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Google is being sued in the US over accusations it deceived people about how to control location tracking. The legal action refers to a revelation turning off one location-tracking setting in it apps was insufficient to full disable the feature. It accuses Google of using dark patterns, marketing techniques that deliberately confuse. It refers to dark patterns, design choices that alter users' decision-making for the designer's benefit - such as, complicated navigation menus, visual misdirection, confusing wording and repeated nudging towards a particular outcome.

Google phones

Google phones

Pixel 6
Pixel 6 $600 + case + Preferred Care + tax = $825. 
the Tensor chip, designed by Google, custom smartphone chip. 
new Tensor SoC; system on chip. 
the Tensor processor gives you Google's machine learning.  
accurate automatic speech recognition ASR.
the Tensor chip uses a unique combination of CPU cores.  
80% faster CPU, 370% faster GPU performance.
security, translation, camera, wireless charging. 
How to close apps
at the Home screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen halfway and release. 
a list of recent apps displays. 
to close an app, swipe up on the app. 
video chat

Google Duo is a video chat app and is available on Android and iOS. Free to use. Comes with end to end encryption: is a standard security method that protects communications data. Conference call with up to 8 people. Download the app on the Google Play store or the Apple store. Get started by using the verification code. Link Duo to your Google account. Call people in your Contacts.