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Google+… Another one bites the dust.

3 weeks until Google Plus (G+) shuts down. Better create an archive by April 2nd if you want to keep anything/everything. 

Man, Google has started and then shut down a lot of services in its history. More than any other company that still stays in business. Know why no one else starts a new social media platform similar to Facebook? Because they’ll fail. As long as there’s a Facebook, there will be no other. And we can all thank Friendster for this social media phenomenon- they started the whole thing.

Logan Paul just fucked me right in the ass.

Logan Paul

Thank you, Logan Paul (@LoganPaul). You did me from behind and I didn’t even know you were there. @YouTube took down 16 of my funniest videos because of new guidelines they have implemented- apparently because of you. Don’t misunderstand, I just looked you up to see who you are and what the fuck you did to influence @Google ‘s rules and guidelines. And I think you’re OK. I’ve never seen any of your videos, or any of your social media for that matter, but props to you for going too far. I’ve been doing it for years. Most people love me for it, some hate my gorgeous guts for it. But with that said, 16 of my videos are gone along with the millions of views and comments. You suck- but in the best way. #NeverBackDown

No, but seriously, you owe me 16 YouTube videos. I would take sex as payment, but… no, wait… I’ll take the sex. Thank you in advance.

And so it begins. Net Neutrality. RIP FOS.

Net Neutrality 2018

 

I don’t think this will happen. But it’s still creepy to think that some want this to happen. Think of all the Porn you will no longer to be able to search for and watch. Yeah, think about that, you horny f*ckers.

Apple iPhone X. This 1 flaw…

If I may… I’m an #AppleFanBoy and a #GoogleNut too. I also like random other software (remember “Lindows” or “LinSpire”? Anyway, I have liked them all because I love watching these software companies make their stuff work. Except AT&T’s @DirecTVNow that will only play in the Chome Browser, no matter what computer or operating system you have. #LameAndStupid. Anyway… So here @Apple releases 2 new iPhones just a few weeks (months?) back. Well, the 8 and 8Plus are the standard move forward from last years 7 and 7Plus (no “S” this year kids, play catch-up like Apple and just skip one). Well, as it turns out, developers- a lot of them have to have 2 versions of their software to accommodate the 6, 7, 8 separate from the X. Here’s why: That damn tab at the top of the full-frontal. Apple even had to tweak it’s iOS so that things that normally went across the top of the screen would now sit on the left and right of the tab as to not get lost in it. Which brings me back to the other developers. So, Google jumped on making accommodations for the X’s tab. If you’re watching @YouTube on your phone, you’re doing it in landscape mode. So they made quick changes that would recognize when an X was calling for their data. They simply move (not crop) the video fully intact to the right of the starting point on the left side of the X’s screen in landscape mode. So their videos don’t have a tab of video missing. They got it right. Yes, it does look a little weird that the whole screen isn’t being used, but would you rather a partial piece of the left side of your video just not show?

So I thought, what about gamers? What if there is something critical that would normally be on that part of the left side of the screen, where that damn tab is? What if there was a button or easter egg or something that the user couldn’t access because they couldn’t SEE it. So, because I had nothing better to do, I looked for a few examples of how that damn tab could get in the way when code is not written in its consideration. The following screenshots are perfect examples (like me naked). There are literally hundreds of developers having to tweak their code to get their stuff looking right on the X.

I’m not a gamer, but if I was this might piss me off…

I’m assuming this is a game or video. Who cares. It would annoy me too.

You know who did it right (and why I just bought an iPhone 6S Plus instead of the X)? Samsung. That f*cking @Samsung did it right. Their new S8 and Note got the full-frontal right… Take a look at these screenshots.

Now this looks right. Even and symmetrical.

 

…and so does this. Pleasing to my OCD eyes.

 

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