Next time you launch Google Now tap on the Google Doodle and you’ll see the screen above.
They’re fun games you can play on your phone, all with a sporting, Olympic theme with cute fruity graphics!
A thread on Reddit asked what you use the new split screen functionality in Android Nougat for. Apparently people use it to browse Reddit and watch YouTube at the same time.
Samsung Android phones have had this functionality for a while but I rarely use it however I decided to try this, and it works fairly well!
‘course I don’t know how you can concentrate on something else and watch a video at the same time..
Hey! It even works with the WordPress app!
I guess it would be useful for picking out quotes from articles, and it would save lots of tapping on the multitasking button to change apps when copying text.
Have you used the split screen feature of your phone if it has it?
I’ve only watched twenty minutes of this presentation but I’m blown away already. Up to about 15 minutes and a bit I was familiar with what he was talking about but then he got to the part about abusing the stack (neat way of saving cycles), and the jitter counter. That counter is insanely clever. I used to add small loops to wait for the right cycle or raster point in my demos.
I’m looking forward to watching the rest!
“The brain doesn’t want you to be a photographer, it wants you to be the schmuck walking down the street.”
And here’s a “behind the scenes” video:
So, either the GPS was completely wrong, I’m a stronger swimmer than I let on to be, or I was travelling on the car ferry between Rosslare and Fishguard.
Yes, we’re just back from Wales after a marvellous holiday. The weather wasn’t always that great (it’s exactly the same as Irish weather), but the people were friendly, the food was (mostly) great and the scenery was stunning. You might see a photo or two appear on my photoblog in the near future!
I bet Niantic wished they’d created a Pokemon game four years ago instead of labouring on Ingress all that time. Pokemon Go was released last week in the US and has already spawned many a meme on Facebook. It apparently has more concurrent players than concurrent Twitter users.
My first, in the wild exposure to it was today when I saw some teenagers talking about it over lunch at a cafe.
Then some twenty-somethings arrived looking at their phone screens and shouting something about the game. In a daze they walked around with heads bent.
A short time later we walked past a group of kids, still in school uniform but with eyes firmly glued to phones.
Anyway, it was months after I started playing Ingress that I saw another person playing the game. Pokemon Go is already much bigger. Hopefully they’ll be able to keep the game interesting. My sone was never interested in Ingress, but he’s already asking about the new game. I don’t know which game will be better once Pokemon Go receives a few updates. It took ages for Ingress to be fleshed out so I expect much more from them.
I haven’t tried it because my phone is broken. Boo. I had the device on a table, swiped up the screen and the display suddenly went almost all flashy green. I rebooted but now the screen won’t respond to any key presses. It better be covered by warranty as I only bought it a few months ago!
It can be hard to hear criticism of your work but I liked this critique of Eric Kim’s work by Constantine Manos at a Magnum workshop. It was constructive and helpful. If I took anything from it, it would be “take photos that look hard to take”. That’s difficult to do in street photography but I sometimes manage it.
I was going to say I manage it through pure luck or accident but when I’m out with my camera I’ll always be looking for the next shot. So, I’m prepared for that lucky break. On the street anything can happen.
I found the video above on this thread about street photography. Lots of good advice and discussion there too.