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Shared Circle Magic828Increase your following with our Amazing Circles5 Circles after every 5 hours!!Next circles to include only those re-sharing thisEven if you are in this circle, +1 and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now 12 new circles coming up this weekTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment Thank you so that I know you have shared)Optional: Checkout http://www.instagc.com/161602 and let me know your views, although not a compulsion but one's visiting or logging with their accounts on http://www.instagc.com/161602 will be given a special preference for next 5 circles in this week#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare 2014-09-09 12:29:10500011
Shared Circle Magic201Increase your following with our Amazing Circles5 Circles after every 5 hours!!Next circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are in this circle, +1 and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)*Checkout this awesome Instant Gift Card website for unlimited fun and more over you can win lots of free stuff here http://www.instagc.com/161602*Need more followers? Join my circles now 12 new circles coming up this weekTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment Thank you so that I know you have shared)Optional: Checkout http://www.instagc.com/161602 and let me know your views, although not a compulsion but one's visiting or logging with their accounts on http://www.instagc.com/161602 will be given a special preference for next 5 circles in this week#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircle2014-09-03 06:49:314980010
Becky Collins15,959Basketball Fan Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-09-03 05:36:37492027
Peter Vogel44,233Sharing a circle of terrific ICT educatorsHere in British Columbia we are about to head back to school. What better time to share this circle of people who share their expertise in Information and Communications Technology or Educational Technology if you prefer another label.I've been a Google+ user since day 1 and in fact I began using it, appropriately enough, while on a three-week stay at the birthplace of the World Wide Web, CERN, perhaps better known as the home of the Large Hadron Collider. I began building this circle of plussers while there. Now I must admit I haven't been good about culling dormant accounts of late so don't expect everyone in the circle to be a gem.Also, if you happen across this post and circle and wish to be included (on the basis outlined above) just send me a note.  2014-08-29 22:11:48451101
George Clark5,516Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the #circle ! To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post#topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #addpeople #add #addcircle #socialmedia #dragonseyecircle #VarietyCircle 2014-08-29 06:34:43494191420
Becky Collins15,853Exceptional Smartphones and Tablets Mobile Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-08-28 05:24:404411110
Zeljka H11,716  8th  CIRCLE "I LOVE G + FRIENDS!" "I LOVE PEOPLE!""I LOVE FLOWERS!" "I LOVE ANIMALS!" "I LOVE READ!" Year of socializing, thank you for your loyalty and sincerity!      Sharing is our motto1) You're a person +, plus add in fasting that you like 2) Add the person and share the posts ... 3) enjoy socializing and commentingThis is the eighth circle . It is divided into a maximum of 500 people. When we get to the last round, you'll find your name. Enjoy socializing, sightseeing, meeting new people. You will be convinced that they are good friends, if you add them to your circles. Do not let the language be barrier, for absent friendly of love! :-))) If you do not see your name, you contact me! Best Regards!2014-08-26 10:44:17500402
Peter Edenist31,0152014 Super Sci-FI Circle : No, the Sky is not Falling!!! Also the Gravity is not sucking you in... please +1 this post to support it or you may have to take a trip in Snowpiercer, no need to thank me. Please reshare if you think this is a worthwhile circle. If you have been notified, you are in the circle!All the people in this circle are linked to our community (see link further down). As usual, please tag and recommend anyone who you think should be in this circle. Live long and prosper!Sci-FI Community here: http://goo.gl/s1NVd  Science Fiction Pics: http://goo.gl/sOSPK5Mighty Shiny Browncoats : http://goo.gl/9osg1tDoctor Who : http://goo.gl/z3uWX3Ultimate Star Wars : http://goo.gl/Wu8bv6Ultimate Star Trek : http://goo.gl/JJPql9Science on G+ community here: http://goo.gl/46uFH #sciencefiction #sf #scifi  2014-07-24 12:58:0746211960145
Chris Goldsmith4,303Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#circle   #circleshare   #circles   #circleoftheday   #share   #sharecircle   #sharecircleoftheday   #sharedcircles  2014-06-24 13:22:16493109
Harry Day2,588Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#circle   #circleshare   #circles   #circleoftheday   #share   #sharecircle   #sharecircleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #deal   #dx   #dealdxcom   #products   #cheap   #china   #freeshipping   #iphone 2014-06-24 13:10:494934116
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
Shinta putri anggun2291. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle! #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #circleoftheday #indonesia  2014-04-26 11:37:514415320
John Nuntiatio33,635#circles #share #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news 2014-04-15 20:17:2642922610
Jean-Marc Luna36,938My buddies (432/1)of the G+ villageI am happy to share (finally) my first big circles (432/1 and 432/2) with you. It is also a way to thank you and to inform you of my consideration.You will find in these two circles all the people I follow regularly since my first steps on Google+ and which accompany me for soon two years in this beautiful adventure, bringing every day, by their sympathy, their humor, their knowledge, their generosity and their open-mindedness, a bit extra to my everyday life.I do not know everybody, I have crossed the path with some, I communicate more with some and many people became friends, thing which I did not expect by landing here.When I began, I was lucky enough to discover new interesting people, thanks to the system of circles sharing, and I hope that these both will be for you of the same utility.If you add a “plus”, maybe it will have an impact on climate change,if you share this circle, maybe Putin is going to get married with an ukrainian women in 2014,if you include me in your circles, maybe it will solve the problem of hunger in the world,Maybe ... but in fact, nothing is sure ;)A good day to all :)With a special thought for #dirktalamasca   #sharedcircles   #circles   #circlesharing  2014-03-31 15:25:36432622658
John Nuntiatio30,288#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-19 21:12:50201000
John Nuntiatio30,288#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-19 21:12:29201011
John Nuntiatio30,288#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-19 21:11:59201002
John Nuntiatio30,288#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-19 21:11:39201011
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:21:31469006
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:20:51469102
Becky Collins3,213Baseball circle #Baseball  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 10:30:413883216
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
Andrea Campaci | Web and Digital designer0#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle 2014-01-27 22:03:26473011
Alex Maxham109,483Haven't shared a circle in a while, so here's my Android circle :)2013-12-21 01:23:19229307
Kyle Salewski19,554*Android Shared Circle*On the verge of the newest Android release (hopefully coming any day now) I'd like to share my go-to circle of Android users, fans, and gurus. If you want to know the latest and greatest news, leaks, updates, and helpful info on Android, or just follow other people that like Android too - ADD THIS CIRCLE! :)+1 and share it too!If you were notified about this circle, that means you are in it!Link for mobile users: https://plus.google.com/105937359144973983227/posts/VnUtzPLibeF#sharedcircles   #android   #kitkat   #androidfan  2013-10-24 19:16:26206251356
Peter Edenist23,865The Super SciFi Circle - Weekend Special!!!!!!!!!!!!!                                                 Resharing the main Science Fiction circle. I am notifying select people who are in the circle separately.  This is the TOP SF Circle - for people who want in, please comment in the specific circle in the links enclosed. All my circles which are reshared are listed here. These are public circles and form part of the Public Circles Database:) Please Reshare to share the love and to support SF!!!!!! =========================Our linked communities:Sci-FI Community here: http://goo.gl/s1NVd  Science on G+ community here: http://goo.gl/46uFH=========================I have taken the liberty of adding some people interested in Science fiction. If you want to leave, please let me know with a comment. If I have missed anyone, my apologies, please comment and let me know.=========================Hastag zoo:#scifi  #scififans   #scifichat   #scifiwatcher   #scififriday   #sciencefiction  #sciencefictiontelevision   #sciencefictionandfantasy   #sciencefictionmovies  #hardscifi   #fantasy   #worthsharing   #robotics   #drwho   #whovians  #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #public  #circlesharing   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #topcircles  #reshare   #reshared   2013-08-14 16:20:334968210287
John Thomas6,407Circle 2 of 3 - 21st Century Educators on Google Plus This is the second of three Google+ education circles I'm sharing today. It includes many teachers who integrate technology into their daily classroom practice.#connectededucators #sharedcircle2013-04-22 05:03:54395000
Kyle Salewski10,560Circle of great Android Users/Developers/FansIf you want to follow some great people who also happen to be fans of Android and tech, look no further. Add this circle and share it on.I know there are communities now for everything that you can think of, but sometimes a good old circle share is nice. Enjoy! #android   #nexus   #circleshare   #circles  2013-03-05 00:29:021861119
