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Adam Bennett
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Force Touch For Android
So, the media is making a big deal about Apple's Force Touch and the possibility of the iPhone6S supporting it. This has been on Android for a long time.

TouchEvent.getPressure() returns a value which can be used by an application. Here's a pressure sensitive app I created for Android. Just press the screen with varying degrees of pressure and it will tell you what it saw immediately, then wait for the next event.

Source code: https://code.casual-dev.com/UdId
App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.casual_dev.forcetouch
Android API: http://developer.android.com/reference/android/view/MotionEvent.html#getPressure%28%29

How is this useful? It's not, really. It just adds a level of complexity to a user experience.
I just wanted to demonstrate this ability which Android has had for many ye...
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Google I/O Extended with the flypay Android team. Ready for a geek-out.
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Some photos from flypay's recent trip to Lithuania
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It was quite lovely, we were super lucky.
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Hah, what a joke. Fuck CyanogenMod, their shitty business practises and their increasingly bloated OS.
 
A letter from Steve and Kirt on what's next for Cyanogen and the #OpenFuture http://ow.ly/KHnAj
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What's that Andy? New phone day? #TryLGG4
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Silicon Valley is now my favourite TV show.
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Not got around to watching that yet - but I've heard good things about it :)
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London was lovely yesterday.
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Android Devs, has anyone here had issues with Google Maps V2 in Lite Mode not showing on devices using the latest (V7) Google Play Services? I suspect this is the problem we're seeing, but I'm curious if anyone else is experiencing it.
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Rumor time.

Here's a rumor from one of our solid sources. The Lollipop MR1 (Android 5.1) will start rolling out to Nexus devices starting with the N7 (probably 2013) this week, barring anything unexpected.

This release is supposed to make Android buttery smooth again, which is something you may have already spotted from videos of Android One devices running it. You're going to want to install it.

Google's been having some issues with battery life, which explains the delay, and unless they're already resolved, could possibly delay the rollout. But later this week is the info I have right now.
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Education
  • Alchemea College
    Studio Sound Engineering, 2010 - 2011
  • Exeter University
    Renewable Energy, 2007 - 2008
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Other names
I get called Gordon a lot.
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
  • Monument Valley
  • Worms 3 Android
  • RETRY
  • Flip Flop
  • Goat Simulator
  • AdVenture Capitalist
  • TwoDots
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8 Track Mind.
Introduction
I'm an Android developer, technology geek, blog writer, mix engineer and London enthusiast. I cycle, I write apps, I take photos occasionally and I have an unhealthy relationship with the internet.
Bragging rights
I've done an awful lot of cool things.
Work
Skills
Android, Java, Development, Writing
Employment
  • Flypay
    Junior Android Developer, 2014 - present
  • Freelance
    Recording/Mix Engineer, 2011 - 2014
  • Metropolis Group
    Runner/Assistant, 2010 - 2011
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Currently
London
Previously
Truro, Cornwall
Easily my favorite pub in London.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Highly recommended. Fantastic, delicate Italian food.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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