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#WatchFaceWednesday . Every Wednesday you take a photo of your current smartwatch face and share it to your favorite social network along with a link.

Here's my submission: Pujie Black.

http://www.pujiewear.com/share-pjb/?scv1=H4sIAAAAAAAAAFWOuw0CQQxEZ9a7x4mMCqCEK4AUUQPZVkAJxFvEtUJAQh9kFIE02IsO6WyN_CSPPyA8TXhqJCA8pN1txY5AUoS7LKrpOEv76axaq5YIxmHuPbw_g21jNylgKoOuL2WGLxfhLuucsk4XsTPA4jLSkIy28Vk__luwiMzg_2Rrjf0jfgFw5u-cyQAAAA

Share yours and include the hashtag so that I can find it!
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If people named or linked what face they are wearing, it would be better.
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Even though I love my Nexus 6 and wouldn't trade it for anything else, I do miss the cognac leather back of my Moto X 2014. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that it looks like Motorola is planning on adding a red leather back to the mix in the near future, based on the teaser below.
 
What’s your favorite #RedLeather go-to item? We’ve got a little something in the works…any guesses?
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+Don Williams Which apps are you after? Most will work on the Nexus 6 if you're rooted they just generally need to be placed as system apps (and sometimes need a few libraries copied across as well)
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Sorry OnePlus One owners, you're still not getting Lollipop.
OnePlus made a commitment to get CyanogenMod 12S and OxygenOS out to OnePlus One users by the end of this month. They promised that a failure to do so would result in a phone giveaway to show how serious they were to that commitment. Aaaaannd it looks like they're giving away phones.
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+Bryant Moeller​ running CM12 they fixed long time ago along with other annoying crashes I was having in stock. Nightlies are stable if people could just exercise some common sense before flashing.
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Wow, this gets you right in the feels.
 
10 years of timey wimey adventures and wibbly wobbly fun.
what are your favorite moments from the last ten years of the restart of Doctor Who.
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that was amazing
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Android for Work Review

As BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becomes more and more popular in the workplace, Android needs a much better solution than what MDM's previously provide. From an IT standpoint, it's a potential nightmare to have both personal and enterprise data on the same device, even if they're using separate containers. From user standpoint, I don't want enterprise crapware junking up my personal device. In the end, sacrifices have to be made, from both parties, to use your own personal device in a business environment.

Enter Android For Work. This uses Android's multi-user framework to securely separate the personal user data from the business user data.

I've been thinking about upgrading one of my Google Apps domains from free to paid, just so that I could play around Android for Work. Now I don't have to! Thanks +Ron Amadeo.
Google aims for the enterprise with separate work and home data on a single device.
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"To get setup, we'll first need to dive into one of the most complicated, confusing, unintuitive interfaces Google has ever birthed"

Sometimes you wish M$ to bury Google in terms of users mindshare in software as a service to non enterprise users, just to make Google realize their software UX is fucking atrocious.
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Android 5.1 build LMY47I factory images for Nexus 5 & 6

If you have to have the latest and greatest Android build (me!) or you feel like the world might possibly end without it, you'll want to update your Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 to Android 5.1 LMY47I. If your boot loader is unlocked, you can always dirty flash and not wipe user data, though, I'm more of a clean install type of guy.
Another minor firmware upgrade for those on Android 5.1 has been released by Google, and it's headed to both the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. It's build LMY47I, and Google has factory images available for you to download right now.
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+Allen Edmonds exactly. Trying to compete with cm . haha
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Hey +OnePlus, it seems +Verizon Wireless is running a #NeverSettle  campaign right now, complete with hashtag and all. They're showing up on Hulu.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36-U0OQDusc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_rf3Lhaw1w
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Yeah it's been going on for almost a month now.
https://plus.google.com/+KevinMcCarley/posts/487xseXmzMA
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Buy a Galaxy S6 from T-Mobile and get free Netflix

If you're a fan of Samsung's Galaxy line and happen to be a T-Mobile customer, there's some good news headed your way. If you purchase a Galaxy S6 from T-Mobile, you'll get one year of Netflix for free . Happy streaming!
Besides being one of the few carriers in the US to offer unlimited data plans, T-Mobile is offering a full year of Netflix for those buying a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, absolutely free of charge.
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+Johnnie Jon I'm the same, I use about 80gb per month and never been slowed down. 
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I'm really tired of this randomly breaking itself. Fix it +Nest​ and +Google​.
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That is a #1stWorldProblem hee
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Plex updated to 4.0!

The latest +Plex​ update brings about a completely revamped mobile UI, support for managed user accounts, and Android TV support has graduated from beta.

I love Plex and use it daily with my trusty QNAP NAS. What are you thinking of the update?
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Hooray for the 3 people that actually take the time to remove DRM from videos. :p 
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Sounds about right. Google IO Hunger Games.