Peter Edenist16,857The Merged Super Mega SciFi Circle - Weekend Special!!!!!!!!!!!!!This is the new circle which merges the SciFi Main circle as well as Scifi new circle (Circle 2)If you got dropped, please ask for an inclusion again!Some wonderful people here who have supported the SF community which has got pretty large, I just merged the circles since the support and reshares have dropped dramatically.✭▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Our communities are located here -  Science on G+ - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/111298192566988133095SciFi - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/116559659196021786692Doctor Who - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/104764744054347436297Mighty Shiny Browncoats - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/108316556535206988185Ultimate Star Trek - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/108157800476961230411Ultimate Star Wars - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/113815258843697990915AI/ Coding / Robotics - https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/102462336367426662971✭▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Please ✭✭✭*Reshare* ✭✭✭ to share the love and to support Science and SF!!!!!! ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Big thanks to all who participated in keeping this circle alive!!! Thank you again for your support!#science   #sciencerules   #sciencesunday   #scienceeveryday   #scifi  #scififans   #scifichat   #scifiwatcher   #scififriday   #sciencefiction  #sciencefictiontelevision   #sciencefictionandfantasy   #sciencefictionmovies  #hardscifi   #fantasy   #worthsharing   #robotics   #drwho   #whovians  2013-02-03 13:59:393881267894
Peter Edenist13,351The Original SciFi Circle - Weekend Special!!!!!!!!!!!!!✭▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Back to normal programming. Your matching community is located here -  https://plus.google.com/u/1/104978721982847419074/posts/8CQn4vHGSfBI am looking for moderators, let me know if you you are interested in a PM.✭▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Please ✭✭✭*Reshare* ✭✭✭ to share the love and to support Science and SF!!!!!! ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬✭Big thanks to all who participated in keeping this circle alive!!! Thank you again for your support!#science   #sciencerules   #sciencesunday   #scienceeveryday   #scifi  #scififans   #scifichat   #scifiwatcher   #scififriday   #sciencefiction  #sciencefictiontelevision   #sciencefictionandfantasy   #sciencefictionmovies  #hardscifi   #fantasy   #worthsharing   #robotics   #drwho   #whovians  #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #public  #circlesharing   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #topcircles  #reshare   #reshared   #resharetags   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharingcircle   #sharingiscaring   2012-12-09 12:17:34344995991
Andrey Mashnich34,403Here is my top engager's circle ! #followfriday #Circles #Public #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado   #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare   #addmetoyourcircles #awesomeness   #awesomepeople #awesomecircle   #awesome   #awesomesauce #awesomeness #awesomepeople #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #awesomesauce #круг #SecretSanta   #círculo   #サークル   #cercle   #دائرة   #HappyBirthdayKim #Christmas2012 #FirstWorldProblems Apple #TheHobbit2012-11-28 20:40:424995315
Arne de Vos3,656I want to share my Webdesign Google Circle once more. Looking for webdesign specialists? Or are you a webdesigner yourself? Add this circle :)2012-11-28 02:31:36477305
Brunner Nathan185This is a circle of people that gave +1 to my posts. I want to say thanks to all of them :).#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #publiccircle2012-11-24 19:47:46237316
Shared Circles on G+14,302+Shared Circles on G+ *Supporters & Circle Sharers* Part IThis is the first of many #sharedcircles  to come of those that either support this page, circle sharing and the +Google+ Community in some combinationof excellence!Circle them all and check back as there are many more of you to be added in circles to come! Defnitely +Reshare and help support the AWESOME !Also, if you have specific circles or any circles, +mention us in your circle sharing post. Whether it be #movember  or #starwarstuesday  or #geekhumor  !2012-11-06 16:33:5179453572
Ryan Ostendorf534This is my Independents circle.  Mostly Libertarian with a sprinkling of other 3rd partiers and those who do not fit under other political affiliations.Let me know if I've missed you or miscategorized you.Note: You might see shares you find offensive if you circle everyone here.  This circle is minimally curated on purpose.  You have been warned.2012-10-08 21:46:202051527
Peter Vogel24,368ICT / Ed Tech CircleIt's a long weekend here in Canada (we celebrate Thanksgiving well ahead of our neighbours to the south). Here is a circle of people with a passion for technology in education and who have shared that enthusiasm here on Google+. And that makes for an ideal group to share their energy with others perhaps just starting to explore the rich environment of G+. Consider this a Thanksgiving gift from Canada. 2012-10-07 00:18:36420315
Andrew Jackson0So it's a Friday thing.. here's a few Android folks I follow#sharedcircles   #circleshare   #sharingiscaring   #followfriday   #ff  2012-10-05 14:28:01501104
Cliff Wade7,287It's time for some #FollowFriday  and to start the day off, I'm going to share nearly 500 Android users from one of several Android circles that I have.You really need to circle them all!!2012-09-28 04:26:11489527
Peter Edenist5,415Worth Following Circle!!!Midweek sharing of this awesome circle - A hard curate was necessary. If you got dropped, please let me know, and I will add you back!Reshare to support these wonderful people and to spread the love! - If you are in it, you have been awesome,  and thanks for being there!Add these awesome people to your circles and see the magic as the quality of interaction improves dramatically :) ! #awesome   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness   #worthsharing   #worthfollowing   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #circles   #circlesharing   #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #public   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou   #reshare   #reshared   #resharetags   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #topcircles  2012-09-13 14:38:23197622132
Shared Circles on G+11,122+Shared Circles on G+  #awesomesauce  PLUSgagers on +Google+  #sharedcircles  Personally circle these active PLUSSERS that will liven up your stream and change your experiences+++2012-09-11 08:41:5968191435
Peter Edenist4,879Worth Following Circle - Hard Curate this week!!!Amazing people in this circle. Following a Hard Curate, I have dropped the circle size to a much smaller one. This one is going to be notified for once since I want to know if you are reading this!... reason for dropping? 1. Lack of support (reshares or mentions links to other posts).2. Moving down the value chain on the relevance list.3. Lack of engagement.I am very sorry, I need to curate. Over time, some people become inactive, and have to clean my circles. If I have dropped you inadvertently, please let me know and I will add you back. Please reshare to support my initiative #worthsharing   #worthit   #worthwatching   #topcircles   #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #public   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circle   #circles   #reshare   #reshared   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   2012-08-29 13:47:0313931820
Cliff Wade7,170It's Friday everyone! You know what that means ? Yep, #FollowFriday  and this is my Android circle #1. If you got notified, you're in it. If not, and you are an Android person, you might be in one of the other 2 I'm about to share. If not, let me know and I'll add you.Google+ folks.......Go follow these folks in this circle and DO IT NOW!!!! :)2012-08-24 15:01:212467410
Peter Edenist2,488Worth followingThis circle was started as a thank you to all the wonderful people supporting me and I continue to share it with minor additions. I have not hard-curated this circle, but if you want out, or think you should be in, let me know.Thanks for the support and reshares people! Most of the people are in one or more of my circles depending on their interests. So it's a lot of geeky, sciency and SF-related people here :) #sf   #science   #scifi   #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #sharingiscaring   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharingcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday   #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circle   #circles  2012-08-17 05:23:491488619
Amanda Blain1,772,551*Android Circle*This circle is my creme de la cream of Android.  Developers, Google Employees, Droid Forum managers, Roms, Tech writers, Brand pages and much more...The circle has been cleaned of non-active posters, and these people interact. If you love android, tell me about it and i'll i might add you to the next round. If you're in this circle..  you don't have to but why not share the android circle love around.. ;)#android #androiddevelopers   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleday  Mobile(open in browser link): https://plus.google.com/107982618909749811163/posts/9GDts7qy98p2012-08-16 22:34:041729732140
Peter Vogel19,608In case you don't already have these people in your circles  ... a collection of "tech aficionados" who didn't quite fit some of my other circle categories! Must admit I haven't vetted this list recently for inactivity.2012-07-31 20:16:1579407
Laurence Hubbard10,931My 100 most relevant Plussers according to GoogleSince everyone is sharing one of these today, here's mine.If you got notified about this Circle, it's because you're in it!If you're new to G+ and want to pick up a circle of amazing people, this is a good one :-)2012-07-24 23:45:1010035950
Cliff Wade6,568It's yet another #FollowFriday   #FF  folks, which means it's time to share some circles!!This is my #1 Android circle. It includes 246 people and I believe most of them to be pretty active. I will be sharing 3 Android circles all together. If you're in this circle, THANK YOU for being part of such a great community and for being so active!!2012-07-20 16:12:11246204
Jenny Kelley7,997I haven't shared this in SO LONG! Too long actually, so here it is...drumroll please......the BACON LOVERS Circle!Please circle, share and comment if you want to be added :) #BACON   #BACONLOVERS   #FOODGROUPS  2012-07-17 19:46:2192315
steph wanamaker46,204this my top engagers circle ! all of these people will make you laugh more than +Jimmy Fallon and +Justin Timberlake put together !  happy #fallonfriday     here you go +Jocelyn Fall 2012-07-06 15:48:5145933520
Craig Froehle4,629467 Plussers Well Worth FollowingSome curated recommendations to make your Tuesday a bit more interesting. I kept this circle largely free of celebrities, pages, and organizations, so these should (nearly) all be actual people. Enjoy!By the way, topic-wise, it's a bit of a potpourri, but with emphasis on technology, science, progressive politics, skepticism, and other fascinating things.Note that I don't always agree with everyone in this circle, so don't take this as an endorsement of their ideas...merely that they tend to be thoughtful when presenting them.2012-07-03 14:29:094671718

