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Greg Macek
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Any SW3 owners noticing random drop offs in battery life again? I did get an Android Wear companion app update recently... 
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First two days was very bad for me,but now brilliant again 😉
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Looking forward to this! 
Back at Google I/O 2016, Google took the wraps off of Android Wear 2.0. The Mountain View company has added a lot of new features in this version, but one thing we’ve noticed is that — despit…
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Anyone here with the SW3 also stream music from it to BT headphones noticed that once in a while tracks just skip to the next one mid-song? This is using the Sony Music/Walkman app. I also have a Z5 Compact it's paired to.

I primarily listen to music from the watch while running (and using Ghostracer for tracking). This isn't consistent on every song, which makes it confusing.

The only other thing I'm wondering, but am not sure how to confirm, is if some tracks just aren't being fully synced to the watch. There's no way to see track length on the watch with the Sony Music app. Any ideas or pointers on what to try are welcome.
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Follow up: This week, I had a small firmware update for my phone and had also resynced a playlist to the watch for my long run. Over the almost 2 hours, I only had one random song skip/go to next. I'm suspecting the sync was an issue. Next testing steps is to just listen to music without using Ghostracer running at the same, along with testing out Google Play Music for music playback instead of Sony's Music/Walkman app.
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It's Google's world and we're all just living in it.
 
I see Pixels... lots and lots of Pixels #PixelC #ChromebookPixel
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So many feels. Incredible acting. 
Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and unexpectedly tender exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child under the most harrowin...
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I sometimes forget to post new blog entries here. This is the latest. http://www.whatupgoingon.com/2016/09/18/gaining-losing-regaining-trust/
In relationships, politics, even our interactions with businesses, there is a level of tacit understanding to trust that the other party will do what they say will do or be who they say they are. We expect parents or a significant other to unconditionally love and not intentionally hurt us; we vote someone into office…
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So this started happening to me this morning. Some Google searches showed a handful of others with this weird half screen issue (same side for the few photos I saw). After some troubleshooting with Google live chat, I'm getting a replacement unit. It should be new since they had me order it, but they will refund that charge once the RMA is received.

FWIW, I was also experiencing the random reboots others have posted about starting after the May security patch, so hopefully this new unit is free of all hardware problems. 
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same problem here....that's not good for me, since my pixel c became my early driver
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Fancy. Checking this out later!
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That's a good one for sure! 
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Post header image added mostly because 30 Rock. I’ve been spending a fair amount of time recently thinking about the dynamics of relationships, specifically between those who are single and those who are married (or dating for a long time) and the stuff that arises in that space. The obviousness of give and take and compromising…
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I see Pixels... lots and lots of Pixels #PixelC #ChromebookPixel
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Introduction
Amateur blogger & photographer. Runner, wanna-be voracious reader. Thinker. Quiet. Introvert. 
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Ran 1st marathon in 2014, doing 2nd in October 2015.
Education
  • North Central College
    Computer Science, 1998 - 2000
  • College of DuPage
    1996 - 1998
  • Lake Park High School
    1992 - 1996
  • Peacock Junior High School
    1989 - 1992
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Vice President, Digital Strategy
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  • Marketing Resources, Inc
    Vice President, Digital Strategy, 2013 - present
  • Marketing Resources, Inc.
    IT Director, 2006 - 2013
  • Marketing Resources, Inc.
    Senior IT Manager, 2002 - 2006
  • Marketing Resources, Inc.
    IT Manager, 2000 - 2002
  • Doyle Signs, Inc.
    Office Clerk, 1998 - 2000
  • Compusmart
    Computer Tech, 1996 - 1998
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