How I use Android: Google Photos manager Indy Khare

Sure, your phone is a finely tuned productivity tool—but it’s also a powerful personal computer that’s practically always in your pocket. No matter how business-ready your mobile device may be, you’re bound to take advantage of Android’s non-work-related functions from time to time, too.

In other words: You’re human. And like most other humans on Earth in 2017, you probably take the occasional one to 1,000 photos with your phone. (It’s OK; I swear I won’t tell your boss.)

For we hominids who use our smartphones as both business and personal appliances, Google Photos is a fantastic and familiar way to store, share and manage all of the images in our dual-purpose lives. That’s why I thought it’d be interesting to see how one of the fellas who develops and manages such an indispensable app uses Android in his own day-to-day existence.

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Petition asks Adobe to open source Flash

With Adobe having just announced its end-of-life schedule for the Flash rich Internet plug-in, a petition has been posted on GitHub encouraging the company to make the Flash source code available under an open source license.

The petition, posted on web developer Juha Lindstedt’s GitHub account, says open-sourcing Flash would be a good solution for keeping Flash content alive for archival purposes. “Flash is an important piece of Internet history and killing Flash Player means future generations can’t access the past. Games, experiments, and websites would be forgotten.” The petition adds that the idea was “not to save Flash Player but to open source Flash!”

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