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JR Raphael

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I write about the human side of technology. I'm the executive word-chef of Android Intelligence. I am not -- I repeat, NOT -- an amphibian.

Occupation: Writer (Android Intelligence and beyond)

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2016-09-22 16:31:54 (53 comments; 12 reshares; 130 +1s; )Open 

Getting at the root of why Allo exists -- and why it feels so inconsequential:

Most reshares: 76

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2016-06-21 14:24:36 (37 comments; 76 reshares; 286 +1s; )Open 

PSA: Your Android phone can now handle two-factor authentication without any codes.

If you use two-factor auth (and you should!), this is well worth enabling.

Step 1: Go to https://myaccount.google.com/security.

Step 2: Select "2-Step Verification" and confirm your password.

Step 3: Select "Google prompt" and enroll/confirm your device.

That's it! The next time you try to sign into your Google account somewhere new, you'll automatically receive a prompt on your phone asking you to verify the sign-in. All you'll have to do is tap "Yes" in the prompt to proceed.

More security, less hassle. That's a winning combination.

(Not yet using two-factor authentication on your Google account? Go to https://www.google.com/landing/2step first to get started.)

Most plusones: 288

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2016-09-19 23:44:24 (47 comments; 20 reshares; 288 +1s; )Open 

"The Pixel phone sucks!" -2016 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P sucks!" -2015 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P rocks!" -2015, actual launch

Perspective.

Latest 50 posts

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2016-09-22 16:31:54 (53 comments; 12 reshares; 130 +1s; )Open 

Getting at the root of why Allo exists -- and why it feels so inconsequential:

Getting at the root of why Allo exists -- and why it feels so inconsequential:___

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2016-09-21 16:17:48 (6 comments; 8 reshares; 145 +1s; )Open 

#StillNotDead

We’re excited to join Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar and the rest of the Google Apps for Work family as a core Apps for Work service! If your organization uses Google Apps for Work, read on to see what’s new: https://goo.gl/pYzKNF___#StillNotDead

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2016-09-21 14:55:18 (36 comments; 7 reshares; 106 +1s; )Open 

This line from +WIRED's take on Allo made me laugh.

[https://www.wired.com/2016/09/google-allo-super-smart-future-messaging-kind-idiot-sometimes]


This line from +WIRED's take on Allo made me laugh.

[https://www.wired.com/2016/09/google-allo-super-smart-future-messaging-kind-idiot-sometimes]
___

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2016-09-20 18:17:44 (12 comments; 12 reshares; 136 +1s; )Open 

The times, they are a-changin.'

The times, they are a-changin.'___

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2016-09-19 23:44:24 (47 comments; 20 reshares; 288 +1s; )Open 

"The Pixel phone sucks!" -2016 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P sucks!" -2015 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P rocks!" -2015, actual launch

Perspective.

"The Pixel phone sucks!" -2016 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P sucks!" -2015 pre-release leaks

"The Nexus 6P rocks!" -2015, actual launch

Perspective.___

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2016-09-15 16:14:05 (30 comments; 40 reshares; 233 +1s; )Open 

Something's been bugging me about Android's evolution lately. I finally put my finger on it.

Something's been bugging me about Android's evolution lately. I finally put my finger on it.___

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2016-09-13 16:23:17 (27 comments; 19 reshares; 116 +1s; )Open 

We've done this in my house for years now. Super convenient and nice to have.

We've done this in my house for years now. Super convenient and nice to have.___

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2016-09-13 15:35:48 (21 comments; 14 reshares; 161 +1s; )Open 

2017: the year on-screen navigation buttons become revolutionary.

[http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/technology/personaltech/iphone-7-review-though-not-perfect-new-iphones-keep-apples-promises.html]

2017: the year on-screen navigation buttons become revolutionary.

[http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/technology/personaltech/iphone-7-review-though-not-perfect-new-iphones-keep-apples-promises.html]___

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2016-09-01 16:05:56 (33 comments; 25 reshares; 179 +1s; )Open 

This is fantastically useful. It's totally changed the way we think about phones in my house.

This is fantastically useful. It's totally changed the way we think about phones in my house.___

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2016-08-31 16:11:04 (5 comments; 10 reshares; 121 +1s; )Open 

+Roman Nurik is a designer, a developer, and an engineer. He makes the tools that let developers create cool things for our devices. He also creates cool things of his own.

This is how Roman uses Android. Read it and weep.

(Actually, don't weep. That'd be weird. But do read it. It's interesting.)

+Roman Nurik is a designer, a developer, and an engineer. He makes the tools that let developers create cool things for our devices. He also creates cool things of his own.

