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Enjoy A Short Story From The Frozen Characters Through Your Google Assistant

Disney's Frozen II set a record for the highest-grossing weekend in Thanksgiving history. The sequel to the 2013 movie made $123.7 million domestically over the five day holiday weekend, breaking the record held by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," in 2013. Chances are you and your kids are...
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Set Seasonal Sounds On Your Google Nest Hello Doorbell

Add some seasonal cheer with your Google Nest Hello doorbell. There are currently four doorbell themes to pick from in the Nest app: Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve, and Winter. Each of the four themes has 10 different chimes that will play when someone rings the doorbell. Start by opening the...
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E-Skimming Is The Newest Online Scam

Last year we were dealing with a slew of credit card skimmers on gas pumps. Thieves would install a malicious plastic card reader that snaps over the tops of card readers on ATMs—and reads all your information. A new threat is a digital form of skimming called, appropriately, "e-skimming," and it's...
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Get Your A.I. To "Boo"st Up Your Halloween Fun

Halloween is Thursday and everyone is getting into the spirit, even our AI friends! If you have an Amazon Alexa device, you can activate spooky Halloween sounds by saying, “Alexa, start Spooky Halloween Sounds” and a loop of creepy sounds will start going. The same is true for Google Home. Simply...
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Beware Of Using Google Maps To Find Your Car

Thanks to Google Assistant, you’ll never lose your car in the parking lot again! A new update from Google allows Google Assistant to automatically remember where you parked your car by simply saying, "Hey Google, remember where I parked.” When you’re ready to return to your car, you can ask Google...
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Speed Limit And Speed Trap Info Added To Google Maps

Good news for those who are fans of Google Maps when driving. The company announced it is rolling out speed limit warnings, speed trap and mobile radar locations. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze and will appear in the iOS and Android Maps. Now you will see the road speed limit in a...
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New Google Chrome Extension Alerts You When Passwords Have Been Stolen

If you've been on the internet for more than a few years, chances are at least some of your passwords have ended up in the wrong hands. The problem is which ones have been compromised? There's a new Google Chrome extension called Password Checkup that will check whether your password's safe to use...
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Firefox To Automatically Mute Autoplay In Tabs

Few things are more annoying when surfing the internet than some random video autoplaying in one of your 10,000 open tabs. Thankfully, Firefox users will finally be able to visit a new website without an autoplay ads lasts through your speakers starting next month. According to Mozilla, the makers...
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Americans Are Seeking Out New Jobs

According to Google Trends, "how to quit a job" was the most searched phrase of 2018, followed closely by “what job should I have.” The data matches the government's data which revealed that at one point during 2018, the job quitting rate hit its highest level since 2001. One big reason so many...
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Google Shares the Top Global Searches of 2018

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