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How to Use Google Assistant Without Unlocking Your Android Phone

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Google Assistant is a handy companion to have on your Android smartphone or tablet. To really get the most out of Assistant’s hands-free features, you’ll want to make sure it can work even when your device is locked.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/715841/how-to-use-google-assistant-without-unlocking-your-android-phone/
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Google’s Latest Pixel Feature Drop Is Packed with Useful Tweaks

Google’s regular software updates have become one of the best parts about its Pixel phones. I admit this month’s new feature drop isn’t a game-changer, but it does comes with some handy new additions for underwater shooting, the Recorder app, adaptability, and more.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/googles-latest-pixel-feature-drop-is-packed-with-useful-1846380075
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How to Switch From Old Google Pay to New Google Pay—and Why You Need To

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In April, the old Google Pay app is losing its key functionality, which means you’ll need to move over to the new Google Pay app before then to carry on using the service. Confused yet? If you’re not sure which app you’re on, or what the difference is, here’s what’s happening.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-switch-from-old-google-pay-to-new-google-pay-and-1846364688
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How to Delete Version History in Google Docs

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When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709525/how-to-delete-version-history-in-google-docs/
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What Is Google One, and Is It Worth Paying for More Storage?

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Google One is a service that you might have seen advertised, but aren’t familiar with. You might wonder how it’s different from Google Drive, and why does it require a paid subscription? We’re here to answer those questions.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710427/what-is-google-one/
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How to Play Music with Google Home

This wikiHow teaches you how to play music with a Google Home device by linking your preferred music service and then controlling the music using voice commands. You can link paid subscription accounts for Spotify, Google Play Music, and YouTube Red, or you can use the free versions of Spotify, Google Play Music, and Pandora with the Google Home.[1]

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[Edit]Linking a Music Service

  1. Open the Google Home app. It’s the app with the icon that looks like a multicolored outline of a house. If you haven’t already, download it and connect your Google Home device.
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  2. Tap . It’s the three-lined icon in the top-left corner of the screen. This opens the main menu on the left-side of the screen.
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    • Before moving on, make sure you’re signed in to the correct Google Account, by looking at the top of this screen. You can change accounts by tapping the down arrow .
  3. Tap . This has a gray icon of a person to its left.
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  4. Tap . This is the second selection from the top.
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    • On iPhone or iPad, tap Manage connected accounts at the bottom instead.
  5. Tap the music service you want to add. Tap the name of the music service you want to link to your Google Home.
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    • Music services that don’t already have an account linked will have a plus sign “+” on the right-side.
  6. Tap . It’s in the bottom-right corner of the confirmation pop-up window.
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  7. Log in to your account. Enter your username and password associated with the music service you want to link to your Google Home device.
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  8. Tap or . This option will differ depending on which music service you are linking. Once your account has been successfully logged in, the service is now linked to your Google Home. A blue circle with a checkmark will be displayed to the right of the music service to show that an account is currently linked. You can now play music from this service on Google Home.
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[Edit]Using Voice Commands

  1. Ask Google to play any song, album, artist, genre, or mood. You can also specify which music service you would like to play music from. If you are using a free service, you likely won’t be able to play specific songs, but similar music or shuffled music by the requested artist will play.
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    • “OK Google, play Drake on Spotify.”
    • “OK Google, play 80s music on Pandora.”
    • “OK Google, play rap.”
    • “OK Google, play Dark Comedy by Open Mike Eagle.”
    • “OK Google, play happy music.”
  2. Ask Google Home to play your playlists. You can ask Google Home to play your playlists by name and by music service. For instance, if you have a playlist entitled “Dinner Party” on Spotify, you could say, “Hey Google, play my ‘Dinner Party’ playlist on Spotify,” to play it instantly.
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  3. Use voice commands to control the music playback. Use voice commands to control all the usual functions.[2]
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    • “OK Google, pause/resume.” Pause or resume playback.
    • “OK Google, next/skip.” Play the next song.
    • “OK Google, shuffle.” Shuffles the current album or playlist.
    • “OK Google, volume 8.” Adjusts the volume level from 1-10.
    • “OK Google, what’s playing?” Tells you the name of the current song/artist/album.

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Source: https://www.wikihow.com/Play-Music-with-Google-Home
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The 8 Best Features in Android 12 Developer Preview 1

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Five months after the release of Android 11, Google announced Android 12 Developer Preview 1 (DP1). Although most of the changes take place behind the scenes, these are the eight best user-facing features you can expect.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714496/the-8-best-features-in-android-12-developer-preview-1/
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Chrome OS Tops macOS as 2nd Most Popular OS

Chrome-OS-2nd-Featured.jpg We’ve moved beyond the Windows vs. Mac battle. Mac always had its fans, but it could never quite topple Windows. And now it appears to have fallen further down the steps. Chrome OS overtook it and is now the second most popular OS for the first time. Is This a Fall from Grace for macOS? First, let’s get real. Neither one – macOS or Chrome OS – is knocking on Windows’ door. Windows has a market share of 80.5 percent, according to market data firm IDC and a report at GeekWire. That doesn’t leave much room for any… Read more14292713.gif

Source: https://tracking.feedpress.com/link/12555/14292713/chrome-os-tops-macos-2nd-most-popular-os
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