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Михаил Пушкарев420#ActiveUsers #Add #AddCircle #AddFriends #AddMeToYour #AddPeople #artcircles #artistcircle #AuthorCircle #AutoFollow #AutoFollowBack #Awesome #AwesomeArt #AwesomeCircle #awesomecircle #awesomecircles #AwesomeDay #AwesomeFace #AwesomePeople #AwesomePublick #AwesomePublickCircle #AwesomeSauce #beautiful #BeautifulPhotographs #BeautifulPictures #belarus #Best #bestcircle #bestengagers #bestgoogleplususers #bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus #BestShared #BestSharedCircle #BestSnowball #BlackSndwhitePhotography #blogger #bloggers 2015-01-01 08:18:30500003
Michael Ginsburg3,406A list of some awesome #bloggers  for your circling pleasure. #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharingcircles  2014-12-19 05:49:48501000
Михаил Пушкарев0#ActiveUsers #Add #AddCircle #AddFriends #AddMeToYour #AddPeople #artcircles #artistcircle #AuthorCircle #AutoFollow #AutoFollowBack #Awesome #AwesomeArt #AwesomeCircle #awesomecircle #awesomecircles #AwesomeDay #AwesomeFace #AwesomePeople #AwesomePublick #AwesomePublickCircle #AwesomeSauce #beautiful #BeautifulPhotographs #BeautifulPictures #belarus #Best #bestcircle #bestengagers #bestgoogleplususers #bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus #BestShared #BestSharedCircle #BestSnowball #BlackSndwhitePhotography #blogger #bloggers 2014-12-13 08:06:48496213
Webtasarim Gardentr104Web design #seo #circle #bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google  #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles  #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle  #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing  #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   #circlesharing   #circl2014-11-07 10:04:23485237
John Wood16,575Great circle to find many interesting and interactive people!!! If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#bosmol #BosmolCircle #GrowthCIrcle #GooglePlus #CircleShare #sharedpubliccircles #kl #bd #po #office #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circleshared #publiccirclesproject #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #google #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing 2014-10-15 06:31:144868699133
George Clark7,103Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#topcircle #circleshareoftheday #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles   #fridaycircle   #themecircle   #mediterranean   #addbackspree   #ripplescircle   #addback   #aahanapriyadarsinee   #peoplescircle   #circleoftheday   #followme   #follow4follow  2014-09-27 10:52:53486372240
Andro idReview2If you are not in this circle and want to be in this circle, please do the following:1. Add us to your circles, if you haven't done so already.2. Publicly share this post to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above.2014-06-20 16:34:56473001
Shivakant Tripathi1,773IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS WORK PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:  1. Plus the post  2. Share the post  3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.  4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not.#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare   #circleshare   #circleoftheday #circleshares   #circlesharing   #circlesshare   #publicsharedcircle #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle #todayssharedcircle   #publiccircle #circle   #circles   #awesome #awesomeness #awesomepeople #shareyourcircle   #bestengagers #followers #followback   #awesomecircles #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle   #myseoissocial   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles #sharedcircle   2014-06-05 23:05:224351048
Cartoons Full Movie633Google Friends! - You're in this Circle - Share the circle *'"*:•:•* •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::• •-:•:''''*                                              114This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top Google+ users that share unique and original contents.Follow this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow your dreams and smile to life.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle2014-05-12 00:43:324708113
John Nuntiatio36,151#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle #football   #tennis   #golf   #photography   #health   #weightloss  2014-05-11 09:30:314962119
Bui Van Nam9091Google Friends! - You're in this Circle - Share the circle *'"*:•:•* •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::• •-:•:''''*                                                 This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top Google+ users that share unique and original contents.Follow this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow your dreams and smile to life.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!Circle Networkhttps://plus.google.com/b/112542593288160483901/112542593288160483901/postsNetwork Circleshttps://plus.google.com/b/112542593288160483901/communities/113362757071870225795#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #socialmedia#Circlenetwork2014-05-07 16:06:164014110
Ryan Johnson4,294Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators  to add or share1) +1 this post2) Share this post publicly3) Comment below (ask to be added)4) Add the circle (if you can)#circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #publiccircle   #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle   #dontconfusethecircles  2014-05-07 11:36:00464322254
CIRCLE DEALER599                                 CIRCLE   ""FRIENDS"" # 5 "CIRCLE DEALER "  BRINGS TOGETHER NICE AND INTERESTING PEOPLE .  SHARE AND BE SHARED ! ! ! ADD THIS ONE TO YOUR CIRCLES ! ! !HERE YOU CAN FIND SOME INTERESTING PEOPLE ON GOOGLE + IT`S AN EXCLUSIVE LIST OF CREATIVE, ACTIVE AND SUCCESSFUL  PEOPLE ON GOOGLE +Have fun and enjoy !DON´T forget to plus this post, comment this post and reshare this post !!!!        #circleshare #circle #circlesharing #circles #circles #circledealer  2014-05-03 23:36:084738612
virginiavaginawati putrikumalasari455please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional474circle2014-05-02 11:51:2447414225
Shivakant Tripathi1,650IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS WORK PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:  1. Plus the post  2. Share the post  3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.  4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not. (。◕‿◕。)#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare   #circleshare   #circleoftheday #circleshares   #circlesharing   #circlesshare   #publicsharedcircle #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle #todayssharedcircle   #publiccircle #circle   #circles   #awesome #awesomeness #awesomepeople #shareyourcircle   #bestengagers #followers #followback   #awesomecircles #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle   #myseoissocial   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles 2014-04-16 21:12:284362111
John Bastar168....#CircleShare  No.4share your friends & help your friends share you!#circlesharing #circles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleoftheday2014-04-06 21:18:21396009
SEO Optimizers2,184V1  #SeoOptimizers #GrowthCircle  #TopEngagers I wanted to create a #GoogleCircleShare  for top engagers.  These are people that will share and re-post your circles and other content you produce.I highly suggest adding each and every person in this #GoogleCircle  as they will b sure to interact with you.If you would like to be a part of my top engagers #SeoOptimizersCircle  then please do the following:1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps aboveMake sure to check out my social media blog at http://bosmol.comFor all you SEO and social media marketing needs visit my company http://www.seooptimizers.com#SeoOptimizers   #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing  #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   I am confident that together we can get this to over 100+ shared2014-04-01 05:43:594949859107
Jack C Crawford86,096Another cool circle.2014-03-22 17:03:555000517
Wilco Wings16,365A powerful shared circle of active engagers!If you're in it, please reshare!This circle is based on mentions from this post: https://plus.google.com/+WilcoWings/posts/ftBBQeqYS88 #sharedcircles  2014-03-12 16:03:182849974112
Bob Mulholland20,590Haven't done a  #FollowFriday  in a while. Beam these mofos into your Circles , Scotty!Nothin' but a buncha  #StarTrek  nerds in here.... #SharedCircles  2014-03-07 20:06:14486519
Cristian Teodoridis2,240Circle #2. Enjoy!2014-02-12 21:43:394664818
Vladimir Samsonov35,291Circle of the Most Active Users of Google+Круг наиболее активных пользователей Google+Good evening/night to friends on the other side of the globe, enjoy the day when it comes to your side!Share and be sharedНовый день новый круг!New day new circle!.....#ForFriends2014-02-12 14:52:08498204146230
Wilco Wings14,844Shared Circle of people suggested by other Plussers 1/6A call ( https://plus.google.com/112144785911700169746/posts/GhKufyejUCj ) to mention your most favorite people on +Google+, resulted in 6 shared circles. All blue heads, in-actives, pages and non public posters are removed using +Circloscope. Those who abused this action had their mentions removed.#engagers   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #share 2014-02-11 18:40:059533223
Vladimir Samsonov35,123Good morning, my friends! Have a wonderful Friday!Good evening/night to friends on the other side of the globe, enjoy the day when it comes to your side!Share and be sharedНовый день новый круг!New day new circle!.....Circle of the Most Active Users of Google+Круг наиболее активных пользователей Google+#ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother2014-02-11 08:58:44494210160238
