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Anyone else having issues with Google Photos uploading videos?  Seems none of them are uploading.  Not sure it's the resolution either as they are all from my original Moto X.  I believe that will only do 720p...
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Mine aren't either
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Photos is now available for Android at this link. I know it's active for the iPhone as well...
Google Photos is the home for all your photos and videos, searchable and or...
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Just my opinion, but I'm guessing this will replace gmail within the next few years...
 
We’d like to say yes to all of you, all at once. So as of today, Inbox is open to everyone—no invitation required (Yes, Apps for Work too).
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It seems to be one of those things that is either liked our hated. Took a little getting used to but I like it.
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I've been saying for years that Microsoft was stupid not to do this. Of they are going to be true cross-platform though, they should release it for Linux as well. But that would kill their other cash cow...
 
If you buy a new Android tablet, the chances are getting better that it might have Office apps from Microsoft pre-installed out of the box. After announcing that Samsung, Dell and 10 more OEMs would pre-install Microsoft apps and services on their Android tablets earlier this year,… #android
If you buy a new Android tablet, the chances are getting better that it might have Office apps from Microsoft pre-installed out of the box. After announcing that Samsung, Dell and 10 more OEMs would pre-install Microsoft apps and services on their Android tablets earlier this year, Microsoft is announcing similar agreements with 20 more Android tablet makers, including LG and Sony....
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Really, you need access to my phone number and whomever I call? NOT!

I like the app but that's going too far...
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My thoughts exactly!
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Nice addition to a very good app...
 
Step up your #fitness game. #GoogleFit now tracks your calories and distance, including basal metabolic rate http://goo.gl/CLDYaO
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Another rumor verified. Not sure what this means for the current Wallet app. If I had to guess, I'd say this will replace it...
 
Introducing #AndroidPay, the simple and secure way to pay with
your #Android phone http://goo.gl/wrbeWV #io15 
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The rumors are true. The post doesn't say anything about whether or not integration will remain with Google+. My guess is it will remain though. Unlimited storage will be nice, means I'm really going to take advantage of the high speed picture taking available in modern smartphones. I'll be watching for the app, not sure if you will or not.
 
With Google Photos, backup & store unlimited, high-quality photos and videos. For free. http://g.co/go/85tgf #io15
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Love how they make this out to be a new problem that's solely on Android devices. The truth is that this is a problem with all phones/tablets no matter the platform and as more laptops/netbooks begin to use SSD cards, they will become an issue as well.

But there's a simple solution, encrypt your device. Erasing it then becomes as simple as a factory reset because they would need your key (password/PIN) to decrypt any data on the device. It's easy to do and doesn't take long, especially if you do it before installing a lot of stuff...
A new Cambridge study has found that user data is retrievable from second-hand Android devices
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Did you see this one +Mike Elgan​? Why is it that splitting a service out so those that don't use Google+ can use it means the platform is failing?

And just to prove he's clueless, he states the it will "include sharing to Facebook and Twitter." Um, hello! You can do that now...
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Another idiotic journalist thinking Google+ is failing...
Details are still sparse, but we should soon see how Google plans to woo your photos over to its cloud.
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+Mark Stronge Absolutely I agree.  Just because it is a separate system which is more open to other social networks doesn't mean it cant be a central part of G+ at the same time
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Now if they'd update my Original Moto X to Lollipop I'd be happy...
 
Manual exposure controls have made their way into Motorola Camera in the latest update, giving you more control of the photos you are taking. Motorola has pushed out an update to its Motorola Camera app that brings along manual exposure controls, letting users make the subject brighter or… #android
Manual exposure controls have made their way into Motorola Camera in the latest update, giving you more control of the photos you are taking. Motorola has pushed out an update to its Motorola Camera app that brings along manual exposure controls, letting users make the subject brighter or darker before taking the picture. Also included in this update is some bug fixes, which is...
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This shot of the Cygnus Loop, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995, the remnant of a supernova that exploded 20,000 years ago, is gorgeous..
In early May 2015, a sounding rocket will launch carrying new technology to peer at X-rays streaming from a supernova remnant called the Cygnus Loop and assess what the debris from this 20,000-year-old explosion is made of.
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I can usually find a way to complain about anything but in a fun way.

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    Computer Science, 1995
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Much better then going fast food for about the same price. Small menu but everything I've had is really good.
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Used to be decent BBQ, no longer worth even considering! The wife's brisket was chewy and looked like it was reheated. My pulled pork was flavored with liquid smoke. Horribly small kid's menu with only one BBQ option! Don't waste your hard earned money...
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