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2014-05-17 20:47:51 (32 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s) 

What are your thoughts on the rumored AT&T/DirecTV merger? Is this a net gain or loss for consumers? How does this affect the telecom industry in light of the looming Comcast/TWC merger?

Image via: http://uproxx.com/technology/2014/05/att-may-be-getting-ready-to-eat-directv/

Most reshares: 6

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2013-08-22 01:45:42 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 12 +1s) 

Cannot wait for this!

Most plusones: 33

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2014-06-04 22:10:29 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s) 

Today's Installation
I spent the better part of a week prewiring this 4-story home for audio, video, networking, and security cameras. I've finally gotten all the wires nearly labeled and organized, just the way I like it. 

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2014-06-30 17:02:25 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s) 

Kudos to the guys at FontAwesome for including the Pied Piper logo (both versions) in their list of social networking icons.

If you're not already familiar with FontAwesome, it's an icon-based font that is very easy to implement and ensures your icons look fantastic at any size or screen resolution. A fantastic resource for web developers!

Check it out at: http://fontawesome.io/

#webdev   #font   #piedpiper  

Kudos to the guys at FontAwesome for including the Pied Piper logo (both versions) in their list of social networking icons.

If you're not already familiar with FontAwesome, it's an icon-based font that is very easy to implement and ensures your icons look fantastic at any size or screen resolution. A fantastic resource for web developers!

Check it out at: http://fontawesome.io/

#webdev   #font   #piedpiper  ___

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2014-06-06 14:41:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Sonos Playbar Installation - Outdoor Living Room
A recent installation of a Sonos Playbar in an outdoor environment. This client already had in-ceiling speakers outdoors for music (installed by another integrator), but wanted a way to get better audio from the TV than the speakers that were mounted 12-feet above his head (and slightly behind his listening position). When we told him about all the great streaming benefits that Sonos offered, he fell in love with the idea.

