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Martijn van der Meulen has been shared in 105 public circles

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Technology Pools198If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle. If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!#sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #bristol #somerset #london #britain"2015-02-07 05:54:12405001
Brian Mcquillan22,036Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - 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!#circles #Gif #Cute #Anime #Animals #Online #Life #CatLovers #Cat #FunnyPics #Quote #Art #CaturdayEveryday #QuoteOfTheDay #Truth #Dog #Dogs #XD #Meme #LOL #Humor #Cute #Anime #Gif #Animals #Cat #CatLovers #Art #Online #Cats #Life #FunnyPics #CaturdayEveryday #Dog #Quote #Dogs #Truth #Manga 2015-02-05 06:27:06443255
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 08:18:30500005
Michael Ginsburg3,447A shared circle of some awesome #bloggers  for your circling pleasure. #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharingcircles  2014-12-19 05:49:48501405
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 16:34:56473002
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 15:05:514519019
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

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2015-01-13 17:43:07 (42 comments, 5 reshares, 140 +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.

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2015-02-12 00:10:31 (9 comments, 16 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

I've seen this headline quite a bit in the news lately: "Apple is the most valuable company ever at $700 billion USD." Not true. In fact, it will take a long time before any company will be the new #1, considering that the Dutch East India Trading Company, also known as the VOC, is the true record holder. Their value? Over $7 trillion USD!

You can read more here: http://www.sovereignman.com/trends/when-adjusted-for-inflation-its-highest-market-capitalization-would-be-worth-over-7-trillion-today-15654/

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2015-03-21 16:17:55 (39 comments, 5 reshares, 233 +1s)Open 

Just bought Zelda: the Wind Waker for the Wii U. Amazing how critically acclaimed it is now, + hard to find, + expensive, considering all the hate it got when it was originally announced for the Gamecube ten years ago.

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2015-03-26 10:27:50 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

The Trace, a brand new murder mystery game from our studio is now available on iOS worldwide. Are you ready to solve the case? Download now: http://www.appstore.com/thetrace

The Trace, a brand new murder mystery game from our studio is now available on iOS worldwide. Are you ready to solve the case? Download now: http://www.appstore.com/thetrace___

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2015-03-25 20:21:23 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Interesting article on +The Verge about Terminator Genisys: http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/25/8285257/terminator-genisys-behind-the-scenes-arnold-schwarzenegger. My expectations for this film are incredibly low, but the story sounds incredibly intriguing. I'll probably end up watching it in the cinema, fingers crossed it will at least be better than Terminator Salvation.

Interesting article on +The Verge about Terminator Genisys: http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/25/8285257/terminator-genisys-behind-the-scenes-arnold-schwarzenegger. My expectations for this film are incredibly low, but the story sounds incredibly intriguing. I'll probably end up watching it in the cinema, fingers crossed it will at least be better than Terminator Salvation.___

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2015-03-23 23:59:35 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Wow @ Dead Snow 2. The perfect zombiehorrorsplatter sequel. Check it out, but watch the original first. #einszweidie

Wow @ Dead Snow 2. The perfect zombiehorrorsplatter sequel. Check it out, but watch the original first. #einszweidie___

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2015-03-23 19:24:09 (12 comments, 5 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

I'm super excited about Alien 5 and Prometheus 2. Glad to see Neill Blomkamp and Ridley Scott talking with each other about both films, to make sure they don't somehow clash or create inconsistencies.

I'm super excited about Alien 5 and Prometheus 2. Glad to see Neill Blomkamp and Ridley Scott talking with each other about both films, to make sure they don't somehow clash or create inconsistencies.___

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2015-03-21 22:00:27 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I scored 4717M in Veteran mode! #aloneGame
Who else is playing this? - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.laserdog.alone

I scored 4717M in Veteran mode! #aloneGame
Who else is playing this? - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.laserdog.alone___

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2015-03-21 16:17:55 (39 comments, 5 reshares, 233 +1s)Open 

Just bought Zelda: the Wind Waker for the Wii U. Amazing how critically acclaimed it is now, + hard to find, + expensive, considering all the hate it got when it was originally announced for the Gamecube ten years ago.

Just bought Zelda: the Wind Waker for the Wii U. Amazing how critically acclaimed it is now, + hard to find, + expensive, considering all the hate it got when it was originally announced for the Gamecube ten years ago.___

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2015-03-20 09:47:48 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

My new coffee mug ..

My new coffee mug ..___

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2015-03-19 22:50:39 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

I really hope that Hideo Kojima isn't leaving Konami. What will happen with Silent Hills?

I really hope that Hideo Kojima isn't leaving Konami. What will happen with Silent Hills?___

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2015-03-15 21:38:46 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Season 3 of House of Cards is so incredibly good. It's amazing to have +Netflix around these days.

