How this Google Home app helped my father after his stroke

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About a year ago my father had a stroke. After 70 years of work as a salesman, 6 days-a-week for 12 hours-a-day, this deficiency forced him into retirement. Hoping to get back to work, he received speech therapy but never fully recovered. Now in retirement, his typical quiet demeanor at home has kept him from…
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GoGong: An open-source, non-SaaS, screen capture & share platform

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There are many awesome Saas-based screen capture & share services in the market today. Typically they offer a client-app that, when installed, listens in the background for all your screen captures. Once a screen capture is taken, the app seamlessly uploads the image to the cloud and provides the user with a URL (added to their clipboard) that…
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TuneTime: This Game App Takes Music Trivia to the Next Level

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Now that I’ve learned how to natively develop for iOS, I’m starting to have some fun with it! In this case I’ve built a piano based music trivia game. How it Works: Each team attempts to play a secret song on the provided keyboard (via a simple play-by-numbers music score). The player gets no indication towards…
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Key links to finally learning iOS development

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If you haven’t picked up any iOS development skills yet, now is the time. It’s never been easier. Below are my reasons to finally take the plunge (successfully), followed by some helpful links to help you learn to create your first app too. Contrary to popular belief, I’ve never coded up an iOS app myself. My excuse? For one, hiring…
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Comparing Google Photos and Amazon Cloud Drive

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Since starting this trip about 2 months ago we’ve taken an average of about 50 photos/videos a day, between our two iPhones and our Coolpix Camera. A month into the trip my external hard drive was filling up fast and I began to worry about how I could keep our growing collection of photos safe without spending a ton of…
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