What is Google Cloud? – Android Authority


What is Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform (GPC) is, as it’s clear from its name, a cloud platform, or an “Infrastructure as a Service” (Iaas). This means it offers a suite of tools, services, and apps that businesses can use to enhance productivity and workflow. Those include cloud storage and backup, database management, developer tools, IoT, analytics, machine learning, and more.

In this post, we will attempt to fully answer these questions: what is Google Cloud? Is Google Cloud certification a worthwhile investment for professionals? Does the Google Cloud Platform offer the services your business needs? Let’s find out.

An introduction to Google Cloud

Galaxy Z Fold 2 survives dirt durability test that its predecessor couldn’t


Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 has survived having dirt dropped on it in a new durability test from YouTuber Zack Nelson (aka JerryRigEverything), backing up Samsung’s claims that its hinge is more durable on this year’s device. Nelson’s test involved dropping a handful of dust and dirt on Samsung’s new foldable, and he reported the phone continued to feel just as smooth to open and close. That indicated the worst of the dirt hadn’t made its way inside the mechanism.

Durability was one of the key promises Samsung made when it announced the Z Fold 2 back in August.

Here are the email apps iOS 14 now lets you set as default


Apple’s iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 launched this week, introducing a ton of new features to the company’s smartphones and tablets — including the option to change your default browser and default email apps to services like Chrome or Outlook to handle links by default instead of Apple’s native Safari and Mail apps. Here’s a running list of available third-party browsers on iOS 14.

As for email, the available options are slowly building up. Third-party developers need to update their apps before they can be selected as a default option on iOS 14.

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Tesla delivers 140,000 vehicles, smashing previous records


Ars Technica

In recent months, Tesla skeptics have argued that the company’s growth had stalled. After delivering a record-breaking 83,500 vehicles in the third quarter of 2018, the company’s deliveries grew only modestly in the next few quarters: 97,000 in the third quarter of 2019, for example, and 90,650 in the second quarter of 2020.

But Tesla’s Q3 2020 numbers, released Friday morning, put those concerns to rest. Tesla says it shipped 139,300 vehicles in the third quarter of 2020. That’s up 53 percent from last quarter and up 45 percent from a year earlier. It’s also

HP Omen 15 review: Value-friendly gaming


The last few years have been relatively stale in the Windows laptop space. We have mostly seen incremental performance bumps and minimal upgrades. AMD’s Ryzen 4000-series laptop processors announced earlier in March, however, are bringing the competition to Intel’s monopoly. The HP Omen 15 is among the first from the company’s portfolio to be outfitted with the powerful new chips.

Built on a 7nm process, the company promises that the Ryzen 7-based HP Omen 15 will offer more performance per watt, as well as fantastic value for money. But does the entire package live up to the promise? Let’s find

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