“Grasshopper: Learn to Code in JavaScript” by Google’s Area 120

UPDATE 5/6/2018: After working on Grasshopper for 16 days in a row…..I GRADUATED!  Yippeee! Tired of your kids, or grand-kids, having all the fun learning how to code?  Well…..here is an app for us “old” folks.  😉 Adult learners, using the Grasshopper app on your Android or IoS phones can now learn how to code in JavaScript…..for FREE……and have FUN doing it. As soon as … Continue reading “Grasshopper: Learn to Code in JavaScript” by Google’s Area 120

Google Pixel Augmented Reality: An Experiment with Blaze

‘Twas the week before Christmas…….and I was working with Blaze on his down-stays while also GEEK-ing out with the newly released Google Augmented Reality (see below the video for a definition) Stickers for my Pixel XL. As Blaze and I were training, I decided I needed help from the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” crew, and a hamburger, to keep Blaze safe in the wilds … Continue reading Google Pixel Augmented Reality: An Experiment with Blaze

Using Android Pay on My Pixel XL

The never ending battle for truth justice and the…….. Oh well, you know the rest, and now that I have officially used Android Pay for the first time…..I will soon be able to save the world with my Justice League friends, starting with Wonder Woman! Makes me feel 10 again!  Love it…..:-) Paying by phone is no big deal for the youngsters, but, for anyone … Continue reading Using Android Pay on My Pixel XL

Google Pixel XL: Taking a Screenshot & Finding the Control Buttons

My Google Pixel XL arrived on Saturday,November 19, 2016. After opening it and going thru the set up procedure….the Pixel XL promptly downloaded Android 7.1 Nougat thereby making this techy geek nerd very very happy.  After all, this is one of the reasons I ordered the Pixel XL from Google: That I would get the latest and greatest operating system as soon as it becomes … Continue reading Google Pixel XL: Taking a Screenshot & Finding the Control Buttons

Google Pixel & Pixel XL Android Phones

Google decided it was time to develop hardware! Since I am (was?) a hardware developer…this is great news. Google announced several new hardware products yesterday (October 4, 2016), but, I am only super excited about one: The Pixel phones. Note: I will add more information as I get hands-on experience with this phone after I get it (it is currently out of stock!), so watch … Continue reading Google Pixel & Pixel XL Android Phones