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Making touchscreens useful is still an open question.... but it's not an ergonomic one, imho.
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How do you think google is able to have the bowser on your phone, computer and tablet sync the open taps and pre-fetch all the entries in each instances history? Chrome definitely records every webpage you look at and sends it to google.
Okay, first point: pre-fetch is done at the browser. You're hovering over a link? Pre-fetch downloads the link and has it ready for you if you do indeed click on it. Google isn't involved.
Second point: If you turn on browser sync, then yes, your browser operations get tracked so they can be synchronized.... how else would you expect this to work? If you don't like it, turn it off.
If you think that chrome is mis-behaving, by all means download the source (www.chromium.org) and check for yourself.
Editors: Stop burying your leads!
I've been building an FTIR based tabletop for my D&D games....
[Retracted] concluded the interview by stating that even though he does not consider Mr. Jobs to be a friend, he (Mr. Jobs) possesses the qualities to assume a high level political position. It was [retracted]'s opinion that honesty and integerity are not required qualities to hold such a position."
(Mistake of the day: forgetting to turn off the "I'm a moderator, show me everything" setting as soon as my mod points expired, and before reading this article. Colossally bad timing.)
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of Google unless... The "unless" includes a bunch of exceptions, which I don't see as a big deal but you may disagree. In summary,
c) means that you might, for example, buy something from Google, and they might have to ship it to you. When they put your name on that envelope, they are "sharing" your personally identifiable information with the postal service. This escape clause allows them to do that.
Teens get some special treatment (being reminded that a given post is publicly visible, having more settings set to private by default), but are allowed to access all of the G+ facilities."
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Thanks asdf7890.... I've been using google forever, and never found that before.