Google One, the company’s unified cloud backup service that allows subscribers to automatically back up data, messages, photos, and videos from their Android devices is being extended to all Android users free of charge. The service will be offered with no additional monthly or annual membership fee as Google Accounts get 15GB of storage. Google is also bringing the free feature to iOS with a new storage manager. … [Read more...] about Google One will now let you automatically back up your phone for free
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Ross will take over the position formerly held by Babak Parviz, and will collaborate closely with Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Google X head Astro Teller. This is not her first time marketing eyewear–in the early ’90s, the Harvard-trained Ross was Vice President of Design and Development for Outlook Eyewear at contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb. … [Read more...] about Google Hires Fashion Expert Ivy Ross To Head Glass
The big downside with this trick is that you can’t save these PDFs to a specific Google Drive folder. They’re unceremoniously plopped right into the top-level Drive account, at which point you’ll need to go in and move them to a more appropriate folder. Or don’t! I’m not here to say that your Google Drive needs to be totally organized. Mine’s a mess, too. … [Read more...] about How to sign a PDF for free, and 4 other tricks that don’t require Adobe Acrobat
Even if cheap China-made devices are to be curbed, rather than banned, India needs to create affordable alternatives. This, contrary to recent policy, might require duty cuts on phones from other countries such as South Korea or the United States, or concessions to local makers. Another option would be to replicate the US telecom model in which a locked handset is given away at low cost in lieu of service contracts. That would make smartphones more affordable. … [Read more...] about Ban on Chinese apps alone will not address long-term information threats
The hearing itself was more circus than bread, but America’s new Rockefellers have reason to worry. Assuming the polls hold, when Joe Biden wins in November, he’ll owe a debt of gratitude to the left wing of the Democratic Party. Unlike in 2016, when Bernie Sanders supporters sat on their hands and paved the way for Donald Trump, every major progressive has embraced Biden’s candidacy. Biden’s going to owe a lot of people who want to see Silicon Valley cut down to size. … [Read more...] about Zuck, Bezos, Cook: Who takes the fall in D.C.’s antitrust games?