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Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski

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Living on a sub-tropical island, enjoying the scenery.

Occupation: making G+ a better place

Birthday: 04/02

Followers: 577,830

Following: 2,558

Views: 17,216,199

Cream of the Crop: 05/05/2012

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Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830_*PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU CLICK ON "GOING" OR "MAYBE"!*_ It's race weekend again! Let's hang out! Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since it's a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd have copyright issues. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/16HoQeb) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski Formula 1 Race Hangout - Montreal/Canada2013-06-09 19:00:0032  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830It's race weekend again! Let's hang out! Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since it's a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd have copyright issues. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/10VUrAs) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski  Formula 1 Race Hangout - Monte Carlo/Monaco2013-05-26 13:00:0043  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/11XPQPw) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. *Get your _Google+ Paddock Club_ pass! ...* So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, clicking on _"Going"_ will get you into the _Google+ Paddock Club_ and clicking on _"Maybe"_ into the _Formula 1 Circle_! I'd also like your ideas on how to make the _Formula 1 Race Hangout_ more interesting. _*Please guys, share this event!*_ Let's give the whole G+ community the opportunity to join our F1 circle and this week's _Formula 1 Race Hangout_! Greez, +Jens Graikowski Formula 1 Race Hangout - Barcelona/Spain2013-05-12 13:00:0020  
martin shervington1,450,907Have you heard of a chap called Kevin MacCleod? Well, you almost certainly have heard his work... It has been estimated that in the region of 800,000 videos on YouTube have included music he has created. 800,000! And so many of those videos have thousands upon thousands of views. He has over 1000 entries on IMBD as the composer the music for movies as well. WOW. Kevin is not only a powerhouse who has transformed how people access music through a creative commons licence, he is one heck of a nice fellow. We met in a hangout the other day and he has agreed to an interview on everything from why 'giving it away' works, about his most successful tracks (will a quick taste if we are lucky), and all about the documentary they are making on him as well. Should be a lot of fun.  Hope to see you then!Interview with legendary Composer Kevin MacCleod, the chap from Incompetech!2013-05-08 20:00:0022  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830Yeeehaaaw! It's Race weekend again and we are going to hang out! Loads has happened in this #Formula1 season already, some of it good, some not so good. Our _Formula 1 Race Hangouts_ have been created to discuss those happenings with birds-of-a-feather and to watch the races together. Last year, when I started with those hangouts they were rather poorly frequented. This year things seem to have settled a bit at G+ and I'm really happy with the turn out. We've always had several, highly knowledgeable #F1 buffs in attendance and I can only imagine what is going to happen once the European races start. I therefore invite everybody who wants to join in with the following system: ▸ The race starts at 1 pm GMT. About an hour before (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/17JhW5Z) I will invite all of those of the _Google+ Paddock Club_ ... ▸ Just before the race I will invite my _Formula 1_ circle. You can request admission to the _Google+ Paddock Club_ by clicking on _Going_ and to the _Formula 1_ circle by clicking on _Maybe_. We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ▸ Since this is a HoA (Hangout on Air) we'd risk copyright infractions. Hope to see you all on Sunday and *Please share this event!* Greez, +Jens Graikowski  Formula 1 Race Hangout - Grand Prix of Bahrain2013-04-21 13:00:0023  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830HANGOUT FOR THE FIRST F1 GRAND PRIX OF THE SEASON Last year we did several "Formula 1 Race hangouts" and though I'd have wished attendance to have been a bit higher, we had great fun with the few who did come. This year (after G+ has settled down a bit) I hope that we get a few more peeps to watch the races together with us. Here is how it works: ➢ We all watch the race on our own individual TV sets. There is not going to be a race broadcast in the hangout for several reasons. ▸ A broadcast would take over the hangouts audio and would make it impossible for us to talk. ▸ It means, we can all watch the race in the language we prefer (in my case it's German). ▸ The broadcast would take up a hangout spot. I'd rather have one of you guys there. ➢ I'll invite participants in two steps. ▸ About an hour before the race starts (find out here, when exactly that will be in your time zone: http://bit.ly/Ynm5nT) I will invite all of those of the "Google+ Paddock Club".  ▸ Just before the race I will invite my Formula 1 circle. GET YOU GOOGLE+ PADDOCK CLUB PASS! So if you want to make sure, that you get a spot, join the "G+PC"! To join the club you can either click on "Going" at this event or +1 the second comment at this post: http://bit.ly/ZfYUhL. Either way you'll be added to the "G+PC" circle. I'd also like your ideas on how to make the Formula 1 Race Hangout more interesting.Formula 1 Race Hangout - Melbourne/Australia2013-03-17 07:00:0048  
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski577,830*is the world going to end on the 21st of december? ...* according to the _mesoamerican long count calendar_ which the mayans used, the 21st of december is regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle ... the end of the world as we know it ... *who cares? ... let's have a party! ...* i invite you all to a _pre-end of the world hangout party_ ... if the world ends we might as well go down in style ... live music, drinks, fun and good company ... what better way to spend the last hours and minutes ... and if the world doesn't end, we can go straight over into the _after-end of the world hangout party_ with even more music, drinks, fun and the same good company ... *and don't you guys forget to state if you are going or not by clicking on the _going_ button on the top right! ...* and of course invite your mates too (you can simply share the event publicly via the _share_ button on the top) ... it's going to be a 24 hrs event and will be on-air ... the more the merrier ... ;-) ... *so, what's planned? ...* i want this event to be spectacular ... to achieve this we'll need some help from you guys ... it is supposed to be a 24 hrs event (since we want to be sure we won't miss the end of the world) and we need to fill it with some action ... i was thinking about live music, among other things ... when i discussed this party with +Ryan Van Sickle quite some time ago (no, this idea is not new) he generously offered to play for us ... he can't play 24 hrs though ... only +Daria Musk can do that ... ;-) ... we therefore need musicians all over the world, who will play for us in their timezone ... i would also like other stuff, so if there are artists out there who'd like to contribute, you are more than welcome ... magicians? ... dancers? ... cultural stuff? ... if you have what it takes and would like to participate, please let me know in a comment! ... also if you have any ideas on how to make this event a day to remember (wait! ... who's going to remember it after the end of the world?), please let us know! ... i will regularly update this event, to let you guys know how the whole thing is progressing ... stay tuned to this frequency! ... greez, +Jens Graikowski ... ********************************************************* #endoftheworldhangoutparty  Pre-End of the World Hangout Party2012-12-21 01:00:0026  
Kol Tregaskes55,694*THE LAST RACE of 2012* Feel free to join in the live chat for the race today. Where are you watching the race , who are you supporting, how do you think the race will go? *BBC Live Coverage:* The BBC have a live stream here that includes live commentary and standings and live TV coverage [UK only]: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport/formula_one/default.stm *Official F1 Site:* Get the latest info, including track standings, from the official page: http://www.formula1.com/live_timing/live_timing_popup.html *Android App:* There is an official Android app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.formula1.twothousandelevenapplication *Twitter Twazzup Updates:* You can watch the tweets come in in real-time on twazzup here: http://beta.twazzup.com/?q=%23f1&l=en#search/%23f1. *McLaren Live Updates:* Also, keep up to date with the McLaren cars during the race here: http://www.mclaren.com/formula1 *F1 Google+ Circle List:* If you'd like to be included in my F1 G+ Circle then add your name to the comments here: https://plus.google.com/104405539079062799451/posts/ToSQiZZA73Y *Google+ F1 Search:* And lastly watch the posts come in real-time on Google+: https://plus.google.com/s/%23f1%20OR%20%23formula1%20OR%20%23formulaone When it says "going" for the event it seems in this case if you are either going physically or going to be in the live chat below. :-) _Feel free to reshare (suggest disabling comments and linking back to this (the original) post. You'll need to view the thread on a stream page._ *_Please leave a comment or DM me with any other useful links_* #f1 #formula1 #formulaone #sport #motorsport #kollivechat #livechat    #SundaySportFormula One Brazilian Grand Prix RACE Live Chat on Google+2012-11-25 17:00:0058  
Ronnie Bincer115,308Google Plus just made a BIG change to the Hangout Interface... Join in the discussion about what changed and how to use the new Hangout Options. The HOA video will be added above when it goes live... watch it later or join Live in the discussion here in the Event. Add your comments and I'll try to address them in the live HOA. Link to the video: http://www.youtube.com/user/VideoLeadsOnline?v=Ctm9XyHOxYU I am trying to help everyone make the most out of the new Hangout Look & Feel. Ask some questions here in the event comments, invite your friends to the Journey of Discovery... it will be a fun road, join me on it! If you want to be notified about the new MasterClass I'm planning on having to help people keep up with the latest G+ changes, sign up to be notified at http://www.GooTubePlus.com/MasterClass ... You'll get a free PDF of my top posts just for joining my email list. #NewHOdiscussonHOA  New Hangout Changes - Overview with Ronnie Bincer2012-11-03 03:00:0042  
Chef Dennis Littley955,974Stop by for my class on pesto, and we're not just talking about Basil!  From the classic Genovese, to Sun Dried Tomato, join me as I show you how easy it is to make pesto at home and my favorite way to serve it!ChefHangout- Let's Make Pesto2012-10-12 01:00:00112  
Jake Croston1,055,648*Want a fast and easy dinner?* Join me as we make a delicious and simple chicken dish, with caramelized onions, sharp cheddar cheese, and of course, bacon! *Check out the video here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEnD2WvV-J8* ChefHangout - Smokey Mountain Chicken2012-10-11 01:00:00116  
Ronnie Bincer115,308*Google Plus is a Brave New World Now...* Certain Tools (i.e. Circle Level Notifications) have been removed from our toolbox. We had a lively discussion on what and how to post now that things have changed. _And don't be fooled, they have changed..._ *Watch part 1 above and watch part 2 here: http://goo.gl/N07RN ..* *@107022061436866576067 & @108210288375340023376 host the discussion...* Join in via comments or make a request here in the Event (and say you are "Going") to get a possible Invite to join in the HOA Filmstrip discussion. *The HOA video will be streamed live right here when we start - and after the show for your viewing pleasure.*Google Plus New Posting Strategy Discussion - HOA2012-08-24 20:00:0072  

