Google’s 2-Step Verification sign-in

Google wants users to use a prompts-based 2-Step Verification sign-in instead of the SMS two-factor authentication. This is partly because the National Institute of Standards and Technology disqualified the latter from its list of preferred authentication methods. Curious why? Security was the main concern. According to Google, “This is being done because SMS text-message verifications […]

Do you know what Google Posts are?

Google Posts was originally intended for the candidates of the 2016 presidential election. After a couple of months, Google decided to release it to a handful of local companies and it quickly gained popularity since then. These are the main driving factors behind its widespread acceptance. What they can do Google Posts basically allow users […]

New anti-phishing features for Gmail

Over the years phishing — a social engineering attack that uses seemingly innocuous emails to trick victims into giving away personal information or clicking a malicious link — has grown in sophistication and scale. In order to put a stop to these scams, Google has made some security enhancements for Gmail. Here how the new […]

How machine learning boosts productivity

Have you noticed how your G Suite applications have been making smart suggestions to you lately? Relax, you’re not being spied on by cyber criminals; it’s just G Suite’s machine learning algorithm making task suggestions based on data gathered from your most frequent activities. Machine learning capabilities are integrated into Google apps not only to […]

5 G Suite updates and improvements in 2017

Google’s cloud platform G Suite has been getting a lot of attention from businesses recently. It’s an incredibly powerful tool that enhances collaboration, boosts productivity, and cuts IT costs. And just when you thought it couldn’t any better, Google releases monthly updates for their cloud software. To save you the trouble of looking through pages […]

Google makes its cloud platform Always Free

With Google’s newly introduced tier, more users are expected to get drawn to the search engine giant’s cloud platform. In an effort to promote Google Cloud Platform, Google revitalized its offering by improving their free-trial cloud platform service. Is it time for competitors such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure to rethink their strategies? […]

New smart search engine for G Suite users

The newest tool launched for business customers is Google Cloud Search, which allows users to search across G Suite products such as Drive, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Docs, Contacts and more with ease and efficiency. It was previously known as Springboard and was compared to something like Google Now for enterprise workers. Google Cloud Search is […]

Google Assistant lets you type on new version

Your own personal assistant is supposed to make life easier. Designed to let you dictate your searches instead of typing them, Google Assistant was made to accomplish just that. While talking to your phone is undoubtedly a convenient way to search for information, it’s not always practical. Fret not; Google’s tech team is working on […]