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Next to the "send" option is the Giphy icon, which allows Gmail users to select and embed GIFs into messages. Photo: Giphy

Next to the “send” option is the Giphy icon, which allows Gmail users to select and embed GIFs into messages. Photo: Giphy

Email seems antique for modern communication, but Giphy freshens it up a bit with a new Chrome extension that makes it easy add animated GIFs to Gmail messages.

Just download the free Giphy for Gmail extension extension and you’ll see Giphy’s rainbow icon in your Gmail composition window. Click on the icon to search a handful of popular GIFs, then select one to be embed into your Gmail message.

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

After years of examining the Android operating system, the European Commission has launched a formal antitrust investigation into claims that Google unfairly forces competitors into bundling its own apps on their devices.

YouTube videos get even sharper, and even smoother. Screenshot: Cult of Android

YouTube videos get even sharper, and even smoother. Screenshot: Cult of Android

YouTube has been supporting super-sharp 4K video for over a year now, as well as video playback at 60 frames-per-second at lower resolutions. But for the first time, the world’s biggest video sharing platform¬†will now allow viewers to combine the two.

Google Keep gets a makeover. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google Keep gets a makeover. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google Keep is the latest Android app to get its Material Design makeover for Android 5.0 Lollipop. Its new update, which is rolling out now via Google Play, delivers a flatter, more colorful look, as well as performance improvements and bug fixes.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Every platform has its own share of power users who know their way around the OS and how to extract the very maximum, in terms of performance and efficiency, from the device running it. The secret behind a power user’s efficiency are his tools (read: apps) and experience.

While I cannot help you with the latter, I can definitely list down some apps that are a favorite of Android power users community, which should help you in extracting the very best performance from your device.

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