This is how Roman uses Android. Read it and weep.

(Actually, don't weep. That'd be weird. But do read it. It's interesting.)___

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2016-08-25 16:12:38 (12 comments; 10 reshares; 138 +1s; )Open 

This week's Android Nougat launch wasn't especially exciting. And you know what? That's actually a good thing.

Hear me out:

This week's Android Nougat launch wasn't especially exciting. And you know what? That's actually a good thing.

Hear me out:___

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2016-08-25 14:38:29 (20 comments; 36 reshares; 233 +1s; )Open 

Random discovery: You can ask Google what sound any animal makes -- and it'll give you an audio answer.

My 18-month-old is gonna love this.

(Works on both desktop and mobile.)

Random discovery: You can ask Google what sound any animal makes -- and it'll give you an audio answer.

My 18-month-old is gonna love this.

(Works on both desktop and mobile.)___

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2016-08-24 16:58:06 (11 comments; 15 reshares; 157 +1s; )Open 

Well, this is certainly interesting.

Keep your connection speed high and your data bill low with Wi-Fi Assistant, a feature that allows you to automatically and securely connect to more than a million, free open Wi-Fi hotspots. Originally a Project Fi exclusive feature, we are now expanding Wi-Fi Assistant to all Nexus users in the United States, Canada, Mexico, UK and Nordic countries. This will roll out to users over the next few weeks. Learn more: http://goo.gl/8I4wcA___Well, this is certainly interesting.

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2016-08-23 16:36:24 (19 comments; 14 reshares; 110 +1s; )Open 

Hungry for Nougat? Chew on this -- a detailed FAQ with all the Android 7.0 answers you crave:

Hungry for Nougat? Chew on this -- a detailed FAQ with all the Android 7.0 answers you crave:___

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2016-08-22 19:26:54 (14 comments; 1 reshares; 123 +1s; )Open 

Let the games begin...

Let the games begin...___

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2016-08-22 16:55:13 (6 comments; 6 reshares; 178 +1s; )Open 

Hmm....what do we have here?

https://www.android.com/versions/nougat-7-0

Hmm....what do we have here?

https://www.android.com/versions/nougat-7-0___

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2016-08-18 15:31:07 (9 comments; 5 reshares; 105 +1s; )Open 

This has me optimistic -- and cautiously excited...

This has me optimistic -- and cautiously excited...___

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2016-08-16 17:45:00 (49 comments; 7 reshares; 114 +1s; )Open 

Anyone else feeling a bit of déjà vu from this?

Anyone else feeling a bit of déjà vu from this?___

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2016-08-11 15:33:51 (13 comments; 1 reshares; 46 +1s; )Open 

Why? Just because, that's why.

Why? Just because, that's why.___

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2016-08-09 16:37:06 (33 comments; 33 reshares; 175 +1s; )Open 

Another day, another overblown Android security scare. Who's ready for a reality check?

Another day, another overblown Android security scare. Who's ready for a reality check?___

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2016-08-04 19:21:46 (26 comments; 4 reshares; 71 +1s; )Open 

Just a little theory...

Just a little theory...___

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2016-08-02 18:23:15 (37 comments; 17 reshares; 120 +1s; )Open 

Since a lot of people are reviewing a giant new Android phone this week, I decided to "review" a tiny old one.

This has actually been a really interesting experiment.

Since a lot of people are reviewing a giant new Android phone this week, I decided to "review" a tiny old one.

This has actually been a really interesting experiment.___

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2016-08-01 19:36:28 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 91 +1s; )Open 

I can BEARly contain my excitement over this afternoon's delivery....

(Oh, yes. I went there.)

I can BEARly contain my excitement over this afternoon's delivery....

(Oh, yes. I went there.)___

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2016-07-28 16:07:13 (23 comments; 22 reshares; 146 +1s; )Open 

True story.

True story.___

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2016-07-28 14:38:04 (9 comments; 14 reshares; 154 +1s; )Open 

Interesting: Chrome OS is getting a new Material Design overview mode for window-switching.

A new shiny Material Design overview mode is now enabled by default in the latest Chrome OS Dev update:
- See all your opened windows by pressing the []|| shortcut key (aka F5)
- Search by window name
- Use the left and right arrows keys to move thumbnail focus across your displays

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/2078693002
___Interesting: Chrome OS is getting a new Material Design overview mode for window-switching.

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2016-07-26 16:00:44 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 42 +1s; )Open 

Pujie Black is an Android Wear face that's infinitely customizable. Its developer has a human face that is not infinitely customizable.

