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Google becomes first foreign internet company to launch service in Cuba

Google servers inside Cuba are now live on the Internet, marking a major milestone in the country's communications evolution and promising faster access to Google's services for Cuban users.

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Google cooks up a tasty update to Home with step-by-step recipe instructions

An update rolling out to Google Home this week will let you get step-by-step instructions for more than 5 million recipes from Bon Appétit, the New York Times, Food Network, and others.

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German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

Facebook must obtain the permission of German users of WhatsApp before processing their personal data, a German court confirmed on Tuesday.

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Save $51 on Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Smartwatch Right Now - Deal Alert

Samsung Gear S3 has an always-on watch face and distinctive steel bezel that you rotates to access apps and text, call or other notifications. Make payments via Samsung Pay. Keep track of your activity or share your location with its built-in GPS. The Gear S3 resists water, dust, extreme temperatures and occasional drops and has compatibility with iOS phones as well.

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Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

Manually installing the Windows 10 Creators Update could introduce hardware compatibility problems, Microsoft warns.

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Just $59 for Roku 4 Streaming Media Player 4K UHD If You Buy Refurbished - Deal Alert

You can pick up the Roku 4 4K UHD player for far below list price, if you're comfortable buying refurbushed. Which you can be, since Certified Refurbished products are tested and certified to look and work like new and come with 90-day warranties.

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Scanner Sombre review: A weird and unsettling glimpse into darkness

Introversion's Prison Architect follow-up is a highly experimental art piece about navigating a dark cave with a handheld LIDAR scanner. Scanner Sombre's weird and unsettling, if ultimately a bit one-note.

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How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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New Chrome feature lets you watch Chromecast holdouts like Amazon Video on your TV

Services like Amazon Video that don't support the Chromecast are now watchable thanks to this experimental Chrome browser feature.

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Huawei and Google supercharge Android with a new Raspberry Pi-like board

Prepare to run Android at blazing fast speeds on a new Raspberry Pi-like computer developed by Huawei.

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How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Browsers can supply your location when you permit it. If you have no plans of ever permitting it here's how to turn that feature off.

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Samsung DeX review: 7 productive days using the DeX dock and a Galaxy S8+ as a desktop PC

Offering a full HD desktop with resizable windows, Samsung's dock turns the Galaxy S8 and S8+ into a surprisingly able PC replacement.

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12 free utilities that can give you more control over your PC

There are a slew of free third-party utilities for Windows that let you monitor and manage all aspects of your PC.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. HDHomeRun with Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Tablo review: A complete over-the-air DVR solution with just a few flaws

Tablo is the simplest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters, despite some performance and feature limitations.