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Droid MAXX Bug Report  - 
 
How can I fix "account action required android" that is happening on both my Droid Maxx and my wifes Droid Mini every time we loose service.

Both of us have already done a factory reset and changed passwords.  It is not related to 2-factor authentications and my account is already unlinked from the Motorola Device ID setting.

I am running Android 4.4

P.S. If someone can confirm that a custom Rom will work, I would be willing to try that.
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This seems to have stopped happening to me as of recently after all the app updates. 
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Could a few of you please test the Actions => Remove feature.   I was having a lot of issues matching the rows to what was deleted and want to make sure I got the kinks worked out.
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My goal was to have it out over a month ago, but the project grew.
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Multitasking on your Chromebook just got easier: you can now dock any small window, like Hangouts or Google Keep, to the side of your screen by dragging it to the left or right edge. Your main app will resize automatically, letting you take notes or stay connected all in one view. Just restart your Chromebook and give it a try.
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PS - I use BetterSnap Tool on the Mac to do this ;)
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As a GAFE admin, should I have all my students and staff change their passwords?   #heartbleed  
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Hi +Bjorn Behrendt. I encourage you to go through your normal support channel for Google Apps with that question. This community is for questions and problems relating to Google+.

That being said, Google shared a post about Heartbleed in the Google Online Security Blog and did not include a recommendation to change passwords.
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How can I fix "account action required android" that is happening on both my Droid Maxx and my wifes Droid Mini every time we loose service.

Both of us have already done a factory reset and changed passwords.  It is not related to 2-factor authentications and my account is already unlinked from the Motorola Device ID setting.

I am running Android 4.4

P.S. If someone can confirm that a custom Rom will work, I would be willing to try that.
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A student write-up of "iPads vs. Chromebooks in a 1:1 Environment" It all comes down to production.

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Interesting and well written. However, MS Word is a word(!) processor - not a productivity suite. 
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Could a few of you please test the Actions => Remove feature.   I was having a lot of issues matching the rows to what was deleted and want to make sure I got the kinks worked out.
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+June Patton are you using version 3.3.3 Beta from the link above?   The creation of an archive folder is something I removed.
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Talk about a game changer if this is true.
 
Technology To Charge New Phone Batteries in 30 Seconds Coming.  This amazing new technology being developed by a startup company called StoreDot, will be able to charge batteries in seconds, not minutes, or hours.

Besides fast charging batteries this nano technology also shows promise for many other smartphone related technologies, including faster memory; more sensitive camera sensors; and flexible, energy-efficient displays.


By the way, quite a number of news organizations have kind of misleading titles on this story, such as the...

Wall Street Journal's: Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? An Israeli Firm Says It Can.

Examiner's: A 30 second phone charger: Only one year away?

The technology is not to charge "your phone," as though it is a "phone charger" being developed that can charge any phone, but it is in fact a new kind of battery, with what what's being called NanoDots coating the battery's electrodes that fill it's microscopic cavities, extending its reactive surface.

Oddly enough some news articles never even mention that it's actually a battery being developed, or talk about the NanoDot particles being researched.

Anyway, the whole idea is surprisingly simple & yet intriguing. Call me quite impressed with this one, but it's actually said to still be a few years through R&D to production.

The best article I've seen on this, that explains the insides of this process clearly & succinctly, comes from +ZDNet & here's a brief...


First the building blocks:

Artificially synthesised from the same building blocks — elements such as oxygen and hydrogen — as natural peptides, these NanoDots could prove disruptive to multi-billion-dollar industries such as batteries, displays, image sensors, and non-volatile memory.


Then how it works:

The NanoDots cover the tiny 'cavities' that cover an electrode found in a standard battery, extending its reactive surface, and allowing its capacity to be increased tenfold.  Through the addition of the NanoDots, the electrode becomes "multi-function" — at one end, the electrode stores electrical energy creating a capacitor, and at the other, lets it flow into the battery's lithium.

In layman's terms, StoreDot has created a 'buffer' that stores electrical current coming from the wall socket over a period of around thirty seconds, then letting it flow slowly into the lithium. Myersdorf says that eventually, the company plans to get rid of the lithium in the battery altogether.

Changing the chemical reactions occurring inside the battery should also improve battery life in long run — allowing thousands of charge cycles instead of hundreds today — while still keeping the same weight and form factor.


Continue the fascinating story at:

StoreDot: Inside the nanotech that can charge your phone in 30 seconds goo.gl/fA3Pss

Another great explanation comes from:
Amino-Acid Semiconductors Promise Fast Phone Charging
goo.gl/yNDFbB

And the company itself is at:
store-dot.com


#TechnologyNews #StoreDotBattery
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One of the articles stated that they have a popular mobile device manufacturer as an investor.  And many of their examples are done on a Samsung or iPhone.
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New tool for flipped classroom.
http://edpuzzle.com

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Bjorn....thank you so much for working on the Add On for GClassfolders! I was so worried that I would have to tell my faculty that they would not be able to use them for fall...my teachers who piloted this semester think they are the bomb and those who did not pilot are chomping at the bit to get GClassfolders set up for Fall!!!
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Google Certified Trainer & host of the EdListen.com Podcast.
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I am a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Integration Specialist in VT. I host the EdListen Podcast, which we talk about educational technology and Google news each week.  I also maintain AskBj.net which offers online or in-person professional development and Ed Tech consulting services.
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    Me.D Curriculum & Instruction, 2008 - 2012
  • Castleton State College
    Computer Information Systems, 1998 - 2002
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Gems With Friends
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Dayframe (Chromecast Photos)
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*** Las mejores aplicaciones de 2013 - Google Play ***Dayframe convierte tu dispositivo en un innovador marco de fotos: potente y divertido.

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ManyCam
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Free webcam effects and live studio software.

Map Drives App
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With Chromebooks, tablets, iPads and BYOD becoming so popular I have been changing the way I manage workflow in my network. One of the top t

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DECLAIMER Philippines the trip of a lifetime FIRST lets establish one thing The ASPCA does not exist there , never will and personally Im no

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Print Google Forms in a fillable format
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You now have the option to print Google Forms. When you print a form, each question is formatted in a way that makes it simple for people to

Artellonline
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Digital Specialists using Social Media techniques to improve your business.

Favorite Posts for Google+™
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Keep track of the posts you like directly on Google+!

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Schoogle: Authentic Audiences with Google Sites
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Cherie Marks takes parents on a virtual science fair with Google Sites. We sit down to talk about how the site showcases student work and wh