Category Archives: Fave Google+

HOW TO opt out of Google using your name and face in ads (begins November 11)

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Google is going to use your +1′s as “shared endorsements,” to help others in your circles find better information. According to 9to5Google and NYT, “Google has announced a change to its terms of service that will allow the company to use your name, photo and company endorsements to be included in ads from 11th November.”

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The Google Glass App Store is coming in 2014

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Marketing Land reported that Google Glass users are going to have to hold out another calendar year to get an app store. I guess that means the rest of us on the wait list won’t be too out of the loop when we can get our hands (read: head) on a pair. You can currently view a list of all apps available for Glass on this Google Glasware Directory.

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Starbucks and Google team up to bring faster, free WiFi connections to all 7,000 company-operated Starbucks stores in the United States

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Your local Starbucks could be even more attractive to you in the next 18 months. How does free, fast WiFi along with your fave caffeinated beverage sound? It’s happening and, if you live in a city with Google Fiber, your connection could up to 100 times as fast.

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Use Google SafeSearch tools to keep your family safer online this summer (and all year long)

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If you live, work or play around children who could have access to your internet-connected devices, this post is for you. There’s a safer way to allow those who are not ready to be exposed to adult or otherwise inappropriate content to surf the web. When you use Google as your primary search engine you can enable Google SafeSearch. Here’s how:

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How old are your favorite social networks and websites?

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Did you know Linkedin, MySpace, WordPress and 4chan all launched in 2003? Find out the age of your favorite websites, networks and apps with the FAVES + CO. “Top Tech Birthday Guide.”
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