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Android L: The Lockscreen in Depth

The new lockscreen mechanics in the developer preview build of Android L warrant a closer look. Actions are simplified into swiping into four directions.

Android L: My First Impressions

I've installed the new Android L on my Nexus 5, and after using it for a couple of days, I am ready to give my first impressions. My review on: Material Design, new Lockscreen, new Notifications.

Playing with Intangibles

Design techniques casinos use to keep the party going To the uninitiated, designing a casino gaming floor requires nothing more than a big room with a high enough ceiling to accommodate the lights. Maybe a colonnade or five could be thrown in, complemente[...]

Saikham Motocross Event

Saikham Cyclecross and Motocross event for charity is happening this Saturday, 18 January 2014. It's open for anyone is participate! There are tons of different races you can join depending on experience, age groups, and motorbike types and performance. I[...]

Hitting the Right Notes

Music is hard to get right, but when it is done right, however, you can feel it in more than just your ear holes. Let's compare two songs, Down with the Sickness and Master Passion Greed.

Body Piercings

How many holes can an earlobe sustain? What happens when the now 85 year old lobes are long and dangly? Also, the ear-ring-to-nose-ring chain thing has me puzzled. What ever happened to the normal, biological orifices with which we are all born?

4 Way Stops

My town is a 4-way stop haven, the place where all abused, misused and rejected ones are sent. Four cars arrive at the same time at the intersection. No one can decide who should go first.

QR Code Performance Tracking

A simple guide for creating QR codes that you can track through Google Analytics and measure the performance of your marketing campaigns.

How to Install Minecraft Mods

Minecraft is a wonderful open world sandbox game with a ton of freedom to do whatever you want. On top of all that, the game can be modified, or modded, to add to, remove from, or change the way the game looks or behaves.


Here is a list of simple things you can do in your day-to-day life that will tick people off. Find some gems such as investigate how slow you can make a croaking noise.

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30 Jun, 2014: Ralph van den Berg
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"It's worth noting that you can swipe away the notifications on the lockscreen. This means that you can't really swipe left or right from exactly anywhere o[...]"
30 Jun, 2014: Ralph van den Berg
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"By the way, you can see the notification of Dropbox Camera Upload. That part works, but you can't launch the Dropbox app yet. It crashes on launch."
30 Jun, 2014: Ralph van den Berg
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"I just noticed now, there's no speech input key on the new Android keyboard!"
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