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Retiring the Google Drive Desktop App

<b>Q.</b> <i>Is it true that Google Drive is being discontinued?</i><p><b>A.</b> Google announced this month that it will end support for the Google Drive desktop apps for Windows and Mac computers on Dec. 11 and that the software will be shut down for good on March 12. But while those handy desktop programs for managing …

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What is Trello? A guide to Atlassian’s collaboration and work management tool

Trello has grown quickly since it spun off from software firm Fog Creek three years ago, adding millions of users every few months. And it shows no …

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My Favorite Mobile Scanning Apps

Scanning documents on your smartphone has become a superior experience to using a flatbed scanner. It’s loads more convenient, you nearly always have it with you, and the scan quality has met — and in some cases surpassed — that of desktop models. I’ve tested out many of these scanning apps, and …

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Google updates Gmail app to bring shareable links of addresses and phone numbers

Google's Gmail app has been updated with the way we receive address and contacts on mail. In a new G Suite update by the company, the contacts and …

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How to use Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, and other could storage services with the Files app on iPhone and iPad

The Files app on iPhone and iPad make it unbelievably easy for you to access content from all your cloud-based services in one place.<p>These days, most …

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Google will delete files backed up on Android if they’re not used for over two months

Well, this is annoying...<p>An Android user has discovered that Google will delete backed-up files if they have not been used for more than two months, …

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Remarkable: This Anti-iPad won’t replace paper – yet

Brilliant idea, eye-watering price.<p>Meeting notes for the digital age<p>The Remarkable is marketed at creatives, but I found it useful for everyday …

Volunteer your services, not your personal information

After seeing the devastation from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many people wanted to help the victims. Some donated money, while others donated their …

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Google will automatically delete inactive Android device backups from Drive

Why it matters to you<p>If you have an old Android device you haven't used in a while, check your Google Drive account -- the backup might be at risk of …

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Google will delete Android backups on Google Drive after two months of no device usage

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Google will delete your Android phone backup if you don’t use the device for two months

It appears that Google will permanently delete your Android device backups if you don’t back use the device for two months.<p>The Google Drive …

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Warning: Your Android Google Drive Backups Can 'Expire', Leading Google To Aggressively Delete Them

Image: Google<p>Backups are wonderful. They provide peace of mind, a way to protect your future self from potential misery. Unless, of course, those …

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PSA: Google deletes Android backups after a couple months of inactivity

A Redditor recently brought attention to an issue many Android users probably aren’t aware of: Google automatically deletes Android backups after a …

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Journalist Nearly Banned from YouTube and Gmail For Posting Al-Qaeda Videos From Chelsea Manning Trial

YouTube’s latest push to ban terrorist propaganda across its ubiquitous video platform is getting off to a rough start. Earlier this week, noted …

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6 Cloud-Based Tools That End Digital Disorganization

Yes, you can lose your information in the cloud--if you've forgotten where you've stored it in the first place. These tools keep you organized, and put your most important files at your fingertips.<p>"Where did I put that file?" has replaced "Where did I put my keys?" as the official call out before a …

Google Drive vs. Dropbox: Original cloud storage titans duke it out

Two of the most popular cloud storage solutions are Google Drive and Dropbox, and with good reason. Their feature sets, pricing, and free trial …

Software

Gmail Meltdown: What Actually Happened On Tuesday Night?

Marketers are so focused on cybersecurity that they may be ignoring another technological threat: Massive email system outages.<p>For instance, Gmail …

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Google may delete your Android backups if you don't use the phone for 2 weeks

Android users must keep their devices active if they want to guarantee the safety of some of their data backups.<p>Android users who go two weeks …

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Google deletes Android backups without notification if you don't use phone

Thanks to a series of incremental improvements to its backup and restore feature, Google has made it fairly easy to migrate from one Android device to another without the hassle of setting up your handset all anew – that is, unless you leave your phone idle for too long.<p>A miffed user has taken to …

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Google will automatically delete Android backups if a device is inactive for two months

The countdown begins after two weeks of inactivity<p>This may not be new information, but it’s not well-known information: Google will automatically schedule to delete backups of your Android device if the device is inactive for more than two months.<p>As pointed out by <i>Android Police</i> (which was alerted …

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Google will delete Android backups after two months of no device usage

We're all here because we use and like Android, but maybe you've been a little curious and you're thinking of trying out the new iPhone X for a bit. …

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Google Drive is changing—here's how to prepare

New apps for the cloud-storage service.<p>File storage service Google Drive is ending support for its desktop apps in March. But what exactly is changing, what will happen to your data, and most important, what do you need to do to get ready? We'll answer all those questions and more. Here's a rundown …

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Google down: YouTube, Gmail and Maps not working amid complete worldwide meltdown

Google and several of its biggest services appear to have gone down.<p>Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps and search aren't working in a number of areas all …

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4 things you should know about Google Drive's future

For fans of Google Drive, the headlines last week seemed alarming: "Google Drive shutting down in March!" "Google Drive is dead!"<p>Um, no.<p>Although Google does plan to make a change early next year, the Drive service itself isn't going anywhere. Rather, it's the Google Drive <i>app</i> that's being …

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Evernote adds Google Drive integration to Android apps, web

As Evernote gets more and more users on board its service, there indeed comes a point where all of those users have varied requirements. Evernote …

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Google to kill its Drive file locker in two confusing ways

Google's killing its “Drive” sync 'n' share file locker, two ways.<p>For users of Google's G Suite customers, death will come in the form of a new …

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How to download LibreOffice documents from Google Drive in their native format

Have you been tried to work with and share LibreOffice documents within Google Drive, only to find them converting to MS Office format? Here's how to …

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The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

Image: iStock<p>There is not shortage of free mobile and desktop applications available on the internet. Unfortunately, most of them are either rubbish …

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You Don't Need Desktop Apps Anymore

Image: Screenshot<p>Fire up your Start menu or Dock and think carefully for a moment: Out of all your ageing desktop apps, how many do you really rely …

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No, Google Drive is Definitely Not The New Pirate Bay

Running close to two decades old, the world of true mainstream file-sharing is less of a mystery to the general public than it’s ever been.<p>Most …

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