The Playbar is probably my favorite sound bar for any TV with an optical audio output, providing excellent three-channel audio (with or without the optional subwoofer) for all television sources, as well as all the fantastic streaming audio benefits that Sonos offers (http://www.sonos.com/system). 

Pair a Playbar with two Play:1 or Play:3 speakers, a Sonos Sub, and a Sonos Bridge for a fantastic surround... more »

Sonos Playbar Installation - Outdoor Living Room
A recent installation of a Sonos Playbar in an outdoor environment. This client already had in-ceiling speakers outdoors for music (installed by another integrator), but wanted a way to get better audio from the TV than the speakers that were mounted 12-feet above his head (and slightly behind his listening position). When we told him about all the great streaming benefits that Sonos offered, he fell in love with the idea.

The Playbar is probably my favorite sound bar for any TV with an optical audio output, providing excellent three-channel audio (with or without the optional subwoofer) for all television sources, as well as all the fantastic streaming audio benefits that Sonos offers (http://www.sonos.com/system). 

Pair a Playbar with two Play:1 or Play:3 speakers, a Sonos Sub, and a Sonos Bridge for a fantastic surround sound experience with a minimal amount of wiring and setup required. It really simplifies the home theater experience in a way that few other systems currently can.

Product Links:
Sonos Playbar - http://goo.gl/UzPZsd 
Sonos Sub - http://goo.gl/EpeMnY
Sonos Play:1 - http://goo.gl/3fqaco
Sonos Play:3 - http://goo.gl/TvqphR
Sonos Bridge - http://goo.gl/LrOozW___

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2014-06-04 22:10:29 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s) 

Today's Installation
I spent the better part of a week prewiring this 4-story home for audio, video, networking, and security cameras. I've finally gotten all the wires nearly labeled and organized, just the way I like it. 

Today's Installation
I spent the better part of a week prewiring this 4-story home for audio, video, networking, and security cameras. I've finally gotten all the wires nearly labeled and organized, just the way I like it. ___

2014-06-02 16:54:22 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

Watching the Apple WWDC coverage. Am I just getting old, or do all those kids in the first few rows look like they're 14?

Watching the Apple WWDC coverage. Am I just getting old, or do all those kids in the first few rows look like they're 14?___

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2014-05-31 16:13:16 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s) 

The Original Instagram
Found this little Polaroid gem while cleaning out some things at my great aunt's house. I'm not sure its ever even be used.

The Original Instagram
Found this little Polaroid gem while cleaning out some things at my great aunt's house. I'm not sure its ever even be used.___

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2014-05-30 11:09:28 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s) 

A little competition can help produce some pretty incredible results...

A little competition can help produce some pretty incredible results...___

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2014-05-28 14:31:46 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s) 

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that autonomous vehicles will make better drivers than human beings. They couldn't possibly be worse.

Fully autonomous driving has always been the goal of our project, because we think this could improve road safety and help lots of people who can't drive. 

We're now developing prototypes of vehicles that have been designed from the ground up to drive themselves—just push a button and they'll take you where you want to go! We'll use these vehicles to test our software and learn what it will really take to bring this technology into the world. 

Learn more: http://goo.gl/qDUtgq___There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that autonomous vehicles will make better drivers than human beings. They couldn't possibly be worse.

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2014-05-23 23:54:14 (16 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s) 

Sonos Giving Away 6 Free Months of Google Play All-Access
As if there weren't already enough reasons to purchase a Sonos system, they're now offering 6 free months of Google Play All-Access ($59.94 value) whenever you install a new Sonos system  (now through July 5th, 2014).

If you live in Columbia, SC or nearby areas, contact me before purchasing and I may be able to sweeten the pot a little more.

Details here: http://www.sonos.com/promo/googleplay6month
Sonos Store on Amazon (free shipping for Prime members): http://goo.gl/QUN40w

Sonos Giving Away 6 Free Months of Google Play All-Access
As if there weren't already enough reasons to purchase a Sonos system, they're now offering 6 free months of Google Play All-Access ($59.94 value) whenever you install a new Sonos system  (now through July 5th, 2014).

If you live in Columbia, SC or nearby areas, contact me before purchasing and I may be able to sweeten the pot a little more.

Details here: http://www.sonos.com/promo/googleplay6month
Sonos Store on Amazon (free shipping for Prime members): http://goo.gl/QUN40w___

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2014-05-17 20:47:51 (32 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s) 

What are your thoughts on the rumored AT&T/DirecTV merger? Is this a net gain or loss for consumers? How does this affect the telecom industry in light of the looming Comcast/TWC merger?

Image via: http://uproxx.com/technology/2014/05/att-may-be-getting-ready-to-eat-directv/

What are your thoughts on the rumored AT&T/DirecTV merger? Is this a net gain or loss for consumers? How does this affect the telecom industry in light of the looming Comcast/TWC merger?

Image via: http://uproxx.com/technology/2014/05/att-may-be-getting-ready-to-eat-directv/___

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2014-05-16 14:59:11 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Onkyo TX-NR535 Unboxing & Installation
Yesterday I installed one of Onkyo's newest A/V receivers, the TX-NR535. Although the UI is minimal and leaves a lot to be desired, this sub-$400 A/V receiver comes packed with features such as 90W/ch, 6 HDMI inputs, wireless connectivity (both WiFi and Bluetooth), and an auto-setup microphone.

Overall, I prefer its bigger brother (TX-NR636) for its more robust performance (115w/ch) and feature set (front HDMI input, improved UI, true Zone 2 support), but the TX-NR535 is a great option for a second room or those who are on a tight budget.

TX-NR535 on Amazon: http://goo.gl/8estWF  
TX-NR636 on Amazon: http://goo.gl/TdsHtz

#onkyo   #hometheater  

Onkyo TX-NR535 Unboxing & Installation
Yesterday I installed one of Onkyo's newest A/V receivers, the TX-NR535. Although the UI is minimal and leaves a lot to be desired, this sub-$400 A/V receiver comes packed with features such as 90W/ch, 6 HDMI inputs, wireless connectivity (both WiFi and Bluetooth), and an auto-setup microphone.

Overall, I prefer its bigger brother (TX-NR636) for its more robust performance (115w/ch) and feature set (front HDMI input, improved UI, true Zone 2 support), but the TX-NR535 is a great option for a second room or those who are on a tight budget.

TX-NR535 on Amazon: http://goo.gl/8estWF  
TX-NR636 on Amazon: http://goo.gl/TdsHtz

#onkyo   #hometheater  ___

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2014-05-15 15:34:58 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Samsung 28" 4K Display for $599.99
Amazon has been going a little crazy with their A/V deals lately. Yesterday a Roku for $36.99 (http://goo.gl/Prq7Tj) and today a Samsung 28" 4K Display for just $599.99. That's $100 off the already low price!

