Google … [Read more...] about Google has a SECRET game nobody knew about – here’s how to find it
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GOOGLE has officially unwrapped its latest mobile operating system: Android 9 Pie. If you've dodged the iPhone and opted for an Android phone instead, you'll definitely want to read our round-up of the hot new features the update brings to your phone. What is Android Pie? Google's latest update revealed Android is the software that most phones in the world run on – unless you've got an iPhone, that is. So if you've got a Google, Samsung, LG, HTC, Nokia, Huawei or Sony smartphone, it's almost certainly running on Android. It's built by Google, and gets a major update every year, adding new features and improvements. In 2015, there was Android 6.0 Marshmallow; in 2016, there was Android 7.0 Nougat; in 2017, there was Android 8.0 Oreo; and in 2018, we've got Android Pie. Google held off from unveiling its latest candy-themed update's name at its I/O developers conference in May, waiting until Monday to reveal its title instead. Why Pie? Well, Google has traditionally named its … [Read more...] about Android 9 Pie update – Pixel release date, features, digital wellbeing beta and everything else you need to know about Google’s new mobile OS
GOOGLE Chrome shortcuts are a quick way to complete tons of actions on the web, saving you time and effort so you can do more important stuff – like procrastinate longer online. There are simply to many of these useful hacks to reel off in their entirety here, so we've rounded up the best ones you may not be aware of. From rescuing closed tabs to quick-launching an Incognito window for private browsing, these are the Google Chrome tricks you need to know. Pin tab Are there certain websites you check regularly? Then pin them to the top of Chrome using this shortcut: right click the tab you want to pin, and press "P" on the keyboard. This should move the tab to the left of the Chrome window, putting in front of all the other open tabs. Now, whenever you open Chrome it should automatically be available for you to view. To unpin it, right click the tab, and press "U". Bring back closed tabs We've all been there: with too many tabs open, we accidentally close one that we didn't mean … [Read more...] about Secret Google Chrome shortcuts revealed – all the tricks and hacks you never knew you could do
GOOGLE'S creepy secret mission to control your life by spying on your gadgets has been revealed in a leaked video. The short film, shared internally with its workers, envisions an era of complete data collection where the tech giant manipulates the populace's behaviour. Its core concept involves the creation of a digital identity for every man, woman and child using info snatched from smartphones, tablets, and the web – all of which Google already has its fingers in. This so-called data "ledger" would then be scanned to determine user “actions, decisions, preferences, movements, and relationships.” And you thought Black Mirror was scary. Google is pushing a more benevolent side to these invasive tracking methods that sees this ledger help you meet pre-defined goals, like staying healthy or reducing your environmental footprint. But it also admitted to The Verge that the concept video is designed to be "disturbing". "This is a thought-experiment by the Design team … [Read more...] about Leaked Google video reveals tech giant’s TERRIFYING concept app that can control your every move by spying on your devices
THE rise of artificial intelligence assistants has been snowballing as tech firms compete with each other to have the best one- but Google may have just won the race. The tech giants have overhauled Google Assistant and given it the ability to hold a two-way conversation and make phone bookings for you without anyone knowing its a robot. Here's the lowdown on the virtual assistant. What is Google Assistant? Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence app that is found on mobile and smart home devices that can be used to answer questions, search the internet, set alarms, and more. The app is the tech giants version of Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa - just without a funny name. The bot was unveiled in May 2016 and was originally only rolled out on Google Pixel phones but can now be downloaded on to most Android and iPhones running the latest operating system. Users can activate the AI app by saying "okay Google" or "hey Google" and then follow it with a command of what they want the … [Read more...] about What is Google Assistant, can the app make phone calls and how do you change its voice?