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Apple’s First Computer Sells At Auction for $300,000

by Fouad Abou Najem • March 22, 2017

  Apple 1 (a.k.a. Apple Computer 1) is the first desktop computer made by Apple Inc. (Apple Computer Company back then) in 1976. It was hand designed and built by Steve Wozniak, and the idea of selling the computer came from his friend, Steve Jobs. In order to pay for this creation, Steve Jobs had […]


Fake Gmail Attachment Phishing Scam is out, Be Careful!

by Elie Chahine • March 20, 2017

Most phishing scams are pretty easy to detect. This one, on the other hand, is devilishly clever and just might dupe you if you’re not careful. This new one doing the rounds in Gmail inboxes is one that appears to include an attachment, which in reality isn’t an attachment at all. Instead, it’s just an […]


Next 2017 Announcements: New Hangouts Meet and Chat, new Gmail Add-ons and more!

by Elie Chahine • March 10, 2017

On Thursday, at the 2017 Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, leaders from Google’s cloud business took the stage to explain the infrastructure investments that have been made in the platform, and to announce new features in compute, security, economics, and more. Urs Hölzle, the senior vice president of technical infrastructure and Google, opened […]


Google Sheets update: support for Rotated Text, Accounting Formatting and More!

by Elie Chahine • February 23, 2017

Google keeps adding more and more features to their web and mobile tools to make its tools close to the full desktop office suites. Google Sheets, the equivalent of Microsoft Excel and similar spreadsheet programs, is getting some new updates on the web, iOS and Android very soon. Find below some of the future changes: […]


A Simple Guide To Better Google Search Techniques

by Elie Chahine • February 20, 2017

In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. Google, the most popular and powerful search engine, provides you with the best search results. In most cases you’re satisfied but sometimes, you’re not. This is where learning the proper techniques to type in your search query comes in handy and this […]


Google Cloud Search: A Smart search engine for G Suite users

by Elie Chahine • February 13, 2017

Google will begin to release its Cloud Search app for organizations paying for the G Suite Business and Enterprise editions on February 14. The new Google Cloud Search feature will allow its customers who use the G-suite products to search their data in Google Drive, Gmail, Sites, Docs, Calendar, Contacts and much more. Previously it was known […]


Google Brain’s new research brings ‘Zoom and Enhance’ to reality!

by Elie Chahine • February 8, 2017

The team at Google Brain has made an impressive breakthrough for increasing the resolution of images. They’ve managed to turn 8×8 grids of pixels into monstrous approximations of human beings. Neural networks are the best chance at being able to truly increase the level of detail in a low-resolution image. The tech is currently stuck with […]


Google Maps introduces Parking availability!

by Elie Chahine • January 19, 2017

Google Maps knows where you are working, living and how’s the traffic around you. Today, its slowly rolling out a brand new Google Maps feature that should further improve your real-time navigation experience: The app will now tell you whether there’s parking available at your destination. If you set up your route from Point A to […]


Google Calendar now integrates with Apple Health and Google Fit!

by Elie Chahine • January 6, 2017

New Year’s resolutions are a lot easier to create than they are to keep. Luckily, Goals in Google Calendar is there to help you find time for the things that matter. Set a goal like “run 3 times a week,” and Calendar will help you find the time and stick to it. Starting today, Google […]


Manage your backups easily with the latest Google Drive update

by Elie Chahine • December 9, 2016

Google Drive has been keeping backups of the data on your devices since Android Marshmallow introduced Auto Backup for Apps. Now its making it easier to find them. A new update to the Google Drive application and Web Interface adds a handy Backups section to the sidebar. Open it and you can see which of […]