Amazon Link: goo.gl/vS89rc

Edit: Price has been increased back to $689.99.

Samsung 28" 4K Display for $599.99
Amazon has been going a little crazy with their A/V deals lately. Yesterday a Roku for $36.99 (http://goo.gl/Prq7Tj) and today a Samsung 28" 4K Display for just $599.99. That's $100 off the already low price!

Amazon Link: goo.gl/vS89rc

Edit: Price has been increased back to $689.99.___

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2014-05-14 23:16:30 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s) 

Roku LT Just $36.99 Today!
I don't need another streaming box, but Amazon's Deal of the Day is the Roku LT. This is pretty tempting at just $36.99!

Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/HhC4Lc

Edit: Price has been increased back to $49.50.

Roku LT Just $36.99 Today!
I don't need another streaming box, but Amazon's Deal of the Day is the Roku LT. This is pretty tempting at just $36.99!

Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/HhC4Lc

Edit: Price has been increased back to $49.50.___

2014-05-12 19:24:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s) 

A/V Troubleshooting Tip
80% of my service calls are fixed by unplugging equipment and plugging it back in.

A/V Troubleshooting Tip
80% of my service calls are fixed by unplugging equipment and plugging it back in.___

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2014-05-10 20:15:04 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

Abbey was way overdue for a grooming. Here are the before and after shots of her in her signature pose.

Abbey was way overdue for a grooming. Here are the before and after shots of her in her signature pose.___

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2014-05-09 16:29:52 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Vizio E550i-B2 55" LED-LCD Unboxing
A very quick unboxing of Vizio's 2014 entry-level LED-LCD display. At a retail price of just $699, it's one of the most affordable 55" backlit LED televisions on the market.

Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/E40wR9

Vizio E550i-B2 55" LED-LCD Unboxing
A very quick unboxing of Vizio's 2014 entry-level LED-LCD display. At a retail price of just $699, it's one of the most affordable 55" backlit LED televisions on the market.

Amazon Link: http://goo.gl/E40wR9___

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2014-05-08 19:37:08 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Just lost all respect for +Amazon.com. Dark Vather? Come on, man.
#darkvather   #galacticfail  

Just lost all respect for +Amazon.com. Dark Vather? Come on, man.
#darkvather   #galacticfail  ___

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2014-05-06 23:58:18 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s) 

I helped Hooters fix and clean up their audio system today. Here's the mess of unused wires I pulled out from behind their A/V rack.

I helped Hooters fix and clean up their audio system today. Here's the mess of unused wires I pulled out from behind their A/V rack.___

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2014-05-04 15:03:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s) 

Amazon Star Wars Deals
Amazon is celebrating  #StarWarsDay  with a number of deals on themed gear. In particular, Angry Birds Star Wars II is the free app of the day (http://goo.gl/RIjBCo) and trilogy discs (Bluray + DVD) are 47% off (http://goo.gl/0oZMy2).

May the 4th be with you.

Amazon Star Wars Deals
Amazon is celebrating  #StarWarsDay  with a number of deals on themed gear. In particular, Angry Birds Star Wars II is the free app of the day (http://goo.gl/RIjBCo) and trilogy discs (Bluray + DVD) are 47% off (http://goo.gl/0oZMy2).

May the 4th be with you.___

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2014-04-30 16:54:46 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Episode 3 is now out.
WARNING: If you're easily offended by cursing, this episode is probably not for you.

Streaming Music Services, Nespresso vs. Keurig, FedEx & UPS Problems
The boys let loose in Episode 3 with some blunt assessments of their tastes in music, coffee, and delivery companies. #fthebs   #nsfw  

Products Discussed
Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker: http://goo.gl/shMQqh
Nespresso Espresso Maker: http://goo.gl/LXDVWB
illy Dark Roast Ground Coffee: http://goo.gl/Oth5G5 Capsul'in Capsules for Nespresso: http://goo.gl/PyEKAA
Keurig My K-Cup Reusable Coffee Filter: http://goo.gl/rnTn9W
Sleep Master Euro Box Top Mattress: http://goo.gl/LVs9sT
Vizio 40-inch 1080p LED LCD: http://goo.gl/n1gBGo 

More at: fthebs.com

+Pandora +Spotify +Songza +Google Play +Nespresso +Keurig +UPS +FedEx ___Episode 3 is now out.
WARNING: If you're easily offended by cursing, this episode is probably not for you.

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2014-04-24 15:12:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

I'm so glad I quit using this app after only a month or so. The last thing I want is to give Facebook more information on my movements and whereabouts.

I'm so glad I quit using this app after only a month or so. The last thing I want is to give Facebook more information on my movements and whereabouts.___

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2014-04-23 13:44:31 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s) 

If you've never had an opportunity to watch some great shows like The Sopranos and The Wire, Amazon Prime members will soon be getting a chance.

The shift from traditional television to streaming television is finally taking hold with everyday consumers.  And moves like this one by  HBO are helping promote the cause. Kudos +Amazon.com and HBO.

Not already a Prime member? Get a 30-day free trial here: http://goo.gl/5PcV6L  

Big news: on May 21st, classic +HBO shows will be available to stream for +Amazon Prime members http://bit.ly/1nGlywc___If you've never had an opportunity to watch some great shows like The Sopranos and The Wire, Amazon Prime members will soon be getting a chance.

The shift from traditional television to streaming television is finally taking hold with everyday consumers.  And moves like this one by  HBO are helping promote the cause. Kudos +Amazon.com and HBO.

Not already a Prime member? Get a 30-day free trial here: http://goo.gl/5PcV6L  

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2014-04-22 21:14:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Fixing Missing Admin in OS X Mavericks
Wanting to try out Final Cut Pro X (http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/trial/), I finally took the plunge and "upgraded" to OS X Mavericks today.

After the installation, I discovered that the account name and password I had always used was no longer working anymore.  Upon further research, my admin account had been converted to a standard account, leaving me with no admin account at all (WTF Apple)!

After about a half hour of Googling, head-scratching, and Apple-cursing, I finally came across this post from +Chris Barczys that was a real life saver.

The key lies in booting into single user mode and then typing in a bunch of commands (that I don't fully understand, thankfully he does) to temporarily enable a root account. Thank you, +Chris Barczys, for saving me from the anxiety attack that was quicklya... more »

Fixing Missing Admin in OS X Mavericks
Wanting to try out Final Cut Pro X (http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/trial/), I finally took the plunge and "upgraded" to OS X Mavericks today.

After the installation, I discovered that the account name and password I had always used was no longer working anymore.  Upon further research, my admin account had been converted to a standard account, leaving me with no admin account at all (WTF Apple)!

