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Google for iOS updated with Material Design, better search tools, and more

Google's catch-all search and info app for iOS gets a major design overhaul to make it look more in sync with other Google apps.

Overboard: Taking iTunes criticism too far

It's OK to criticize iTunes. Just be right.

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Podcast: Who won Black Friday?

Nice? The holiday deal givers. Naughty? Yahoo for exploiting Flickr images. Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss it all on this week's podcast.

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Which search engine should be crowned king of Mobile Safari?

Apple could replace Google as the default in Safari for iOS in 2015 with either Yahoo or Bing. Which does the best job right now?

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How to get rid of unwanted subscribed calendars

A reader's lost his coworkers and now would like to lose the calendars they created. Chris Breen shows him how.

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Google search adding 'mobile friendly' label to show when a site plays nice with phones

Whether a site is optimized for mobile could become a search rank signal, Google said

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Volvo gives Google Cardboard new life, uses it to preview new cars

Google Cardboard may be just a novelty, but Volvo shows how it could be put to good use.

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Google YouTube Music Key one-ups streaming music services by adding videos

Google now gives you something other streaming music services can't provide: access to music videos and streaming music, even offline. Meet YouTube Music Key, a beta subscription service Google launched Wednesday.

A watched pot: of watches and imagined delays

Is "early 2015" the same thing as "spring"? Who knows?

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Google Calendar gets smarter with automatic events, iPhone version coming

Calendar and Gmail become closer companions in the latest update, which also includes a new schedule view and and auto-complete.