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Outstanding visual interpretation of an incredible tune.
 


The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

To mark the 10th anniversary of The Beatles Love show by Cirque du Soleil at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, a brand video has been created to represent the re-staging of George Harrison’s While My Guitar Gently, using an acoustic version of the iconic song with a specially commissioned string arrangement by the late Sir George Martin recorded in 2006. This version is also featured on the Love album.

The evocative video was directed by Dandypunk, Andre Kasten and Leah Moyer and was shot in the Love Theatre at the Mirage Hotel and at other locations in Nevada. All effects were created using projection mapping and captured live, in-camera. No post production CGI was used.


The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil Is Playing Exclusively At The Mirage in Las Vegas…”
For more information visit http://cirk.me/vevo

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Download LOVE: http://smarturl.it/BeatlesLoveiTunes
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New iOT Podcast where I ponder getting a Wink Relay (or two). 
Are you curious about Wink? On June 11 is started selling its Relay switch, a light switch that contains a screen and two soft programmable switches for $99 each. Two cost $149 and also double as a…
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+Andrew Isaac glad to help, and thanks for listening! 😃
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Amazes and disappoints me that I can't force the GS7 to use a 5GHz WiFi network without using a 3rd party app. #Frustrating 
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+Kevin Tofel​ Well that was certainly a lot easier, not sure I ever tried that.
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Got storage? Now, you'll know!
 
The Chrome OS team is currently implementing a Storage Manager in the last Dev update so that you can have a look at how much space is left on your device and used by Downloads and Offline Google Drive files.

Give it a try now! Enable the experimental chrome://flags/#enable-storage-manager flag, restart Chrome, open Chrome Settings and click the "Storage" button in the Device section.

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/2070893003
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That'll come in handy when Android apps arrive. 
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Registered! Got in early too, so it's $149 a month for the duration instead of $199. Plus early folks get a free ZenWatch 2. :)
The Android Basics Nanodegree by Google gives aspiring developers with little to no programming experience the chance to learn directly from Google experts.
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+Kevin Tofel Thanks 🙂
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I've already gone through the first lessons and submitted a simple app for review. Have learned a bunch so far. Recommended.
 
Just added: 50 Android Developer scholarships! Time to get in the classroom and earn YOUR spot on the leaderboard:
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And there you have it: Not Namey McNameface but..... NOUGAT!
 
Introducing #AndroidNougat. Thank you, world, for all your sweet name ideas! #AndroidNReveal
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I would of preferred Namey McNamefact.
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Super cool hardware to help kids learn coding. :)
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it is really cool - BUT the power of SW is that functions are basically free; and many simple free things can be combined into novel ways to do amazing things.

Here you will always run the risk of being one for-loop or if-then short of being able to complete your program.

That's the same issue as the electrical modular block systems as well when you want to go 'off project'
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+Philip Salen I think you might have posted to the wrong thread. This is a picture of a dude's tattoo.
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Got it. Thanks! :)
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Yes please (and thank you)! I'm still thinking about getting that Samsung Galaxy View "tablet" -- the 18" one with stand and handle -- as a small streaming "TV" for around the house.
We are happy to share that PlayStation Vue is expanding to Roku devices today, with support for Android smartphones and tablets launching next week. Since we've launched PlayStation Vue nationwide, we have heard from many of you that Roku and Android are the top devices you wanted us to add, so we're pleased to make this a reality.
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I found that the greatest benefit of this service was that you can use all of the TV apps. I found the Fire Stick interface lacking, but very usable. The unlimited DVR was very useful.

I called to cancel Cox, but they gave me a deal I couldn't refuse to keep cable and internet. So I'll stick with Cox and TiVo for another year, not in contract, and I'll keep my eye out for better deals. +Kevin Tofel​
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Another amazing lunch view. 
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Contributing Writer at ZDNet & independent podcaster
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    2016 - present
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    Contributing Writer, 2015 - 2016
    Kevin C. Tofel offers news and views on various mobile platforms, apps and services, helping you understand and choose the right tools for your tasks on phones, tablets, wearables and other devices.
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I work for Google helping people and businesses understand the power of mobile technology. I also podcast weekly about mobile devices and the IoT world.
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Kevin C. Tofel has written and podcasted about the mobile industry and wearable devices since 2003 when he left his 15 year I.T. career to write. His work has appeared on various websites and in print, including PC World and The New York Times, and he has spoken to TV audiences on Fox Business and NBC News. When not testing the latest gadget or software, Kevin is typically reading, running or taking computer science and programming classes at his local community college. Kevin is a self-proclaimed fanboy of using whatever tools, devices or software are best suited for the task at hand, regardless of the platform or brand.

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Was a 2 minute half-miler in HS track, ran 3 marathons in the 1990's and once ran at least a mile every day for 425 consecutive days.
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