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Hi +Google Glass​, I'm having an issue where there is a solid green line running through some, but not all, screens. It's never been dropped or come into contact with water or anything like that.
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+Freddy Militana​ Nope. No repair or replacement options, just have to accept it. More than a little disappointed but nothing can be done 😞
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Standing desks in schools - I think I'd be happy if they introduced this at the school my boys go to.
4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.
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Hi! We are a group of industrial designers who just launched Levit8, a portable standing desk that you can carry around with you, we thought you might be interested!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1459624267/levit8-the-first-truly-portable-standing-desk

Do check it out and back it if you like what you see, many thanks!
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Another case for standing desks...
Harleena Singh originally shared to Health & Wellness:
 
Warning: Sitting Is The New Smoking!

Do you know that sitting is the new smoking? Sitting is like you’re smoking even if you’re not, because excessive sitting is going to kill you, softly and slowly.

No, please don’t take this lightly, especially if you are blogger or writer. This is no joke but a real warning – sitting is killing!

Though sitting is not literally smoking, but the similarity is in the number of resulting deaths due to excessive use of both.

Smoking is not a disease, but sitting has been termed a disease.

Read more at the blog to know about it :)

#health   #healthandwellness   #healthandfitness   #healthy   #healthcare   #healthyliving   #healthychoices   #disease   #sitting   #standup  
Do you know that sitting is the new smoking? Sitting is like you’re smoking even if you’re not, because excessive sitting is going to kill you, softly and
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I have all my files in Google Drive, but having some clients who share files via Dropbox, this functionality makes it even easier to access those files on my Chromebook. #itjustkeepsgettingbetter  
The latest Chrome OS Dev update makes it even easier to integrate cloud providers like Dropbox and OneDrive with your Chromebook File Manager.
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Yep I've started using Dropbox for file sharing. Super handy. 
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Little things like this keep making the experience on Chromebooks better.
 
We can finally use <Alt>+<Tab> to focus docked windows in the latest Dev Update in Chrome OS.

Whereas it was allowed only for regular windows, we can now simply dock a window by pressing twice <Alt> + [ if we want to dock it to the left for instance and press <Alt>+<Tab> to browse through all windows we have opened (docked included).

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1059903002
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Billy Joel is live streaming right now @ #bonnaroo  
Watch Bonnaroo Music Festival June 11th-14th LIVE from Manchester, TN on RedBull.TV!
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Chromebook Pixel Case from Booq FTW

I've seen plenty of posts from people looking for the perfect case/sleeve for the Pixel and I was looking for one until I recently found the Booq Viper Hardcase 13. It's currently on backorder from Booq in the US for $45 plus shipping, but I found one on Amazon UK so I grabbed it and it is absolutely perfect!

The Pixel fits in very snug without being too tight, even with my usb dongle in the side, although it is a small Logitech one - larger ones would be an issue. The outer casing is nice and rigid and is water-resistant so I feel comfortable knowing my Pixel is protected. There is no contact between the zips and the Pixel plus there are pockets to hold extra devices or notepads or whatever you like. I have my Nvidia Shield tablet in 1 and it fits great.

Anyhow, just wanted to share in case anyone is still looking for a case for their Pixel. This is certainly not the cheapest case (especially with the weak Australian dollar) but it was the best I could find and I'm loving it so far!


Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00B5IQ3TI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00

Booq US: http://www.booqbags.com/us/sleeves/viper-hardcase/VHC13-GFT
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+M. Lewis For more options, pixels fit into cases made for 11.6 inch chromebooks. So other than those skin-tight neoprene sleeves, that's another possibility.
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Interesting wind turbine design. 
At the risk of getting slammed with comments claiming that small wind turbines aren't viable, here's a look at another bladeless wind generator hoping to disrupt the wind energy industry.
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More Bali beauty!
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Can't wait to get my Pixel and see how useful this is.
 
The new Chromebook Pixel is the first Chrome device that has the ability to perform some limited Wi-Fi functions during sleep, for example connecting to known hotspots for faster connection after wake up. Of course, you can manage whether this feature is turned on or off in chrome://settings.

This new setting is the first feature of an experimental project codenamed Lucid Sleep¹. Its goal is to create a hybrid power state that could wake up a Chromebook from a suspended state to perform some work. Potential tasks include:
- Associating with a known Wi-Fi access point that has just come into range
- Updating user data in response to a received push message²
- Synchronizing with app servers at the request of an app
- Performing system maintenance like trimming SSDs or checking the battery level

Please refer to the Lucid Sleep design document¹ to understand how Linux Kernel, Power Manager, Shill Connection Manager and Chrome browser work together to coordinate Lucid Sleep.

¹ https://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/chromiumos-design-docs/lucid-sleep 
² http://updates.html5rocks.com/2015/03/push-notificatons-on-the-open-web

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1065043003 
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Yeah loves it... He is a retina Macbook Pro user, so his build quality and touchpad and keyboard standards are high... he loves the screen, and build quality...
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The Chrome OS team is experimenting with Files App search results in the Chrome Launcher in the latest Dev Channel update.

