Next Billion Users

    • The next billion users are the future of the internet

      In the late 1990s, I moved from Delhi to Stanford for a master’s degree in computer science. Getting off the plane in San Francisco, I was ecstatic about the amazing computing power, lightning-fast internet and easy access to knowledge available at an American university. Back home, most people across Asia could only get online at an internet café or over dial-up modems, and ...

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    • Three new ways to manage files and free up space with Files Go

      Files Go is our new app for freeing up storage on your phone. Since its launch in December, more than 10 million people have installed it and cleaned up more than 1.1 gigabytes of space on average. Today, we’ve added three new features so managing files is even faster and more enjoyable: SD cards: We’ve expanded our SD card support since many of you use SD cards to backup important files.

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  • Introducing Android Oreo (Go edition) with the release of Android 8.1

    … Since Android’s creation, our mission has been to bring the power of computing to everyone. As a global operating system, Android has grown to more than 2 billion active devices around the world, with more users in India than the U.S. To make sure billions more people can get access to computing, it’s important that entry-level devices…

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  • Ready, set… Files Go! A faster way to clean up, find and share files on your phone

    … friend’s phone without using any data. The file transfers are encrypted, fast (up to 125 Mbps) and free. Transfer files securely between two phones, fast and data-free We’ve been testing Files Go for a month, and the average user is saving 1GB of space and has shared many files with others without using data. Starting today, we’re opening up Files Go globally on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Free up more space and share files faster—give Files Go a try! …

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  • Meet Datally, a new way to understand, control and save mobile data

    …. Datally will tell you if you’re near public Wi-Fi and help you connect. Once you’re done, don’t forget to rate the network quality to help other users. Track and control mobile data from any app with the Data Saver bubble We’ve been testing Datally in the Philippines for the past few months, and people are saving up to 30 percent on their data…

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