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iBooks 2 which was launched back in January 2012 was a massive step forward in the world of reading and learning. We were all wowed by the presentation shown at the Guggenheim Museum with the ‘Life On Earth’ example. It had impressive 3D interactive…
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Our #Apple Training Centre in #Manchester has moved!

To celebrate, we are hosting a day of free ‪iOS‬ and ‪‎ #OSX  workshops, seminars, Q & A sessions & table tennis at our new home, The Sharp Project, on the 25th of March.

We would love it if you could join us! For more info and to register online - follow this link http://goo.gl/7B23cS 
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Richard, our IT Director & Head of App Development, discusses the impact of a larger iPhone for developers. 
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And Then

Last month, my wife's uncle died in a tragic accident in LA when the bicycle he was using to get lunch was hit by a truck. At the memorial service his daughter relayed a very touching story. 

She said her dad (who was her best friend) called every day to talk. But instead of opening the call with the customary "How are you" or "What's going on", her dad always opened the conversation with "And then?" Her father viewed each conversation as a continuation of the last, and what pained her the most was that there were to be no more "and thens". I cried. 

Since then I've thought a lot about how similar this is to our life's endeavors. We pour our heart and soul into our work and it becomes something we love and cherish. But even the challenges we work on today will one day become "and thens" as we move on to the next. 

Today I'm announcing my departure from Google after almost 8 years.

I have been incredibly fortunate to work with the amazing people of Google. I don't believe there is a more talented and passionate collection of people anywhere else. And I'm overwhelmed when I think about the leadership of +Larry Page and what he empowered me to do while at Google. From starting Google I/O, to being responsible for all mobile applications, to creating Google+, none of this would have happened without Larry's encouragement and support.

I'm also forever in debt to the Google+ team. This is a group of people who built social at Google against the skepticism of so many. The growth of active users is staggering, and speaks to the work of this team. But it doesn't tell you what kind of people they are. They are invincible dreamers. I love them. And I will miss them dearly.

Finally, thank you to all those who I've met on Google+. The community here has been so supportive that I don't even know how to say thank you. You all make Google+. Without you, this social network wouldn't exist. Your support for Google+, and for me personally is something I will never forget. 

But, now is the time for a new journey. A continuation. An "and then". I am excited about what's next. But this isn't the day to talk about that. This is a day to celebrate the past 8 years. To cry. And smile. And to look forward to the journey yet to come.

And then....
+Vic Gundotra 



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Looking to retrain or switch  #career ?  Read Hugo's story about retraining from professional dancer to an Apple Certified Technician! http://goo.gl/IuWt98
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All   #ios7  users are recommended that they update their software as soon as possible.

Apple have released iOS 7.0.6, a small maintenance release that turns out fixes a very important issue with Apple's implementation of   #ssl . http://goo.gl/WREeUM
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Revise IT, our popular revision app for #OSX , has been updated for  #mavericks  certifications! Download for free today http://goo.gl/ntbEMG
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I went to LuxeLash to have a spray tan with intention of adding a bit of a summer glow to my winter drained skin. Which it certainly did! Jin was very attentive and considerate and made me feel very comfortable. The results were fantastic. My skin was a beautiful and natural golden brown colour, which seemed to last for a lot longer than other spray tans I have had. In fact... everyone at work thought that I had taken a cheeky weekend trip aboard it looked so natural! Thanks, Jin!
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