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This is the area where we planted those seeds you bought from Asda. Absolutely hive of industry with bees, hover wasps and other including some butterflies this afternoon.
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New photos is great. Loving it already except for one thing which surprises me.

Why can't the 10,000 odd photos I uploaded to Google+ and took me literally weeks on my standard broadband connection merely be migrated to the new app. There must be a connection between the servers as all these photos were already there when I clicked to use the new app.

I ask because the Google+ free storage resolution is lower (5MP if I remember) and therefore some of the later photos exceed this and use about 43% of my drive allocation whereas none exceed 16MP.

However, the thought of re-uploading all these photos again fills me with dread.
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+Rupert Wood​Thanks for that. I'll certainly feedback about that. Hope to get fibre broadband by end of year, so uploading will not be such a pain
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Slow on both Nexus 5 and 7 (2012)
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Hi, thanks for the feedback. Also included in our list of issues to investigate.
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One major thing as far as I'm concerned at this stage is the inability to scan more than one page for each document. Sorry, but that is a deal breaker for me.

To be fair, the things I did scan were of good quality but there are so many scanners out there with the multi page facilities as explained this app has a good deal of a way to go.
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+Clinton Fitch​ Good point. As always horses for courses I suppose. 
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I have used Google Now reminders for some time. I have noticed in the Inbox app though that if I view my reminders, they are all listed under 'Today' despite being for various dates whenever. 

Looking back at the list in Google Now, they remain correctly listed. I realise Inbox is Beta but there doesn't appear to be a sort for reminders. Anyone else experience this?
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Been having a fiddle with the handwriting abilities which overall seem pretty useful. However, I then realised you can't search for or in handwritten notes which makes the whole thing rather pointless!
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I agree, great if they can add this in. However I'm assuming the desktop versions can be used also and this is a supplement to them?

But searching and tagging would be a great addition no doubt. Be sure to Vote for it on the features page.
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Where is the actual data file stored as opposed to the backup files?
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Correct.  The files are stored in the standard data folder in the app's private folder.  Not accessible on an unrooted device.
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Installed this morning on my Nexus 6 and when I try to upload to OneNote I get a "service is unavailable" report? 

Also can't seem to get back to the initial menu to select other destinations, although even so OneNote would have been my preference.
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thanks for sending us feedback. we will investigate on the issue.
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I've noticed that on the desktop you can add a description of the photo. However, it appears to have little point as you can't search for that description and it doesn't appear in the info for the photo in the apps.
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That's right +Brian Dorken  and I also consider it a very bad lack on functionality of the new photos app.

As far as I remenber some Moderators have already escalated that issue to Google 
Take a look on the response of +Jaana Nyström  on that thread:
https://plus.google.com/+AlexanderSkwar/posts/WLp5ACuGaDg
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I'm already confused by the new Photos App which I have updated to on my phone and tablet and have switched to on my desktop.

All the blurb states free storage up to 16MP whereas in the old Google+ I think it was much lower and therefore quite a few of my later photos taken on my Nexus 5 [8MP] are using up Google Drive space. 

Will this automatically upgrade to zero or do I have to do something. I currently have no camera with the ability to take photos at that resolution so surely the 8.18GB showing as used should reduce to zero?
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+Glenn Van de Velde​. So it seems then that Google's claim that this is a stand alone application is false? I assume that in switching to photos.google.com and updating the photos app on my Android devices doesn' t really mean much and that the photos are only sourced from Google+ which took me ages to upload quite some time ago. I further assume, therefore, that if I delete the photos on Google+ to save some of my storage space that they will also disappear from photos.google.com?
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I need to import data from a .QIF file but I'm getting the error

The import file xxxx is misformed. Reason: Invalid account name. (xxxxx)(Line 1,121). What does this mean and how do I rectify?
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+Kimberly Schuyler Thanks for your input by the way!
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I see from this article that the UK and Europe will wait as usual for the Nexus 6. Will this be the same for Android 5.0?
Google has officially announced Nexus 6 and pre-orders for the Android 5.0 Lollipop-powered smartphones will begin on November 3 in the US, but it seems that the same have been[...]
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ireland is wating
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