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One year ago today I had three different windows in my office covered in dry erase marker, and was slowly assembling those scribbles into my first work of fiction. Can't believe it has only been a year. 
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Finally got around to writing something I'd been meaning to get to for a while.

Google has a silver bullet with which to combat some of Android's greatest weaknesses. Its name is Google Play Services.
 
In Play Services, Google has a silver bullet with which to combat some of Android's greatest weaknesses. If you pay close enough attention to these things, you've probably seen Google Play Services updating from time to time on your Android devices. If you follow the more technical side of Android,…
In Play Services, Google has a silver bullet with which to combat some of Android's greatest weaknesses. If you pay close enough attention to these things, you've probably seen Google Play Services updating from time to time on your Android devices. If you follow the more technical side of Android, you'll know it was announced a couple of years ago to introduce new APIs and features in...
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Inb4 battery drain comments. Oops, too late :) 
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Some thoughts on what might as well be the Galaxy S6 Prime...
 
Reports suggesting a new Galaxy S6 variant is in the works leave us with more questions than answers. All the same, a 5.7-inch 'GS6 Plus' remains an intriguing possibility. Remember how Samsung was supposed to release the Galaxy S5 Prime last year, but then didn't? And then how that device… #android
Reports suggesting a new Galaxy S6 variant is in the works leave us with more questions than answers. All the same, a 5.7-inch 'GS6 Plus' remains an intriguing possibility. Remember how Samsung was supposed to release the Galaxy S5 Prime last year, but then didn't? And then how that device was supposed to have turned into the Galaxy F, which in turn vanished like a startled vampire...
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i love edge in its official size samsung should not try to say plus coz it means copy of iphone all the time iphone trys to copy samsung 
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Of course this airport has an entire store dedicated to Hello Kitty 
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Of course it does!
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Good grief that thing gets you high up. When does the show kick off? Anything tasty so far?
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Every body looks like microbes
Buildings are like ants
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More rumors swirling today on a possible GS6 Edge Plus with a bigger screen. Here's what it could mean:
Reports suggesting a new Galaxy S6 variant is in the works leave us with more questions than answers. All the same, a 5.7-inch 'GS6 Plus' remains an intriguing possibility. Remember how Samsung was supposed to release the Galaxy S5 Prime last year, but then didn't? And then how that device was supposed to have turned into the Galaxy F, which in turn vanished like a startled vampire...
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Hmm... A way to bring the new design to the big screen and still keep the note line as is? Not a bad idea...
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Later this summer Verizon will be bringing the Sony Xperia Z4v to the market, but is it a device that should get you excited? Verizon recently announced the next Sony device to enter its lineup, the Xperia Z4v, and on paper the device looks like it can compete with other devices on the market. What…
Later this summer Verizon will be bringing the Sony Xperia Z4v to the market, but is it a device that should get you excited? Verizon recently announced the next Sony device to enter its lineup, the Xperia Z4v, and on paper the device looks like it can compete with other devices on the market. What is on paper, and what happens in the hand are two totally different things, and we got...
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So this turned out pretty well. G Photos story for Beijing (Lenovo TechWorld) and Taipei (Computex)!

Google still gets confused by geotags and timezones too easily, so some of the location and day breaks are a bit weird. On the whole, not bad at all... 
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That was awesome Alex
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Happy Taiwanese birthday +Jerry Hildenbrand​
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Happy birthday sir!!
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