After about a half hour of Googling, head-scratching, and Apple-cursing, I finally came across this post from +Chris Barczys that was a real life saver.

The key lies in booting into single user mode and then typing in a bunch of commands (that I don't fully understand, thankfully he does) to temporarily enable a root account. Thank you, +Chris Barczys, for saving me from the anxiety attack that was quickly approaching.___

2014-04-19 23:41:56 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s) 

Contra: Evolution Now Free In Google Play Store
This remake of the old-school classic is now available for free. The touchscreen controls aren't exactly perfect and there are a number of in-app purchases, but the nostalgia alone is worth the download. Enjoy!

via: http://androidcommunity.com/contra-evolution-now-free-on-android-still-with-iap-20140418/ 

Contra: Evolution Now Free In Google Play Store
This remake of the old-school classic is now available for free. The touchscreen controls aren't exactly perfect and there are a number of in-app purchases, but the nostalgia alone is worth the download. Enjoy!

via: http://androidcommunity.com/contra-evolution-now-free-on-android-still-with-iap-20140418/ ___

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2014-04-17 16:56:46 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s) 

Slingbox 350 for $99
Amazon's Deal of the Day is the Slingbox 350. Although it doesn't have HDMI connectivity, it's still a pretty great deal at $99, 45% off the regular price.

Slingbox 350 for $99
Amazon's Deal of the Day is the Slingbox 350. Although it doesn't have HDMI connectivity, it's still a pretty great deal at $99, 45% off the regular price.___

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2014-04-17 00:15:42 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 30 +1s) 

Super Mario Bros Played on Wine Glasses
Kinda hard not to love this...#supermario

via +CNET: http://www.cnet.com/news/super-mario-bros-theme-played-on-wine-glasses/

Super Mario Bros Played on Wine Glasses
Kinda hard not to love this...#supermario

via +CNET: http://www.cnet.com/news/super-mario-bros-theme-played-on-wine-glasses/___

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2014-04-16 20:16:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s) 

The latest episode of +FtheBS is now out.  We chat about Google's partnership with +Room 77, taste the new +Game of Thrones beer, and debate the absurdity of Promposals.

More episodes at: fthebs.com

Best Hotel Booking Sites, Game of Thrones Beer Tasting, & Promposals
In this Spring-themed episode, our exclusive analysis of hotel booking sites uncovers a surprise winner; the boys evaluate three Spring beers, including the new Game of Thrones beer, left in their Easter basket; the growing teen trend of Promposals is explained, explored, and approved.  With their signature, eclectic approach, +Clinton Whitmire's and +Chris Porter's beer tasting covers a lot of ground about both beer and HBO's online content strategy.  One of the hosts makes up for not having attended prom with a Promposal of his own.

#travel   #hotel   #beer   #beertasting   #gameofthrones   #fireandblood   #promposal   #prom   #google   #room77  ___The latest episode of +FtheBS is now out.  We chat about Google's partnership with +Room 77, taste the new +Game of Thrones beer, and debate the absurdity of Promposals.

More episodes at: fthebs.com

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2014-04-10 16:30:14 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s) 

I've been waiting for this integration since Google Play Music was first announced.  Thanks +Sonos and +Google. You made my day.

Sonos and Google Play Music together - it just makes so much sense and it really is a great experience!

http://www.sonos.com/googleplaymusic___I've been waiting for this integration since Google Play Music was first announced.  Thanks +Sonos and +Google. You made my day.

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2014-04-10 10:39:48 (4 comments, 4 reshares, 17 +1s) 

Reimagining Chromecast Home - A Prototype
Test it: http://todaycast.tv (desktop only for now)

Recently there have been a lot of rumors that +Google is working on a home screen replacement for Chromecast.  While I think this is a great idea, I have to admit that I cringed a little when I heard the news because I’ve been working on a prototype for a very similar concept. And although this is still in early stages, I thought I would go ahead and share it with the world to help me determine whether or not I should continue developing it.

Let me be the first to say that I really like the default Chromecast home screen.  The images that Google picks from the amazing collection of Google+ photographers are breathtaking and far better than anything my friends or I are capable of creating. 

But since day one of owning a Chromecast I’ve wanted to be able topersona... more »

Reimagining Chromecast Home - A Prototype
Test it: http://todaycast.tv (desktop only for now)

Recently there have been a lot of rumors that +Google is working on a home screen replacement for Chromecast.  While I think this is a great idea, I have to admit that I cringed a little when I heard the news because I’ve been working on a prototype for a very similar concept. And although this is still in early stages, I thought I would go ahead and share it with the world to help me determine whether or not I should continue developing it.

Let me be the first to say that I really like the default Chromecast home screen.  The images that Google picks from the amazing collection of Google+ photographers are breathtaking and far better than anything my friends or I are capable of creating. 

But since day one of owning a Chromecast I’ve wanted to be able to personalize the slideshow of photography that moves across my screen. And I don’t mean I want to manually fling my photos from my phone to my TV screen. There’s a time and purpose for that.  

But what I really want is a visual dashboard of what’s happening in my life and in the lives of the people with whom I’m connected. Why should I manually go out and check all these different streams of content if I can use the idle time on my television to passively bring these streams to me (particularly the visual ones likes photos and video)?

The idea is simple.  RIght now, it’s just an always updating slideshow of your Instagram stream coupled with local time and weather information.  I envision it, however, allowing you to include photos or albums from a large variety of social networks or hashtag/keyword searches. You could have channels of content that get delivered based on network (Twitter, Google+, YouTube) or category (fashion, technology, cats). One day, I would love to be able to display notifications of missed calls, texts, current music playing, and other timely information (calendar events, breaking news headlines, etc).

Here’s the problem: This is not a Chromecast app. This is just a web page right now.  I’m a part-time web developer, not an app developer.  And this is just some crazy idea I had because I wanted to make my Chromecast home screen more interesting and relevant to my life. 

So I spent a few hours here and there over the past week or so creating this prototype.  I emphasize prototype because it is not without bugs and glitches. For instance, on my Chromecast the framerate is a lot choppier than I would like. There is only one view/scrolling option; I would like to have many more. And like I said before, this is not an app. You need to cast your browser tab (yes, desktop only for now) to the Chromecast to see the effect (you may need to resize the browser to get a full screen view).

If you have an Instagram account, give it a try and tell me what you think.  If you don’t have an Instagram account, you can still view the “Popular” feed and do hashtag searches. 

Is this something that you would be interested in having in a full-scale app or home screen replacement?  What other features or services would you like to see included? Is it even possible to build a home screen replacement for the Chromecast? Should I spend any more time thinking about this or just shut up and go back to cleaning the house?