Larry Chuon74I'm new to Google+.  My circle of PlusOne is for those who are leveraging Google+ to grow their circle and business.2014-02-08 04:36:20236304
Brendan Thesingh39,355GEDEELDE CIRKELOnder andere naar aanleiding van +Nora de Ruyter en +Eva Bronsveld voor iedereen en juist ook alle nieuwkomers een gedeelde cirkel. Hierin staan ongeveer de 500 meest relevante Nederlandstaligen voor mij. Hieruit kun jij ook weer mensen kiezen om te volgen en op te reageren. En misschien volgen ze  jou weer terug. Veel plezier er in ieder geval mee.2014-01-02 16:24:1350113616
Jack C Crawford67,189So you all might remember the Angels circle, right?This one has 440 cool guys (caveat emptor ... my preferences may differ from yours ... I like all of these gentlemen).So here's to the men!G+{I added myself just because ...}2013-07-10 20:10:59441913783
Max Huijgen46,779The 100 most relevant people on G+ you really should check out. It´s impossible to select the people which contributes most to my experience on G+ so I´ll let Google do the dirty work.These 98 people (and 2 pages I helped founding) are the most relevant ones according to Google´s circle sort so they deserve a spot in the Friday sun.  If you´re not in it, be assured I really enjoy your posts and/or comments. I meet a lot of great people here, but this self imposed limit to 100 is just to make it easier for others to circle the whole bunch and check them out.2013-06-21 19:32:111001221459
Derek Ross474,824Need more Android in your stream? Here's another Android Shared CircleIn this circle you'll find people whom love to talk about Android, people who write or blog about Android daily, a few hand selected Pages, and even some Glass Explorers. I even tossed in some Android app developers and ROM developers for good measure.It's going to be a fun filled next few weeks Android fans. With Android 4.3 speculations, a white/black Nexus 4, a possible Nexus 7 refresh, the Motorola X Phone, and an interesting Google 'media player' device. #sharedcircles   #circleshare  If you were notified, you're included! Feel free to share this post and all the included Android love with others!Check my profile for other Android circle shares that include community curated Circles and developer focused Circles.2013-05-27 20:58:1750019839
Bob Mulholland15,429Love the way these new Circle Shares look!Anyway, the good people inside this circle just can't get enough of everybody's favorite sci-fi show: Star Trek[waits for backlash on the above statement]So click +1 if you want to hang out with the cool kids in this groovy looking Circle.  #StarTrek   #SharedCircles   #CircleShare  2013-05-15 23:18:174846315
Android Dissected3,988It's Friday, and what better day/time to do a shared circle of some of the most amazing folks on +Google+. This is our Android circle. These folks should all be pretty active and do a lot of posting and commenting. If you don't have them circled currently, well, JUST DO SO NOW!If you're included in this circle, THANK YOU for being YOU and for sharing the things you do with us. You're appreciated more than you know! #FollowFriday   #CircleShare   #SharedCircle   #SharedCircles  2013-05-10 15:54:174931236
Bob Mulholland15,049#StarTrek   #SharedCircle  Beam these awesome Trekkies into your Circles. Want to be assimilated? No Tribble at all, just +1 this post and I'll pull you in with my tractor beam.Energize.2013-05-03 23:43:2447511516
martin shervington81,949Commoogling Engagers Circle 1 (April 2013)These circles are some of the longest and deepest connections I have made during my time on Google+. Thanks to everyone who make Google+ such a positive learning environment.Still learning... #commoogling  2013-04-11 17:23:23456401440
Nanci Sgettman0חוגים משותפים של סופרמנים2013-03-24 13:57:2587336
Wilco Wings8,020My Circle of Awesomeness Daily & Weekly Circle Combined... into one circle... awesome people... from all around the world... who are real... who talk about their daily life or interests... chromebooks... funny stuff... nexus... gadgets... tech... kids... dogs... beach... travel... vacation... G+... android... relations an so on! For the people in this circle, I suggest you also add this circle, it is worth it. #sharedcircles  2013-03-24 12:51:248631536
Martijn van der Meulen5,976A few people have asked me about my Chrome OS circle, so here you go. The best Google+'ers you can find here that know about all things Chrome OS, Chromium OS, Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.Shout if you want to be included or if you recommend someone.2013-03-03 14:16:5024231224
Alex Maxham2,074Last night, I made a post about starting a brand new Android circle. Many of you added a bunch of people. There are over 250 people in this circle and it's time to share it :D*Original post: http://goo.gl/cRbaM *_If you think you belong in this Android circle, leave a comment below... _2013-02-26 20:01:49248315
Kelly Bergman2,120Here is a list of my top Google+ friends for engagement. #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  2013-02-25 15:30:5749026726
Michael Snyder1,658An excellent circle filled with people who post primarily about tech. All are active Google+ posters or participants. #sharedcircles   #technology  2013-02-24 01:34:2666312
Bob Mulholland13,387Bob's G+ To-Do listMonday: Share my Don't Panic Circle ✔Tuesday: Share my Star Trek Circle ✔Wednesday: Share my Discover Indie CircleThursday: Share my Frank Zappa Fans CircleFriday: Share my Bacon Lovers Circle+1 today's Circle to get hooped.2013-02-19 18:22:1646516421
Aidan Cole1,819This circle rewards those who take part in interaction as seen below..Everyone OLD and NEW Must ADD this circle to your own the latest versionsBELOW INSTRUCTIONS is what make this all possible so thanksFor newcomers and members this system is the best, we do 3 to 4 things every share.1. ADD THE CIRCLE if you can't try again this ensures you stay in the circle long term and you won't be removed2. Share the post3. PLUS the circle4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #publicsharedcircles #circleshared #publiccirclesproject #growthinfollowers #followers #addmetoyourcircles  2013-02-12 23:37:40265271227
Jens Eckleben3,990Its my special Circle for "Highpotential GPlussers" they are very active, share interesting news and hav more than 2.000 followers.  2013-02-02 18:33:4737432836
Euro Maestro41,209Weekly roundup and the Who's Who of Google Plus ! #sharedcircles   #top500   #ff   #euromaestrocircles   #euromaestro   #weeklyreview  Who are the top engagers on Google Plus this week ?Find out on +CircleCount  http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/Who are the top 50 in my country ?On the top of the page change "all countries" to the country that you are interested in to see the top engagers for that country. Where am I on the list ?If you don't see yourself, just put your name in the search box and you can find your scores and ranking.  Click on "open page with profile" to see  who is right above or below you. How can I find the list during the week if I forget the link ?Click on circlecount.com then click on specials and click on Euro's who's who.Who moved up this week ?+Shailja Sharma overtook Neila Rey to get the number 1 spot this week.+Rinus Bakker reclaimed the number 3 spot this week.Ashley Tindale slipped down to fourth place.  +Hugh Jackman climbed up to number 5 from number 16 two weeks ago. +Amanda Blain always in the top 10 secured number 6 once again.+Marques Brownlee moved up to number 7.+Ali Adelstein advanced to number 8.+Trey Ratcliff entered into the top 10 for the first time at number 9.And +Luuh Santos rounded out the top 10.+Wil Wheaton has been moving up quickly from number 22013-02-02 18:14:5426519343116
AyJay Schibig13,770ENGAGERS CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. my new edition  of my Engagers Circle!#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle2013-01-14 21:17:4136815529
Bob Mulholland12,616+Dammit Jim! It's #StarTrek   #SharedCircle  time!Resistance is futile. We are Trekkies. We will assimilate you. You will click +1 or you will share this Circle, and you will be assimilated. We are Trekkies. We will assimilate you. Resistance is futile. Happy holidays, gang!2012-12-20 19:27:024668619
Stephan Irgenfried200Joined the ENGAGERS CIRCLE today and share it again to invite you to join it.2012-12-13 15:05:5145110119
AyJay Schibig11,911ENGAGERS CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this Circle of Engaging G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-10 03:03:0845017230
Bob Mulholland12,239Live long and add this Circle #StarTrek   #SharedCircle  +1 to get beamed in.I don't notify anymore, but I add the  #StarTrek  hashtag to all Trekkie posts. Don't forget to add my Page +Dammit Jim! 2012-12-04 15:24:0045810414
Noah Lampert901My good friend +Saleem Fayyad is asking for tips on how to get more involved with Google+.Here's what I came up with off the top of my head:1) Search for Shared Circles by topic2) Use the G+ Search Bar as you would regular Google Search3) Have people share circles with you which is what I'm doing here.Here's a shared circle that the incomparable +martin shervington put together. It's a circle of high engagers (people of all different types, those are the best kind you know) and to be quite honest it's probably the best shared circle I've added to date. For those that already follow +martin shervington you know what I'm talking about.Any other tips in terms of getting other people into G+ are greatly appreciated. Thanks!2012-11-06 21:57:2243721722
Claudio Gagliardini26,924Great Engagers on Google Plus #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared  2012-10-22 08:05:1549536533

