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Mike Simpkins
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Lives in Sarasota, FL
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Rule #32: Enjoy the little things!

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Wow it's been almost a year since I last posted on Google+ . Things sure have changed, is anyone still alive out there?
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#Epcot photo I took just about a year ago that popped up in the new +Google Photos app
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+carl Martin I like it there.... Wish it was a little cheaper though so I could go more often since I live so close
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Which OS do you use?

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New Apple Photos Question

Is there a way to view your photos on a map? (In regards to Mac)

I know how to find where the photo was taken but I would like to see a large map and see the general area where all my photos were taken.

#Apple   #iOS   #OSx  
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Yes, but I can't recall how to do so as I'm not at home currently. 
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He called himself 'The Greatest,' and to many he was not only the greatest boxer, but the greatest sportsman who ever lived.
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Just messing around with the new Photos app from +Google​
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That will be here before we know it.
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Windows 10 Snapping Feature

This update to the snapping feature is very welcome. It may seem small to most but I am glad they have this now. Before when you snapped a window to the left or right, you would have to go and find the other window you wanted to snap.

Now when you snap something to the left or right it will bring up a grid on the other side for you to choose which window you would like snapped on the opposite side.

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+Mike Simpkins I also use dual monitors at work so not really a need to snap but there is the odd time at home this should work like a charm!
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If you've ever taken a screenshot or a screen video from an Android phone, there's a good chance you've been copying and pasting shell commands. I made a tool that does all this in one single click, even on multiple devices at the same time. 

I actually just made this for my team, but it turned out a lot of other people in the company could use it, so I thought other people might find it useful too. 

You can get it here
https://github.com/mortenjust/androidtool-mac
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Some interesting thoughts here.....might have to pull up a 10k report to see how it compares to Apples
 
Apple SWOT Analysis

Here is my revamped version of Apple's SWOT including some groundbreaking decisions and engagements of the company.

The deal with China Mobile, iOS in the car, engagement in mobile payment systems with Apple Pay, development of disrupting technologies based on wearables, and the cooperation with IBM are essential parts of the strategy powered by Tim Cook and his excellent engineers.

After Steve Jobs' death many publishing media rumored that Apple's power of innovation would be over. But we must not forget that it was not only Steve Jobs who did the work before 2011. Thousands of highly qualified employees went along with him and still go along with Tim Cook.

Companies that continually create value over the long term—meaning decades or more, learn how to ingrain the ability into their corporate makeup; it becomes part of their culture and DNA. They create value, jobs, and growth because of their ability to institutionalize innovation.
(Andrew Taylor, Boston Consulting Group)

A SWOT analysis is used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats in a business venture. It's used in any decision-making situation when a desired end-state has been defined.

SWOTs may look completely different if created from external or involved people.

'Vendor Lock-In' is mentioned by some analysts but I have a quite different opinion. Nearly all other tech companies try to link their customers to their ecosystems as well.

In a comment on Appleholic's Kool Aid Korner Michael Lapham made a suggestion for a modified map:

"If your going to add Decreasing market share as a weakness then I suggest you add Customer demographic as a strength. Much of the market share decrease is from the entry level market while Apple continues to dominate where individuals have higher income and more education."

Related links ...

About Innovation
http://iNotes4You.com/2014/07/18/about-innovation

Tim Cook, the job after Jobs
http://iNotes4You.com/2014/08/24/tim-cook


Thanks for your attention.
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Introduction
I'm 24 working my way through college at USF. I'm self-employed at iDealerVideo. I love technology, Android, games, sports....really just about anything. I would also say I get along with a lot of people.

How I run things on Google+

Jump down to the Circles section to see what Circles I have. About 10% of my posts are shared publicly. I will try to add everyone that seems like they are here to stay:
  1. You need a profile picture of some sort
  2. You need to have an opinion, don't just share things all the time without having something to say about it.
  3. Engage with people if you don't that's no fun
  4. Easiest way to get added to my circles------>Say Hi, introduce yourself...tell me what circles you want to be in and I'll put you in them
If I don't know where to put you based on your profile, you'll be put into a special circle I have made called Purgatory. At least until I can find a suitable circle for you or none at all. Muahahaha!

