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Richard Whiffen
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Hello, I have a BLU DASH 4.0 that has weird software issue. More and more apps are failing to load after updating because Google Play Services are failing to update.  When I try to update them I get an error:  "Incompatible with other application(s) using the same shared user ID" 

The apps that fail to run say "this app won't run without Google Place services, which are missing from your phone".

The phone is running BLU-D270-V04-GENERIC, which is Android 4.0.4 according to the About Phone screen.  When I ask it to search for updates, it says I'm running the latest version.

Some other internet forums I found via google search say there is a D271 out there.  I just want youtube and other apps to work again.  

Any ideas?

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Not for Google services, but I do for Google play services. It has the option to uninstall updates. 
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Getting my nerd on at NovaOpen this weekend. Had some folks dressed up in awesome costumes. 
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Some stats for the 'my mind is made up, don't confuse me with facts' crowd
Fixing hiring is what I do. Learn more at Ideal Candidate.According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, there are 4.6 million job openings coinciding with 9.5 million unemployed Americans.
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So it turns out Anvil launching is a thing.  So much so there's a world champion.  Who knew?
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Got to watch some gents play an epic game yesterday after I finished match. Very entertaining but it's clear rounds are going to take a long time. Keeping dials on the cards instead of on the board, plus having the cards in pilot order are a must, otherwise you loose track.

Most of the action ended up on one half of the board with the rebels getting severely out numbered, rolling almost half as many red dice as the empire. In addition Carnor Jax and captain Kagi have an interesting synergy I hadn't thought of. Typically when I go up against Jax I just do target lock since he cancels focus, but Kagi forces you to TL him instead making you attack without modifiers unless you have marksmanship. 
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Look at Carnor. Just look at him. 
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have an issue with a Blu DASH 4.0 - BLU_D270_V04_GENERIC.  There's no updates listed when I try to update the system.  If i update the apps via Play, all the google apps say they require play services to run.  Play services will not install, saying it's incompatible with other applications using the same shared user ID.  Not seeing too much on the way of fixes, other than updating the ROM.  The phone updater tells me I'm already running the latest version.  So how do I get around this?  I know there are more recent ROM's that will run on this phone, but am not sure how to get started.   So I guess my question is two fold: Where do I get an updated ROM and what do I need to do to install it?  I understand how to do the recovery mode, I've used that to reset my phone so I could use it again.  I see the option in there to load a ROM.  So is it simply a matter of putting an updated ROM on the SD card and selecting it?
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Interesting idea...
Simple, beautiful & ad-free.
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From Jimmy's monologue last night... #Congress
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Pizza on the grill this weekend. 
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Passing along a squad list one of the gents I fly with ran up against in the monroeville PA FFG regionals yesterday. It was an interesting three X-wing squad. Wes with VI. Wedge with opportunist and R2, Luke with opportunist and R2d2.

With VI Wes moves and shoots at 10. So he almost always shoots first and strips tokens, either by the defender using them or via his special ability. That leaves wedge, shooting at 9 with the ability to use opportunist almost every time. +1 attack and -1 agility. Oh and if that wasn't enough, luke bats cleanup at 8. It was pretty lethal, made the top 8 and won the first round after the cut. It wasn't in the championship round so it finished 3rd or 4th but it's a pretty lethal and forgiving 3 ship build. 
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That would be a fun list as long as you can stay out if being focus fired on. 
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