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It's a big update for Action Launcher. 
An update to Action Launcher 3 is currently rolling out with the usual assortment of improvements, feature tweaks, and fixes... but there's more going on h... by Ryan Whitwam in Applications, News, Videos
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“The server just went down on me” has very different meaning in an IT office than it does in a restaurant.


Via https://nixcraft.tumblr.com/post/147545762872/just-shower-thoughts-the-server-just-went-down 
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Did you know that : Search in Google Drive uses the same tech as Google Photos
Here i looked for the word Banana and Google Drive gave me everything related, from pictures of bananas (brought via Hangout, because yes, it happenned i sent someone a banana), it also analysed pictures (here a screenshot where banana is written) and gave me a picture of a fruit salad (Hangout) and a watermelon pic too (related-fruits)
Now if you don't remember your file's name, just give Drive something that's related/in your file :D
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On the Google Now Launcher API

There’s been a lot of discussion about this so I wanted to acknowledge it.
We’d love to have Google Now as a page in Nova Launcher. Unfortunately that’s not practical (at least not yet).
Google added an API to allow device manufactures to include Google Now in their launchers, but currently the Google app limits clients to just system apps (the launcher that comes preinstalled on your device) and potentially it’s legally licensed just to Sony.

What about the patriksletmo’s github repository?
This is simply decompiled code from the Sony Launcher. It’s not legal for anyone to distribute and it still only works for system apps. It does not change anything.

What about root?
Technically, in theory, it’d be possible for a cleanly rewritten implementation of the API to be used by a third party launchers like Nova Launcher, if root was used to install the launcher as a system app. But this is not a good idea.
1) It might bother Google. The limit in the API is intentionally done, bypassing that restriction might cause some issues on their end, and make them less interested in working with third party launchers at all.
2) Google could easily break it at any time, either intentionally or accidentally. The API is likely still in development, they might make breaking change and notify Sony but not anyone unofficially using the API. They also easily could block third party launchers in other ways if they decided the system app check was no longer sufficient.
3) It’d break other things. Installing another app as a system app breaks OTA updates, breaks Android Pay and breaks uninstalling. Additionally, most users, even root users, don’t know the implications of installing an app as a system app and don’t know how to do it. +Cliff Wade would be overrun with support requests.

What about the future?
That’s the glimmer of hope. I can’t think of any long term reason why Google would not want third party launchers to include Google Now, and if they’re supporting the API for OEMs anyway they likely will open it up. Hopefully this is a test run, and they release support for third party launchers in the future, without any root shenanigans. Unfortunately things like this don’t always move quickly and it could easily be another year or two before we’d see such a thing.

What can we do?
Plus one this post if you want Google to open the API up for Nova Launcher to use. I’ll send them a link so they can see the interest and hopefully that encourage them to prioritize opening up the API.

Off-topic or obnoxious comments will be deleted.
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Nooooooo
 
OH NOOOOOOOOOOO. Why Google why?
Back in November of 2015, Google expanded its Local Guides program with a points and level system that introduced new rewards for each tier. At 200 points,... by Rita El Khoury in Google, News
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Album Archive
https://get.google.com/albumarchive/

Use the Google Album Archive
See, delete, or download photos you've uploaded to other Google products, including:

#Picasa Web Albums
#Google+
#Blogger
#Hangouts
Google #Photos
Google #Drive



#googleplusupdate 
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Isotope - Launching Tomorrow

Featuring a stunning design and complex but 60fps super-smooth animations courtesy of +Anders Bjarnle

This is by far the best app i've ever built.
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If what they say about Angelfish are true, it'll probably be my next watch!
 
They're still in development, so these designs could end up scrapped. But it's an interesting insight into Google's thoughts on watch design.
As we reported last week, Google is in the process of building two Android Wear smartwatches. At the time, we were unable to show you the watches themselve... by David Ruddock in Android Wear, Exclusives, News, Smart Watches
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This man needs to be hired by Google to design their apps asap
 
Google Play redesign
#materialdesign   #google   #googleplay   #redesign  
I redesigned all the Play apps giving them a consistent look.
This is the biggest concept I've ever done so I hope you like it!
This is not a real app.
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Nexus / Google watch? It's more likely than you think.
Speaking to Android Police, a reliable source has told us that Google is currently building two Android Wear devices - possibly Nexus-branded - for release... by David Ruddock in Android Wear, Exclusives, Leaks, News, Rumors
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If this is true, I may hold off on upgrading from my Moto 360 1st gen, as it won't get Android Wear 2.0.
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