I’d love to hear your input.  Thanks, here’s the link: http://todaycast.tv

-Chris

cc: +Will McCain +Jennifer Ruggiero +Russell Holly +Jason Howell +Gina Trapani +Paul Terry Walhus +Ron Richards +Phil Nickinson ___

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2014-04-09 19:02:44 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s) 

F the BS!
I'm excited to be joining +Clinton Whitmire on a brand new show called FtheBS, where we'll be taking an unfiltered look at culture, technology, and the stories that actually matter.

You can check out our first episode below. I'd love to hear your feedback (I think).  #fthebs  

More at: fthebs.com

Fire TV Review, Whiskey Aging, & NCAA Unions
+Clinton Whitmire and +Chris Porter reveal the truth about the Amazon Fire TV, discuss home-aging spirits in oak casks, and debate pay for college athletes.  In addition, a discussion of HBO's "Girls" informs us a little about Whitty's taste in girls, as does a brief discourse on Belle Knox.  The blindfolded sherry taste test is a show highlight that reveals Whitty's lack of smell and why that might not be such a bad thing. #fthebs  

Products Discussed
Amazon Fire TV - http://goo.gl/09nNEC
AppleTV - http://goo.gl/vYTSoS
Google Chromecast - http://goo.gl/KHVNzg
Oak Whiskey Barrel - http://goo.gl/BL4f9z

More at: fthebs.com

#whiskey   #firetv   #appletv   #chromecast   #iptv   #hdtv   #review   #ncaa   #unions   #football   #alcohol   #tastetest   #sherry   #amazon   #netflix   #pandora   #hulu   #vevo  ___F the BS!
I'm excited to be joining +Clinton Whitmire on a brand new show called FtheBS, where we'll be taking an unfiltered look at culture, technology, and the stories that actually matter.

You can check out our first episode below. I'd love to hear your feedback (I think).  #fthebs  

More at: fthebs.com

2014-03-15 14:37:56 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

Auto-Upload Question
Anyone know of a way to transfer a video auto-uploaded to Google+ to YouTube without uploading all over again?  It seems to me like any video that comes out of Google+ should be able to be linked to a YouTube account of my choosing.

Auto-Upload Question
Anyone know of a way to transfer a video auto-uploaded to Google+ to YouTube without uploading all over again?  It seems to me like any video that comes out of Google+ should be able to be linked to a YouTube account of my choosing.___

2014-03-12 23:30:42 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Looking for help buying a new espresso machine. I'm not a fancy coffee snob or anything (coming from a Keurig, I know, I know), just looking for a tasty cup of joe.

Coffee fiends,

What's the best espresso maker for around $200 or less?___Looking for help buying a new espresso machine. I'm not a fancy coffee snob or anything (coming from a Keurig, I know, I know), just looking for a tasty cup of joe.

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2014-03-06 00:57:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

HD Video of Earth From Space
Whoa! The technologies we've been dreaming about and seeing in movies for years are finally starting to become a reality.  

Skybox sandwiches their HD satellite video between static satellite imagery (underneath) and a MapBox map layer (on top), based off of OpenStreetMap.  The results are pretty awesome!

If the video below isn't enough, they also have a pretty impressive gallery of satellite imagery:
http://www.firstimagery.skybox.com/

via +Sarah Lane on +TWiT's Tech News 2Night

HD Video of Earth From Space
Whoa! The technologies we've been dreaming about and seeing in movies for years are finally starting to become a reality.  

Skybox sandwiches their HD satellite video between static satellite imagery (underneath) and a MapBox map layer (on top), based off of OpenStreetMap.  The results are pretty awesome!

If the video below isn't enough, they also have a pretty impressive gallery of satellite imagery:
http://www.firstimagery.skybox.com/

via +Sarah Lane on +TWiT's Tech News 2Night___

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2014-03-05 12:00:45 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s) 

Nice. The Chromecast is becoming more useful every day.

Nice. The Chromecast is becoming more useful every day.___

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2014-03-04 20:53:25 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s) 

Home Theater Tip
Magnetic latches can be a quick and inexpensive way to hide your home theater equipment. You can use an IR repeater or mesh speaker cloth to make sure you can still control the equipment without having to look at it.

Heavy Duty Magnetic Catch (2 pack, ~ $7)
http://goo.gl/XoeV2s

Xantech IR Dinky Link Kit (my favorite, ~ $120)
http://goo.gl/3rXMUq

Speaker Grill Cloth (~ $13)
http://goo.gl/Ojm0eP 

Home Theater Tip
Magnetic latches can be a quick and inexpensive way to hide your home theater equipment. You can use an IR repeater or mesh speaker cloth to make sure you can still control the equipment without having to look at it.

Heavy Duty Magnetic Catch (2 pack, ~ $7)
http://goo.gl/XoeV2s

Xantech IR Dinky Link Kit (my favorite, ~ $120)
http://goo.gl/3rXMUq

Speaker Grill Cloth (~ $13)
http://goo.gl/Ojm0eP ___

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2014-02-25 03:24:47 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 22 +1s) 

Moscow Subway Ticket Machine Accepts 30 Squats as Payment
We could use a few of these in the states.

Moscow Subway Ticket Machine Accepts 30 Squats as Payment
We could use a few of these in the states.___

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2014-02-24 13:19:58 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s) 

Superhero Phone
I'm really digging the way this black Bugdroid case (http://goo.gl/Bhg6dG) looks on my bright red Nexus 5. I find the blindingly red color much more attractive as a secondary accent color than as the primary shade. Now it looks like something a crime-fighting superhero might carry.

Or am I off my rocker?

Superhero Phone
I'm really digging the way this black Bugdroid case (http://goo.gl/Bhg6dG) looks on my bright red Nexus 5. I find the blindingly red color much more attractive as a secondary accent color than as the primary shade. Now it looks like something a crime-fighting superhero might carry.

Or am I off my rocker?___

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2014-01-23 14:40:15 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

HTC One Camera Won't Focus
The rear camera on my HTC One can't focus on anything more than about 10 feet away. The phone is rooted and I've tried lots of different ROMs and keep getting the same results. The front camera still works great. Has anyone else experienced this or know ways I can fix this, or is my camera defective?

HTC One Camera Won't Focus
The rear camera on my HTC One can't focus on anything more than about 10 feet away. The phone is rooted and I've tried lots of different ROMs and keep getting the same results. The front camera still works great. Has anyone else experienced this or know ways I can fix this, or is my camera defective?___

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2013-12-31 03:42:30 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

Um, OK, Google...

Um, OK, Google...___

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2013-12-25 21:09:41 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s) 

Merry Christmas from Abbey and me!