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2015-01-13 17:43:07 (42 comments, 5 reshares, 142 +1s)Open 

Just bought a Moto X+1 (bamboo). Seeing this phone in real life made it an instant purchase. Best looking phone I've ever seen. Looks like I'm selling my Nexus 6.

Most reshares: 21

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2014-12-07 20:52:58 (4 comments, 21 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Ralph Baer, "The Father of Video Games", has just passed away at the age of 92. RIP.

Most plusones: 248

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2014-12-06 15:03:03 (33 comments, 16 reshares, 248 +1s)Open 

Just saw Big Hero 6, thanks to the kind people at BAFTA. Really enjoyed it, it's nice to see the non-Pixar side of Disney doing great digitally animated films.

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2015-01-16 16:55:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Monument Valley only made a 4X return on their investment, and that's arguably one of the top 25 most hyped premium mobile games ever. It shows how scarily low the upper spectrum of premium mobile games looks like revenue-wise.

Monument Valley only made a 4X return on their investment, and that's arguably one of the top 25 most hyped premium mobile games ever. It shows how scarily low the upper spectrum of premium mobile games looks like revenue-wise.___

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2015-01-15 10:41:45 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Visiting BAFTA HQ tomorrow to see Birdman. Haven't seen Michael Keaton in a film since .. Batman? Or was it Beetlejuice?

Visiting BAFTA HQ tomorrow to see Birdman. Haven't seen Michael Keaton in a film since .. Batman? Or was it Beetlejuice?___

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2015-01-14 21:02:25 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Nintendo just announced Pokémon Shuffle, a free-to-play title similar to Candy Crush Saga / Puzzle & Dragons.

Nintendo just announced Pokémon Shuffle, a free-to-play title similar to Candy Crush Saga / Puzzle & Dragons.___

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2015-01-13 17:43:07 (42 comments, 5 reshares, 142 +1s)Open 

Just bought a Moto X+1 (bamboo). Seeing this phone in real life made it an instant purchase. Best looking phone I've ever seen. Looks like I'm selling my Nexus 6.

Just bought a Moto X+1 (bamboo). Seeing this phone in real life made it an instant purchase. Best looking phone I've ever seen. Looks like I'm selling my Nexus 6.___

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2015-01-11 16:26:50 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Bought a Wii U last week. Can anyone tell me what this TVii feature is? It doesn't seem to work.

