Explore the World’s Natural Wonders With Google Earth’s Geography Quiz

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Remember when Google Earth Pro used to cost a mind-boggling $400? Google now offers it for free, turning an already beloved product into our go-to method for learning more about Earth and its geographic treasures.

If you love geography and the wonders of the world, then take this opportunity to explore the world from your armchair. Tucked away inside Google Earth is a wonderful little geography quiz in partnership with Atlas Obscura.

Google Earth’s Geography Quiz

The Natural Wonders Quiz on Google Earth is a multiple-choice challenge that will ask you to identify special locations around the world. As the Google Earth blog […]

Google Is Making HTTPS the Chrome Default

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With well over half of all websites now encrypted, it’s time to think of HTTPS as the default option rather than the exception. That is, at least, according to Google, which is changing the way Chrome handles secure vs. non-secure web pages. And about time too.

Over the last year there has been a push to switch all websites to use HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure). Google has been especially keen for sites to make the switch, and with more sites complying, it’s time to change the way we view the web.

Switching From HTTP to HTTPS

At the moment, sites that […]

Google Launches YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

Google has launched two new services: YouTube Premium and YouTube Music. Except they aren’t really new. YouTube Music is Google Play Music with a new name, and YouTube Premium is YouTube Red with a new name. Confused? Don’t worry, we’re confused as well.

Google has so many fingers in so many pies it sometimes has a hard time keeping track of them all. Just look at the assortment of messaging apps Google manages

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How to Organize and Improve Your Downloads Folder in 3 Easy Steps

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By default, everything you grab from the web gets thrown into your Downloads folder. This means that it can quickly become a jumbled mess.

If your Downloads folder is out of control, here are three tips that can help you improve management and keep it straight. Don’t forget that you can also set a specific download folder by file type

How […]

WhatsApp Rolls Out Group Chat Improvements

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WhatsApp has made a number of improvements to the way group chats work. Most of the improvements are on the admin side of things, but all of them are designed to help people use WhatsApp group chats more effectively. Or at least that’s the hope.

With 1.5 billion users, WhatsApp is popular way of communicating with family and friends (unless you use Windows Phone or Blackberry

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