Even so, I thought it'd be interesting to see how he uses Android in his own personal life.

Here is that:

Pujie Black is an Android Wear face that's infinitely customizable. Its developer has a human face that is not infinitely customizable.

Even so, I thought it'd be interesting to see how he uses Android in his own personal life.

Here is that:___

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2016-07-25 14:44:35 (41 comments; 3 reshares; 133 +1s; )Open 

Installed Prisma to see what all the fuss was about
Selected photo; applied effect
Waited three minutes. Processing still hadn't finished
Uninstalled Prisma

Installed Prisma to see what all the fuss was about
Selected photo; applied effect
Waited three minutes. Processing still hadn't finished
Uninstalled Prisma___

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2016-07-22 16:21:05 (29 comments; 13 reshares; 114 +1s; )Open 

This is incredibly important -- and it doesn't get nearly enough attention.

This is incredibly important -- and it doesn't get nearly enough attention.___

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2016-07-21 16:46:44 (7 comments; 2 reshares; 95 +1s; )Open 

So happy to see this seemingly small change in +Google Docs: When copying a file, the copy now stays in the same folder as the original by default.

Seems like a trivial shift, but man -- it's gonna save me a ton of time and irritation. Really does make a lot more sense this way.

So happy to see this seemingly small change in +Google Docs: When copying a file, the copy now stays in the same folder as the original by default.

Seems like a trivial shift, but man -- it's gonna save me a ton of time and irritation. Really does make a lot more sense this way.___

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2016-07-19 17:22:12 (26 comments; 6 reshares; 95 +1s; )Open 

My, how times have changed.

My, how times have changed.___

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2016-07-19 14:21:21 (13 comments; 6 reshares; 102 +1s; )Open 

Some really powerful new features coming to one of my favorite Wear faces!

I´m extremely excited to present you the next Pujie Black (https://goo.gl/MYe0Yd)! I think (deeply hope) you will like what is coming.

Custom watch hands & background (no images)
Starting version 3.4 Pujie Black has it's own vector drawing tool inside, allowing you to draw your own watch hands and backgrounds (and hopefully more in the future). These watch hands and background will be fully vector, meaning they will be crisp at any resolution. You can also share them with other users!

Individually change indicator size and position
You can now change the size and position of the indicators freely. Look in the Shared tab to enable this feature.

Backups
A better backup method has been implement. From the settings you can send yourself a backup file and import this on another device or just keep it as a backup (which will contain your presets, watch hands and background).

Icon pack support
For the tap drawer you can now assign icons from the icon packs you have installed on your device.

Sharing
Sharing has been slightly changes too. To account for the increasingly long share codes. When you share, the codes are uploaded to the cloud, which allows you to share with a much shorter share code. This does mean that share codes are not really meant for back-upping any more, please use the backup mechanism for that.

To help you get started with the watch part designer, please have a look at the manual:

https://pujieblack.com/help/watch-part-designer.html

check out this video to see a quick 3 min demo of how to design a watch hand:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rnr9MyeL7LI

The update is rolling out now, you should receive it soon!

Full Change log
- Design your own watch hands and backgrounds
- Share your watch hands and backgrounds with others
- Free placement and sizing of indicators
- Improved backup mechanism
- Icon pack support for tap drawer
- Longer tick marks
- New date formats
- Optimizations & bug fixes
- Much shorter share code (for presets and watch parts), by storing them in the cloud___Some really powerful new features coming to one of my favorite Wear faces!

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2016-07-14 15:44:15 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 36 +1s; )Open 

Need a fresh look for your home screen?

Check out this fun and funky Google-themed setup -- complete with circular icons, a custom clock, and a hexagon-shaped shortcut cluster for easy access to favorite apps.

Full details + instructions at the link below!

Need a fresh look for your home screen?

Check out this fun and funky Google-themed setup -- complete with circular icons, a custom clock, and a hexagon-shaped shortcut cluster for easy access to favorite apps.

Full details + instructions at the link below!___

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2016-07-13 19:47:58 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 98 +1s; )Open 

I love that someone deemed it necessary to include the third option here.

"WHAAAAT?!? How dare you ask me that!"

I love that someone deemed it necessary to include the third option here.

"WHAAAAT?!? How dare you ask me that!"___

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2016-07-13 16:21:14 (7 comments; 24 reshares; 119 +1s; )Open 

I always forget how much useful stuff there is here.

I always forget how much useful stuff there is here.___

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2016-07-13 13:52:19 (41 comments; 7 reshares; 149 +1s; )Open 

Right. Because this is going to make Google's messaging mess less confusing...