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2016-05-18 10:58:57 (64 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

From the horse's mouth

When looking at photographs of #HillaryClinton the other day I thought to myself, "is there any photograph of that woman were she doesn't look condescending, arrogant or downright mad?".

Let's not talk about her changing her opinion about certain topics faster than her underwear or about her lying or being in the pockets of the 1%. Just her personality is more than enough to really go against my grain. Peeps say "well, you probably have problems with strong women". She's not a strong woman. A strong woman has principles and doesn't tell everybody just what they want to hear even if that means she has to tell completely different stories to different people. Oh, I wish she'd be made to release those #transcripts of her #Wallstreet speeches.

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how het... more »

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2016-08-17 10:34:20 (9 comments; 14 reshares; 86 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-17 10:34:20 (9 comments; 14 reshares; 86 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-17 10:34:20 (9 comments; 14 reshares; 86 +1s; )Open 

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2016-08-17 09:28:55 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

Duo has arrived!
Finally, after its introduction at the last Google I/O, the video calling app is here.

Some interesting features and impressive tech behind the scenes should make this app a success for Google. It's rolling out gradually, but you can already pre-register at the Google Play Store ( https://goo.gl/wUuEz9 ) to get notified when it'll be available for your device.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#Google #duo #videocall 

Duo has arrived!
Finally, after its introduction at the last Google I/O, the video calling app is here.

Some interesting features and impressive tech behind the scenes should make this app a success for Google. It's rolling out gradually, but you can already pre-register at the Google Play Store ( https://goo.gl/wUuEz9 ) to get notified when it'll be available for your device.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#Google #duo #videocall ___

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2016-08-17 07:59:22 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Another one bites the dust

I couldn't have said it any better than my G+mate +Mark Traphagen​:

Tsu Shut Down

I hate "I told you so" posts, so please know I'm hating myself right now ;-) I told you so.

Pyramid schemes are never sustainable long term business models (and please save your explanations of how Tsu was "not" a pyramid scheme). But when your scheme is to turn regular social media users into annoying spammers, your ultimate doom is really sealed.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#tsu

Tsu Shut Down

I hate "I told you so" posts, so please know I'm hating myself right now ;-) I told you so.

Pyramid schemes are never sustainable long term business models (and please save your explanations of how Tsu was "not" a pyramid scheme). But when your scheme is to turn regular social media users into annoying spammers, your ultimate doom is really sealed.___Another one bites the dust

I couldn't have said it any better than my G+mate +Mark Traphagen​:

Tsu Shut Down

I hate "I told you so" posts, so please know I'm hating myself right now ;-) I told you so.

Pyramid schemes are never sustainable long term business models (and please save your explanations of how Tsu was "not" a pyramid scheme). But when your scheme is to turn regular social media users into annoying spammers, your ultimate doom is really sealed.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#tsu

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2016-08-07 10:24:46 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 60 +1s; )Open 

Bam, it is

Bam, it is___

2016-08-01 15:56:31 (17 comments; 2 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Who will you vote for?
Let's run our very own unofficial presidential election.

The US election is still months away, but is already occupying politically interested mind all over the world. Who will you vote for? Will you vote at all? Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the obvious front runners but if I understand the US voting system correctly you can "write in" anyone you like. And there are still other candidates around. Do they have a chance?

I would like to ask ONLY the US CITIZENS amongst my followers to participate in this poll! Anything else would just lead to a false result.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#usa #election2016 #election #elections #hillaryclinton #donaldtrump #jillstein #garyjohnson #hillaryforpresident #trumpforpresident #steinforpresident #johnsonforpresident 

Who will you vote for?
Let's run our very own unofficial presidential election.

The US election is still months away, but is already occupying politically interested mind all over the world. Who will you vote for? Will you vote at all? Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the obvious front runners but if I understand the US voting system correctly you can "write in" anyone you like. And there are still other candidates around. Do they have a chance?

I would like to ask ONLY the US CITIZENS amongst my followers to participate in this poll! Anything else would just lead to a false result.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#usa #election2016 #election #elections #hillaryclinton #donaldtrump #jillstein #garyjohnson #hillaryforpresident #trumpforpresident #steinforpresident #johnsonforpresident ___

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2016-07-20 14:47:33 (3 comments; 5 reshares; 24 +1s; )Open 

Yeeeeehaaaaaw!!!

Longbow Finance S.A. will acquire Sauber Holding AG - read the full story >> http://bit.ly/2atR4Os

#SauberF1Team #JoinOurPassion #Racing #F1  ___Yeeeeehaaaaaw!!!

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2016-07-10 09:06:33 (8 comments; 9 reshares; 55 +1s; )Open 

How I would love to try this. I would probably soil my pants but I'd love to try it nevertheless. 😃

H/t: +RULRO.​

Virtual reality height ___How I would love to try this. I would probably soil my pants but I'd love to try it nevertheless. 😃

H/t: +RULRO.​

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2016-07-07 07:54:29 (1 comments; 6 reshares; 53 +1s; )Open 

Sips Tea

Sips Tea___

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2016-06-29 18:36:16 (15 comments; 0 reshares; 37 +1s; )Open 

Ummm, yes I have a question ...
WTF is going on in the world? The British vote to get out of the EU which will most likely have disastrous effects. The Spanish select the same corrupt government again that has been robbing and conning them for years and the Republicans in the US choose Donald Trump as their candidate for the presidential elections. He might even become president. Has the whole world gone mad?

Ähmm, ja ich hätte da mal eine Frage ...
Was zum Geier ist mit der Welt los? Die Briten stimmen für einen Austritt aus der EU, was wahrscheinlich katastrophale Folgen haben wird. Die Spanier wählen die gleiche korrupte Regierung wieder, die sie seit Jahren beraubt und betrogen hat und die US Republikaner machen Donald Trump zu ihrem Präsidentschaftskandidaten. Vielleicht wird er sogar Präsident. Ist die ganze Welt verrückt geworden?

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Ummm, yes I have a question ...
WTF is going on in the world? The British vote to get out of the EU which will most likely have disastrous effects. The Spanish select the same corrupt government again that has been robbing and conning them for years and the Republicans in the US choose Donald Trump as their candidate for the presidential elections. He might even become president. Has the whole world gone mad?