Bought a Wii U last week. Can anyone tell me what this TVii feature is? It doesn't seem to work.___

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2015-01-10 18:03:27 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

168! New top score on #crossyroad.
http://crossyroad.com

168! New top score on #crossyroad.
http://crossyroad.com___

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2015-01-05 23:35:51 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Anyone with good recommendations on what fitness apps work best with Google Fit? There are so many of them already. I already have a workout plan with my gym, I'd like to find an efficient way to get that data into Google Fit.

#GoogleFit

Anyone with good recommendations on what fitness apps work best with Google Fit? There are so many of them already. I already have a workout plan with my gym, I'd like to find an efficient way to get that data into Google Fit.

#GoogleFit___

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2015-01-03 18:10:04 (31 comments, 7 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

I've just sold my Explorer Edition of Google Glass. Everything indicates that the product is at the end of its life cycle. This might come as a surprise to some. I've had the device for a year now, and since the prescription frames came out I've been wearing it on a daily basis(!). My experience with it has also been very positive, I've never had a bad reaction in public and the device has several features that I frequently use. Most features actually have become scarily habitual, if I don't wear Glass I genuinely miss using the Notification Glance (http://goo.gl/zntYZe) and something simple as having the time displayed in the corner of your vision is missed as well. You can debate about whether features like this are 'enough', but I appreciate them.

Even half a year ago things looked quite shiny for Glass. A new 'basecamp' (the official Google Glass... more »

I've just sold my Explorer Edition of Google Glass. Everything indicates that the product is at the end of its life cycle. This might come as a surprise to some. I've had the device for a year now, and since the prescription frames came out I've been wearing it on a daily basis(!). My experience with it has also been very positive, I've never had a bad reaction in public and the device has several features that I frequently use. Most features actually have become scarily habitual, if I don't wear Glass I genuinely miss using the Notification Glance (http://goo.gl/zntYZe) and something simple as having the time displayed in the corner of your vision is missed as well. You can debate about whether features like this are 'enough', but I appreciate them.

Even half a year ago things looked quite shiny for Glass. A new 'basecamp' (the official Google Glass store) opened up in London. Fashion powerhouse +DVF​​ released a series of exclusive frames and shades for Glass in the UK in September through high-fashion retailer +NET-A-PORTER​​. And just a few weeks ago I had a sponsored tweet in my Twitter timeline informing me about how Philips was going to use the Explorer Edition in the medical field. That's great, I guess? Overall sentiment is down however. The London basecamp has closed down and I don't feel as if the DVF frames have had an impact on how people perceive Glass. And there are more bad signs.

Some time ago Reuters journalists wrote an article on how early believers are losing faith (http://goo.gl/g1bEHL). Currently it's still not possible to monetise Glass apps through the Glassware store, and it would surprise me if the hardware installbase is more than 250,000 anyway. Developing Glass apps isn't very interesting from a commercial point of view, and it holds back the innovation potential of the platform. At the same time people are still waiting for a killer app for Glass, but who has an incentive to create one? I hate saying it, but I think the Explorer Edition of Google Glass is coming to the end of its life cycle. It was an incredibly valuable learning exercise, but the Explorer Edition simply isn't product/market fit.

That's not a bad thing, in the hard- and software industry we often don't spend enough time testing the demand for our products and it's great that Google has done this. In fact, I've been working on a new game in our studio and I'm applying Lean principles to the development cycle. Lean as a software development methodology isn't easy to summarise in a few sentences, but a key part of it is that you should deliver your product as early as possible. So for my new game we've hacked together a rough version, are learning lessons from it, and iterate from there. That's quite a difference to regular game development, where you usually build much larger parts of the game, do some occasional user testing, but still largely release it whilst keeping your fingers crossed, hoping that it will be successful. I'm sure that Google is doing something similar for most of their products: release it as quickly as possible, learn lessons from it, and iterate from there, also not being worried about making decisions as late as possible. This might sound scary to traditional product managers, but I'm quite used to it, and know that in the end it results in a better product. But it also means that for now we've ended up with mere iterations of what Glass could be.

Right now I believe Google has learned enough about the current version of Glass, and I'm sure they're preparing the follow-up to the Explorer Edition. Why? Allow me to explain.

A few weeks ago one of the 'Glass Guides' wrote the following on the official Glass messageboards, after Glass users complained that the device simply wasn't what they thought it would be: "Currently, the Glass team is doing a lot work behind the scenes. Not to worry, even though the work’s not out in the open just yet, a lot of what they’re working on came from this type of feedback from you guys and gals." The aforementioned Reuters article also mentions that Google has "hundreds of engineers and executives working on it." And just a few days ago the official Glass account tweeted to a follower making it clear that they expect the next version to cost less. And there's more.

There's seems to be an increase in patent registrations from the Glass team. Most of them are for more subtle changes, but this one has to be the most interesting one so far: http://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?PageNum=0&docid=D0710928&IDKey=DC729822AC86&HomeUrl=http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser%3FSect1%3DPTO2%2526Sect2%3DHITOFF%2526u%3D%25252Fnetahtml%25252FPTO%25252Fsearch-adv.htm%2526r%3D1%2526p%3D1%2526f%3DG%2526l%3D50%2526d%3DPTXT%2526S1%3D%28Google.ASNM.%252BAND%252BHeinrich.INNM.%29%2526OS%3DAN/Google%252BAND%252BIN/Heinrich%2526RS%3D%28AN/Google%252BAND%252BIN/Heinrich%29. It's noticeably sleeker and appears to show the display technology hiding inside the frames, rather than proudly standing out in the open.

But the most blatantly obvious clue probably comes from the Wall Street Journal, a news paper known for posting rumours that basically always are true. Just a month ago they posted an item (http://goo.gl/2WNY5d) stating that Intel Corp. will supply the electronic brains for a new version of Google Inc.’s Glass device expected next year, people familiar with the matter said, part of a push by the semiconductor giant into wearable technology. So there you go.

Making Glass look like regular glasses, and bringing the price down will be two critical next steps in order to bring the product to a larger audience. But there is still the software. Initially Glass had firmware updates once every few weeks. But lately it has been completely quiet on this front. In fact, the last firmware update came out several months ago. Fingers crossed they're working on something special.

I suspect most people are still waiting for killer apps that you couldn't live without, and I have a hard time envisioning what those apps would look like. But if the device is more casual and inconspicuous then it doesn't matter that much? Similar to any Android Wear device: it doesn't really have killer apps, it's just a regular watch that does some useful things, all wrapped up in a piece of hardware with a pricetag that makes it worth purchasing for most people. Glass probably works better in a similar environment.

