The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Latest and Greatest? » » The Stranger (iPhone App) by Jonathan Levit (51 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

 Go to page [Previous]  1~2~3..6..9..12..15..17~18~19
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On Apr 2, 2020, Snidini wrote:
Jonathon, any word yet on when the Android version might be ready? Last we heard was possibly late March.


We are very close! We are now in final testing and will release soon.
slyhand
View Profile
Inner circle
Good ole Virginia
1890 Posts

Profile of slyhand
Quote:
On Apr 4, 2020, jlevit wrote:
Quote:
On Apr 2, 2020, Snidini wrote:
Jonathon, any word yet on when the Android version might be ready? Last we heard was possibly late March.


We are very close! We are now in final testing and will release soon.


Excellent! I can't decide if I want to be the performer or the stranger more.
I am getting so tired of slitting the throats of people who say that I am a violent psychopath.

Alec
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
The Stranger for Android is now available on the Google Play Store!
MikeOB
View Profile
Loyal user
Doylestown, PA
204 Posts

Profile of MikeOB
Awesome!!!! Works great on Android. Having a blast with it so far. Thanks so much Jonathan!!!
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On Apr 29, 2020, MikeOB wrote:
Awesome!!!! Works great on Android. Having a blast with it so far. Thanks so much Jonathan!!!


Wonderful! So glad to hear it!
Nathan Alexander
View Profile
Inner circle
1343 Posts

Profile of Nathan Alexander
Just did this for one of my toughest audiences, the inlaws. They're savvy and obviously know a lot about what I do.

This floored them. More than them just being fooled, my toughest critic, my mother in law (she's one of those that doesn't like being fooled) loved it and completely enjoyed it

Yep. It's a winner all around.
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On Apr 30, 2020, Nathan Alexander wrote:
Just did this for one of my toughest audiences, the inlaws. They're savvy and obviously know a lot about what I do.

This floored them. More than them just being fooled, my toughest critic, my mother in law (she's one of those that doesn't like being fooled) loved it and completely enjoyed it

Yep. It's a winner all around.


I love hearing this!
SharkTrager442
View Profile
New user
37 Posts

Profile of SharkTrager442
Hey, I'm in the UK and thinking of purchasing. Can anyone tell me if any of the 'content' is with English accents. I don't mind calling a US number and hearing Americans but if I call a UK number will I hear English voices on VM and recordings?

Thanks!
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Yes. There are recordings for the UK.
SharkTrager442
View Profile
New user
37 Posts

Profile of SharkTrager442
Thanks Jonathan, just to confirm, these English accents are available on Android?

Also, as a voice over actor, can I volunteer to use my voice for further English accent recordings?
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Yep...on android too. And thanks for the offer to help! That’s wonderful!
Melies
View Profile
Regular user
Boston
108 Posts

Profile of Melies
Due to the Covid pandemic, I alaso haven't yet been able to use my Android version of The Stranger in performance. Nonetheless I want to give a shout-out to Jonathan for the meticulous thought that went into every aspect of this extraordinary effect, including the intuitive phone interface (and simulation), the AI, the convincers, the routining, etc. It's all brilliantly done and I cannot recommend it highly enough.
cardistry master
View Profile
Regular user
189 Posts

Profile of cardistry master
I am on IOS and I love the look of this but I have a few problems with it. I would get this if it were not so expensive. I already have diverter which I like because it is a real call that shows up in the call history. Other than the fact that there are recordings for the card reveals I don't understand what the differences are aside from the recordings. It seems like for the stranger the rest of the app is useless unless you pay the $4 a month. Is that correct?
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On May 20, 2020, Melies wrote:
Due to the Covid pandemic, I alaso haven't yet been able to use my Android version of The Stranger in performance. Nonetheless I want to give a shout-out to Jonathan for the meticulous thought that went into every aspect of this extraordinary effect, including the intuitive phone interface (and simulation), the AI, the convincers, the routining, etc. It's all brilliantly done and I cannot recommend it highly enough.


Thank you! I appreciate this. It's been a wonderful journey and it is hasn't slowed down. Lots of new stuff coming. I'm having a blast and so glad that the community has embraced it as well!
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On May 22, 2020, cardistry master wrote:
I am on IOS and I love the look of this but I have a few problems with it. I would get this if it were not so expensive. I already have diverter which I like because it is a real call that shows up in the call history. Other than the fact that there are recordings for the card reveals I don't understand what the differences are aside from the recordings. It seems like for the stranger the rest of the app is useless unless you pay the $4 a month. Is that correct?


The recordings/conversations make this something you can do anywhere, at anytime. And, they absolutely fool the audience. I know many performers who are ending their shows with the recordings. Aside from this, if calling a live stranger, you do not need the subscription you are mentioning. The subscription does streamline the process, but is not required. In addition, on iOS (and coming to Android), you can now call a live stranger and have them reveal anything (a word from a booktest, a number, names, a serial number on a bill...anything). The subscription is needed for that function.

Ultimately, there is quite a bit the app does for you.
cardistry master
View Profile
Regular user
189 Posts

Profile of cardistry master
Ok. The recordings seem like a great feature but with a real person without the subscription you can't do the other revelations or anything especially the wikitest. So to really use it you do need the feature.
jlevit
View Profile
Regular user
129 Posts

Profile of jlevit
Quote:
On May 22, 2020, cardistry master wrote:
Ok. The recordings seem like a great feature but with a real person without the subscription you can't do the other revelations or anything especially the wikitest. So to really use it you do need the feature.


Without the subscription, you can still call a live person. The subscription secretly transmits the information to the Stranger, without the need to force or code anything. But, again, it is not required to have the subscription.
cardistry master
View Profile
Regular user
189 Posts

Profile of cardistry master
To use anything outside of a card reveal it is.
rasp
View Profile
Inner circle
1050 Posts

Profile of rasp
You do not need to pay a subscription to have anything revealed by 'a stranger'(a word from a booktest, a number, names, a serial number on a bill...anything).

This has always been achievable since Apple implemented the ability to use NFC. You only need tagged cards etc which contain the relevant information, and then create a shortcut from within the iPhone that will automatically send that information in an SMS or email etc. Couple that action with having any phone number that is entered into your phone by the spectator diverted to your confederate's phone and you can have your confederate reveal that information. I don't understand why people are being asked to pay a subscription for this.
cardistry master
View Profile
Regular user
189 Posts

Profile of cardistry master
Quote:
On May 24, 2020, rasp wrote:
You do not need to pay a subscription to have anything revealed by 'a stranger'(a word from a booktest, a number, names, a serial number on a bill...anything).

This has always been achievable since Apple implemented the ability to use NFC. You only need tagged cards etc which contain the relevant information, and then create a shortcut from within the iPhone that will automatically send that information in an SMS or email etc. Couple that action with having any phone number that is entered into your phone by the spectator diverted to your confederate's phone and you can have your confederate reveal that information I don't understand why people are being asked to pay a subscription for this.


Using NFC is also pretty cool. I have a way that automatically sends a text that I use for diverter but would also work for this and if you are interested please message me.
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Latest and Greatest? » » The Stranger (iPhone App) by Jonathan Levit (51 Likes)
 Go to page [Previous]  1~2~3..6..9..12..15..17~18~19
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2020 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.09 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL