Chrome 64 now trims messy links when you share them

Google’s latest consumer version of Chrome, version number 64, just started cleaning up messy referral links for you. Now, when you go to share an item, you’ll no longer see a long tracking string after a link, just the primary link itself, as spotted by Android Police.

This feature now happens automatically when sharing links in Chrome, either by the Share menu or by copying the link and pasting it elsewhere. Even though it slices off the extra bit of the URL, this doesn’t affect referral information. If you choose, you can copy and paste directly from the URL bar to grab the link in entirety.

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As Android Police points out, while this is a useful feature, it does have a couple downsides, albeit…

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Google trims return period for defective movies, books, and TV shows from 120 to 65 days

In a odd turn of events, Google has decided to reduce the return window for defective movies, books, and TV shows bought in the Play Store to 65 days. Originally 120 (or unlimited for books), this change is interesting to note with the impending holidays (and hopefully an influx of Google Play gift cards).

Here’s the original text:

  • “If your movie or TV show is defective, unavailable, or doesn’t perform as stated, you can request a refund within 120 days of your purchase.”
  • “You can return most books bought on Google Play for a full refund within 7 days of purchase.

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Google trims return period for defective movies, books, and TV shows from 120 to 65 days was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Honda says Apple CarPlay coming standard on 2018 Accord 2.0T, optional on other trims

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Honda has announced that the 2018 Accord, launching this fall, will once again offer Apple’s CarPlay, which allows iPhone owners to bridge Siri and select apps with a car’s dash interface.
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