Evidence of new ‘AltOS’ mode suggests Pixelbook might soon be able to run Windows

While the Pixelbook only runs Chrome OS, its hardware isn’t — technically speaking — entirely locked in to the lightweight laptop (and lately, tablet) OS from Google. In fact, according to so…

Shutting Down Doesn’t Fully Shut Down Windows 10 (But Restarting Does)

When you click “Shut Down” on your Windows 10 PC, Windows doesn’t fully shut down. It hibernates the kernel, saving its state so it can boot faster. If you’re experiencing computer problems and need to reset that state, you’ll need to restart your PC instead.

How to message someone on Hangouts from Google+ on the web and Android

With all the different apps and services Google offers, you’ve got no shortage of choices for how to get in touch with people, ranging from a simple email… by Stephen Schenck in Applications, Google, News

How to Find Out If Your Facebook Data Was Stolen by Cambridge Analytica

Roughly 87 million people had their Facebook data stolen by the political research firm Cambridge Analytica. And starting today, Facebook will finally notify the people who had their information scooped up. About 70 million are in the US, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Google Play Music doesn’t get enough credit for what they offer. Great service for music lovers!

Google Play Music doesn't get enough credit for what they offer. Great service for music lovers!

There are many, many music subscriptions out there vying for your time, your tunes, and of course your money, but which one best fits your tastes, your tech, and your wallet? Time to find out!

Google’s Emoji Scavenger Hunt is a browser-based game that tries to make machine learning fun and accessible

“Machine learning” and “neural network” are familiar terms to anyone who follows what Google is up to these days, but they may not be the most accessible o… by Jason Hahn in Games, Google, News, Videos