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5 years ago…

5 years ago I became a Google Top Contributor, which has enabled me to help thousands of people with everything from Google Chrome to the latest and greatest, such as Google Home, Google Pixel and Android Auto. It has also allowed me to travel to some beautiful places and to meet some of the most humble, knowledgeable and friendly people I have ever met and for that I couldn’t be more grateful.

Technology is constantly evolving, which ensures that someone somewhere will always be searching for answers. Half a decade later (where did that go?!) Google communities receive over 900,000 questions a year, 85% of which receive a response within 24 hours!

From preventing critical bugs from reaching the product to the simple act of helping someone regain access to their account, I’m so proud of our community.

Here’s to the next 5 years in the +Google Top Contributor Program!

Save the day, one answer at a time
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A little bit of coffee

Work perks, am I right?

#nescafe #dolcegusto #workperks
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Best coffee ever love dolce gusto
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You can now get a notification when Google adds a new doodle game

If you love Google Doodle games, then this one is for you! After enabling this, you’ll get a notification from the Google app whenever there’s a new interactive doodle. Here's how to turn it on:

1. Open the Google app or swipe to the Google Feed portion of your home screen.
2. Slide out the left-hand navigation panel.
3. Tap Settings.
4. Tap Notifications.
5. Enable the Doodles toggle.
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Google partners with Samsung to launch first generation of Chromebooks designed to run Android apps

Google have worked in partnership with Samsung to launch the first Chromebooks built from the ground up for Android apps: the Samsung Chromebook Pro and the Samsung Chromebook Plus.
Two new Chromebooks from Samsung bring together the best of Chrome OS and Android for a whole new experience.
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Hope it doesn't explode! :P JK
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New to Google Home or have questions?

Get started with the new forum FAQ!
https://goo.gl/vGb8Tx
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Google copies everything 
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#Throwback

This is a throwback to a few months ago when I was fortunate enough to visit the Kykkos Monastery in Cyprus. This is near to where the first President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III started his ecclesiastical career as a monk in 1926 -- absolutely beautiful place!
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The archaeological park is pretty spectacular. I tend to swing by there every time I'm up in Paphos, and I've lost track of the number of photos I've taken there.

At least you didn't come home with a Straw Donkey. ;-)
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Hiding low-quality comments, showing more of what matters and bringing back events; goodbye to classic Google+ on the web on January 24!

#GooglePlusUpdate
From better commenting, to showing you more of what matters, to bringing back Events, we’re making a bunch of improvements to Google+ based on your feedback.
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New year, new website

That's what they say isn't it? Ah well, new website anyway!

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Let's Encrypt 2016 in review

It has never been easier to move to HTTPS, which is important because browsers will soon update their user interfaces to better reflect the risks associated with non-secure connections.
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
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Love Google Assistant? You'll soon be able to have it on your TV

As part of an upcoming update on supported TVs and set-top boxes powered by Android TV, the Google Assistant is making its way to Android TV in the coming months!
The Google Assistant will soon be coming to even more surfaces, ready to help answer your questions and help you get things done.
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Happy new year everyone!

#nye2016
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Happy new year!
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Celebrating 2016

This year I reached over 1000 followers, created at least 3 new collections about tech & science, nifty things for developers and one collection just for me!

What have you achieved this year?
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Can get crowded but good place to play pool with a beer
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Welcoming staff, good atmosphere in the bar
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Great food and good value for money, welcoming staff
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Great tasting food with a very nice interior
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Great place to relax on a night, good selection of beers and nice outside seating area
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