When Google overhauls the firmware for Glass I'm really curious to see what they'll do with it. It sits at such a weird place, you'd think that they should get Glass to start using Android Wear as well, but perhaps I'm wrong? The Glass firmware feels so inconsistent to me. Why does Glass use the OK Glass voice command, but all other Google devices use OK Google? And now that we're talking about OK Google - how futureproof is that once we have multiple devices listening to the exact same voice command? Questions, questions.

Anyway, with all of this in mind I thought it would be wise to sell my Glass. Once the new version is available I'm sure it will be incredibly hard to sell the Explorer Edition second-hand for a decent price. I will miss the device, but it makes me even more excited about the next version. Everything seems to indicate that we're just a few months away from its release, so I'll be patient and look forward to its release with much anticipation.

/rambly post___

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2015-01-03 16:45:06 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

I'm quite excited about Twitter Video. There is huge potential there for easier sharing of gameplay videos from the PlayStation 4. What do you think +Richard Dixon?

I'm quite excited about Twitter Video. There is huge potential there for easier sharing of gameplay videos from the PlayStation 4. What do you think +Richard Dixon?___

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2015-01-01 22:04:53 (36 comments, 16 reshares, 139 +1s)Open 

Okay guys, let’s talk about the Nexus 6. It took some time, but here are my thoughts on Google's new flagship phone. There are good and bad parts about the Nexus 6, and as usual I’m trying to cover both sides. If you have any specific questions then just leave them in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer them.

Lately I’ve been thinking quite a bit about how a device feels. Some devices provide an incredibly solid experience, and some don’t. Controversially enough (at least here on Google+) I really rated the original iPhone 4 as a solid device. Its performance has gone down considerably due to the latest iOS updates, but when it originally came out it was an incredibly beautiful blend between hardware and software. It was fast, responsive, and looked great. There is something to be said about the stainless steel frame, and the smoothness of iOS. Especially in olderAndroid d... more »

Okay guys, let’s talk about the Nexus 6. It took some time, but here are my thoughts on Google's new flagship phone. There are good and bad parts about the Nexus 6, and as usual I’m trying to cover both sides. If you have any specific questions then just leave them in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer them.

Lately I’ve been thinking quite a bit about how a device feels. Some devices provide an incredibly solid experience, and some don’t. Controversially enough (at least here on Google+) I really rated the original iPhone 4 as a solid device. Its performance has gone down considerably due to the latest iOS updates, but when it originally came out it was an incredibly beautiful blend between hardware and software. It was fast, responsive, and looked great. There is something to be said about the stainless steel frame, and the smoothness of iOS. Especially in older Android devices it has been hard to find a similar experience. Nexus devices have done great, but I feel that in all fairness this has mostly been through the software. The hardware has always been a bit lacking. But now we have the Nexus 6.

One of the best aspects of the Nexus 6 is the price. Most people prefer to have everything as cheap as possible, but for a flagship device that’s supposed to guide other Android manufacturers this really isn’t an option. I’m incredibly glad that Google has gone all-out this time: with the new £499 / £549 price point they finally have been able to create a phone with hardware that crushes almost all other Android and iOS phones in raw performance. This is what I expect from a flagship device. The quad-core 2.7 Ghz processor is blazing fast, the Adreno 420 GPU features renderers and shaders which are usually only found in desktop GPUs, and with 3 GB of RAM there is more than enough space to keep a ton of information in memory all the time.

The 3,220mAh(!) battery will please many people as well, I’ve never had a phone last this long. One morning I took it off the charger, played several 3D graphics intensive games on it, watched YouTube videos for over an hour, and in the evening the battery was still half full. I kept it off the charger at night, played more games in the morning, and it only start to get low on battery at about 2pm. Usually I’m slightly careful with using my phone as a media player for games and video, since I don’t want to drain the battery completely, but 1.5 days of battery life is unprecedented and will completely change my phone usage behaviour. The Nexus 6 also comes with Motorola’s Turbo Charger. So if your Nexus 6 drops below 15% of battery life you can simply hook it up to the Turbo Charger, where 15 minutes of charging will give you about 6-8 hours of battery life.

Most people use their phone to keep an eye on the time as well. But recently I learned about the impact this has on battery life. Every time you switch on your screen to quickly check the time it costs about as much energy as leaving your screen on for 3-5 minutes. That’s a lot! Fortunately Motorola has found a clever solution for this, which they’ve previously applied to their Moto X phone. Whenever you look at the time on your phone the Nexus 6 doesn’t switch on the whole display. The time and notifications are displayed, but nothing else. The rest of the screen is black. The reason for this? Only the pixels on the screen that are used to show the time and notifications are switched on. The rest of the pixels are all off. It’s a subtle but great feature, which helps you in getting more out of your battery life.

The screen of the Nexus 6 is a thing of beauty. The AMOLED display has a 2560 x 1440 resolution with a pixel density of 493ppi. For reference, the iPhone 6 Plus, which most people will compare the Nexus 6 to, has a 1920 x 1080 resolution screen with a pixel density of 401ppi. Combined with the stereo speakers that are snugly positioned to the left and right of the screen you will be in for a treat when you use the Nexus 6 as a media player.
  
Another feature that people really should pay attention to is the always-on microphone. This doesn’t have an impact on the battery, it works exactly how you expect it to work (most of the time), and it genuinely feels like you’re living in the future. A few days ago I had a shower whilst my phone was lying in the corner of the bathroom on top of a pile of clothes. From underneath the shower I decided to say “OK Google, play music”, and the Nexus 6 captured it flawlessly after which it started playing Avicii to me. It just works and is as intuitive as you can imagine it to be. This is what living in the future is like.

However, the Nexus 6 isn’t completely perfect. For some bizarre reason I’ve noticed that it sometimes ignores my decision to always have the microphone on. It just forgets it, resulting in me saying “OK Google” to my phone after which nothing happens. This has happened several times now, I hope we can expect a fix for this soon. 

After a few days I’m quite used to carrying a phablet with me, but whether or not the phone is too large is an incredibly personal decision. What does annoy me is how slippery the device is. The sides of the Nexus 6 are made out of metal, which looks great, but you really have to pay attention in order to make sure the phone doesn’t slide out of your hands. Most people probably prefer having their phone in a cover I suspect, but I really think Google & Motorola should have thought a bit longer about this.

Reviews about the 13MP camera have been very positive so far. However, I think it’s not good enough. Sure, it’s one of the best cameras available on Android, but my understanding is that cost is the only reason why it’s still lagging behind the cameras we see in Apple devices. Why is no Android manufacturer willing to pay more for camera sensors than what Apple is paying for them? Google is quite vocal in their support for the photography community, so it would be great if they pushed for better camera hardware.