Sigh.

[https://support.google.com/hangouts/answer/6005073 -- via http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/07/12/hangouts-11-away-merged-sms-conversations]


Right. Because this is going to make Google's messaging mess less confusing...

Sigh.

[https://support.google.com/hangouts/answer/6005073 -- via http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/07/12/hangouts-11-away-merged-sms-conversations]
___

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2016-07-12 16:52:06 (8 comments; 4 reshares; 50 +1s; )Open 

One of my favorite Android tips -- and something I rely on all the time. Check it out:

One of my favorite Android tips -- and something I rely on all the time. Check it out:___

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2016-07-12 13:46:39 (4 comments; 14 reshares; 96 +1s; )Open 

Project Fi's international data just got way better. Sweet!

(My six-month review of the service: http://www.computerworld.com/article/3056595/mobile-wireless/project-fi.html)

Project Fi's international data just got way better. Sweet!

(My six-month review of the service: http://www.computerworld.com/article/3056595/mobile-wireless/project-fi.html)___

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2016-07-11 18:15:22 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

Amazon Dash buttons are on sale for $0.99 today, with a $4.99 credit the first time you use 'em. That's a no-brainer if there are any products in the list that you'd buy, anyway.

(Note that you do have to have an Amazon Prime subscription in order to get in on the deal.)

Amazon Dash buttons are on sale for $0.99 today, with a $4.99 credit the first time you use 'em. That's a no-brainer if there are any products in the list that you'd buy, anyway.

(Note that you do have to have an Amazon Prime subscription in order to get in on the deal.)___

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2016-07-08 14:49:19 (26 comments; 13 reshares; 141 +1s; )Open 

OK, Google: Riddle me this...

OK, Google: Riddle me this...___

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2016-07-07 18:42:38 (9 comments; 9 reshares; 197 +1s; )Open 

"Crap. We forgot to make an icon for the new app."

"Uh...just crop the end of the logo. That'll probably be fine."

"Crap. We forgot to make an icon for the new app."

"Uh...just crop the end of the logo. That'll probably be fine."___

2016-07-06 20:19:50 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 101 +1s; )Open 

Take a second to +1 Kevin's original post (https://plus.google.com/+KevinBarry/posts/9nQzgKAsBc3) if you want to show your interest in getting Google Now integration in third-party launchers.

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.___Take a second to +1 Kevin's original post (https://plus.google.com/+KevinBarry/posts/9nQzgKAsBc3) if you want to show your interest in getting Google Now integration in third-party launchers.

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2016-07-06 16:46:38 (46 comments; 25 reshares; 276 +1s; )Open 

"Hey JR, what Android phone should I get?"

Well...

"Hey JR, what Android phone should I get?"

Well...___

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2016-07-06 15:28:34 (4 comments; 35 reshares; 163 +1s; )Open 

Nice: Google Now On Tap can now recognize barcodes and QR codes. No need for a third-party app to handle that anymore!

Nice: Google Now On Tap can now recognize barcodes and QR codes. No need for a third-party app to handle that anymore!___

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2016-06-23 15:49:42 (14 comments; 1 reshares; 33 +1s; )Open 

A new How I Use Android profile -- featuring kernel and app creator +Francisco Franco!

He builds cool tools for power users and regular folk alike -- and you might be surprised at how he uses mobile tech in his own life.

Time to get to know one of Android's most eclectic developers:

A new How I Use Android profile -- featuring kernel and app creator +Francisco Franco!

He builds cool tools for power users and regular folk alike -- and you might be surprised at how he uses mobile tech in his own life.

Time to get to know one of Android's most eclectic developers:___

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2016-06-22 15:34:08 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 53 +1s; )Open 

A side of Android most of us never see. Some awesome insights in this latest episode.

Stream, download, or subscribe:

A new episode of Android Intelligence -- featuring Nova Launcher developer +Kevin Barry and Action Launcher developer +Chris Lacy!

One show, two developers! Some great discussion here about how a couple of Android's best and most beloved launchers came to be -- plus some broader chit-chat about what it actually takes to make a living from Android, what sorts of challenges you run into as an independent developer on the platform, and the good and bad of Google's ongoing changes to the software.

The fellas also shared some interesting thoughts on the future of Android and how Google might eventually pivot its strategy for the operating system (hint: It involves bringing even more consistency to the core user experience, but not in the way you might think).

So what are you waiting for? Come hang out with us already. More info and everything you need to stream or download is at the link below.