Ähmm, ja ich hätte da mal eine Frage ...
Was zum Geier ist mit der Welt los? Die Briten stimmen für einen Austritt aus der EU, was wahrscheinlich katastrophale Folgen haben wird. Die Spanier wählen die gleiche korrupte Regierung wieder, die sie seit Jahren beraubt und betrogen hat und die US Republikaner machen Donald Trump zu ihrem Präsidentschaftskandidaten. Vielleicht wird er sogar Präsident. Ist die ganze Welt verrückt geworden?

Ummm, sí tengo una pregunta ...
¿Que, coño está pasando en el mundo? Los británicos votan para salir de la UE que lo más probable va a tener efectos desastrosos. Los españoles votan de nuevo para el mismo gobierno corrupto que ha estado robando y engañando a ellos durante años y los republicanos en los EE.UU. eligen Donald Trump como su candidato para las elecciones presidenciales. Incluso podría llegar a ser presidente. Se ha vuelto loco todo el mundo?___

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2016-06-24 23:20:25 (3 comments; 2 reshares; 32 +1s; )Open 

Google+ 5th anniversary (28th of June)

One of my oldest G+mates, +Denis Labelle​​​, is asking to write about our most important moments on #GooglePlus and add the hashtag #Gplus5 to celebrate the 5th birthday of this amazing platform. So here we are. The situation this post refers to I will never forget as long as I live and it shows like no other how special the G+ community is.

Enjoy and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

Once upon a time ... (the fairy tale continues)
In a land not that far away (actually pretty close, since it is all around us) called  #GooglePlus there was a poor boy called +Jens Graikowski. I'm sure, you've heard of him before. This boy had the most peculiar adventure, but let me start at the beginning.

Jens had lived in G+ land for quite some time and he was very poor; poor beyond imagination. He only had one car and only one #laptop and only one #PC , can you imagine that? What was even worse, was that everything he had was old, because he'd been out of a job for more than two years. A terrible economic crisis had hit the kingdom and Jens didn't have any money to buy new things. He didn't complain though. He was a frugal and happy young fellow and every day he counted his blessings, for he was guerdoned for his poverty with a wonderful wife and two beautiful and charming daughters. Jens was happy in G+ Land. He was helpful and well liked and thousands of people followed him, but fate was about to deal him a nasty blow.

One day Jens started up his trusty laptop Lappy, when he got a bad fright. Lappy was very sick! "I'm feeling so weak." the laptop said. "I don't know what's wrong with me. I can't seem to concentrate on my work and at the end of the day I just don't seem to be able to turn off. Sometimes my touch pad stops working or I just crash all together." and though Lappy partly recovered for a short time, after another couple of months he finally succumbed to his ailments.

That was a sad day for Jens, for he had loved his laptop very much for it had been his line to the community of G+ and all his friends there. He wrote a quick note on his old home office PC (an ancient machine that was not fast enough to live up to the challenges a busy live in G+ Land presented) to let his followers know that his time with them was at an end. He then went for a walk in the magic forest where the elves lived to be alone with his grief.

While he walked along a narrow trail through the forest a peculiar figure appeared before him. It was an elder lady, but she was only about one foot tall, translucent and she had tiny little wings like a dragon fly which she used to hover silently right in front of Jens's nose.
"What brings you to my forest with such a long face?" she asked and looked at Jens disapprovingly. "No creature is allowed to be that sad in my kingdom".
Jens looked at her with little interest. He had never seen such a funny looking little woman before, but his sorrow occupied his mind completely and left no space for tiny, see-through ladies. Nevertheless Jens was a well mannered young man and his mother had taught him to answer when he was asked a question by his elders.
"My laptop has died" he said "and I have no way to participate in the rich and satisfying life of the G+ community." He sadly shook his head. "I will wither away and die an unhappy and lonely man."

"Nonsense" the hovering apparition replied. "Don't underestimate the power of G+!" I am the fairy G+ godmother and I will never abandon any of my children. You have been a helpful and worthy member of the #community . Whenever a goobie (that is what the google newbies were called in the realm of the google elves and dwarves) needed advise, you were there for them. You enriched many a thread with your witty and knowledgeable comments. Whenever somebody needed a good cause shared, you did it and my elves love the way you contribute to discussions in a civilised and intelligent manner, even when you happen to disagree with the other side. For all your effort I'll grant you three wishes. What will you wish for?"

"Oh, dear fairy G+ godmother" Jens said with hope suddenly filling his heart until it felt like bursting. "I don't wish for much. I am reasonably healthy and I have a wonderful family. My daughters are the joy of my life and my wife is a lovely, caring and hard working woman. I only wish for me being able to join in the community life of G+ again. Three wishes you say? Well, here they are." And, summoning all his courage, he told the fairy G+ godmother his three wishes.
"I'd like a new laptop, so I can work on my posts again and fill people's life with joy writing my How I ... posts (  #jghowi ) and letting them partake in my Virtual Trip Down Historic Route 66 (  #jgroute66 ). I'd also like a RAM update for my old home office PC, so that I can keep on contributing to G+, even when the laptop falls ill for a day or two and my last wish would be an android phone, so I can stay in contact with my G+ friends, even when I'm on the road."
He then ducked down, for he was sure the fairy G+ godmother would strike him with lightning for his impertinence.

Nothing happened. After a while Jens dared to look up again only to find the translucent figure looking down at him. She had her arms crossed over her ample bosom and regarded the shaking boy calmly.
"You don't ask for much, do you?" she asked after a while that seemed to Jens like an eternity. "Well" she continued with a sigh "I did promise and a fairy godmother always keeps her promises. You will have to wait a bit, after all we fairy godmothers are no miracle workers, but I'll send you two of my elves with the goods you asked for. +Dusan Vrban will bring you an Asus eee PC netbook and +James Pakele will send you 4 RAM sticks to speed up your old PC. He'll also send you a Motorola Atrix 4g mobile phone. You will have to wait a bit for that though, for James lives on a long forgotten magical island far away and it will take some time to get the goods over here. Does that meet your requirements?".

Jens looked at the translucent figure suspiciously. He wasn't born yesterday and he knew, that if something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
"What do you want in return" he asked the fairy G+ godmother. "I am poor and have nothing to give you and you can't have my first born!"
"I think you are mixing up fairy tale characters here, my boy." the hovering mystical creature chided him mildly. "We fairy godmothers don't take first borns. I don't want anything, but for you to carry on with your tireless work and to bring joy to the people who read your posts. Be a worthy member of the G+ community, is all that I ask of you."
"That is easily promised, for this is what I like doing anyway." replied Jens and getting bold by his success he added "But I'll also need help with unlocking and setting up my Motorola. I'm only a poor boy and don't know anything about these magical things."
The fairy G+ godmother inhaled sharply, but she answered "Well, we've come this far, we might as well finish the job off properly. I'll send my dwarves +Daniel Navarro, +Luke Psaila and +Adrian Chapmanlaw to assist you with the phone."

They left it at that and Jens left the enchanted forest with a much more hopeful stride than when he'd entered it. It happened as the fairy G+ godmother had promised. After less than a week the Asus netbook arrived from +Dusan Vrban and a couple of weeks later the 4 RAM sticks with 2Gb each and the Motorola Atrix 4g from the far away forgotten island where the elf +James Pakele lived. The three dwarves set to work and helped Jens to rapidly unlock the phone and set it up just to his liking and Jens lived with his netbook, his speedy computer and his mobile phone happily ever after.

The End.

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And again this is not a fairy tale. It's the truth and nothing but the truth. It happened just the way I described it (Well, I'm not a 100% sure about the fairy G+ godmother). I don't care, if I'm boring people to death by repeating it over and over again. This community is something else! Try and find that kind of attitude towards complete strangers on the other large social network! My eternal gratitude goes out to +Dusan Vrban, +James Pakele, +Johnny Johnsen (who also offered to send me his sons computer), +Daniel Navarro, +Luke Psaila, +Adrian Chapmanlaw and many, many others who have supported me with gifts, much needed advise and kind words. This post has one purpose only. To show what wonderful people there are in this community. To show that some people go that extra step to help a mate in need.

Please share this post! Let the whole world know how special G+ is! We can be rightfully proud of who we are, because we are what makes this community special. I would love this to make it into the What's hot stream but I know it's a fat chance that's going to happen. Well, I've done all I can. It's down to you guys now.

Greez,
+Jens Graikowski.