My last (small) frustration is with the wireless charging. Sure, it works. And it was absolutely flawless on the Nexus 4 and 5. But it’s really unclear what Google wants to do with the Nexus 6. Google still sells the Nexus 5 wireless charger on the Google Play Store, which gives me the impression that they expect people to use that charger with the Nexus 6. But that old charger is a pain to get aligned with the wireless coil in the Nexus 6, especially with the curved back. Is there going to be an official Nexus 6 wireless charger? Who knows? Google? Bueller? Bueller?

Keeping all of these points in mind I still have to say that this is an incredible phone. The hardware is incredibly powerful, and it all sits inside a device made of the premium materials it deserves. Much has been said about the elegance and ease-of-use of Android Lollipop, and I can only confirm those statements. It’s absolutely great, and if you’re looking for the best that Android has to offer then the Nexus 6 is the device to get. It provides exactly that solid experience that I was talking about earlier. You won’t be disappointed.

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More information about the Nexus 6 can be found here: http://www.google.co.uk/nexus/6/

Please share this post if you found it useful, I hope I didn't put in this effort so only 5 people would read it :).___

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2015-01-01 20:56:19 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Hey all, here's a quick update on Murder Files & Enigma Express!

Murder Files
To celebrate the new year we've temporarily dropped the price of Murder Files on iOS to just £0.69/$0.99.

Enigma Express
We also made a temporary change to Enigma Express, the Agency Bonus now gives you 100 Coins every 6 hours. Whether you use them for gadgets, energy, train tracks or border crossings is down to you.

Direct downloadlinks to both games can be found on www.murderfiles.co.uk. Enjoy!

Hey all, here's a quick update on Murder Files & Enigma Express!

Murder Files
To celebrate the new year we've temporarily dropped the price of Murder Files on iOS to just £0.69/$0.99.

Enigma Express
We also made a temporary change to Enigma Express, the Agency Bonus now gives you 100 Coins every 6 hours. Whether you use them for gadgets, energy, train tracks or border crossings is down to you.

Direct downloadlinks to both games can be found on www.murderfiles.co.uk. Enjoy!___

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2014-12-30 23:43:27 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Annoyed with Sony & Microsoft for not being able to play online over the last few days? It's probably best for people to read this first, before you blame them. Lizard Squad started these DDoS attacks on them, they're the ones to blame. Imagine that your favourite local shop suddenly got burgled. Would you blame the shop for not being able to do what you usually do there, or would you blame the burglars?

Annoyed with Sony & Microsoft for not being able to play online over the last few days? It's probably best for people to read this first, before you blame them. Lizard Squad started these DDoS attacks on them, they're the ones to blame. Imagine that your favourite local shop suddenly got burgled. Would you blame the shop for not being able to do what you usually do there, or would you blame the burglars?___

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2014-12-30 18:10:32 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Why do potentially great devices like the Amazon Fire TV and the Nexus Player come with only 8GB of local storage? Purchase a few films + games and it's full already. I know it's not a full blown console, but my PS4 came with half a terabyte of local storage ..

Why do potentially great devices like the Amazon Fire TV and the Nexus Player come with only 8GB of local storage? Purchase a few films + games and it's full already. I know it's not a full blown console, but my PS4 came with half a terabyte of local storage ..___

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2014-12-29 00:53:37 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Just watched As Above, So Below after spotting it on the PSN Store. Pretty decent horror film, fully filmed in the catacombs in Paris. It reminded me a bit of Tomb Raider as well. Worth watching, if you're not too jumpy. 

Just watched As Above, So Below after spotting it on the PSN Store. Pretty decent horror film, fully filmed in the catacombs in Paris. It reminded me a bit of Tomb Raider as well. Worth watching, if you're not too jumpy. ___

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2014-12-27 23:54:00 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Just saw The Hunger Games. Decent, but such a blatant (westernised) clone of Battle Royale.

Just saw The Hunger Games. Decent, but such a blatant (westernised) clone of Battle Royale.___

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2014-12-27 20:22:53 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Just finished GTA V. What an amazing game. Can't wait to see what +Rockstar Games​​ will do next.

Just finished GTA V. What an amazing game. Can't wait to see what +Rockstar Games​​ will do next.___

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2014-12-27 11:35:04 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Looks like Xbox Live and PSN are gradually coming back, after the Lizard Squad DDOS attack. Some people are able to use the networks as expected, some get errors. #patience

Looks like Xbox Live and PSN are gradually coming back, after the Lizard Squad DDOS attack. Some people are able to use the networks as expected, some get errors. #patience___

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2014-12-25 14:26:44 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Merry Christmas everyone, I hope you all have a great time :)

Merry Christmas everyone, I hope you all have a great time :)___

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2014-12-23 23:30:32 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Very impressed with the Motorola Turbo Charger. It just charged my Nexus 6 from 25% to 75% in less than 30 minutes.

Very impressed with the Motorola Turbo Charger. It just charged my Nexus 6 from 25% to 75% in less than 30 minutes.___

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2014-12-21 14:14:38 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Does anyone know if you can use OK Google to skip to the next track in Google Play Music somehow?

Does anyone know if you can use OK Google to skip to the next track in Google Play Music somehow?___

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2014-12-18 13:55:44 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Hello Nexus 6!

Hello Nexus 6!___

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2014-12-12 10:43:21 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

If everything goes according to plan I should receive my Nexus 6 next week.

If everything goes according to plan I should receive my Nexus 6 next week.___

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2014-12-09 18:54:57 (20 comments, 3 reshares, 105 +1s)Open 

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? For someone with an interest in the Sega Megadrive / Genesis? Then you should definitely get this book, it's filled with gorgeous artwork and unique interviews which cover the rich history of Sega's most successful console. Also, I'm credited in this book 😄.

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? For someone with an interest in the Sega Megadrive / Genesis? Then you should definitely get this book, it's filled with gorgeous artwork and unique interviews which cover the rich history of Sega's most successful console. Also, I'm credited in this book 😄.___

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2014-12-07 20:52:58 (4 comments, 21 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Ralph Baer, "The Father of Video Games", has just passed away at the age of 92. RIP.

Ralph Baer, "The Father of Video Games", has just passed away at the age of 92. RIP.___

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2014-12-06 15:03:03 (33 comments, 16 reshares, 248 +1s)Open 

Just saw Big Hero 6, thanks to the kind people at BAFTA. Really enjoyed it, it's nice to see the non-Pixar side of Disney doing great digitally animated films.