Season 3 of House of Cards is so incredibly good. It's amazing to have +Netflix around these days.___

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2015-03-11 11:02:21 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Great video preview of Relentless' upcoming mobile game: The Trace. Out on March 26th for iOS.

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPad/The+Trace/news.asp?c=64292

Great video preview of Relentless' upcoming mobile game: The Trace. Out on March 26th for iOS.

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPad/The+Trace/news.asp?c=64292___

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2015-03-10 12:00:53 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Today Google sent me the internet in a box.

Today Google sent me the internet in a box.___

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2015-03-07 12:30:00 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

For my Dutch followers: You can find me in today's issue of newspaper De Telegraaf, talking about the Moto X and the Moto 360.

For my Dutch followers: You can find me in today's issue of newspaper De Telegraaf, talking about the Moto X and the Moto 360.___

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2015-03-04 11:13:53 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Valve's Vive coming out at in Q4 2015, Project Morpheus coming out Q1 2016. Great times for virtual reality. Where does HoloLens fit in?

Valve's Vive coming out at in Q4 2015, Project Morpheus coming out Q1 2016. Great times for virtual reality. Where does HoloLens fit in?___

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2015-03-02 19:18:25 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

How did I miss this? Valve and HTC have announced a VR headset called Vive. Available Holiday 2015. This is huge, HTC can build the hardware, but even more amazing is Valve using Steam to distribute VR products. I'm also quite excited to hear more about the Steam VR base stations which allow you to walk around and track you accurately.

How did I miss this? Valve and HTC have announced a VR headset called Vive. Available Holiday 2015. This is huge, HTC can build the hardware, but even more amazing is Valve using Steam to distribute VR products. I'm also quite excited to hear more about the Steam VR base stations which allow you to walk around and track you accurately.___

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2015-02-28 18:19:08 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Is this new? Payment options for TV series on YouTube.

Is this new? Payment options for TV series on YouTube.___

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2015-02-27 17:48:39 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Sad to hear about Leonard Nimoy passing away. A real sci-fi legend. RIP.

Sad to hear about Leonard Nimoy passing away. A real sci-fi legend. RIP.___

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2015-02-26 20:01:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Woohoo! Enigma Express is now available for the Kindle Fire (and Fire Phone)!

Woohoo! Enigma Express is now available for the Kindle Fire (and Fire Phone)!___

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2015-02-26 11:08:22 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

The Trace​, a brand new iOS & Android game from one of the other teams here at Relentless Software now has a trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnLWBg8x4ZQ. #solvethetrace

The Trace​, a brand new iOS & Android game from one of the other teams here at Relentless Software now has a trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnLWBg8x4ZQ. #solvethetrace___

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2015-02-25 23:20:39 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Hotline Miami 2 will be out on March 10th on PS4. So soon! Can't wait to see what the guys at Dennaton have come up with! Are you getting this +Richard Dixon?

Hotline Miami 2 will be out on March 10th on PS4. So soon! Can't wait to see what the guys at Dennaton have come up with! Are you getting this +Richard Dixon?___

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2015-02-25 19:03:35 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

For my Dutch followers: You can find me in the upcoming March 7th issue of newspaper De Telegraaf, talking briefly about the Moto X and the Moto 360.

For my Dutch followers: You can find me in the upcoming March 7th issue of newspaper De Telegraaf, talking briefly about the Moto X and the Moto 360.___

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2015-02-25 18:34:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Want to get an early chance to #SolveTheTrace? Sign up to the Relentless Beta Campaign! - http://ow.ly/JA6Hu 

Want to get an early chance to #SolveTheTrace? Sign up to the Relentless Beta Campaign! - http://ow.ly/JA6Hu ___

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2015-02-17 23:40:34 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Watched #TheBabadook earlier. Great psychological horror, although I wish it had a better ending. Still recommend it.

Watched #TheBabadook earlier. Great psychological horror, although I wish it had a better ending. Still recommend it.___

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2015-02-15 15:01:03 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

"Is Time Travel Possible?" Great demonstration & explanation about time travel by Professor Brian Cox.

"Is Time Travel Possible?" Great demonstration & explanation about time travel by Professor Brian Cox.___

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2015-02-13 20:13:15 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Wow, Mattel and Google are working together to bring Google Cardboard VR to children! Well, I say children, but we all know we're going to buy one for ourselves. Especially since it's essentially a refresh of everyone's favorite eighties stereoscopic toy: the View-master!

I want one.

http://mashable.com/2015/02/13/view-master-google-mattel/

Wow, Mattel and Google are working together to bring Google Cardboard VR to children! Well, I say children, but we all know we're going to buy one for ourselves. Especially since it's essentially a refresh of everyone's favorite eighties stereoscopic toy: the View-master!

