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Tuesday 9 May 2017
by Wulf
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Google Wants Me to Vote

I just logged onto my Google Calendar account and spotted a banner across the top reminding me about the date of the UK General Election, asking if I wanted to save it. Big companies have to be (well, should be) … Continue reading

Friday 28 November 2014
by Wulf
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Now, Where Was I?

I discovered something vaguely frightening this week: Google has got a pretty good idea of where I am and it keeps a history of where I’ve been. If you’ve got an Android device and you use it for location-based services, … Continue reading

Saturday 24 August 2013
by Wulf
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Querying Gmail

Long ago I used to have the problem of how to store my email. In order to avoid the available space on my drives getting filled up I tended to delete a lot of messages. Then I discovered Gmail and … Continue reading