If you want an idea where to stick me or what circles you want to be put in here you go:

Circles
  • Technology
  • Android
  • Video Games
  • Xbox Live ---->Gamertag = xX SIMP Xx
  • Sports (Mostly NFL but literally all of them)
  • Politics (Conservative but open to discussion)
  • Pop Culture (Movies/Music/TV Shows)
  • Photography (includes video stuff as well)
Work
Occupation
Financial Planner
Employment
  • iDealerVideo
    CEO, 2011 - present
  • Truth About Bills
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Male
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  • Clash of Clans
  • Boom Beach
  • Clash Royale
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Google Connectivity Services - Android Apps on Google Play
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Google Connectivity Services helps Android handle network connections. Keep it updated to ensure your device has the latest networking capab

Google Goggles - App Android su Google Play
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Cerca scattando una foto: punta la fotocamera del telefono su un quadro, un monumento, un codice QR o a barre, un prodotto, una vetrina o un

Photos – Android Apps on Google Play
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Google Photos is the home for all your photos and videos, searchable and organized by the people, places, and things that matter. • VISUAL S

Cabinet BETA – Android Apps on Google Play
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Report bugs (NOT crashes, I get reports for that automatically) and request features: https://github.com/afollestad/cabinet-issue-tracker/is

Snapchat - Android Apps on Google Play
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Enjoy fast and fun mobile conversation! Snap a photo or a video, add a caption, and send it to a friend. They’ll view it, laugh, and then th

Project Fi by Google - Android Apps on Google Play
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Project Fi is a new wireless experience from Google designed to help you get the highest-quality connection, enable easy communication acros

Lumosity – Applications Android sur Google Play
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Train your memory and attention. Used by over 70 million people worldwide, Lumosity creates a Personalized Training Program that challenges

Google Keep: notas y listas - Aplicaciones Android en Google Play
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Captura tus ideas y obtén un recordatorio en el lugar y el momento adecuados. Graba un recordatorio de voz estés donde estés (se transcribir

Google Drive – Apps para Android no Google Play
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Comece a usar o Google Drive de graça e tenha acesso a todos os seus arquivos em qualquer smartphone, tablet ou computador. Todos os seus ar

The Interview
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In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tablo

Inbox by Gmail
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Inbox by Gmail requires an invite. Email inbox@google.com to request one. Your email inbox should help you live and work better, but instead

Boom Beach
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Stürme den Strand und erringe den Sieg! Boom Beach ist ein aufregendes Strategiespiel, in dem du gegen die böse Schwarze Garde kämpfst. Entd

Automatic
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► Requires the Automatic Link accessory, which plugs into your car's data port. $99.95 http://automatic.com/Automatic is your Smart Driving

GameStop
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With the GameStop app, you can discover what's out, what's hot, and what's on the horizon. The GameStop app allows you to browse the GameSto

Xbox One SmartGlass
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"Xbox One SmartGlass is the perfect companion app for your Xbox One, both in your living room and on the go. Connect and control your Xbox O

Mint.com Personal Finance
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The free Mint app pulls in all your personal finance accounts and investments into one place, so you can track your spending, create a budge

eBay
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At eBay we work hard every day to build a world-class online shopping experience on Android. The eBay app is packed full of features that ma

Waze social GPS Maps & Traffic
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Waze é um dos maiores aplicativos de trânsito e navegação do mundo baseado em uma comunidade. Junte-se a outros motoristas em sua área e com

Triggertrap
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Triggertrap - Creative ways of triggering your camera. The Triggertrap app has a sound sensor to trigger your camera and a range of tools to

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Gotta get that Banana Boat Smoothie!!!!
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Beautiful home from the Ringling estate and remember that USF students get in free!!!
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Love this place....looking for a nice stroll around the park this is the place...you can bring your dogs too
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This is the number one place to go if you enjoy the water and rowing. USFSM has one of the best rowing teams and I am so glad I had the opportunity to be part of it.
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Great School with great faculty.......small classes so you really get to know your professor and your professor knows you....a lot of hands on work too which I love
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Nice little hidden gem if you want to go see the sunset
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