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Google decides to ‘iterate’ on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google decides to ‘iterate’ on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google backtracked Friday from its controversial plan to mix “favicons” in with search results, which critics had called a deceptive mix of search results and paid advertising. Last week, Google began putting small favicons...

Google decides to ‘iterate’ on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google decides to ‘iterate’ on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google backtracked Friday from its controversial plan to mix “favicons” in with search results, which critics had called a deceptive mix of search results and paid advertising. Last week, Google began putting small favicons...

Google will wind down Chrome apps starting in June

Google said Wednesday that it will begin to phase out traditional Chrome apps starting in June, and winding down slowly over two years’ time. Chrome extensions, though, will live on. Google said Tuesday in a...

Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?

Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?

Android phone cheat sheet Our quick-hit recommendations: Choosing the best Android phone for you is a big decision. The Android universe is teeming with options, from super-expensive flagship phones to more affordable models that...

The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

The laptop world is a-changing. New CPUs and GPUs—yes, mobile discrete GPUs—are bringing forth laptops that are thinner, lighter, and faster than ever, even gaming laptops. And the advances keep coming: We first glimpsed...

Best media streaming devices

Best media streaming devices

It’s an excellent time to buy a media streaming device, whether you’ve just gotten rid of cable or you’re looking to supplement your TV package with online video. Compared to the typical smart TV,...

Google Pixelbook Go review: A perfectly good Chromebook that elevates the category

Google Pixelbook Go review: A perfectly good Chromebook that elevates the category

Google’s Pixelbook Go is a perfectly good Chromebook, and that’s exactly what the company set out to create. Eight years into the Chromebook’s existence, the category is still dominated by small, super-cheap laptops. Google has...