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The Picture Of The Day (Google Pixel 4) + 6 Also-Rans — December 6, 2019; Dartmouth (N.H.), 2nd Day With Google Pixel 4.

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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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I Switched To A Google ‘Pixel 4’ From A ‘Pixel 2’, Continuing To Use ‘Google Fi’ As My Carrier — And It Was Painless.

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First 2 Pictures With The Google Pixel 4.


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Confirmation on ‘Google Fi’.


The offer from the ‘Google Store’ I couldn’t turn down.

Click to ENLARGE. Oh, and I got 0% APR for 2-years. SMILE.


First Pictures of the Day with Google Pixel 4.


This, believe it or NOT, is but the 2nd (as in ‘second’) smartphone I have ever had! The Google Pixel 2, that I treated myself to at Christmas 2017, was my first. So, this was my first time transitioning from one smartphone to another. The only part that I was leery about was how things would work out with ‘Google Fi‘. Of late, I have had some issues with ‘Google Fi’ transactions and support and as such had fears that transferring my number from the Pixel 2 to the Pixel 4 might be problematic and that ‘Fi’ would force me to get a new number. Not so. That went very smoothly. I was glad.

Superficially, other than the unmistakable camera ‘cluster’, the Pixel 4 looks very much like the Pixel 2. But, that is deceiving. Quite different animals, both in terms of hardware and software — though I had Android 10 on my Pixel 2. The latest Android on the Pixel 4 doesn’t have the ever-so familiar ‘<< (back) & ο (home)‘ buttons on the bottom. You swipe-up for home. That works and I got used to that easy enough. I, maybe, even like that. ‘Back’ is more problematic. You have to SWIPE ACROSS the screen and, in my experience, it is hit-or-miss. I need to look into that further.

The camera works. That is ALL I can say for now. Pictures are ‘OK’. Haven’t seen anything spectacular as yet. But, at the same time, I have also only taken less than 30 pictures.

Pairing with my Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Titanium has been a HUGE problem. Very disconcerting. Yikes. Hope I can sort that out.

Face detection is cute, but also hit-and-miss. I re-registered my face. Might have to do it again.

So, therein lies the first 1/2 day so to speak.


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The Picture Of The Day (Google Pixel 4) + 6 Also-Rans — December 5, 2019; 1st Pictures With New Google Pixel 4.

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What Possessed ‘Jonathan Turley’ To Perform Hara-Kiri On His Credibility?

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This was disappointing and SAD. A grown man, who I used to think was pretty damn clever, just sacrificing his credibility and coming across like a total jackass — and I am NOT sure for why or for what?

I used to enjoy watching him on TV. He was good. But, today. It was like he had been drugged.

Why?

Nobody could have paid him ENOUGH to perform that hara-kiri. I doubt whether MSNBC or CNN will ever have him on one of their shows. So his meia access, at best, will be limited to Fox.

Shame. I felt real bad for him. Poor guy. Must be desperate — very desperate.


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Great Shame That ‘Bob Willis’ (70) Has Passed Away — He Was A Decent Bloke.

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He had a beautiful action.


Screen capture from the YouTube video below. I remembered this, from 1981.



With him being just four-years older than I, we were contemporaries and he played all of his professional cricket while I was still living in the U.K. I saw a fair amount of him — live, mainly at Lord’s. I would have to assume that I must have seen him in one of the Hampshire grounds or Somerset (which I visited a fair amount) but I can’t remember.

I do remember, vividly, the time he came out to bat without a bat. That, however, was on TV.

Nice guy. Beautiful action. Great cricketer.

I had seen him ‘recently’ on ‘Sky Sports‘ doing post-game analysis. Always very sage.

Shame. 70-years old. They say ‘after a long illness’ but I haven’t found out (as yet) as to what it was.

He was a decent bloke. A TRUE, genuine Brit.

I will miss him.


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Proudly Wearing My New ‘Atoll’ Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (iSUPs) Sweatshirt With The Iconic Buffalo Riding A Board.

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Anura Guruge December 4 2019 Atoll iSup Sweatshirt


Click to access the ‘Atoll’ apparel page. Some GREAT buys. SMILE.


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Got this yesterday. I really wanted the ‘buffalo’ sweatshirt, so, as is the wont around here when it comes to I, it was an EARLY Christmas present. I like it.

I am a BIG fan of Atoll Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (iSups). And when I love a product I am happy to endorse it and sing its praises — cf. Garmin. SMILE.

Check these out. Make great Christmas presents.


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The Picture Of The Day (Google Pixel 2) + 6 Also-Rans — December 4, 2019.

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