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#jggplus #sharethis #sharethelove   #pleasesharethispost   #evang +   +Sharing is Caring on G+

If you'd like to be notified about my G+ and Cream of the Crop posts, please let me know in a comment! Also read http://bit.ly/JPJxor . If, on the other hand, you are already receiving these notifications and would rather not anymore, please let me know in a PM (no questions asked).___Google+ 5th anniversary (28th of June)

One of my oldest G+mates, +Denis Labelle​​​, is asking to write about our most important moments on #GooglePlus and add the hashtag #Gplus5 to celebrate the 5th birthday of this amazing platform. So here we are. The situation this post refers to I will never forget as long as I live and it shows like no other how special the G+ community is.

Enjoy and may the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

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High end mobile VR
There are two factors that are imperative to the success of VR. Price and mobility.

When it comes to the future of #VirtualReality I'm betting heavily on those sets that work with our mobile phones. They fulfil both factors mentioned above. Because they use the tech of the phones we already own they're very affordable and because they're not tethered to any computer or game console they're extremely mobile. #Google's #Daydream platform will probably become my favourite, but +Mike Elgan​ mentions a few other platforms in this article that also seem worth looking into, though most don't work with mobile phones, but have their own tech.

The big advantage of not using your phone for #VR is of course the quality. Higher screen resolutions, better sensors to reduce latency and more powerful processors allow for more immersive VRe... more »

High-end mobile VR is virtually here

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/feRkSl )

Wheeeee! You're riding a flying unicorn down a magic rainbow while kittens and cupcakes rain from the sky. It's all so real.

Then, suddenly, everything goes black as you mindlessly take the final step in your living room to pull the cable from your virtual reality headset.

There's a virtual elephant in the living room, and here it is: High-quality virtual reality is going to be literally held back by the need to tether to a console.

Last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles offered new ideas (and old) to solve the catastrophic VR tethering problem.

High-end mobile and tether-free VR is coming. Here's what's going on:

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3085564/personal-technology/high-end-mobile-vr-is-virtually-here.html

#VR #VirtualReality___High end mobile VR
There are two factors that are imperative to the success of VR. Price and mobility.

When it comes to the future of #VirtualReality I'm betting heavily on those sets that work with our mobile phones. They fulfil both factors mentioned above. Because they use the tech of the phones we already own they're very affordable and because they're not tethered to any computer or game console they're extremely mobile. #Google's #Daydream platform will probably become my favourite, but +Mike Elgan​ mentions a few other platforms in this article that also seem worth looking into, though most don't work with mobile phones, but have their own tech.

The big advantage of not using your phone for #VR is of course the quality. Higher screen resolutions, better sensors to reduce latency and more powerful processors allow for more immersive VR experiences. The downside is going to be the price. I'm guessing €600 and upwards will be the price range for those devices at the beginning. Time will tell if that will find its way into the mass market.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#E3 #electronicentertainmentexpo #playstationvr #VoidRapture #StarbreezeStarVR #OculusRift #HTCVive #ZeissVROnePlus #Alienware #AlphaR2 #Immerex #VRG9020

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H/t: +Ryan Cleveland​

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2016-06-17 09:19:29 (4 comments; 3 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

The future of VR looks promising
That's what I said.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +martin shervington​

FYI: +Russell Deasley​

There are currently 685 virtual reality start-ups with an average valuation of $4.5 million. 500 million VR headsets Are projected to be sold by 2025. This industry is about to explode.___The future of VR looks promising
That's what I said.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +martin shervington​

FYI: +Russell Deasley​

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2016-06-10 08:54:27 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Google Nearby
A service that suggests apps and websites, based on your location.

This should be interesting. Will give it a try once I'll get the update.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#googlenearby #Google #location 

Google Nearby
A service that suggests apps and websites, based on your location.

This should be interesting. Will give it a try once I'll get the update.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#googlenearby #Google #location ___

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2016-06-07 08:49:34 (7 comments; 2 reshares; 31 +1s; )Open 

Too much of a good thing ...
I love Google+, but do I love it too much?

This morning I woke up early and despite my best efforts I couldn't go back to sleep. Never mind, I thought, let's check on #GooglePlus for a minute then. Just the most important stuff, you know? Notifications, VIP circle, the essentials. It won't take long, you've got plenty of time ... I just made it to work!

I spent more than an hour in G+ again and that is a rather short period of time for me. When I have the time, 3-4 hours are nothing unusual. But this morning I noticed something different. Something that had never occurred to me before. I didn't get much of of it! I spent more than an hour browsing through my stream I found exactly two posts that I considered worth reading. The rest of my time was spend scrolling! I do G+ for fun, so effectiveness is not on the top of my... more »

Too much of a good thing ...
I love Google+, but do I love it too much?

This morning I woke up early and despite my best efforts I couldn't go back to sleep. Never mind, I thought, let's check on #GooglePlus for a minute then. Just the most important stuff, you know? Notifications, VIP circle, the essentials. It won't take long, you've got plenty of time ... I just made it to work!

I spent more than an hour in G+ again and that is a rather short period of time for me. When I have the time, 3-4 hours are nothing unusual. But this morning I noticed something different. Something that had never occurred to me before. I didn't get much of of it! I spent more than an hour browsing through my stream I found exactly two posts that I considered worth reading. The rest of my time was spend scrolling! I do G+ for fun, so effectiveness is not on the top of my priority list, but two posts in one hour? If I'd spent this time on a Google search on one of my interests I could've easily tripled or quadrupled my success rate.

So, what's the reason and what can I do about it? I'm my case Google+ is not a ghost town, but far too busy. Do I have to rethink my circle management? Are circles even still relevant to my G+ experience? To find more interesting posts, might it be better to focus on collections? The thing with those is, that not many plussers have adopted them yet. I know I have to do something. Too much of a good thing is not always wonderful. I spend far too much time on G+ without getting much out of it. Don't get me wrong. What I do get out of it is still wonderful, but it just doesn't justify the time and effort.

What are your thoughts? How do you get most out of your time here?

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2016-06-01 15:18:58 (2 comments; 3 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

Row, row, row your boat ...
Virtual reality and exercise.

This is a virtual #rowingmachine developed for the #HTCVive. It'll set you back $13k so I'm wondering, would it be possible to make that cheaper?

I'm no developer but I'd think that it should be possible to make an app for an untethered #virtualreality headset like the #SamsungGearVR or the upcoming #Daydream headsets. After all rowing has a predefined set of movements which should be easily detectable via the motion sensors in the #GearVR headset or Daydream compatible phones. Imagine, instead of paying thousands for a #VR rowing machine you take the headset you already own to your local gym, buy an app for five bucks and off you go.

Hey, developers. Am I wrong in assuming this could be done? In future updates you could even add scenes for other #fitness machines like static bicycles,... more »

VR rowing turns a workout into a vacation http://engt.co/1sKWbkD___Row, row, row your boat ...
Virtual reality and exercise.

This is a virtual #rowingmachine developed for the #HTCVive. It'll set you back $13k so I'm wondering, would it be possible to make that cheaper?

I'm no developer but I'd think that it should be possible to make an app for an untethered #virtualreality headset like the #SamsungGearVR or the upcoming #Daydream headsets. After all rowing has a predefined set of movements which should be easily detectable via the motion sensors in the #GearVR headset or Daydream compatible phones. Imagine, instead of paying thousands for a #VR rowing machine you take the headset you already own to your local gym, buy an app for five bucks and off you go.

Hey, developers. Am I wrong in assuming this could be done? In future updates you could even add scenes for other #fitness machines like static bicycles, skiing machines, etc. What a way to get your #exercise done. I'm sure this would sell. Think about it! 😉

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

H/t: +Jessica Meyer​​

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At an Austrian restaurant with my wonderful wife Samantha for our 17th anniversary. 

At an Austrian restaurant with my wonderful wife Samantha for our 17th anniversary. ___

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2016-05-28 09:32:41 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

Only new phones will be Daydream compatible

It was pretty clear from the start that none of the existing phones will be able to cope with #Google's new #VR project, but now we get it from the horse's mouth. Google’s VR boss Clay Bayvor says:

"I can tell you that there will most likely not be any ‘retroactively’ Daydream-ready phones. We want to hold a very high quality bar, and for that to happen all the components need to be just right. So, to VR fans, I would say, hold off for a few months to get your next phone and get a Daydream-ready phone."

