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Want to learn something cool in Android?  Then check this out.
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This is pretty darn cool to watch.
 
Pendulum balls (well, not quite, two strings for each) exhibit wonderful motion.
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Until it's available I'll "struggle" on with Google Wallet or as it's also known- the exact same thing as Android Pay!
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I think that would work +Rob Aymett​
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WARNING: Very disturbing
The shooter in Virginia videoed himself shooting the victims.  
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I figured it wouldn't last very long.
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I just completed an activity with Runkeeper http://runkeeper.com/activity?userId=2341308&trip=642803144
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Want a piece of IDEAA?

We're giving away these fancy messenger bags, made from our SF I/O Meat & Greet photo backdrop! You'll have a piece of IDEAA history to carry all of your things!

Like, comment or (publicly) share this post to win. We will choose a winner Friday! 
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Ha-ha but sure. +IDEAA​ what did you mean?
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Nexus 6 - When you want to rock a battery like it's 2008.
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+Marty Ballard You should flash Preview 3. My battery life went from rough to dope. I can't kill it regardless of what I do. I'm a power user and don't shut things off to fake good battery life. Yesterday, I had 4 hours of OST, made calls, streamed music for an hour, used a running app for 46 minutes on a 6 mile outdoor run, played in the web, perused Google+, and watched some YouTube. Went to bed with over 20% left with an estimated 6 hours of life left. I'm on Team Nocturnals SinLess 8.0.1 of preview 3 with Despair Kernel. However, Elite kernel is built in but I'd recommend updating to a newer version of Elite or flashing Despair. 
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I just completed an activity with Runkeeper http://runkeeper.com/activity?userId=2341308&trip=643403342
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Awesome article by +JR Raphael.
 
After years of oppression, the ball is finally in our court.

A story you'll want to read:
You say you want a revolution? The smartphone market as we know is about to be flipped upside down -- and there's no turning back from this kind of change.
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Yeah that's a really good point +Shawn S​, I'm not sure if that would be successful though, given the general public's abilities.
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Wahoo! Now I have full screen mode on my windoze 10 virtualbox.
In Part 1, we got hold of the Windows 10 Technical Preview build and created ourselves a VirtualBox guest machine onto which we installed it in Part 2. And it should work perfectly fine, if you can...
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The most efficient way to resize bitmaps on Android
I put together a detailed SO post that lists out the three main ways to resize your bitmaps, and talks about the memory tradeoffs between them.

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Recently, +Pierre-Yves Ricau and I gave tech talks at our "Streamlining Android Apps" event in Square's San Francisco office. These talks were recorded and are now available on Square Engineering's YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Eliminating Code Overhead (Jake Wharton)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6zKBZcg5fk

The CPU, RAM, and disk are finite resources that are often taken for granted as unbounded. Not only is this obviously untrue, but the use of these resources directly affects the most important resource on a mobile device: the battery. This talk will focus on techniques that both libraries and applications can implement to ensure their effect is in general without overhead.

LeakCanary (Pierre-Yves Ricau)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_hjK-tEHoQ

In just a few few weeks, we reduced by 94% the OutOfMemoryError crashes in the Square Register Android app. We built squ.re/leakcanary to automatically detect memory leaks and make it very easy to fix them. This talk will cover the principles as well as the underlying implementation details. We'll dig into a few interesting examples and lessons learned.

#AndroidDev
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