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Google Hangouts client/app which supports group chats

On OS X Yosemite, I'm using Messages.app to chat with my contacts. But I can not participate or read group chats from Hangouts within Messages.app, for that I have to use the Gmail/G+ page. So, ...
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Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?

Is there any way to automatically download or sync all photos backed up from my phone to Google+ to my Mac? I know there is an upload tool, but I want the reverse. Can they be viewed from Picasa ...
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How to get rid of annoying Non-secure Jabber Login popup?

My Messages app out-of-blue started to complain that my GTalk credentials are being sent in non-secured manner. Your name and password will be sent in a way that is not secure. Do you still ...
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Alternative to Personal Blocklist for Safari

I’d want to filter a bunch of spammy sites from the search results on Google, just like the Personal Blocklist extension does on Chrome, is there an alternative to Google’s Personal Blocklist ...
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How to make the Google search app open Youtube links on the Youtube app?

On iPhone (iOS 8.1.3) If I run a search on the Google search app (the one with the Google Now integration) for something like a song, some of the results would be, of course, Youtube videos. If I ...
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Cast to multiple Chromecasts from the same computer

Is it possible to cast either the same tab or different tabs from one mac to multiple Chromecasts on the same network? It seems like when you open another tab and try and cast that to a different ...
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Google Earth crashing when opening

Is there a definitive way to stop Google Earth from crashing when it loads? I'm on OS X 10.9.2 using Google Earth 7.1.2.2041 I've tried reinstalling, I've looked on various forums about removing ...
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How to set custom DNS settings?

I'm trying to set my Macbook Pro to use Google's public DNS, but when I go to the DNS settings (System Preferences > Network > DNS) it will enter the new IP address but then immediately reverts it to ...
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Inbox by Gmail - making a small application

Now, I know some of us hate Google, but they have come up with a really good service at Inbox. I find it very easy to manage email that way and have been using it on my Windows PC as a chrome ...
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How to navigate google search results in Safari 8 with keyboard?

A while ago I remember being able to navigate through search results using J and K. Is there anyway to do that in Safari 8? I've tried changing tab behaviour in Safari prefs to tab through every ...
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Why is my Safari unable to open links from Google under VPN?

Safari 8.0.2, OS X 10.10.1--Problem occurring in Mac Pro 2009 and MBP ret 2012. Once I log into my employer's VPN, Safari has a quite unique problem: if I go to Google, do a search and click on any ...
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Google Calendar will not WorK or sync with Calendar.app after Yosemite or IOS 8.1.2

Just in last 3 weeks:- Have new computer 3 weeks ago, Yosemite. Had trouble with ical. Would open and load. After perhaps an update, realised the CPU was working hard, fan working hard, activity ...
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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Google Drive doesn't appear on my Finder

I can see Dropbox but I can't find Google Drive on my Finder. If I want to sync a file to GDrive, I have to open the folder GDrive by click on the symbol of Gdrive. It's very inconvenient. I'm ...
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How to clear calendar cache?

I'm trying to clear the cache of my calendar, since I'm having trouble with calendar notifications after connecting to a Google Calendar. One of the recommended solutions is to clear the Calendar ...
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Is it possible to switch Spotlight in OS X to using Google?

Spotlight (in Yosemite) has the ability to search the web. However, this only works with Bing. Is it possible to switch it to using Google?
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Yosemite cannot connect with Google, but with Bing

I updated my MacBook 13″ mid-2012 from Mavericks to Yosemite and everything was perfect, until I recognized that I couldn't check my YouTube feed. I tried again and again, but it didn't work. I ...
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Google Chrome empty Finder window

Today without (yet) no evident change in my working Mac running Mountain Lion (10.8.5) I saw at least 10 times an empty window pop up on top of my working environnment.. At each of these events, I ...
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Looking at Earlier Browsing History on iPhone4s

I need to find a page I looked at maybe four months ago. It was really hard to find with the information on only that ONE website. I am doing a project on it now, but cannot find the correct ...
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499 views

Google chrome disable autoupdate

How to disable autoupdate on Mac OS X without removing any files or changing permissions?
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987 views

How to get rid of the way Google looks in Safari with the top and left toolbars

All of a sudden, when I do Google searches in Safari 5.1.10, it now has a black toolbar at the top, options in a left handed column, and if I choose to look at the "images" tab there are only images ...
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How can I start a Hangouts phone call with Applescript/Terminal?

I want to initiate a Google Hangouts phone call with Applescript. Hangouts has an AS dictionary, but with only the default suites. I want to emulate opening the Hangouts popup, typing in a phone ...
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Installed Firefox Beta and now Bing is default search engine in location bar

I updated from Firefox 31 to Firefox Beta (32) and when I now do a search in the location bar (the big one to the left) I get results from Bing. How do I change this back to Google?
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Google has changed appearance using Safari 5.1.1

The way google is presenting as of today is totally different and I can no longer get the image pages so you can scroll the images before selecting one you want to see. Now there are individual boxes ...
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How do you compare the system resources used by two programs?