I want one.

http://mashable.com/2015/02/13/view-master-google-mattel/___

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2015-02-12 00:10:31 (9 comments, 16 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

I've seen this headline quite a bit in the news lately: "Apple is the most valuable company ever at $700 billion USD." Not true. In fact, it will take a long time before any company will be the new #1, considering that the Dutch East India Trading Company, also known as the VOC, is the true record holder. Their value? Over $7 trillion USD!

You can read more here: http://www.sovereignman.com/trends/when-adjusted-for-inflation-its-highest-market-capitalization-would-be-worth-over-7-trillion-today-15654/

I've seen this headline quite a bit in the news lately: "Apple is the most valuable company ever at $700 billion USD." Not true. In fact, it will take a long time before any company will be the new #1, considering that the Dutch East India Trading Company, also known as the VOC, is the true record holder. Their value? Over $7 trillion USD!

You can read more here: http://www.sovereignman.com/trends/when-adjusted-for-inflation-its-highest-market-capitalization-would-be-worth-over-7-trillion-today-15654/___

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2015-02-10 14:15:44 (13 comments, 12 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

This video of Spot, one of Google's new projects, shows what to expect from the future. I wonder if in 40 years time people would prefer one of these, as opposed to a traditional pet.

This video of Spot, one of Google's new projects, shows what to expect from the future. I wonder if in 40 years time people would prefer one of these, as opposed to a traditional pet.___

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2015-02-08 10:10:31 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Did you love games like Doom and Quake? Then you should make STRAFE® on +Kickstarter​ happen! http://kck.st/1Ceon0l

Please fund & share!

Did you love games like Doom and Quake? Then you should make STRAFE® on +Kickstarter​ happen! http://kck.st/1Ceon0l

Please fund & share!___

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2015-02-05 12:32:08 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

There's a great article on the New York Times website about the history of Google Glass, and what to expect from version 2 which is overseen by Ivy Ross, a jewelry designer who runs Google’s smart-eyewear division, and Tony Fadell, a former Apple product executive and the creator of Nest.

There's a great article on the New York Times website about the history of Google Glass, and what to expect from version 2 which is overseen by Ivy Ross, a jewelry designer who runs Google’s smart-eyewear division, and Tony Fadell, a former Apple product executive and the creator of Nest.___

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2015-02-03 09:47:07 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

What is Netflix on about? PS4 and Xbox One already use HDMI 1.4, so can already output 4K video. Just no 4K games.

What is Netflix on about? PS4 and Xbox One already use HDMI 1.4, so can already output 4K video. Just no 4K games.___

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2015-02-02 20:45:05 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Finished the first episode of Life is Strange on PlayStation 4 last night. Very impressed with it, beautiful story telling.

Finished the first episode of Life is Strange on PlayStation 4 last night. Very impressed with it, beautiful story telling.___

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2015-01-31 10:34:56 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Just found the original Kinect trailer. I hope that the HoloLens does what people say it does. It looks mindblowing.

Just found the original Kinect trailer. I hope that the HoloLens does what people say it does. It looks mindblowing.___

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2015-01-28 23:06:01 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Debating with the girlfriend whether Super Mario World on the SNES is either one of the easiest or one of the hardest Mario games ..

Debating with the girlfriend whether Super Mario World on the SNES is either one of the easiest or one of the hardest Mario games ..___

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2015-01-28 18:15:05 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

I can't say much about it, but one of the other game teams here within Relentless is working hard on The Trace, a new murder mystery puzzle adventure game for mobile. If you're interested in hearing more about it I recommend following the official social media pages:

http://www.twitter.com/TheTraceGame
http://www.facebook.com/thetracegame

(sorry, no Google+ page)

I can't say much about it, but one of the other game teams here within Relentless is working hard on The Trace, a new murder mystery puzzle adventure game for mobile. If you're interested in hearing more about it I recommend following the official social media pages:

http://www.twitter.com/TheTraceGame
http://www.facebook.com/thetracegame

(sorry, no Google+ page)___

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2015-01-27 00:16:26 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Wow! After 30 years a cheat code has been discovered in Super Mario Bros! When you die , simply press A+Start to continue! Seen this, +Richard Dixon?

Source: http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/2tbb0n/in_super_mario_brothers_on_the_nes_you_can/

Wow! After 30 years a cheat code has been discovered in Super Mario Bros! When you die , simply press A+Start to continue! Seen this, +Richard Dixon?

Source: http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/2tbb0n/in_super_mario_brothers_on_the_nes_you_can/___

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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, 8 +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, 140 +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, 56 +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, 5 +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, 140 +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/

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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, 10 +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, 4 +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 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +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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