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iOS 12 Memoji To Make Apple A Virtual Reality Platform

Memoji. Okay hold on for a moment. Before i get into it let me tell you I’m a sucker for performance and speed. iOS 12 delivers both. The engineering prowess that went into it is fantastic. Same hardware. Optimized software. Better user experience. Admit it. You love it too.

Performance boost today is one thing. Seeing the future is another. Apple revealed the future in a subtle Apple way. Again. If i could peak one thing from the iOS 12 release that would be Memoji. And tongue detection.

Memoji and Tongue detection on iOS 12 are very important

Memoji is the most exciting new feature of iOS 12. Yes. The personalized cartoon-ish characters are the future of Apple. The future of the whole world. Whether is going to be a great or ugly future… we will see.

What Apple is doing with Memoji is preparing for the virtual future. Virtual Reality is coming and Apple’s is getting ready for it. Augmented Reality is okay today. In the near future AR will be a sub feature of Virtual Reality.

You read that right. AR games and AR apps act as a bridge to VR. We are in the transition phase. Memoji brings us a step closer to mainstream Virtual Reality. A la Apple style. It happened with the iPod and the iPhone. It happened with the iPad and the Apple Watch. It’s happening with iPhone X.

In iOS 12 users can customize their Memoji. A single person can have multiple Memojis too. And that’s key. A billion or so users with customized virtual characters for fun. That’s the starting point. A billion users. Okay?

Memojis for Apple’s Virtual Reality Platform

Okay. What’s coming next is magical. Apple’s VR product will have a low barrier to entry. Very low. A billion users will jump right in to experience the virtual world. Starting on day one.

No need for setting up a virtual character. Or avatar. It’s been in your pocket the whole time. Chances are most people will have multiple Memojis. The same way it happens in real life. We have sports outfits, shirts, jeans, beachwear, nightwear and eyewear. We buy Halloween costumes. We do makeup. We die our hair. We trim our beards. You get it.

As in real life with real world IDs and photos, Memojis are linked to Apple and iCloud accounts. Authentication problem solved. Apple’s Virtual Reality product will be a platform from day one. VR will go from niche to mainstream in a day.

As Siri gets better it will become the underline power of Memojis. Virtual characters will look and act like the real person but in a virtual world. A quirky world but a world with rules. Rules to be followed or to be broken.

Are you getting it? Tongue detection on iOS 12 is a very important thing.

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Gutenberg is the best thing happened to WordPress after Jetpack

While playing around with Gutenberg a few things didn’t click. I spent a few hours and the result is the mockup you see. It’s an idea to improve the familiar without changing to something new. It’s a different approach on the super hard work all everyone has done and will be doing so far. That’s it.  Continue reading…

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Twitter was built 9 years ago. About a year later the hashtag was born. SMS was on the rage and 160 characters were all we had for the time being. Twitter’s 140 characters messages left enough space for ads to match the 160 characters of SMS.

This is before the rise of smartphones, wireless broadband and the popularity of photos and videos. Fast forward to 2015 and the state of Twitter today. Continue reading…

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As much as we want to celebrate A.I today, the sad truth is that Artificial Intelligence is used for slave work. Not intelligence.

We design and operate so called intelligent programs to solve specific problems. We feed those programs with data to make them more efficient at the job. There is nothing intelligent about that. Continue reading…

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For Google to make sense of the world it needs to understand more of it. Search engines must go beyond mere keywords and related terms. The real world is a complicated place with way more data than text. Continue reading…

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Headspace is a free meditation app. Aiming to improve your mind and life and reduce stress. Discover mindfulness for a better you. Read the full Headspace app review for details. If you are impatient this is the short version.

Conclusion. Headspace is the best meditation app. It offers more than guided meditation and mindfulness. It’s a handy, beautiful guide to a better self. It’s backed by science and years of experience. It just works.

If you want to know how and why it works delve in the app review. Continue reading…

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The key to WordPress speed and performance is simplicity. Less plugins means more WordPress speed and performance. There is a good reason for that.

WordPress plugins are pieces of code outside the WordPress core. They exist in a parallel universe so to speak. For the plugins to be useful and functional they have to make a jump in the WordPress core world. Continue reading…

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Doctor’s Best Coenzyme Q10 or CoQ10 is an amazing supplement. It can help you better your best while training or working. I’ve been experimenting with Doctor’s Best Q10 for some time with great results.

As with all supplements, you can buy cheap ones or the best in the market. I’ve been using Doctor’s Best Purest CoQ10 Coenzyme Supplement – Pharmaceutical Grade. Continue reading…

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When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone in 2007 he wowed the crowd demoing scrolling. A simple gesture that felt magical back then. There is actually lots of physics and code behind scrolling and not so much magic. Today we take scrolling and swiping effects for granted. Like swiping left or right between screens to view more information. Continue reading…