Tag Archives: update

Google Link Spam

Processings…Please wait. Google has completed the rollout of the link spam update it started just over four weeks ago. “The link spam update is now complete,”Danny Sullivansaid via the Google Search Liaison account. What took so long. Google originally said this update would “roll out across the next two weeks.” …

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Android’s Latest Update

  Google today announced the next set of features coming to Android, including a new password checkup tool, a way to schedule your texts, along with other improvements to products like its screen reader TalkBack, Maps, Assistant and Android Auto. This spring 2021 release is latest in a series of …

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Samsung Update

  Smartphone updates have been a mess for as long as the modern smartphone has existed, but Samsung just took a big step in the right direction. The company has decided to extend security update support to a full four years. That’s longer than any other Android device maker, Google …

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Google Image Search

Google announced on Twitter that in November 2020 it has released an update to Google Image Search that reduces duplicative images in the image search results: “We made an improvement to Image Search to reduce duplicate images, so that we can display others that are relevant yet visually distinct.” Visually …

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Samsung Galaxy S20

  Google released Android 11 a few months ago, but the software has only been available on a small number of phones thus far. That’s changing with news that Samsung has started the Android 11 rollout with the Verizon Galaxy S20 family. Not only does this include the Googley Android …

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Google Page Experience 2021

The Google Page Experience update is set to launch next May, Google confirmed Tuesday. That’s roughly a year after the company first announced the update and gives us another six months to prepare for it. The update will take expected user experience into consideration for ranking in search results. “Today …

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Google Search Quality

After 10 months since the last update to the Search Quality Raters guidelines (PDF), Google has pushed out another update. The update came out Wednesday night. The Search Quality Raters guidelines document is now 175 pages, up from 168 at the last update on December 5, 2019. What is new? …

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Google Status Update

A couple of weeks ago we reported on a number of indexing bugs with Google Search. Google has updated us on Twitter with a status update on those bugs. Mobile-indexing bug. The mobile-indexing bug is now 99% resolved, with almost all the URLs being restored. The mobile-indexing bug was when …

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Microsoft Pulls Update

  I’ve updated several Windows 10 PCs to Chromium Edge, including testbeds, and I haven’t run across any issues doing so — but that doesn’t mean folks haven’t been having problems. Update KB4559309 apparently caused performance slowdowns for a number of people. That’s particularly relevant because KB4559309 can’t be uninstalled …

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Fix For Windows Update

  When Microsoft introduced Windows 10 2004 earlier this year, it shipped an errata that may have shortened your SSD’s longevity depending on how often you reboot your machine. The good news is that a fix is on the way and that the problem shouldn’t have caused too many problems …

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