(My thanks to +Swappa for sponsoring this episode!)___A side of Android most of us never see. Some awesome insights in this latest episode.

Stream, download, or subscribe:

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2016-06-21 16:30:36 (33 comments; 5 reshares; 166 +1s; )Open 

"Perspective is everything."

"Perspective is everything."___

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2016-06-21 14:24:36 (37 comments; 76 reshares; 286 +1s; )Open 

PSA: Your Android phone can now handle two-factor authentication without any codes.

If you use two-factor auth (and you should!), this is well worth enabling.

Step 1: Go to https://myaccount.google.com/security.

Step 2: Select "2-Step Verification" and confirm your password.

Step 3: Select "Google prompt" and enroll/confirm your device.

That's it! The next time you try to sign into your Google account somewhere new, you'll automatically receive a prompt on your phone asking you to verify the sign-in. All you'll have to do is tap "Yes" in the prompt to proceed.

More security, less hassle. That's a winning combination.

(Not yet using two-factor authentication on your Google account? Go to https://www.google.com/landing/2step first to get started.)

PSA: Your Android phone can now handle two-factor authentication without any codes.

If you use two-factor auth (and you should!), this is well worth enabling.

Step 1: Go to https://myaccount.google.com/security.

Step 2: Select "2-Step Verification" and confirm your password.

Step 3: Select "Google prompt" and enroll/confirm your device.

That's it! The next time you try to sign into your Google account somewhere new, you'll automatically receive a prompt on your phone asking you to verify the sign-in. All you'll have to do is tap "Yes" in the prompt to proceed.

More security, less hassle. That's a winning combination.

(Not yet using two-factor authentication on your Google account? Go to https://www.google.com/landing/2step first to get started.)___

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2016-06-20 17:01:02 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 26 +1s; )Open 

One of the key ways we're going to harness the power of our journalism is to have an optimization group. This Tronc team will work with all the local markets to harness the power of our local journalism, feed it into a funnel, and then optimize it so that we reach the biggest global audience possible.

Theory: "Tronc" is actually an elaborate joke intended to teach employees the dangers of bad branding and meaningless buzz-speak.

Seriously -- that's the only way all of this makes any sense.

One of the key ways we're going to harness the power of our journalism is to have an optimization group. This Tronc team will work with all the local markets to harness the power of our local journalism, feed it into a funnel, and then optimize it so that we reach the biggest global audience possible.

Theory: "Tronc" is actually an elaborate joke intended to teach employees the dangers of bad branding and meaningless buzz-speak.

Seriously -- that's the only way all of this makes any sense.___

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2016-06-17 21:11:49 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 35 +1s; )Open 

Required Friday afternoon listening.

Trust me on this one.

#NerdsOfTheNineties

Required Friday afternoon listening.

Trust me on this one.

#NerdsOfTheNineties___

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2016-06-17 15:59:28 (22 comments; 26 reshares; 99 +1s; )Open 

A new episode of Android Intelligence -- featuring Nova Launcher developer +Kevin Barry and Action Launcher developer +Chris Lacy!

One show, two developers! Some great discussion here about how a couple of Android's best and most beloved launchers came to be -- plus some broader chit-chat about what it actually takes to make a living from Android, what sorts of challenges you run into as an independent developer on the platform, and the good and bad of Google's ongoing changes to the software.

The fellas also shared some interesting thoughts on the future of Android and how Google might eventually pivot its strategy for the operating system (hint: It involves bringing even more consistency to the core user experience, but not in the way you might think).

So what are you waiting for? Come hang out with us already. More info and... more »

A new episode of Android Intelligence -- featuring Nova Launcher developer +Kevin Barry and Action Launcher developer +Chris Lacy!

One show, two developers! Some great discussion here about how a couple of Android's best and most beloved launchers came to be -- plus some broader chit-chat about what it actually takes to make a living from Android, what sorts of challenges you run into as an independent developer on the platform, and the good and bad of Google's ongoing changes to the software.

The fellas also shared some interesting thoughts on the future of Android and how Google might eventually pivot its strategy for the operating system (hint: It involves bringing even more consistency to the core user experience, but not in the way you might think).

So what are you waiting for? Come hang out with us already. More info and everything you need to stream or download is at the link below.

(My thanks to +Swappa for sponsoring this episode!)___

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A special service of CircleCount.com is the following button.

The button shows the number of followers you have directly on a small button. You can add this button to your website, like the +1-Button of Google or the Like-Button of Facebook.






You can add this button directly in your website. For more information about the CircleCount Buttons and the description how to add them to another page click here.

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