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Despite the fact that it's the perfect place to cause complete mayhem the open world of GTAV is just stunningly beautiful.
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Twitter can be so sleazy at times.

Suddenly, in my timeline, I'm getting this suggested apps thing. It's a horizontal scroller, bunch of apps for Android from what I can tell. Each card has a X in the top right hand corner. That suggests I can dismiss the card, right?

Nope. It just opens the card as a tweet. That seems to be an actual case of deliberate UI bait and switch.

Even better, if I then block the card the damn twitter app crashes. Every single time.

Sleazy. Just plain sleazy.

And, of course, I can't even properly document it on Twitter because few characters. 
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+Stephen Garton Absolutely not getting that. Just opens the tweet for me. And I tried multiple times, just in case I was being fat-fingered. Even tried pressing different parts of the screen around the X in case it was simply confused.
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I really need to plan my BASE jumps a bit better.
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I liked the start, very professional ;)
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This is a welcome update. Google Keep just got a lot more handy on Android Wear in that you can now easily add items to specific notes, etc.

Keep still has a long way to go to be really useful, but this makes it better.
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Curious. The "Photos" app on Android (so really part of Google+ now, I guess) has suddenly decided, with the last couple of photos I've just taken, that they should always be called image.jpg when shared. It's ignoring their actual name (which is the normal sequenced filename from the Google camera app) and just calling the image.jpg.

This really fucks things up when you try and share a couple of images with something like Dropbox to make them available elsewhere.
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I suspect my definition of human and hers differ a little.
Gibson, who built a wellness empire on the back of claims she cured terminal brain cancer through diet and lifestyle, has admitted deceiving her followers
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It's taking some getting used to but, as much as I hate to admit it, Microsoft are really starting to look like they're getting it again at just the same point that Google seem to be turning more and more into a money machine that doesn't want to be part of the industry.

Remember the days when Google was all loud and up-front about developer support? I kind of miss that Google. To much that's now drowned out by their bad decisions.
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I can remember a handful of people in the halls I was living in (at Newcastle Poly) getting tickets for this.
 
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And it wasn't the app that was at fault either 'cos the watch itself was also showing the icon that lets me know it's "offline".
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Using a TV, a HDMI cable and a wireless keyboard and mouse, my son has turned his trusty Chromebook that I bought him last summer into a Chromebox, of sorts.
“I have set the TV to be the main screen so now it it like having a pc, how awesome is that!”
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Playing GTAV on the PC when I get into a chase while in first person mode. On a whim, I decide to turn on in-game recording as I've not tried it yet. Recording works well; my getaway skills, on the other hand...
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Software developer and geek. Sometimes plays at being a photographer.
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By day I'm a software developer and general geek.

By night (and weekends and bank holidays) I'm a software developer, photographer and general geek who, when he can be bothered to get out of his office chair, enjoys a bit of observational astronomy too (sadly mostly on hold for now).

Not that it defines me, but the opposite seems to define others, so I'll mention it before you follow me: I'm an atheist and will often talk about related subjects. If being reminded that your fairy tale is a fairy tale is something that offends you, you won't like my stream. Trust me.
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"Don't get me wrong Dave, it's your best blog yet. :)" -- Paul Sutherland, talking about my Google+ stream.
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Able to make stuff happen by banging on a keyboard while drinking coffee.
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Home - Visual Studio Code
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Code focused development. Redefined. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform

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Gibson, who built a wellness empire on the back of claims she cured terminal brain cancer through diet and lifestyle, has admitted deceiving

Don’t See Evil — Medium
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Google’s boycott campaign against war photography and alternative media

Richard Stallman’s GNU Manifesto Turns Thirty - The New Yorker
www.newyorker.com

The GNU Manifesto is characteristic of its author, Richard Stallman—deceptively simple, lucid, explicitly left-leaning, and entirely uncompr

Epic Google snafu leaks hidden whois data for 280,000 domains
arstechnica.com

Google Apps has leaked hidden names, phone numbers, and more since mid-2013.

Stephen Fry and his atheist flock be damned: I believe in God
www.telegraph.co.uk

After a video of Stephen Fry denouncing God as "utterly evil" goes viral amongst the atheist crew, Emma Barnett speaks up for the 'weird' Go

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As you might expect, it was a complete fucking disaster – organised by charities.

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Animation, code, analysis, and discussion of 8 sorting algorithms on 4 initial conditions.

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Samaritans Radar - serious privacy concerns raised
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Please respect my decision not to dance
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Seriously. Stop trying to get me to dance.

Inbox is the App Child of Gmail and Google Now
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Google’s rethinking of email lets you get information without opening messages

Goat Simulator
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Goat Simulator is the latest in goat simulation technology, bringing next-gen goat simulation to YOU. You no longer have to fantasize about

Used them for the first time today. From the first call to them a few days before, which included them calling me back when the person I needed to speak with was free (and they did call me back, as promised -- a rare event for so many companies), to the visit to get the work done, I found them to be pleasant, polite, efficient and very helpful.
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Good food at a good price and a very comfortable atmosphere in which to watch a movie. Possibly the most comfortable seating I've ever found in a cinema (to my taste, at least).
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Always a great day out. If you have any interest in World War II aviation, this is a must.
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