Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Update: Simple Battery Widget for Android

Some days ago I finally got my Android developer account was finally upgraded to include the possibility to reply to Play Store reviews. Because I had just received a reply from another developer, I saw that I was also able to do that and immediately started going through comments.
This was when I stumbled across a really helpful review, asking me to remove the loading indicator icon or percent text on my Simple Battery Widget for Android. I had already read the review over a month ago, but didn't have time to implement it yet.
So this is what I did: work on the Simple Battery Widget.
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Friday, April 19, 2013

Review: Mini Solar Power Toy Car by ChinaBuye.com

There's another small gadget I got on ChinaBuye: a miniature solar powered toy car.
Solar powered car still in packaging
The miniature car does not come with batteries. Why? Because it does not need them. It only needs the sun and is powered by a solar panel that is about 2.5 x 2 cm. It's really nice that this works–sure it's no rocket science and basically quite simple, but nevertheless nice to actually see how powerful our sun is :).
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Review: Sports Bracelet Watch by ChinaBuye.com

As you'll probably remember, I bought some stuff on ChinaBuye, because I wanted to check out the gadgets they offer. After almost a month waiting for the items (it was my own fault, because I used the free but slower shipping method ;)), I finally received them.

Current time showing on the display
The first item I want to review is the silicone Sports Bracelet Watch which you can find here. As already mentioned, it is made out of silicone which is, according to the description and I have already worn it a couple of times, not harmful to your skin ;)
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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Project Analyze, something amazing by Microsoft Research

Since I started blogging for the AmbassadorBase, I come in contact with a lot more Microsoft related content am I have to admit, that I'm really glad about that: Microsoft Research has a lot of really great projects :)
I recently found a video leak of a still unannounced project called Analyze, which will certainly revolutionize how you enter queries in Microsoft Excel:
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