How do you compare the system resources used by two programs (e.g., Chrome & Chrome Canary)? I think the new 64-bit Chrome Canary is causing my computer to heat up a bit more but I'd like to ...
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Is there a way to upload video from an iPhone to Google+?

Is there a way to upload video from an iPhone to Google+?
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How to dedupe/merge contacts from different sources?

I have Google Contacts and Office 365 People both on my iPhone/iPad. Whenever a contact is both on Google and Office, they will appear as two different persons in my iOS Contacts app. If I want to ...
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Can't Open google.com even though there is internet

My Macbook Pro cannot able to open up "www.google.com" or "www.facebook.com". But I can open up bing,msn and a lot other sites. Oh And also I am not able to Open up App store from my network. My ...
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Add .gsheets to Spotlight under spreadsheets

Currently if I'm searching for something and it happens to be a Google spreadsheet it shows up under other. Is there any way to have .gsheets show up under spreadsheets?
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iOS Sync Device Name

I have set up Google sync on my all my devices as I use the iOS Chrome app. When using the Chrome app I click on 'other devices' and my iMac device name shows up as iMac-2. I was wondering if it's ...
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How many cardDAV accounts to one google account

I have been looking a various CRM, none of which seems to have everything worked out, (shocking, yes...) and am now in to seeking workarounds. Does anyone know how many cardDAV accounts I can link to ...
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Silverlight for safari and Google Chrome

why does Silverlight not work on Safari and Google Chrome? Why does it also crash on Firefox? How can I prevent from happening?
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How to Sync iphone contacts to gmail

I have the old iphone 3GS LATEST IOS I used to open Itunes to put songs on the phone etc and if I wanted to I would (manually)sync my phone. Syncing the phone enacts whatever your options are set to. ...
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Is there an app that allows me to use Google Scholar on an iOS device?

I'm looking for a native app that allows me to use Google Scholar on my iPhone. Does such an app exist?
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Google Quick Scroll extension for Safari

There is a great Chrome extension Google Quick Scroll that scrolls to funded text on a page after googling it. I want it for Safari but cannot find any alternatives or so. Is there?
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Why is it quicker to search on google app compared to web browser on smartphones

When you do a google search , the time taken for the results and the webpages of the result to load is much faster on Google search app compared to web browser for smartphones. What is the ...
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Issues with Google + Auto Backup, how do I troubleshoot?

I'm trying to set up a Mac to auto sync pictures and videos already available on the Mac with Google+, mostly because they allow an unlimited amount of photos and videos to be uploaded as long as they ...
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changing camera to thunderbolt display for google hangout

I use google hangouts for multiple-people video calls, but it never detects the camera in the Thunderbolt display. It keeps using the camera on my MacBook Pro. Is there any way to change the camera ...
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Google Hangouts on iPhone - how to have two accounts

Can I receive notifications from 2 Google Talk/ Hangouts accounts, by installing only one app? Does the official Google Hangouts app support this?
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Is the Google Translate Phrasebook Syncing not available in the iOS app?

Is the Google Translate Phrasebook Syncing not available in the iOS app? I can't find my phrasebook listing. It seems the list on the iPhone is not stored online as for the web. I suspect they ...
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Contacts has trouble syncing with the Google account. What to do?

I have Contacts (Version 8.0 (1365)) running under Mac OS X 10.9.1. I have it connected with my Google account. But it keeps showing that it is busy syncing. Changes made on other devices don't come ...
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iOS 5 or iOS 4 upload to YouTube?

I have iPhone4 running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it will delete my beloved pre-installed Maps application, and the new one from Google is [snip...] ... not performing up to my ...
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Google Calendar set up failed

I was trying to set up Google Calendar on my new Mac. After following the steps from this Google support article, I ran into this absolutely useless error message: Any ideas how to fix it?
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How do I change Spotlight search engine?

when I use Spotlight, it offers to "Search web for: " (something like that, my system is german). When I use this feature, Chrome pops up and searches with the Yahoo search engine. Chrome is the ...
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Proper way to sync Google Cal to iCal

I have a google calendar and I need to have several iCal sync and pull updates from this Google Calendar. However, I went in and used prefs->add account to setup sync. I was told this was not the ...
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How to Log In to Flickr in iOS 7 with a Google Account

iOS 7 now looks to include integration with Flickr for photo sharing. I already have a Flickr account, though I log in using a google (gmail) account. I would expect to be able to connect this ...
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Messages.app not displaying messages sent while offline

Every once in a while, I will get signed out of Messages (which I use to interface with my Google Talk account) due to connectivity issues. If this happens when I am having a conversation with ...
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Open and edit Markdown files with Google Drive iOS App

Is there a way to open, edit and save back files from the iOS Google Drive app? I've tried some Markdown iOS apps, but I can't seem to open the files from within the Google Drive app. Are there any ...
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Can not copy in Google Docs using Safari [closed]

I've had this problem for a little while now (can't recall what would have triggered it). I'm using Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4 on an early 2011 15" MBP. When I try to copy anything using the keyboard ...
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Mail.app keeps asking for Google password

I've a Google account set up on a Mac of mine. OS X version 10.8.4 and everything else is up-to-date. And my Google account uses 2-step authentication. I'm having a problem with my Google account on ...