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Google Tasks has failed to take off, and Google has no one to blame but itself

The app took more than 3 years to reach 10 million downloads

There’s nothing Google’s developers love more than making new messaging apps and task management/to do/reminder apps. When Google Tasks was announced, more than three years ago, we thought it would be the one solution to rule them all — at least for task management. Except Google’s strategy with this app, as it has been for years, has remained as disjointed as ever. It’s no surprise then that Tasks just made it past the 10 million download mark on the Play Store.

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Google Tasks has failed to take off, and Google has no one to blame but itself was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Source: https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/07/09/google-tasks-has-failed-to-take-off-and-google-has-no-one-to-blame-but-itself/
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How I set up a self-hosted replacement for Google Photos

Synology Photos is a free Google Photos clone, but you’ll need hardware to host it

With Google Photos discontinuing free unlimited photo backups starting next week, we’ve been taking a look at the various alternatives available on the market to replace the service. Both options we’ve looked at so far — Amazon Photos and Microsoft OneDrive — are cloud-based lockers, so today we’re going to take another approach and check out a local storage alternative. Synology, the maker of the famous home NAS servers, has been testing its own photos management library for a while and in my experience, it’s as close to Google Photos as you could ever get.

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How I set up a self-hosted replacement for Google Photos was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Source: https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/05/29/how-i-set-up-a-self-hosted-replacement-for-google-photos/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rita El Khoury