I'm hoping that the #SamsungGalaxyS8 will be VR compatible. I had decided already to skip the S7 anyway and stick with my S6 a year longer. If the S8 will let me down in that respect I'll go for something else. A #Nexus maybe? One thing is for sure. My next phone will be #Daydream ready, nomatte... more »

Google VR boss: ‘Hold off for a few months’ if you want a Daydream phone

Excited about VR for Android? We are too, but we’ve also got some bad news: your current phone probably won’t support it

Speaking to Road to VR, Google’s VR boss Clay Bayvor says we’ll all need an upgrade:

#VR #Daydream #Mobile ___Only new phones will be Daydream compatible

It was pretty clear from the start that none of the existing phones will be able to cope with #Google's new #VR project, but now we get it from the horse's mouth. Google’s VR boss Clay Bayvor says:

"I can tell you that there will most likely not be any ‘retroactively’ Daydream-ready phones. We want to hold a very high quality bar, and for that to happen all the components need to be just right. So, to VR fans, I would say, hold off for a few months to get your next phone and get a Daydream-ready phone."

I'm hoping that the #SamsungGalaxyS8 will be VR compatible. I had decided already to skip the S7 anyway and stick with my S6 a year longer. If the S8 will let me down in that respect I'll go for something else. A #Nexus maybe? One thing is for sure. My next phone will be #Daydream ready, no matter what.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​

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2016-05-27 08:29:00 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

It's a (Day)dream come true

At its I/O last Wednesday Google introduced Daydream, a VR platform build on Android N. To say I’m excited about it is the understatement of the century.

I think we can all agree that mobile VR is what will take VR headsets to the mainstream. Systems like Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and the HTC Vive that are comparatively expensive and tethered to a computer or other stationary device will always attract Gamers and professionals, but mobile VR will be what will become the standard in most people’s households. I know that many tech journalists, and many virtual reality device manufacturers for that matter, believe that the future of mobile VR is in standalone headsets rather than using our mobile phones to provide for most of the tech, but in my opinion the way of cardboard and Samsung Gear VR, among others, is the way to go. If VR is supposedto ... more »

It's a (Day)dream come true

At its I/O last Wednesday Google introduced Daydream, a VR platform build on Android N. To say I’m excited about it is the understatement of the century.

I think we can all agree that mobile VR is what will take VR headsets to the mainstream. Systems like Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and the HTC Vive that are comparatively expensive and tethered to a computer or other stationary device will always attract Gamers and professionals, but mobile VR will be what will become the standard in most people’s households. I know that many tech journalists, and many virtual reality device manufacturers for that matter, believe that the future of mobile VR is in standalone headsets rather than using our mobile phones to provide for most of the tech, but in my opinion the way of cardboard and Samsung Gear VR, among others, is the way to go. If VR is supposed to reach the masses it needs to be as affordable as possible.

Read more in my article at http://virtual-reality-shop.co.uk . (My first published tech article, apart from app reviews. Please let me know in the comments what you think.)

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#GoogleDaydream #virtualreality #GoogleIO #VR #AndroidN ___

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2016-05-18 10:58:57 (64 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

From the horse's mouth

When looking at photographs of #HillaryClinton the other day I thought to myself, "is there any photograph of that woman were she doesn't look condescending, arrogant or downright mad?".

Let's not talk about her changing her opinion about certain topics faster than her underwear or about her lying or being in the pockets of the 1%. Just her personality is more than enough to really go against my grain. Peeps say "well, you probably have problems with strong women". She's not a strong woman. A strong woman has principles and doesn't tell everybody just what they want to hear even if that means she has to tell completely different stories to different people. Oh, I wish she'd be made to release those #transcripts of her #Wallstreet speeches.

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how het... more »

From the horse's mouth

When looking at photographs of #HillaryClinton the other day I thought to myself, "is there any photograph of that woman were she doesn't look condescending, arrogant or downright mad?".

Let's not talk about her changing her opinion about certain topics faster than her underwear or about her lying or being in the pockets of the 1%. Just her personality is more than enough to really go against my grain. Peeps say "well, you probably have problems with strong women". She's not a strong woman. A strong woman has principles and doesn't tell everybody just what they want to hear even if that means she has to tell completely different stories to different people. Oh, I wish she'd be made to release those #transcripts of her #Wallstreet speeches.

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”
—Malcolm S. Forbes.

That is valid for women too. So how does Hillary treat those around her? Especially when she doesn't see any immediate benefit in being nice (or just basically polite) to a particular person? Her bodyguards might be able to shed some lights on it. It won't be very positive though (why doesn't that surprise me?) when #secretservice agents who greet her with "Good morning, ma'am" get "F*** off!" as a response.

The following sums up nicely what I think of the future #president of the #UnitedStates (and let's face it. She will be the next president. Every nation gets the government it deserves.):

“When in public, Hillary smiles and acts graciously,” Kessler explains. “As soon as the cameras are gone, her angry personality, nastiness, and imperiousness become evident.” He adds: “Hillary Clinton can make Richard Nixon look like Mahatma Gandhi.” (excerpt of the article below)

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

H/t: +Susan GmommaObama​___

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2016-05-17 08:49:04 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

I'll be attending the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday
Or at least it'll feel like it, watching it in VR.

It's exciting to see that live events are increasingly broadcast in #VR, enabling those who can't attend to at least experience it in #VirtualReality. #Google decided to do exactly that, by showing the #GoogleIO keynote on #YouTube in #360degree. For those who have a Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR or any other VR device it'll be even more immersive.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

I'll be attending the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday
Or at least it'll feel like it, watching it in VR.

It's exciting to see that live events are increasingly broadcast in #VR, enabling those who can't attend to at least experience it in #VirtualReality. #Google decided to do exactly that, by showing the #GoogleIO keynote on #YouTube in #360degree. For those who have a Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR or any other VR device it'll be even more immersive.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2016-05-14 14:16:18 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

No more Google Services on the Remix Mini
At least not officially.

I, for one, am more than pissed off about +Jide Technology removing #GoogleServices (and therefore the #GooglePlayStore and Google's own apps) from the Remix mini. None of the "explanations" I've seen on the internet are in any way satisfactory. "Powered by Remix OS, Remix Mini allows you to work and play with the entire Android app ecosystem". This is how the #RemixMini and #RemixOS  is advertised on their website and I bought it under those conditions. I now have a device that (officially) doesn't do half of what was promised. Needless to say, that I immensely regret buying my Remix Mini and (even worse) recommending it to others m(who will now come back having a go at me rather than the culprit).

Of course there are ways to keep #Google services on your device.T... more »

No more Google Services on the Remix Mini
At least not officially.

I, for one, am more than pissed off about +Jide Technology removing #GoogleServices (and therefore the #GooglePlayStore and Google's own apps) from the Remix mini. None of the "explanations" I've seen on the internet are in any way satisfactory. "Powered by Remix OS, Remix Mini allows you to work and play with the entire Android app ecosystem". This is how the #RemixMini and #RemixOS  is advertised on their website and I bought it under those conditions. I now have a device that (officially) doesn't do half of what was promised. Needless to say, that I immensely regret buying my Remix Mini and (even worse) recommending it to others m(who will now come back having a go at me rather than the culprit).

Of course there are ways to keep #Google services on your device. The first one would be, don't update. You'll keep your Google apps, but of course you won't get any OS updates anymore either. The second one would be to sideload Google services after the update. Not that we should have to do that, but that is what #Jide leaves us with. If you don't know how to do that, here is a quick tutorial on #GoogleGroups :

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/remix-os-for-pc/6jsV0ZB8174

Hope that helps.

May the plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski ___

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2016-05-13 13:54:11 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

#MyChromecastBackgrounds: Paul Corfield

I cropped 25 of my favourite #PaulCorfield pictures to a 16:9 ratio to display on my Chromecasts. They're perfect for a home with strong(ish) colours. Enjoy!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#chromecast #background 

#MyChromecastBackgrounds: Paul Corfield

I cropped 25 of my favourite #PaulCorfield pictures to a 16:9 ratio to display on my Chromecasts. They're perfect for a home with strong(ish) colours. Enjoy!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#chromecast #background ___

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2016-05-11 18:55:59 (2 comments; 3 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Google Maps driving mode
Google Maps driving mode appears to be rolling out worldwide.

