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Ara Wagoner
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This is how my morning is going to look. Thankfully, packing is always funner and faster with music, +Disney taught me that! #notMWC2015  

Also, this late winter thaw-ice-thaw cycle can go feed itself piece by piece to a polar bear! #oyasumi   #oyasnuggie
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Trying not to get distracted by Once Upon a Time playing with no sound/captions in the newsroom so I can write and my laziness just stabbed my self control like
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Totally agree! 💏🔫
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Shiny microSD card! I wonder if there's a shiny short adapter for it for Chromebooks and Macbooks.
 
SanDisk bills their latest microSD card has having the world's highest capacity, and at 200GB we have little trouble believing them. The just-revealed 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I "Premium Edition" is indeed the most capacious card we've seen, topping the 128GB we've previously seen… #android
SanDisk bills their latest microSD card has having the world's highest capacity, and at 200GB we have little trouble believing them. The just-revealed 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I "Premium Edition" is indeed the most capacious card we've seen, topping the 128GB we've previously seen from several manufacturers, including SanDisk. The are three questions you probably have...
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I remember buying 40MB Bernouilli drive in the mid 90s and a 700MB hard disk in the late 90's for $800. I'm old.
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Well, that just looks posh as fuck. That green is looking good, I just don't have the wardrobe to go with it.

Nice photo from +Android Headlines 
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+John Lieske thank you, thank you.
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Samsung ditched the microSD option... and a million Android ROMmers and power users are just going...
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Well Samsung can say bye bye to free advertising 
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up to 49 hours of music listening... if that's over Bluetooth, I might faint.
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+Russell Holly ah, I stand corrected. I just remembered that timelapse from OnePlus 'Here's why music is so awesome on our phones' panel.
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I totally forgot about SXSW!! Would anyone even want to see me if I came down for the Tuesday/Wednesday at the end of the Interactive portion?
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Google locals get free invites?  Shit I need to start reviewing places!
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I feel like there are a lot of debates and discussions going on right now about today's announcements in Barcelona. In the spirit of aiding that discussion, I offer a gif for all to use in said discussions about SD card slots, batteries, glass, and not changing the right amount.
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+Erik Hinrichsen​ I feel the same way. As someone who is an engineering student learning more about what goes into these devices it amazes me that manufacturers can put such great devices together on a yearly cycle. Not everything improves exponentially with time (eg Moors law) we have a hard time believing that we have reached a slow(er) point in hardware development. 
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Ah, AMOLEDs... it's fun to watch videos of AMOLED phones and look for the banding. It's like a little easter egg hunt to me! Also, that green looks like a fine line between classy and fuddy-duddy.
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This is awesome, y'all. Also, it seems the southern voice is continually evolving, but I wouldn't say that around any good ole southern boys though, they're likely to get testy around anything proving evolution.
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I've got some college fans around the country that would find it very easy to live with a forest green phone everyday. And I volunteer to try if someone wants to provide the test materials. That blue makes me tingle as well, but that's a more conventional color.

My real questions are how much of this S6 Edge software stuff goes away when I install Nova as my home screen, and how's the Bluetooth?
The Galaxy S5 was hardly a flop. Tens of millions have sold since its introduction last year and you’d be hard-pressed not to see one in use on the street in any populous city around the world. But despite its success relative to other devices in the market, the prevailing feeling about the GS5 is that it didn’t live up to the expectations of a flagship smartphone in 2014. Those shoes...
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Really that one wasn't my favorite guess I'm a fan of black phones. That phone looks to be a very good phone provided the exynos chip performs well with speed batt life etc. 
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I look at those fucking ICS icons and I wanna shoot something...
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  • University of North Texas
    Radio Television and Film, 2009 - 2013
    Advanced Film Production (Producer, The Dark Man) Advanced Television Production TV News Producing Advanced Screenplay Writing
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Tech Enthusiast, TV/Film Professional, Pumpkin Seed Guru, Disney Freak
Introduction
I'm the Weekend Director at News Channel 25, and during the week I'm a PA who writes about half of the 6 and tries to shoehorn in tech stories as often as possible.  I've followed Android for about 3 years now and I'm just getting into Chromebooks.  My love of tech goes back to middle school, where my desktop became just about my best friend.

I have a BA in Radio-Television-Film from the University of the North Texas, where I worked live news for three years, helping the station win a Long Star Emmy as part of the Nightly News Crew. I interned at Funimation and spend an ungodly amount of time conversing on this site and others about technology as it stands and where it's heading.  I write teleplays for fun and I gut pumpkins for sport, and delicious buttery seeds.
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I thrived in two Disney College Programs at Walt Disney World, I am the de facto writer for technology stories in our newsroom, and I can make anyone a kid again with my Play Music All Access playlists and Disney Parks collection.
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Direct on the weekends, PA during the week, Write all the time
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Writing, Television Production, Video Production, Pumpkin Disembowlment, Technology Passion
Employment
  • Android Central
    Writer, 2014 - present
    Writing about Android, Chrome, Google, and technology as a whole. Lots of toys and lots of fun.
  • KXXV-TV
    Weekend Director, 2014 - present
    I direct and run the switcher for the weekend evening newscasts, The Texas Report
  • KXXV-TV
    Production Assistant, 2014 - 2014
    Working around the station in any and every capacity asked of me. I can and will do it all!
  • University of North Texas
    Studio Assistant, 2013 - 2013
    Put a rat's nest of a television studio back in working order, helped rewire and reconfigure equipment.
  • Funimation
    Production Intern, 2013 - 2013
    Watched Anime for Quality Control, Final Scripts, and Credits. Sat in the both with the directors of Fairy Tail and Certain Scientific Railgun S once. That was awesome. I'd love to get back in there someday. The tech's proficiency in Final Cut was mindblowing!
  • Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
    CP Merchandise - CP Attractions, 2010 - 2011
    First job, worked in one of the best damn places on Earth. I scared the crap out of people at the Tower of Terror in Preview and Photo. I sold all the toys I never got as a kid at Fantasmic. I learned to twirl drumsticks well enough to be mistaken for an actual musician at Rock'n'Roller Coaster. I then worked at DisneyQuest, which is the five story arcade and virtual theme park that time and the Imagineers forgot. And I would hula hoop outside in the summer in Florida to try and give some kids some fun.
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