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App Maker will shutdown on Jan-2021

So they did it again!

I just thought I share the news with you in case not all of you got the latest announcement or knew about it yet! Google’s update about shutting down App Maker by Jan-19-2021.

First of all if you would like to see the announcement, you can check it out here: https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2020/01/app-maker-update.html

To my opinion, this is a bit strange and a shocking surprise as well – to me at least. They stated in their reasoning in this that due to low usage… Which is really strange.

Nonsense!

According to the announcement, the service will be shutdown by Jan-19-2021, but new application creation will be disabled by April-15-2020… One of the strange things about this is how fast they are going with this. If you look at the transition of the old Hangouts, they are taking very long time with this, and they are giving us … Read the rest “App Maker will shutdown on Jan-2021”

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Advanced Protection Program – How to enroll

How to enroll in Google Advanced Protection Program to enhance the #Security of your Google account whether that was a consumer account or a #GSuite enabled account?

I list here the requirements for that, and the consequences of enabling Advanced Protection Program on your account and what are the actual steps that you need to do in order to do that.

You will need two security keys. I use and like Google Titan Security Keys. You can get them from the Google Store or ebay or anywhere else.

There is a bundle for $50 that contains 2 keys (1 USB, and one Bluetooth/NFC key). The reason why you need 2 keys is you will use one as a main key, while you will keep the other as a backup in case you lose your main one.

If you lose access to your account and you lose the keys as well, … Read the rest “Advanced Protection Program – How to enroll”