#GoogleMaps Driving Mode is a bit like #navigation without a set destination. You get the top-down navigation view with the arrow representing your car, but you just drive wherever you want. #Maps will suggest destinations on the screen based on your past navigation history, though. It's a handy interface to keep an eye on road closures and traffic.

The problem with #DrivingMode is, that it doesn't seem to be available everywhere. It wasn't on my phone though I have version 9.25 of Google Maps installed (you need at least version 9.19). I used this trick from the LifeHacker website ( http://goo.gl/sPbTho ):

1. Open Google Maps.
2. Navigate to Settings in the slide-out panel on the left side of the app.
3. At the bottom of the settings list, select “Signo... more »

Google Maps driving mode
Google Maps driving mode appears to be rolling out worldwide.

#GoogleMaps Driving Mode is a bit like #navigation without a set destination. You get the top-down navigation view with the arrow representing your car, but you just drive wherever you want. #Maps will suggest destinations on the screen based on your past navigation history, though. It's a handy interface to keep an eye on road closures and traffic.

The problem with #DrivingMode is, that it doesn't seem to be available everywhere. It wasn't on my phone though I have version 9.25 of Google Maps installed (you need at least version 9.19). I used this trick from the LifeHacker website ( http://goo.gl/sPbTho ):

1. Open Google Maps.
2. Navigate to Settings in the slide-out panel on the left side of the app.
3. At the bottom of the settings list, select “Sign out of Google Maps.”
4. Tap the Multitasking button on your phone and swipe away Google Maps.
5. Re-open Google Maps.
6. Open the slide-out navigation panel on the left side of the app.
7. You should now see a “Start driving” button on the list of options.
8. Navigate to Settings and sign back in to Google Maps.

Worked like a charm for me.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​___

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2016-05-11 17:51:46 (2 comments; 4 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Tap to translate
Use the Google Translate app within other apps.

Living abroad and working in the tourism industry I use #GoogleTranslate a lot. And I mean a lot! Any feature that makes it easier for me to use it is always welcome. This new addition to #Google #Translate eliminates loads of steps and so makes using the app simpler and more fluent.

You can instantly translate text. When you are in any app, copy whatever you want to translate, hit the GT pop up button, vióla! #Translation done! You can listen to it (to hear what it sounds like in that language) or (in the case of messenger apps) respond to it straight away in the foreign language. But it works in any #Android app. Whichever text you copy, you can instantly translate.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Tap to translate
Use the Google Translate app within other apps.

Living abroad and working in the tourism industry I use #GoogleTranslate a lot. And I mean a lot! Any feature that makes it easier for me to use it is always welcome. This new addition to #Google #Translate eliminates loads of steps and so makes using the app simpler and more fluent.

You can instantly translate text. When you are in any app, copy whatever you want to translate, hit the GT pop up button, vióla! #Translation done! You can listen to it (to hear what it sounds like in that language) or (in the case of messenger apps) respond to it straight away in the foreign language. But it works in any #Android app. Whichever text you copy, you can instantly translate.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2016-05-11 01:07:14 (16 comments; 7 reshares; 37 +1s; )Open 

ES File Explorer, you have just been uninstalled
After years of using the file manager I've finally had enough.

A few days ago I noticed that a new "battery super charger" screen came up when I plugged in my phone. Took me until now just to figure out where the bloody thing comes from. Turns out that the culprit is #ESFileExplorer (read more about it here: http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/10/es-file-explorer-updated-with-super-shady-speed-charging-adware/ ). This kind of intrusive "app feature" (shady advertising) is not my cup of tea and since there are plenty of alternatives on the market I finally gave ES the boot. Let's give Solid Explorer a try.

Hell of a way to get rid of long term users, ES File Explorer. A simple "get the f*** lost. We don't want you anymore" would've sufficed.

May the Plus be with you,... more »

ES File Explorer, you have just been uninstalled
After years of using the file manager I've finally had enough.

A few days ago I noticed that a new "battery super charger" screen came up when I plugged in my phone. Took me until now just to figure out where the bloody thing comes from. Turns out that the culprit is #ESFileExplorer (read more about it here: http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/10/es-file-explorer-updated-with-super-shady-speed-charging-adware/ ). This kind of intrusive "app feature" (shady advertising) is not my cup of tea and since there are plenty of alternatives on the market I finally gave ES the boot. Let's give Solid Explorer a try.

Hell of a way to get rid of long term users, ES File Explorer. A simple "get the f*** lost. We don't want you anymore" would've sufficed.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#adware ___

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2016-05-09 18:39:39 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

The HoloContactLens is near
Of course not tomorrow or next week, but #smartcontactlenses are not as far away as you might think.

Projects like #Verily (Google's smart eye implant) will be difficult to sell to the average user. It's a surgical implant and people will be reluctant to have medical personal mess around with their perfectly healthy eyes to gain some advantages. It'll be a different matter for those who can't see or only very badly. There, the advantages obviously outweigh the disadvantages, but I agree with +Mike Elgan​​​; the #contactlens is the way to go. I for one would wear one any time, if they're are sufficiently advanced.

Just imagine a contact lens version of #HoloLens, as mentioned in this article. That would be a winner. Mike mentions many technologies like the autofocusing lens (which immediately made me think of one thatautom... more »

Why a smart contact lens is the ultimate wearable

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/TVvr6m )

Smart contact lenses sound like science fiction. But there's already a race to develop technology for the contact lenses of the future — ones that will give you super-human vision and will offer heads-up displays, video cameras, medical sensors and much more. In fact, these products are already being developed.

Sounds unreal, right? But it turns out that eyeballs are the perfect place to put technology.

Smart contact lenses are like implants but they don't require surgery and can usually be removed or inserted by the user. They're neither on nor under the skin full time. They're exposed to both air and the body's internal chemistry.

Contact lenses sit on the eye, and so can enhance vision. They're exposed to both light and the mechanical movement of blinking, so they can harvest energy.

What you need to know is that smart contact lenses are inevitable for all these reasons. Here's what you're going to see, and sooner than you think.

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3066870/wearables/why-a-smart-contact-lens-is-the-ultimate-wearable.html

#hearable #wearable___The HoloContactLens is near
Of course not tomorrow or next week, but #smartcontactlenses are not as far away as you might think.

Projects like #Verily (Google's smart eye implant) will be difficult to sell to the average user. It's a surgical implant and people will be reluctant to have medical personal mess around with their perfectly healthy eyes to gain some advantages. It'll be a different matter for those who can't see or only very badly. There, the advantages obviously outweigh the disadvantages, but I agree with +Mike Elgan​​​; the #contactlens is the way to go. I for one would wear one any time, if they're are sufficiently advanced.

Just imagine a contact lens version of #HoloLens, as mentioned in this article. That would be a winner. Mike mentions many technologies like the autofocusing lens (which immediately made me think of one that automatically contracts the iris under changing light conditions. No more getting blinded by sudden bright lights or lengthy adjusting times when lights go down.), or military and medical uses. They're all just for a certain user group. "HoloContactLens" would be for everybody. It would certainly be for me. The use cases there would be endless (like they are, or will be, with HoloLens).

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#wearables #futuretechnology

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2016-05-08 22:13:57 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 49 +1s; )Open 

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2016-05-02 10:49:04 (9 comments; 3 reshares; 19 +1s; )Open 

Obama's speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner
For this speech alone he deserves a third term.

I've never been into #USpolitics until the real and present danger of #DonaldTrump becoming the guy at the nuclear missiles launch button came up. Trying to do my part of preventing that I had to educate myself and in the process became aware what a great #president is at the wheel right now. I know many of you won't agree and you've got every right to do so. But president #BarackObama has been good for the #US in many ways and he has a great personality. The #WhiteHouse Correspondent's Dinner was a good example of that. Taking the mickey out of several people he never went below the belt. In his speech he wonders what he'll do after his presidency. Well, he could always work as a stand up comedian and I mean that in the next possible way.
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Obama's speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner
For this speech alone he deserves a third term.

