How to get started with G Suite shared drives

Use shared drives to store and share files with your team to ensure access to items over time–even if team membership changes.

If you use G Suite, it helps to know that Google gives you two subtly different types of drives. First, there’s the standard Google Drive My Drive that stores files you create, upload, or can access. But there’s also the newer Google Drive Shared Drives that hold files available to shared drive members.

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A shared drive lets people upload and collaborate on files in the cloud, rather than keeping documents on a local server

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Stop annoying robocalls to your phone using every trick we know

We’ll show you every current way to stop robocalls. 


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You know the drill: Your phone rings and the caller ID shows a number that looks vaguely familiar, so you answer it. Instead of a friendly voice, you hear a robot warn you that your Social Security number is going to be deactivated or that you owe the IRS money and you need to call right away. 

These robocalls are designed to scam you out of your hard-earned money. Thankfully, the government, wireless carriers and phone makers are working on ways to eliminate the annoying and seemingly nonstop calls

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Realme 6i Launching in India Today: How to Watch Live Stream, Time, Expected Price, Specifications

Realme 6i will be launched in India today, July 24, at 12:30pm via a live stream on the company’s social media channels. The phone is said to be a rebranded Realme 6s that was launched in Europe back in May. The Realme 6i has also got its own dedicated page on Realme website as well as Flipkart that shows of the specifications of this budget-friendly phone. It is powered by an octa-core processor, comes with a high refresh rate screen, and has support for fast charging.

Realme 6i launch in India: Time, live stream details

The Realme 6i launch will

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Asus ROG Phone 3: Hands-on with the most powerful Android phone

The Asus ROG Phone 3 is designed for games like PUBG Mobile. But it is also a preview of features that other more mainstream phones might adopt over the next year or two.


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Gaming phones have a niche audience, but their features are often adopted by more mainstream phones later down the line. A great example of this are displays with high refresh rates, which first showed up in 2017’s Razer Phone and the original Asus ROG phone in 2018. Now phones like the Galaxy S20, the OnePlus 88 ProMotorola Edge and Edge Plus

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How to enable Firefox WebRender for faster page rendering

If you’re looking to speed up Firefox page renders, Jack Wallen shows you how to enable the new composite engine, WebRender.

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WebRender has been in the works for some time now. Built as a GPU-based 2D rendering engine written in Rust, the purpose of WebRender is to make the rendering of pages both faster and smoother. Although that feature has been in the planning for a while, it has yet to be rolled out full scale.

If you’re using version 67 or newer of Firefox (which you should be, as that’s a fairly old version of the

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