Manual Google Drive device backup support rolling out to Android now

Android has had device backup and recovery support for many years, including automatic upload and download from Google Drive. One thing that was sorely missing, however, was the ability to initiate…

Mysterious interstellar comet may be an alien probe: Harvard scientists | CBC Radio

Remember that cigar-shaped comet that passed by our planet last year? Two Harvard scientists believe it may, in fact, be a piece of broken technology from another world.

Mobile CPUs Are Now as Fast as Most Desktop PCs

Apple says its new iPad Pros are faster than 92% of all laptops, tablets, and convertible PCs released in the last year. And yes, that includes PCs with Intel Core i7 processors! Mobile CPUs are becoming as fast as desktop PC CPUs, never mind laptop CPUs.

The Best Note-Taking Apps for Android

It happens to the best of us: you’re out and about, and suddenly you think of something you need to do at home. Or, you’re looking at your pantry, and want to make sure you get the right groceries for the week. Out comes your phone and your note-taking app of choice. But which app is the best for you?

OnePlus 6T review: A flagship, no asterisk necessary

Good specs in a (relatively) cheap package has been OnePlus’ schtick since the original OnePlus One, and with few flops it’s stuck to that formula, bringing us to the OnePlus 6T. Deep down inside, it’s basically just a tweaked OnePlus 6, dropping the headphone jack for an in-display fingerprint

This so horrible 😔 60% of world’s wildlife has been wiped out since 1970 https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology…

This so horrible 😔

60% of world's wildlife has been wiped out since 1970
https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/living-plant-wwf-2018-1.4882819

Well over half the world’s population of vertebrates, from fish to birds to mammals, have been wiped out in the past four decades, says a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.

7 Tips and tricks to make the most of Google Photos Live Albums

Google Photos started rolling out Live Albums a couple of weeks ago. The feature, while simple in that it lets you automatically add faces to albums, is a little more complex than that. In this article, I will explore a few of the intricacies of Live Albums and help

Google donates $1 million to First Responder Support Network to assist with PTSD recovery

With all of the disasters that happen around the world nowadays, we sometimes forget about the first responders whose career it is to be on-site at these tragic events. Today, Google is donating $1…

To fight climate change, already-available clean tech needs to dramatically scale up | CBC News

From solar power to self-driving electric cars, we have access to the technologies and tools to help battle the devastating effects of climate change. But to make a difference, they need to be implemented on a global scale.

The Pixel 3’s Now Playing History is coming to Pixel 2 ‘soon’

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 both have a feature called Now Playing that automatically identifies music playing from nearby sources. It’s a neat trick that’s currently significantly better on the Pixel 3, which provides a history of identified songs. That functionality gap will be closing in the near