I've never been into #USpolitics until the real and present danger of #DonaldTrump becoming the guy at the nuclear missiles launch button came up. Trying to do my part of preventing that I had to educate myself and in the process became aware what a great #president is at the wheel right now. I know many of you won't agree and you've got every right to do so. But president #BarackObama has been good for the #US in many ways and he has a great personality. The #WhiteHouse Correspondent's Dinner was a good example of that. Taking the mickey out of several people he never went below the belt. In his speech he wonders what he'll do after his presidency. Well, he could always work as a stand up comedian and I mean that in the next possible way.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​___

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2016-05-02 00:26:24 (0 comments; 5 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Need to get me one of these
New Guinness World Record with the Flyboard Air.

On April the 30th this year #FrankyZapata set a new a new #GuinnessWorldRecord title for the farthest #hoverboard flight during a spectacular attempt off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France.

The French jet ski champion managed a new benchmark distance of 2,252 meters (7,388 feet), far surpassing the previous record of 275.9 meters (905 feet, 2 inches), set last year by Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru.

Rising 50 metres above the surface for the attempt and trailed by a fleet of boats and jet skis, Franky, 37, piloted a futuristic aircraft called the #FlyboardAir developed by his company #ZapataRacing.

The #aircraft can reach a claimed maximum height of 10,000 feet, with a maximum speed of 150 kilometers per hour (93 miles per hour).

I... more »

Need to get me one of these
New Guinness World Record with the Flyboard Air.

On April the 30th this year #FrankyZapata set a new a new #GuinnessWorldRecord title for the farthest #hoverboard flight during a spectacular attempt off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France.

The French jet ski champion managed a new benchmark distance of 2,252 meters (7,388 feet), far surpassing the previous record of 275.9 meters (905 feet, 2 inches), set last year by Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru.

Rising 50 metres above the surface for the attempt and trailed by a fleet of boats and jet skis, Franky, 37, piloted a futuristic aircraft called the #FlyboardAir developed by his company #ZapataRacing.

The #aircraft can reach a claimed maximum height of 10,000 feet, with a maximum speed of 150 kilometers per hour (93 miles per hour).

I absolutely need this in my life!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​___

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2016-04-29 16:50:48 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Now, that's something I'm looking for to.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#movies #cinema 

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Now, that's something I'm looking for to.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#movies #cinema ___

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2016-04-29 12:39:29 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

The magic that is HoloLens
Demonstrating practical use cases for AR.

It looks like I'll have to rename my "Virtual Reality" collection into "Virtual and Augmented Reality". (Update: I just did) What's the difference, some of you ask? Let's head over to Wikipedia to shed some light on the matter.

#VirtualReality or virtual realities (VR), also known as immersive multimedia or computer-simulated reality, is a computer technology that replicates an environment, real or imagined, and simulates a user's physical presence and environment in a way that allows the user to interact with it. Virtual realities artificially create sensory experience, which can include sight, touch, hearing, and smell. [Source: https://goo.gl/D93upf ]

#AugmentedReality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose... more »

___The magic that is HoloLens
Demonstrating practical use cases for AR.

It looks like I'll have to rename my "Virtual Reality" collection into "Virtual and Augmented Reality". (Update: I just did) What's the difference, some of you ask? Let's head over to Wikipedia to shed some light on the matter.

#VirtualReality or virtual realities (VR), also known as immersive multimedia or computer-simulated reality, is a computer technology that replicates an environment, real or imagined, and simulates a user's physical presence and environment in a way that allows the user to interact with it. Virtual realities artificially create sensory experience, which can include sight, touch, hearing, and smell. [Source: https://goo.gl/D93upf ]

#AugmentedReality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality. [Source: https://goo.gl/6mdB1x ]

So, while #VR completely replaces the real world with a simulated one #AR builds on the real world and adds to it. That creates entirely different use cases.

If you follow me and/or my VR collection you know that I'm not much of a gamer. I'm more interested in the practical examples VR can be used for. #Teaching, #medicine, #engineering, etc, that is where IMHO the future of VR is. I believe that is even more the case with AR. As this video impressively demonstrates devices like #HoloLens will enable professionals of all ways of life to envision complex challenges and solutions.

HoloLens is a stand alone device, not tethered to any computer. That is what I love about it. That is why I like my Samsung Gear VR, rather than going for an Oculus Rift (and than there is the +-€1,500 price difference, I guess) The fact that those goggles are completely mobile is what makes them so interesting for every day use rather than just gaming (though HoloLens can be used for that too, as you can see here: https://youtu.be/29xnzxgCx6I ). I wish I could get my hands on one of those. I'd never take it off again (well, I guess it'll need recharging from time to time).

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​​​​

Oficial Microsoft HoloLens website: https://goo.gl/vzXRBv

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2016-04-28 22:05:11 (2 comments; 11 reshares; 61 +1s; )Open 

Totally agree

Best explanation of a politician ever ___Totally agree

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2016-04-28 17:10:02 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

Are you in the #SanDiego area and run a small #business?
My G+mate +martin shervington​ is running a free workshop this evening.

You'll learn how to get your business online by one of the top #socialmediamarketing guys and it's free. Looks like a no-brainer to me.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Are you based in #SanDiego and into #Business ?
I am running a free workshop this evening.
All welcome, just register via this link: http://plusyourbiz.com/11c
Thanks!___Are you in the #SanDiego area and run a small #business?
My G+mate +martin shervington​ is running a free workshop this evening.

You'll learn how to get your business online by one of the top #socialmediamarketing guys and it's free. Looks like a no-brainer to me.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2016-04-28 10:41:23 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

Fighting depressions with VR

I'm not much of a gamer so my fascination for VR is mostly based on practical use cases. This being one of them.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

___Fighting depressions with VR

I'm not much of a gamer so my fascination for VR is mostly based on practical use cases. This being one of them.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2016-04-26 08:29:44 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for the British?

This is hilarious! I just loooove Partick Stewart.

May the Plus be with,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Wolf Weber​

#brexit #patrickstewart #humanrights #europeanconvention

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahah, this is the best response ever!___What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for the British?

This is hilarious! I just loooove Partick Stewart.

May the Plus be with,
+Jens Graikowski​

H/t: +Wolf Weber​

#brexit #patrickstewart #humanrights #europeanconvention

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2016-04-24 11:23:10 (7 comments; 6 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

Magnetic wheel
Does this really work and if it does, why can't it be used commercially?

This is a kind of a #perpetualmotion machine. Well, we all know that they don't exist. So, how does this work? Is it a trick? And if it isn't, why can't larger versions of this be used to produce #freeenergy? #Zeroemissions, so it's good for the #environment and no running costs. It must be a trick, right? Maybe somebody more knowledgeable than me can enlighten us?

May the Plus be with,
+Jens Graikowski​



Magnetic wheel
Does this really work and if it does, why can't it be used commercially?

This is a kind of a #perpetualmotion machine. Well, we all know that they don't exist. So, how does this work? Is it a trick? And if it isn't, why can't larger versions of this be used to produce #freeenergy? #Zeroemissions, so it's good for the #environment and no running costs. It must be a trick, right? Maybe somebody more knowledgeable than me can enlighten us?

May the Plus be with,
+Jens Graikowski​

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2016-04-23 08:27:26 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

I didn't know that Vanity died this year too
Prince's ex-girlfriend and actress in the movie "Purple Rain" passed away on February 15, 2016.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#vanity #Prince #RIPPrince

I didn't know that Vanity died this year too
Prince's ex-girlfriend and actress in the movie "Purple Rain" passed away on February 15, 2016.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#vanity #Prince #RIPPrince___

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2016-04-21 21:54:18 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

Listen to Prince online
It's almost impossible to find any classic Prince songs on the usual streaming services, but tidido.com seems to have them all.

If you are like me you'll spend the night listening to #Prince songs. That'll prove difficult though if you haven't got the stuff on record or CD. As I just learned tonight, Prince was on a war path with streaming services and pulled most of his stuff from #iTunes, #GooglePlayMusic, #Spotify and Co. (read more about it here: http://goo.gl/24p4lH ). But never you fret. +Jens Graikowski​​​ is coming to the rescue.

If something good is coming out of this sad night it's me stumbling over #Tidido. They seem to have most of the classic Prince songs. I'm not sure how their service usually performs, but tonight they seem to be breaking up a lot. That might be due to everybody and his dog listening toPrinc... more »

Listen to Prince online
It's almost impossible to find any classic Prince songs on the usual streaming services, but tidido.com seems to have them all.