Just saw Big Hero 6, thanks to the kind people at BAFTA. Really enjoyed it, it's nice to see the non-Pixar side of Disney doing great digitally animated films.___

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2014-12-05 17:00:13 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

I'm selling my Google Glass. It wasn't an easy decision, but I simply have too much tech at the moment. It's tough, living in 2014 with all of these gadgets everywhere! :)

I'm selling my Google Glass. It wasn't an easy decision, but I simply have too much tech at the moment. It's tough, living in 2014 with all of these gadgets everywhere! :)___

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2014-12-04 19:32:08 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

And here is the official Terminator Genisys trailer. Not sure what to make of it though. It looks a bit like those cheap TV-series based on great films. The story sounds intriguing though. And at least Arnie is back..

#TerminatorGenisys

And here is the official Terminator Genisys trailer. Not sure what to make of it though. It looks a bit like those cheap TV-series based on great films. The story sounds intriguing though. And at least Arnie is back..

#TerminatorGenisys___

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2014-12-04 17:40:26 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Grand Theft Auto was removed from store shelves because games are still an easy target. It's surreal to see a petition being this successful, especially when it frames GTA V in a way that doesn't correspond with what you're doing in the game at all. Sure, it's a violent game, and many characters in the game have awful experiences, but hey, it's a product rated at 18+. The game really doesn't do much different than, let's say, Scarface or The Godfather. This is such a tiring conversation, can we move on please?

Grand Theft Auto was removed from store shelves because games are still an easy target. It's surreal to see a petition being this successful, especially when it frames GTA V in a way that doesn't correspond with what you're doing in the game at all. Sure, it's a violent game, and many characters in the game have awful experiences, but hey, it's a product rated at 18+. The game really doesn't do much different than, let's say, Scarface or The Godfather. This is such a tiring conversation, can we move on please?___

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2014-12-03 23:15:40 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Signed up for the gym yesterday ( +Heather Jones​ & +George WolvoGamer​ will be pleased 😛). Had my induction earlier today, where I basically had an explanation of how the machines worked. Did quite a bit of exercise afterwards, feeling quite broken right now, but I'm sure I'll be fine. I'll be back on Sunday to set up a training schedule.

Exciting times.

Signed up for the gym yesterday ( +Heather Jones​ & +George WolvoGamer​ will be pleased 😛). Had my induction earlier today, where I basically had an explanation of how the machines worked. Did quite a bit of exercise afterwards, feeling quite broken right now, but I'm sure I'll be fine. I'll be back on Sunday to set up a training schedule.

Exciting times.___

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2014-12-01 18:58:36 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Just saw this at Tesco. Glad to see that at least one word on the packaging is in English! No idea what the rest says. 😀

Just saw this at Tesco. Glad to see that at least one word on the packaging is in English! No idea what the rest says. 😀___

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2014-12-01 00:35:59 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

This is how I escaped from a burning plane in GTA V. Really enjoying the game, it never fails to amaze me how incredibly well Rockstar understands sandbox games.

This is how I escaped from a burning plane in GTA V. Really enjoying the game, it never fails to amaze me how incredibly well Rockstar understands sandbox games.___

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2014-11-28 20:56:52 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

My game is available on the Google Play Store! It's a free download so please check it out and let me know what you think!

My game is available on the Google Play Store! It's a free download so please check it out and let me know what you think!___

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2014-11-28 20:48:22 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Apparently +Three UK​ is looking at acquiring EE or O2. Interesting to see what happens.

Apparently +Three UK​ is looking at acquiring EE or O2. Interesting to see what happens.___

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2014-11-23 20:11:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

There's a huge amount of #EnigmaExpress traffic here on Google+ - https://plus.google.com/b/109133732549569419404/explore/EnigmaExpress. At a glance it looks like more players are using Google+ than Facebook or Twitter even?

There's a huge amount of #EnigmaExpress traffic here on Google+ - https://plus.google.com/b/109133732549569419404/explore/EnigmaExpress. At a glance it looks like more players are using Google+ than Facebook or Twitter even?___

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2014-11-18 18:41:05 (29 comments, 1 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

You can now order the Nexus 6 from the UK Google Play Store. Just ordered mine. Which colour did you go for?

You can now order the Nexus 6 from the UK Google Play Store. Just ordered mine. Which colour did you go for?___

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2014-11-17 14:12:18 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Why is there even a Check Now button in Android? It doesn't really perform a manual check, the OTA updates for Android are done as a phased rollout, so tapping this button frequently doesn't change anything.

Obviously there's an early adopted market who is very keen on having the latest version of Android first. Perhaps it makes more sense if this screen would give people the option to include themselves in a certain part of the phased rollout, with the risks explained to them? This isn't all too different from the Chrome & Chrome OS channels anyway, where the majority of people are in the Stable Channel, but early adopters can switch themselves to Beta and Dev Channels.

Why is there even a Check Now button in Android? It doesn't really perform a manual check, the OTA updates for Android are done as a phased rollout, so tapping this button frequently doesn't change anything.

Obviously there's an early adopted market who is very keen on having the latest version of Android first. Perhaps it makes more sense if this screen would give people the option to include themselves in a certain part of the phased rollout, with the risks explained to them? This isn't all too different from the Chrome & Chrome OS channels anyway, where the majority of people are in the Stable Channel, but early adopters can switch themselves to Beta and Dev Channels.___

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2014-11-15 20:38:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Loving beautiful notepads? Go and fund this Cravar leather Kickstarter project.

Loving beautiful notepads? Go and fund this Cravar leather Kickstarter project.___

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2014-11-14 21:52:44 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Just learned that F2P MMO Game of War has a $40 million USD marketing budget. No wonder I see the game everywhere. And yes, that's Kate Upton.

Just learned that F2P MMO Game of War has a $40 million USD marketing budget. No wonder I see the game everywhere. And yes, that's Kate Upton.___

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2014-11-14 21:03:10 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

I'm a Blue Toad detective in #EnigmaExpress! Come and play with me: www.google.com/+BlueToadMurderFilescouk


I'm a Blue Toad detective in #EnigmaExpress! Come and play with me: www.google.com/+BlueToadMurderFilescouk
___

2014-11-12 17:00:31 (10 comments, 6 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

I have some exciting news: Enigma Express, 'my' hidden object mystery game, is now available on the Google Play Store! The team here has worked incredibly hard to bring the full experience to Android, and a huge amount of effort has been made to optimise it for Google Play devices.

In Enigma Express you team up with Hannah Dakota from the Blue Toad Detective Agency to solve a mysterious bank robbery. Eight seemingly worthless objects have been stolen from a secret vault belonging to criminal mastermind Five Finger Discount. What are they for? Who took them? And why are they worth killing for?