Give it a try! Enable the flag "Launcher Search Provider API" at chrome://flags/#enable-launcher-search-provider-api, restart your session and search for anything you've downloaded or stored in Google Drive.
If the search result is a directory, it will open it in the Files app, otherwise it will try to execute the default task.

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1092513003
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Developer of functional, beautiful apps for Android & iOS with Platinum Apps.
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Business Management, Project Management, Marketing & Advertising, Staff Management
Employment
  • Platinum Apps
    Director & Project Manager, 2009 - present
  • Platinum Healthcare
    Director, 2006 - 2011
  • Knee Deep Wines
    Marketing Manager, 2007 - 2008
  • brainCELLS
    Account Manager, 2004 - 2007
  • Coca-Cola Amatil
    Business Development Manager, 2002 - 2004
  • The Globe Advertising & Design
    Account Executive, 2000 - 2001
  • Hoyts
    Cinema Manager, 1997 - 2000
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Technophiliac (technoholic?) family man
Introduction
After graduating from All Saints' College I went to Curtin University and completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Advertising) before undertaking a few different marketing roles and ending up with Coca-Cola Amatil. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there (especially the training and development) before moving back into a marketing role at brainCELLS and then with Knee Deep Wines. Somewhere in there is also managed to complete a Masters in Strategic Marketing (Curtin University).

I then felt confident enough in my skills and abilities to start my own company and so, with my wife, Platinum Healthcare was created to provide community-based healthcare services for elderly and disabled clients in the comfort of their own homes. The business grew rapidly and saw the team expand to 35+ before I decided a change was necessary to get a better work-life balance (as I had 2 small children) and so I sold the business.

During the last 2 years of Platinum Healthcare I was working with a team of developers to create an Android app for the business to interface with our existing rostering systems to give office-based and field-based staff remote access to rosters. The end result was amazing and when I sold Platinum Healthcare I went on to start Platinum Apps, working with talented designers and developers to create apps for Android and iOS. I love the change of scene and seeing what is possible with the ever-advancing world of technology, so if you're wanting an app made or to bounce your idea around, get in touch.

Bragging rights
Father of 4 including twins born in Oct 2013, husband, Scrabble dominator*
Education
  • All Saints' College
    High School, 1992 - 1996
  • Curtin University of Technology
    Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing & Advertising), 1997 - 1999
  • Curtin University of Technology
    Master of Strategic Marketing, 2001 - 2004
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The food here is amazing! I've tried the Cubana Rolled Roast Pork, the Pulled Pork Burger, the EatWell Burger, the Dry Aged Beef Steak, the Crispy Pork Belly, the potato gratin and the French fries and everything was very nice. The place is usually pretty busy, sometimes super-busy which means big wait times. I ordered for takeaway and told it would be a 30 minute wait, but ended up having to wait 1 hour - needless to say, I was less than pleased. Same goes for this afternoon when I waited over 10 minutes just to get the bill , even though it wasn't busy at all, just because the staff weren't keeping an eye out and seemed to actively avoid eye contact. The food is mostly good so 3 stars and 1 thumb up. Worth a visit for sure, but expect to wait!
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Small markets but worth a visit and a look around. The usual range of clothes and standard overpriced first offer to get the haggling underway, but that's just how it works and this place is much the same as other markets in the area. There are also some food outlets here to grab a bite to eat.
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Great Babi Guling and reasonable value. Sometimes a little hit-and-miss, but always good (sometimes great). Always busy here and full of locals, so they must be doing something right, but for some reason the prices varies for what I order, which is the same every time, but I guess that's because staff vary so it's a bit up to their discretion given I don't order a standard menu item. Worth a visit for sure and it's certainly one of the better Babi Guling places we've been to.
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Living in Bali with 5 kids, you're going to find yourself at the Dr a bit (or a lot). Most of my kids have visited the Doc and he's been great at helping get them back up to speed with everything from organising blood tests (which confirmed Dengue Fever, as the Doc suspected) to writing prescriptions. Friendly, professional, good English and also great value, especially compared to some of the other Doctors around. We've paid 500,000 for a consult at another Dr but this Doc only charges 100,000, and even an in-home consult is only 400,000. Definitely recommended!
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My kids loved their thickshakes (and I thought they were alright too!), prices were reasonable and atmosphere was great. Well worth a visit.
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Always friendly staff here and plenty of bread (whereas other local shops always seem to run out). Just lose 1 star for a staff member being asleep on the ground in front of the nappies one day when I was trying to get some, which made it kind of awkward.
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Had a bad experience and can't recommend this company. After my wife left her phone in a Blue Bird Taxi, within 5 minutes I called and called but got no response. I called the company but got no answer. So I jumped on my motorbike and used my phone to track my wife's phone. After riding around for about 45 minutes I finally caught up to the driver and he had pulled over and stopped for something to eat. I approached him and he obviously had no intention of returning the phone if I hadn't tracked him down. He had found the phone and it was now in his murse (man purse) which he opened and gave it back to me, but it was obvious he had no intention of returning it, had I not found him. Scammers - and that's other reason we use Uber at every possible opportunity!
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