If you are like me you'll spend the night listening to #Prince songs. That'll prove difficult though if you haven't got the stuff on record or CD. As I just learned tonight, Prince was on a war path with streaming services and pulled most of his stuff from #iTunes, #GooglePlayMusic, #Spotify and Co. (read more about it here: http://goo.gl/24p4lH ). But never you fret. +Jens Graikowski​​​ is coming to the rescue.

If something good is coming out of this sad night it's me stumbling over #Tidido. They seem to have most of the classic Prince songs. I'm not sure how their service usually performs, but tonight they seem to be breaking up a lot. That might be due to everybody and his dog listening to Prince tonight or due to my crap internet connection, though. I've tried some other artists and they seem to work fine, so it's probably the former.

Anyway, I linked to my favourite Prince album, #PurpleRain. Enjoy and don't be ashamed to shead a tear or two tonight.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​

#RIPPrince___

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2016-04-21 19:20:01 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

End Space VR now for Samsung Gear VR
I'm not much of a gamer, but for this one I'll finally get a gamepad for my Gear VR.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#EndSpace #SamsungGearVR #Oculus #cardboard #games

End Space released today for the Gear VR and it's this weeks Featured App!___End Space VR now for Samsung Gear VR
I'm not much of a gamer, but for this one I'll finally get a gamepad for my Gear VR.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#EndSpace #SamsungGearVR #Oculus #cardboard #games

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2016-04-21 19:02:45 (11 comments; 1 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

He was one of my great idols
Prince dead at only 57.

So many great ones are going. I can't believe that Prince is now one of them. I grew up with his music, was a great fan. Just rewatched his movie "Purple Rain" a few weeks ago, because I felt nostalgic and enjoyed it as much as the other fifteen, twenty times I've seen it. I've always considered those who go over the top with their emotions when an artist dies they never met a bit weird and now I'm sitting here with tears in my eyes. R.I.P. Prince.

Edit: Wtf is going on? I can't find any of his older stuff neither on Google Play Music nor on YouTube! :-O

Edit: If you want to listen to Prince songs online, http://tidido.com seems to have them all. Been listening to the Purple Rain album for the last half an hour. It breaks up sometimes. I can imagine that everybodya... more »

He was one of my great idols
Prince dead at only 57.

So many great ones are going. I can't believe that Prince is now one of them. I grew up with his music, was a great fan. Just rewatched his movie "Purple Rain" a few weeks ago, because I felt nostalgic and enjoyed it as much as the other fifteen, twenty times I've seen it. I've always considered those who go over the top with their emotions when an artist dies they never met a bit weird and now I'm sitting here with tears in my eyes. R.I.P. Prince.

Edit: Wtf is going on? I can't find any of his older stuff neither on Google Play Music nor on YouTube! :-O

Edit: If you want to listen to Prince songs online, http://tidido.com seems to have them all. Been listening to the Purple Rain album for the last half an hour. It breaks up sometimes. I can imagine that everybody and his dog and listening to Prince tonight.

You're welcome. ;-) 

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​​

#Prince #RIPPrince ___

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2016-04-20 18:51:25 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

Google Maps Timeline
Find out where you've been at any given moment in time.

Now, this is not exactly new, but when I first heard about it in summer 2015 I wouldn't have thought how often I'm using this nifty little #GoogleMaps feature. If I ever need to find out where I've been at any particular moment in time the #GoogleMapsTimeline will soon help me out.

Launch your #Google #Maps app, tap on menu (the three horizontal lines in the left upper corner) and then on "Your timeline". With the help of a calendar you can choose any day you like and Google will tell you where you went when. A bit frightening, but also amazing and very helpful in all kinds of use cases. You can turn off the service if you're not comfortable with it or delete certain days or the entire history.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

Google Maps Timeline
Find out where you've been at any given moment in time.

Now, this is not exactly new, but when I first heard about it in summer 2015 I wouldn't have thought how often I'm using this nifty little #GoogleMaps feature. If I ever need to find out where I've been at any particular moment in time the #GoogleMapsTimeline will soon help me out.

Launch your #Google #Maps app, tap on menu (the three horizontal lines in the left upper corner) and then on "Your timeline". With the help of a calendar you can choose any day you like and Google will tell you where you went when. A bit frightening, but also amazing and very helpful in all kinds of use cases. You can turn off the service if you're not comfortable with it or delete certain days or the entire history.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2016-04-20 18:01:33 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

Guiding hands

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#funny #hilarious #texting #cellphone #mobile 

Guiding hands

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

#funny #hilarious #texting #cellphone #mobile ___

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2016-04-18 09:50:03 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 17 +1s; )Open 

Panono 360° camera
108MP processors (in total). That should make for impressive photographs.

Though I'm pretty happy with my Ricoh Theta S, the image quality leaves plenty of room for improvement. That shouldn't be a problem with this #camera by #Panono. It sports 36 cameras with 108MB in total. It is slightly out of my price range though.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

#360degreephotography #photospheres #photography

___Panono 360° camera
108MP processors (in total). That should make for impressive photographs.

Though I'm pretty happy with my Ricoh Theta S, the image quality leaves plenty of room for improvement. That shouldn't be a problem with this #camera by #Panono. It sports 36 cameras with 108MB in total. It is slightly out of my price range though.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

#360degreephotography #photospheres #photography

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2016-04-17 16:34:04 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Passengers get kicked off planes for being Muslims
This trend is pretty worrying.

I was just going through my stream and found this article about a passenger who was kicked off a plane for speaking #Arabic on the phone ( http://goo.gl/SvfUhP ). I thought, alright, that's a bit extreme, but surely that's an isolated incident. Just a few posts further down I found this (
http://goo.gl/KmY4TI ). A #Muslim women kicked off the plane for changing seats! What caught my attention was, that it was the same airline, #SouthwestAirlines. In a statement regarding the second incident the airline said,

"We are not in the business of removing passengers from flights without reason, our goal is to get each one of our Customers to their final destination safely. We are responsible for the comfort of all passengers and do not tolerate discrimination of any kind."... more »

Passengers get kicked off planes for being Muslims
This trend is pretty worrying.

I was just going through my stream and found this article about a passenger who was kicked off a plane for speaking #Arabic on the phone ( http://goo.gl/SvfUhP ). I thought, alright, that's a bit extreme, but surely that's an isolated incident. Just a few posts further down I found this (
http://goo.gl/KmY4TI ). A #Muslim women kicked off the plane for changing seats! What caught my attention was, that it was the same airline, #SouthwestAirlines. In a statement regarding the second incident the airline said,

"We are not in the business of removing passengers from flights without reason, our goal is to get each one of our Customers to their final destination safely. We are responsible for the comfort of all passengers and do not tolerate discrimination of any kind."

Well, you could've fooled me. Running a Google search ( https://goo.gl/FN1gGn ) on the subject it turns out that this is far from being an isolated incident and not limited to that particular airline either.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​​___

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2016-04-16 08:32:20 (6 comments; 0 reshares; 36 +1s; )Open 

I will block everybody who posts that damn' rainbow image!

For a few days now people find it funny to post a mile long multi coloured image. Apart from the fact that it takes half an hour to scroll past on my phone it also seems to make Google+ crash. Since after several days of that crap I fail to find that funny anymore I will instantly block anybody who posts that image!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​

I will block everybody who posts that damn' rainbow image!

For a few days now people find it funny to post a mile long multi coloured image. Apart from the fact that it takes half an hour to scroll past on my phone it also seems to make Google+ crash. Since after several days of that crap I fail to find that funny anymore I will instantly block anybody who posts that image!

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​___

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2016-04-13 17:25:29 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 7 +1s; )Open 

Socialize your brand
And if you don't know how, then www.plusyourbusiness.com is your one-stop-shop.

I don't mind plugging this website, because if there's anybody on Google+ who knows how to use social media for business than it's my old G+mate +martin shervington​​.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

#socialmedia #business #marketing

The 'Plus Your Business' website - Marketing Agency, and Academy. (NEW)
www.plusyourbusiness.com
Please share the love far and wide :D
#marketingagency___Socialize your brand
And if you don't know how, then www.plusyourbusiness.com is your one-stop-shop.

I don't mind plugging this website, because if there's anybody on Google+ who knows how to use social media for business than it's my old G+mate +martin shervington​​.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski​​

#socialmedia #business #marketing

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