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Google Maps introduces Plus Codes to make location sharing easier

1 month ago   |   By Pocketnow

According to Google, more than 2 billion people on the planet-about 25 percent of us or more -either don't have an address or have an address that isn't easy to locate. We take these strings of numbers and words for granted.
To tackle this, the company launched ‘Plus Codes' in 2015. These are essentially digital addresses derived from latitude and longitude coordinates, which can be used to identify any location. It is now being integrated to Google Maps for Android. Plus Codes will come in handy when you don't know the exact address or when your current location does not appear with a...
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Google makes it even easier to delete unwanted URL suggestions in Chrome

Google makes it even easier to delete unwanted URL suggestions in Chrome

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Google is making it easier to cover your tracks in Chrome by preventing certain URLs appearing automatically in the browser's address bar. When using a web browser people have numerous privacy concerns, many of which relate to the amount of data collected and stored about online activity. As part of a drive to give users more control over privacy, Google has been adding various tools and features to Chrome. One of these new options is a new way to keep some of your search and browsing history secret from other people who may have access to your computer.
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Google Chrome now makes it easy to delete autocompleted suggested sites from the address bar

Google Chrome now makes it easy to delete autocompleted suggested sites from the address bar

1 month ago   |   By WMPoweruser

If you have been shopping for birthday gifts online, you may have a number of suggested sites in your auto-complete history you may want to keep private from others who happen to use your PC. Previously it has been rather difficult to selective remove sites from the list, requiring you to hover on the site...
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