• FUN! Created by the BAFTA-award winning studio who brought you Buzz! and Kinect Nat Geo TV
• BEAUTIFUL! Stunningly painted characters and locations
• FUNNY & INTRIGUING! Written by International Emmy® Award winner Felicity Carpenter
• SOCIAL! Play withyour Goo... more »

I have some exciting news: Enigma Express, 'my' hidden object mystery game, is now available on the Google Play Store! The team here has worked incredibly hard to bring the full experience to Android, and a huge amount of effort has been made to optimise it for Google Play devices.

In Enigma Express you team up with Hannah Dakota from the Blue Toad Detective Agency to solve a mysterious bank robbery. Eight seemingly worthless objects have been stolen from a secret vault belonging to criminal mastermind Five Finger Discount. What are they for? Who took them? And why are they worth killing for?

• FUN! Created by the BAFTA-award winning studio who brought you Buzz! and Kinect Nat Geo TV
• BEAUTIFUL! Stunningly painted characters and locations
• FUNNY & INTRIGUING! Written by International Emmy® Award winner Felicity Carpenter
• SOCIAL! Play with your Google+, Twitter and Facebook friends - who is the most eagle-eyed amongst you?
• A MUSICAL MASTERPIECE! Music composed and recorded by BAFTA-nominee Dom Beken

We've done everything we can to create a beautiful Android experience. Enigma Express supports Immersive Mode, which offers a true full-screen experience where the navigation and status bars are hidden. But the real highlight is Google Play Games services: log in when you start the game and you can see where your Google+ friends are on the world map, compete with them on the Leaderboards and collect bonuses by teaming up with them.

Download Enigma Express now (for free) from the Google Play Store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.relentless.enigmaexpress

Last but not least:
- Besides Google Play Games you can also log into Twitter and/or Facebook, which will allow you to play with your friends on those social networks. I promise that the game won't post spam in your feed.
- The game works cross-platform, so you can also play with your iOS friends. The iOS version can be downloaded here: www.appstore.com/enigmaexpress

Whilst Enigma Express is downloading it would be great if you could share this post, if your friends download it you can also start playing against/with them!

Enjoy, and let me know what you think of the game in the comments below.___

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2014-11-09 20:05:46 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Not that it's a difficult game, but I just finished The Unfinished Swan in one playthrough. Next on the list: finding all the balloons. It's a nice little filler game, before GTA V comes out. Well, that, and Rovio's Retry.

Not that it's a difficult game, but I just finished The Unfinished Swan in one playthrough. Next on the list: finding all the balloons. It's a nice little filler game, before GTA V comes out. Well, that, and Rovio's Retry.___

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2014-11-06 19:54:22 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

The UK Google Play product page for the Nexus 6 is now live, let's hope it's available for purchase within the next few days. The phone is priced at £499 for the 32GB version and £549 for the 64GB version, which is in line with what I expected. Let's hope the UK stock is handled in a better way than the US stock. Who else is going to hit that purchase button once the phone is available?

The UK Google Play product page for the Nexus 6 is now live, let's hope it's available for purchase within the next few days. The phone is priced at £499 for the 32GB version and £549 for the 64GB version, which is in line with what I expected. Let's hope the UK stock is handled in a better way than the US stock. Who else is going to hit that purchase button once the phone is available?___

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2014-11-04 23:41:29 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Just got back from this +BAFTA​ talk about the audio in Fable. Quite enjoyed it, and they had a really good short documentary about Foley at the start of their talk. The impact of audio in games is often underestimated, so I'm glad that it got a bit more attention tonight.

Just got back from this +BAFTA​ talk about the audio in Fable. Quite enjoyed it, and they had a really good short documentary about Foley at the start of their talk. The impact of audio in games is often underestimated, so I'm glad that it got a bit more attention tonight.___

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2014-11-03 22:11:35 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Went to an early screening of a new Channel 5 documentary series about The Plantagenets. It always amazes me how incredibly rich the history of England is. This series is definitely worth watching once it comes out.

Went to an early screening of a new Channel 5 documentary series about The Plantagenets. It always amazes me how incredibly rich the history of England is. This series is definitely worth watching once it comes out.___

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2014-11-03 11:45:03 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

My stainless steel Moto 360 just arrived. I ordered it from the UK Motorola website last Wednesday. It needs a good charge (and a software update) first, but I'm looking forward to using it. I'll do a write-up in the next few days. First impression is that it looks incredibly nice.

My stainless steel Moto 360 just arrived. I ordered it from the UK Motorola website last Wednesday. It needs a good charge (and a software update) first, but I'm looking forward to using it. I'll do a write-up in the next few days. First impression is that it looks incredibly nice.___

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2014-11-02 21:15:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

I just played at the Train Station in #EnigmaExpress! Come and play with me: http://www.google.com/+BlueToadMurderFilescouk/


I just played at the Train Station in #EnigmaExpress! Come and play with me: http://www.google.com/+BlueToadMurderFilescouk/
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2014-11-02 15:11:17 (28 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Retry has such a nice SNES feel to it. I really wish it was available on the PlayStation Store as well. Is anyone else playing this game?

Retry has such a nice SNES feel to it. I really wish it was available on the PlayStation Store as well. Is anyone else playing this game?___

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2014-10-31 09:52:18 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Looking for some scary Halloween stories? You've come to the right place. The ladies over at Jezebel have asked their readers, and listed the best (or worst) ones. Some of these really gave me the chills.

http://jezebel.com/10-of-the-scariest-stories-weve-ever-heard-1652856691

Looking for some scary Halloween stories? You've come to the right place. The ladies over at Jezebel have asked their readers, and listed the best (or worst) ones. Some of these really gave me the chills.

http://jezebel.com/10-of-the-scariest-stories-weve-ever-heard-1652856691___

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2014-10-29 23:07:15 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Just read the script summary over at +Entertainment Weekly  and this sounds absolutely awful. Will this be another Terminator fail?

http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/10/29/this-weeks-cover-first-look-at-terminator-genisys/

Just read the script summary over at +Entertainment Weekly  and this sounds absolutely awful. Will this be another Terminator fail?

http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/10/29/this-weeks-cover-first-look-at-terminator-genisys/___

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2014-10-29 19:05:26 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Just had one of those sales calls from +Virgin Media, trying to convince me to get a landline from them. What is this, the 1980s?

Just had one of those sales calls from +Virgin Media, trying to convince me to get a landline from them. What is this, the 1980s?___

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