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Ideas are Cheap

jamisbuck.org — I once challenged myself to write 1,000 words, every day, as an exercise to improve my writing. I kept at it for the better part of a year, and learned a lot. Most of the writing I did was journal-style freewriting, as well as some exercises from The 3 A.M. Epiphany by Brian Kiteley (a really great book full of prompts to write from). I really wanted to write something more substantial, but the ideas I had were all things I wanted to save for later, when I could “do them justice”. These were my “hole in one” ideas, the plots and characters that would someday make me rich and famous. (Or, at the very least, published!) read more

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What matrices actually are

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Slack, the Ultimate Workday Distractor

guilded.co — Unless you're living under a rock, you've probably heard of or used Slack, the now wildly popular workplace chat application that's slowly killing IRC. It's uncommon for me to look over the shoulder of my peers and see another chat client these days. Slack's emphasis on collaboration, clarity, and fun make it the go-to choice for workplace chat. Slack attempts to replace email in the work setting by creating a realtime chat environment that gives teams an always-on channel for discussion. read more

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Can somebody please ELI5 the new cell phone plans American carriers are implementing (Verizon etc.) and how that impacts purchasing a new iPhone?

self.apple — Welcome to r/Apple, the community for Apple news, rumors, and discussions. If you have a tech question, please check out AppleHelp! read more

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Lets find alternatives to QuickPic.

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

reddit

New alleged Blackberry Venice images

crackberry.com — While the rumors surrounding the BlackBerry 'Venice' slider continue to swirl, the device has now appeared once again in some new, clearer images which are pretty on par with everything we've seen thus far. As you can tell from looking at the keyboard, it falls directly in line with an earlier leak from @evleaks and even has those three dots that got everyone's feathers so ruffled. read more

reddit

Saturday APPreciation (Aug 29 2015) - Your weekly app recommendation/request thread!

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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Is Asus a viable company going forward?

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

reddit

Sexy new LG Nexus mockups

twitter.com — Google, on the evening of September some time will bring Nexus5 2015. A sneak peek! @**evleaks** @**OnLeaks** pic.twitter.com/s9Jt2qUTRZ read more

reddit

Android Pay requires a screen lock to be turned on.

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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Google Nexus 8 tablet dummy shows up in photos

gsmarena.com — Most of the talk around Google's devices now revolves around the Android Marshmallow pioneers - the LG Nexus 5 (2015) and Huawei Nexus 6. The two are rumored to see the light of day on September 29, but they may be joined by another surprise release. read more

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Android Wear, like anything besides cheap phones, is dead.

self.Android — Content which benefits the community (news, rumors, and discussions) is valued over content which benefits only the individual (technical questions, help buying/selling, rants, self-promotion, etc.). read more

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