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Google+ is dead, long live Currents (for G Suite users)

Google+ is dead, long live Currents (for G Suite users)

Last year, Google announced the beta release of Currents. You'd be forgiven for not having a clue what that is, as the company hasn't exactly advertised it since, but it's the enterprise replacement/successor for Google+, so us regular folks don't get to use it anyway. Still, Google has been working on the new business social network for a year now and deems it stable enough to migrate G Suite Google+ users over starting July 6, 2020, as the company announced in an email to administrators.

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Google Currents Is Officially Dead With Latest Update, Transitions Users To Play Newsstand And Disappears For Good

Google Currents Is Officially Dead With Latest Update, Transitions Users To Play Newsstand And Disappears For Good

We've known the day was coming for a while. The Currents app has finally hit the end of the road. An update to version 2.3 is rolling out through the Play Store that officially closes up shop and points users in the direction of Google Play Newsstand. Subscriptions are automatically transferred over to Newsstand and the old Currents app disables itself after users tap through for the first time.

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The update to 2.3 is a lithe 860 KB, down from the 5.4 MB of the previous version. The app only serves one purpose: direct users to download Newsstand (if they don't already have it) and start it up.

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Google Currents 2.0 Released - Tons Of New Features Added, Brand-New Edition Sidebar UI

Google Currents 2.0 Released - Tons Of New Features Added, Brand-New Edition Sidebar UI

Google has released version 2.0 of the Currents app for Android, and a whole pile of new features are in store. Before we get much further, here's the changelog:

What's new in 2.0?

* Edition sidebar - quickly access your editions within categories such as business, sports, etc.
* Fast scan - Vertical swipe to scan an edition, horizontal swipe advances to next edition
* Edition-section chooser - Choose “Customize” to filter out sections
* Unread marks - Read stories are marked. (Setting to hide)
* Breaking stories - ranked by Google News. Links to full length content.
* Saved stories - star for future reference
* New catalog design
* Widget

Yeah, that's a lot of new stuff.

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Google Currents App Gets Massive Update To 1.1.0, Goes International

Google Currents App Gets Massive Update To 1.1.0, Goes International

Google Currents is probably the single best-looking Android app Google puts out, and since its initial release, it has also been so slow to sync that it's practically useless. But no longer - Currents has received its first major update, and rather than drag this thing out, I'll just present you with the changelog:

  • Sync speed - dramatic (7x) performance boost
  • Instant online sync - no need to press "sync". Just open an edition for latest content.
  • Offline reading - Choose favorite editions for offline images.
  • International - Currents now available worldwide (44 languages).
  • Translate - Translate complete editions to your preferred language (38 languages).
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Add The Android Police Edition On Google Currents Now!

Add The Android Police Edition On Google Currents Now!

A few weeks ago, Google released a cool new way to consume content on mobile devices called Currents. For those who are unaware, Currents takes your favorite websites and transforms them into digital magazines (granted that the site has its own Currents edition). Well, now you can keep up with everything going on here at AP on Currents.

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Finding us on Currents is easy; there are two ways of going about it.

If you're already reading this on your mobile (and you have Currents installed) open this link in the stock browser. It will not work correctly if you attempt to open it with any other browser.

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Google Introduces 'Currents' - A New Way To Enjoy Your Favorite Sites On The Go

Google Introduces 'Currents' - A New Way To Enjoy Your Favorite Sites On The Go

Mobile devices are one of the top ways we check news, watch videos, and interact with social networks. In short, it's how we consume content. Doing what it does best, Google has released a new app for Android phones and tablets to help us get the content we want even faster. It's called Currents (previously rumored as Propeller), and, simply put, it's incredible.

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Basically, it takes your favorite websites and turns them into digital magazines. A whole slew of top sites are already involved in the project, including All Things D, Mashable, The Huffington Post, The Next Web, and PBS, just to name a few.

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