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Cant connect to google intermittently

Sometimes either randomly or after waking my late 2008 MacBook Pro from sleep, I won't be able to access google.com or any of the services. It's mildly annoying, but fixed by turning off my wifi, and ...
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Does Google Photos Backup keep album structure?

Will the Google Photos Backup for OS X also back up the album structure from Photos.app? That is, will albums be available as collections on Google Photos after uploading?
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bi-directionally sync Google Photos on external drive

I see in this post (Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?) that there's a good solution to bi-directionally syncing photos between my laptop and my Google Photos account ...
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Can google inbox on iPhone NOT show contact pictures

I am using the google inbox app for iPhone. Is it possible to set it up, so that it does not show pictures of people who is writing to me? I need to recieve work relevant emails from persons whos ...
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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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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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Command+Click does not work in Google Scholar + Firefox

For example, see this page: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=cancer&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C33&as_sdtp= When I do command+click on the article titles, Firefox does neither open a ...
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Using iCloud Photo Library and Google Photos Simultaneously

Does anybody have experience with this? Any best practice suggestsions? In my own research, I've learned the following: Desktop Uploader for Mac Seems oblivious to iCloud Photo Library. It offers ...
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How to spoof Firewire MAC address or hide Firewire and Ethernet - Need to add more than 2 Google Play Music accounts to machine

Google Play Music Manager app (GPMM) doesn't allow connecting to more than 2 accounts from the same machine. Apparently they limit it based on the MAC address of your network adapter. I tried to ...
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Google chrome extension between Mac and PC

I'm using Google Chrome both on my macbookpro and my pc. On my PC which running IDM extension on Google Chrome. But on my Mac i really don't need that. So my question is: how can i use google chrome ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to VIEW Google Contacts Customized Fields on iPhone?

We have some Google Contacts with Customized Fields (not customized email titles) such as: Certifications Attained: Years Experience in this Field: Among other customized fields that show up ...
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Google account cannot activate mail

I am trying to set up a Google Apps account on Yosemite. I can log into the account, up until where I select which services to active. It will only activate Contacts and Messages. Mail, Calendar, and ...
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google photos backup app

Will Google Photos Backup avoid creating duplicates if I use the app to upload from two separate computers with overlapping photo collections in Mac Os Photos?
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Google Inbox Does Not Display My Contact Photo

When I send e-mails through my regular Gmail address, my contact photo appears. When I send e-mails through a third-party domain associated with my e-mail inbox, my contact photo does not appear. I ...
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Issues with Google's apps on iOS over Cellular

I recently got an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3, Verizon), and I've been having recurring issues with Google's apps not being able to access the network when on LTE or 3G (Gmail, Google, Inbox, Play Music, etc). ...
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How do eject a SD card that is being used by Firefox?

I have had several occurrences where I dragged photos from my mounted SD card to upload to my google plus account but then after the photos were successfully update, my SD card was unable to be ...
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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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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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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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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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Why do I not get my messages sent through Jabber from other clients?

So when I'm logged into my gTalk/FB/iCloud accounts in the Messages app, I can send and receive everything fine. But, when I send messages from Gmail or Facebook on their web clients, my messages do ...
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MacMail client getting notifications from Google+ in Chinese - why?

For some reason all notifications from Google+ are coming through in Chinese when sent to my dad's @mac.com email address (when accessed on iPhone, iPad or on his regular Apple computer). When the ...
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Can't connect to google

I'm using both a 3 year old iMac and a Windows 7 laptop. 80% of the time I am getting an "Invalid URL" error message. Problem exists with IE, Safari, and Chrome. All other sites (yahoo, netflix, ...
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Not all Google Calendar events synced to iOS

I've got an iPod Touch 5. I have a few calendars in Google Calendar, all which sync to my new device. However, some events from my primary calendar (the one with the same name as my email address) are ...
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Google Photos Backup creates large Pictures/GPBackup folder

I installed Google Photos Backups on OSX (Mavericks). It created a /Users/rob/Pictures/GPBackup folder that is 10 gig in size, and it looks like it has copies of all my photos and movies. I don't ...
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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...
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How can I access an app hosted on an OSX machine via a local network, that requires Google login?

I want to be able to access an app via a local network using my mobile device, for development and testing purposes. The app is hosted on my laptop running OSX Yosemite (10.10.3) I can access public ...
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Google Calendar Won't Sync On iPhone 6

I got a new iPhone 6, and am trying to add my Google calendar to the calendar app, I want to use the default calendar, not the Google calendar app. I go to calendar, and I select to add a Google ...
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Sync iOS reminder with Google Tasks

Is there any way to synchronize iOS reminders with Google tasks?
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Iphone 6 - Google calendar app issues

I can't enter events on the google calendar app. The + sign does not work. Double tapping on empty time on calendar does't work either. What do i need to do?
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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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How to get google search app for ipad not to delete recent tabs

Google search deletes recent tabs after 2 days, I was wondering if there was a setting that could change that to never deleting recent tabs.
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How can I get google or other search engines to stop hijacking localhost urls with searches in Safari?

So I do quite a bit of PHP development on my MAMP localhost, which is all fine and good. However, frequently when I type in a localhost url (testsite.local or similar), safari will hijack my page load ...
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Clicking on Google Chrome in the dock brings up Google Keep instead

If I have both Google Keep and Google Chrome open, clicking Chrome brings up Keep. If Keep is closed, clicking Chrome brings up Chrome, as expected. If Keep is already up, clicking Chrome brings up ...
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iPhone 5s GPS location outside of cell range?

Can an iPhone 5S find my location in the wilderness via GPS when out of cell range and indicate that on Google Earth maps? If so, how do I do so?
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Google Cached URLs from gmodules.com downloading as a file in Safari

When I click on a link such as follows in Safari (and Chrome and Firefox) on my Mac... ...
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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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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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iOS 5 Maps : Google only gets directions for vague locations

I'm not sure if this is a Google problem or an iOS issue in general, but here is the situation. Case 1 : I search for directions for a vague address in the iOS maps (eg My Current Location to (say) ...