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Why is my name in the upper right corner of Google Chrome?

Why is your name in the upper right corner of the Google Chrome title bar?

So, the other day I popped open Google Chrome and noticed my name sitting in the upper right corner of the title Bar.  I mused to myself: Huh? That’s weird.  How did that get there? So here’s the deal: this is

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3 experimental Gmail features you need right now

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Oh Gmail!  How can anyone seriously feel any antipathy against this super capable web application?  Sure it’s owned by Google but so what?  If you’re one of those people who avoids Gmail because of privacy issues then let me tell

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This is what happened when I intentionally infected myself with Malware.

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Here’s my story of what happened when I intentionally infected myself with malware.  I did this because I wanted to see if the default controls on my system were sufficient in protecting me from a recent threat.  I think this

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5 million gmail passwords leaked today. Here are 4 actions you need to take.

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Apparently millions of Gmail password were leaked today.

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How to check your Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Storage

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Did you know that your total Google storage is shared by: Gmail Google Drive and Google+ Photos? In this guide, I’m going to show you how to see your total storage, view how much you’re using and then delete the

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