Merry Christmas from Abbey and me!___

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2013-12-24 02:00:28 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s) 

Home Theater Installation
A couple of pictures from one our recent home theater installations. This setup includes (with Amazon affiliate links):

Sharp LC-80LE757 80-inch LED TV
http://goo.gl/B55y8W

Polk Audio 265-RT In-Wall Vanishing Speakers (Front)
http://goo.gl/oc3hUY

Pok Audio 65-RT In-Wall Vanishing Speakers (Surrounds)
http://goo.gl/DAVde1

Polk Audio CSiA4 Bookshelf Center Channel Speaker
http://goo.gl/GHyQeJ

Sunfire SDS10 10" 250 Watt Subwoofer
http://goo.gl/Kp0KTI

Onkyo TX-NR626 7.2ch A/V Receiver
http://goo.gl/8ENtt9

Sony BDP-S5100 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi
http://goo.gl/H12wn1

URC MX-780 IR/RF Macro Universal Remote
http://goo.gl/5iH8kh

#hometheater   #hdtv   #audio   #video  

Home Theater Installation
A couple of pictures from one our recent home theater installations. This setup includes (with Amazon affiliate links):

Sharp LC-80LE757 80-inch LED TV
http://goo.gl/B55y8W

Polk Audio 265-RT In-Wall Vanishing Speakers (Front)
http://goo.gl/oc3hUY

Pok Audio 65-RT In-Wall Vanishing Speakers (Surrounds)
http://goo.gl/DAVde1

Polk Audio CSiA4 Bookshelf Center Channel Speaker
http://goo.gl/GHyQeJ

Sunfire SDS10 10" 250 Watt Subwoofer
http://goo.gl/Kp0KTI

Onkyo TX-NR626 7.2ch A/V Receiver
http://goo.gl/8ENtt9

Sony BDP-S5100 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi
http://goo.gl/H12wn1

URC MX-780 IR/RF Macro Universal Remote
http://goo.gl/5iH8kh

#hometheater   #hdtv   #audio   #video  ___

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2013-08-24 20:14:20 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

Love these lyrics..."You blocked me on Facebook..."

Love these lyrics..."You blocked me on Facebook..."___

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2013-08-22 01:45:42 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 12 +1s) 

Cannot wait for this!

Cannot wait for this!___

2013-08-20 22:29:53 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Best Wireless Router?
Which wireless router offers the very best range for $200 or less?

Best Wireless Router?
Which wireless router offers the very best range for $200 or less?___

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2013-08-19 01:14:39 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s) 

Get it while you can. Thanks +Koushik Dutta.

AirCast - Play Any videos on your Chromecast

I spent a couple hours yesterday reverse engineering the Chromecast protocols. Great success! I am now able to get around all the developer whitelist restrictions. I'm actually not using the Chromecast or MediaRouter SDKs at all anymore.

AirCast is an Android app that lets you share videos from your Gallery, Dropbox, or Drive, straight to your Chromecast enabled TV.

It's straightforward to use, share, play, and control the stream via the remote in the app (or notification area).

And here's an APK!
http://download.clockworkmod.com/test/AirCast.apk

The APK will self destruct in 2 days; just looking for bugs and feedback right now. Any crashes, etc, should be accompanied with logcats.

Issue list:
 * Apparently some Gallery apps (HTC One, etc) do not have the AirCast button in them. Need to fix that.___Get it while you can. Thanks +Koushik Dutta.

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2013-08-17 20:45:01 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s) 

Fetch with my favorite girl.

Fetch with my favorite girl.___

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2013-08-16 03:35:08 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

Big thanks to +Jennifer Ruggiero and +christopher rizzo for letting me join them tonight.

What do you think is the future of television and home entertainment?

Is 4K video worth it?  Feel like 3D TVs are a fad?  Have a mess of spaghetti behind your tv?  Feel like chucking that old school remote control?!?  Then be sure to check out our latest +Get Nerdy With It  episode featuring +Chris Porter from Video Solutions!  We had a super time talking about all of the above, and a lot more.  http://wp.me/p3xaUC-c5___Big thanks to +Jennifer Ruggiero and +christopher rizzo for letting me join them tonight.

What do you think is the future of television and home entertainment?

2013-08-12 21:35:25 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s) 

Turn any Android device (even Nexus Q) into a Chromecast receiver.

Ok, here it is. The first public beta of #CheapCast . I decided to put this up for free since I believe it could potentially useful to a whole lot of people. If you like it and it works for you, feel free to just use one of the Donation options within the App.

I will also make the Source Code available in the near future (I'm still cleaning it a bit up). Just watch this space: https://github.com/mauimauer/cheapcast
I hope to further improve the App and welcome anybody who wants to contribute.

In my first PoC-Video I've showed CheapCast with YouTube, I've just uploaded another video showing Google Music streaming to a Nexus 7 running CheaCast: CheapCast - First Alpha, Showcasing Google Music

As this is the first public Beta please expect things to fail. I appreciate your feedback. Please log your issues/bugreports here: https://github.com/mauimauer/cheapcast/issues

Hope you enjoy it.
#ChromeCast  

UPDATE: Apparently it also works on the infamous Nexus Q: See https://plus.google.com/114930558215776389910/posts/6k9kbmL2Cxo

(Let's hope Google doesn't get mad. I still want to work there someday :D)___Turn any Android device (even Nexus Q) into a Chromecast receiver.

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2013-08-04 01:28:32 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s) 

Keep up the great work, +Koushik Dutta. Any way for me to help beta test this?
#chromecast
#rss  

Chromecast and RSS Video feeds___Keep up the great work, +Koushik Dutta. Any way for me to help beta test this?
#chromecast
#rss  

2013-07-30 22:38:29 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s) 

Ever the pioneer...

I wrote my first Chromecast app. Send anything in your gallery to your TV via the standard share button. Images and movies (at full framerate). It works like magic.

Also looking at sending music and playlists.

I'll do a video later, but I'm not allowed to distribute the APK, as that is against the terms of use of the beta SDK for the time being.___Ever the pioneer...

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2013-07-28 20:02:20 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s) 

Chromecast Feature Request
Cast to multiple devices at once, enabling me to distribute video throughout the house. 
#chromecast  

Chromecast Feature Request
Cast to multiple devices at once, enabling me to distribute video throughout the house. 
#chromecast  ___

Buttons

A special service of CircleCount.com is the following button.

The button shows the number of followers you have directly in a small button. You can add this button to your website, like the +1-Button of Google or the Like-Button of Facebook.






You can add this button directly in your website. For more information about the CircleCount Buttons and the description how to add them to another page click here.

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