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Kristian Serrano
Works at Emory University
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The teardown hints at an option to migrate Google Voice to Hangouts!
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Honestly, I love using it on the web, and I love having one phone number. The screening and custom greetings are nice, too, but yeah, the app left something to be desired.
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Oh, no. This was the one game that could ruin my life if I ever started playing it again. I was obsessed with it. Now, it's available for Android. This does not bode well for my productivity.
The dawn is especially cruel this morning...For as long as you can remember...
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Doug, I can't compare to the iOS version, but the controls aren't great, especially for targeting NPCs (even zoomed in). Also I wish the quick slots were easier to identify, especially spells. The inventory isn't bad but not great. It's too bad they didn't revamp the UI more for touch screens. Still I'm having fun with it.
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OneNote Account Management Fail
On Android, I can access both a personal account and an Office 365 account, but I cant toggle between personal accounts. On Mac, I can toggle between personal accounts, but I can't sign in to Office 365. Thanks, MS! That's useful!

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+Rainier Madruga But MS doesn't want you using false software. "Thou shalt have no other..." and all that crap.
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The whole focus thing is pretty neat!
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I'm totally geeking out right now!
 
Have you ever used Chrome Remote Desktop to remotely access your computer from a different laptop or computer? Today that same functionality is coming to +Android phones & tablets with the Chrome Remote Desktop App for Android. Simply launch the app, select which computer you’d like to access, and start using it as if you were sitting in front of it. 

You can start setting up a computer for remote access by installing the Chrome Remote Desktop app from the Chrome Web Store: http://goo.gl/V9bJ9. And if you’d like to learn more about how to use Chrome Remote Desktop, you can check out these tips: http://goo.gl/7T58lk.
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If only I could remember my PIN! D:
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Still useless for Google Voice users.
 
Hangouts 2.1 for Android: SMS improvements and a homescreen widget

Today we’re launching the newest version of Hangouts for Android, rolling out to the Play store (http://goo.gl/6Sv8V) over the next few days. Highlights include:

- Merged conversations: SMS and Hangout conversations with the same recipient are now combined into a single conversation. You can control whether you want to send a message via Hangouts or SMS with the flip of a switch, and different message types will be easy to tell apart in the conversation. Of course, you can always merge and unmerge conversations if you’d like.

- Simplified contact list: now there’s two main sections in contacts — People you Hangout With, and Phone Contacts — making it simpler to navigate, and easier to use for SMS.

- Homescreen widget: add the Hangouts widget to your homescreen for quick access to your recent conversations.

- Performance improvements: today’s update includes better quality video calls, as well as improved SMS and MMS reliability.

The new version will be available in the Play store (http://goo.gl/6Sv8V) this week, so download or update and let us know what you think!

#hangouts #googleplusupdate 
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I'm fine with integration, as long as I can use data, not SMS, to send a text via Voice. I currently use the GV app for that and am on Ting because I can do that (as well as VOIP calling). 
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Even though I actually have these icons on different homescreens, I keep hitting the wrong ones.
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I make the same mistake with the glut of bloatware on my phone  because it's Verizon, almost every app icon is red in some way, and Pocket Casts was the only red icon on my old phone. While it's in no way discreet I did just find out that Google Now can open apps via voice commands. Worst to worst you can just ask Google Now to do it for you. :)
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If you're not using this app on your multiple Android devices, you're a fool.
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Color me a fool. When I got my new phone I had forgotten to reinstall it.
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I use it all the time to connect to my windows pc at home. works really well for a free solution.
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Low of 28 tonight. High of 61 tomorrow. Seriously?!
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Listen, guy's here in KC it was 80+ on friday and 30- with snow on Saturday... it's only april we still have may snow ahead ;)
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Web Designer & Developer, Communications Strategist, Tech Evangelist
Skills
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML/XSLT, technical writing, copywriting
Employment
  • Emory University
    Web Developer, 2012 - present
    Design and create intuitive and applicable user experiences through information architecture, graphic design and user interface development for websites and applications. Conduct research through analysis of current behaviors and future needs, interviewing key stakeholders and target audiences, and studying leading practices and emerging trends. Identify and document user and technical requirements. Develop production quality mock-ups and clickable prototypes as well as production ready graphics, interfaces, templates, and sites. Develop final production XHTML and CSS code and web templates and implements solutions within publishing environments. Consult with stakeholders and users to determine cost effective and high quality solutions and advises on the feasibility and direction for website initiatives. Evaluate the usability of designs through usability testing and personal expertise. Act as a liaison between the department/division and contractors to ensure the expected level of quality with deliverables.
  • Georgia State University
    Web Specialist (Portal Administrator), 2008 - 2012
    Manage university-wide portal content and organization. Provide portal support to staff, faculty and students. Manage the resolution of technical issues related to provisioning of user accounts and their respective roles and attributes. Annually update and maintain Web and PDF University catalogs. Manage social media efforts for Enrollment Services.
  • University of Florida - Division of Continuing Education
    Communications Coordinator, 2006 - 2008
    Marketing and Public Relations for the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Florida. Also responsible for internal relations and collaboration within the division and among the University of Florida's other colleges and departments.
  • University of Florida - Division of Continuing Education
    IT Expert, 2004 - 2006
    Responsible for identifying opportunities for improving business processes using existing technology infrastructure and designing new systems with developers to improve department workflow and productivity. Collaborated with departments within the division and throughout the University, including UF's Office of Academic Technology, to integrate DCE systems with central University systems and resources. Wrote technical support documentation for various products and services.
  • Massey Communications
    Associate, 2004 - 2004
    Responsible for media relations, writing copy, and writing and distributing press releases.
  • Santa Fe Community College - Information Technology Education
    Adjunct Instructor, 2000 - 2002
    Co-developed and taught IT courses including operating systems, PC systems management, Internet technologies, and business applications.
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Decatur, GA
Previously
Gainesville, FL - Altamonte Springs, FL - Sweetwater, FL - Pembroke Pines, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Brooklyn, NY
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Introduction
I am an everyday, native-born, U.S. citizen, and by that I mean a 3rd generation Latino of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent.

I hold a BS in Public Relations from the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida with a focus on online media and technical communications. I also have professional training and experience as a computer systems analyst and technical writer.

I was a web specialist at Georgia State University managing the content and UI of its web portal. 

Currently, I work at Emory University as a web developer in the OIT's web development group.

Hats I've worn:
  • web designer
  • web developer
  • content strategist
  • systems analyst
  • technical writer
  • technical trainer
  • instructor
  • technology evangelist
  • user advocate 
  • social media manager
  • blogger
  • copywriter
Bragging rights
I can walk on my hands.
Education
  • University of Florida
    2002 - 2004
  • Santa Fe Community College
    1997 - 2000
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Gender
Male
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
February 4
Relationship
Married
Other names
Amaril (gaming forums), KernelK (Ingress)
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