(Yes, this is a joke and done in pure fun.)
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So you eliminate the one you get paired with before she/he eliminates you. As simple as that
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Keep to Docs Workflow
 
Whether you're jotting down a shopping list or putting ideas together for your next novel, Google Keep helps you capture your thoughts in the form of notes. Starting today, when you visit http://keep.google.com, you can export notes to Docs to expand, edit, and polish your ideas.
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Publicity with Macbooks doesn't get me in..
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I'm an information technology professional with a passion for Android and my family!
Introduction

I am an Android Enthusiast. I’m on the pulse of the latest Android news and write content about Android daily. I’m constantly scouring the Internet for the latest Android news, apps, games, Android ROMs, hacks, security, tips, tutorials and mobile devices. I’m a large supporter of our beloved Android Community and am always willing to help with anything Android related, just ask.

Ultimate Google Voice Search Cheat Sheet
Unofficial Google Glass FAQ

Android Shared Circles:
Android Engagers
Ultimate Community Curated Android Circle Round 1
Ultimate Community Curated Android Circle Round 2a
Ultimate Community Curated Android Circle Round 2b
Android Developers A-M
Android Developers N-Z

Every Android Enthusiast wants to know what devices you’re currently rockin’. Here’s mine:

Android Phones:
Moto X 2014 - Android 5.0 Lollipop - STOCK (not rooted) 
Oppo Find 7 - CyanogenMod 11 Android KitKat 4.4.4

Android Tablets:
Nexus 7 2013: Android 5.0 Lollipop - STOCK (not rooted)

Android TV:
ADT-1
Nexus Player

Wearables: 
Moto 360
Google Glass

Notebook:
Dell Chromebook 11
Samsung Chromebook

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I'd be perfect for these Circles:

  • Android Enthusiast
  • Mobile technology
  • Wearable technology
  • Google Glass Explorer
  • #SoGE
  • Writer / Blogger
  • Social media / social networking
  • Google+ Tips / Google+ Help
  • Hangouts
  • Technology / Tech News
  • Computer Security
  • Virtualization / Cloud Computing
  • VMware
  • Craft Beer

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Derek is a senior Information Technology business professional with vast experience in virtual infrastructure design and administration, network engineering and architecture, enterprise customer support, systems design, disaster recovery planning, and help desk operations. Former IT entrepreneur, Derek is currently a network systems administrator at a Penn State University.

I use social networking to meet new exciting people, make new friends, stay up to day with old friends, express myself and engage in some great conversations that I wouldn't have normally had the opportunity. Over the past 17 years of my online life, I've made numerous online friends through various social communities and continue to talk to them, even the oldest ones, all of the time. I look forward to meeting you :)

Bragging rights
I host a weekly Android news show. I write for Phandroid. Google Glass Explorer!
Work
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Systems Administrator
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Virtualization, Infrastructure, VMware, Windows, Exchange
Employment
  • Phandroid
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Writer, Blogger, Android personality.
  • Penn State University
    Systems Administrator, 2010 - present
    Windows, Linux and VMware Systems Administrator. Network and Firewall Administrator.
  • RG Technologies, LLC
    Owner, 2003 - 2010
    Information Technology Solutions Provider that delivered business aligned, end to end solutions and products to organizations whose success depended on information technology.
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A review of Android for Work: Dual-persona support comes to Android
arstechnica.com

Google aims for the enterprise with separate work and home data on a single device.

Oppo's next phone has a crazy slim screen bezel
www.engadget.com

The folks over at Oppo sure know how to tease. Well, that's my guess, anyway, based on the fact that several Chinese tech writers received t

Duolingo - idiomas gratis - Aplicaciones Android en Google Play
market.android.com

¡Aprende inglés, francés, italiano y portugués con los cursos gratis de Duolingo!"Lo mejor de lo mejor" en el 2013 y el 2014 por Google Play

Official: Cyanogen has raised $80 million in Series C funding
phandroid.com

We'd heard Cyanogen recently secured a massive wad of cash in Series C funding, and now that news has been made official. The company report

Obama administration reaches goal to provide LTE to 98 percent of Americans
www.theverge.com

Improving the state of broadband internet in the US has been a part of the President Obama's platform for some time, and now that the presid

Google Glass isn't dead, it's being 'made ready for users,' says Eric Sc...
www.theverge.com

After Google stopped selling its wearable Glass device in January this year, many people speculated that the controversial gadget was on its

Windows 10 to make the Secure Boot alt-OS lock out a reality
arstechnica.com

Windows 10 hardware must support Secure Boot and won't have to let you turn it off.

You can buy your own 'Tron' lightcycle (if you've got 40 grand)
www.engadget.com

If you've ever watched Tron: Legacy and wished that you could own your own lightcycle, then May 2nd could be your only chance. Car collector

Win VIP access to an unannounced Huawei device! | Android Forums
androidforums.com

Huawei has been the talk of the mobile town lately, joining its tech rivals in not only producing outstanding Android smartphones but also s

Win VIP access to an unreleased Huawei device [CONTEST]
phandroid.com

Huawei Device USA, as well as your friends at Phandroid, are giving you a chance to test drive an unannounced device before anyone else. Ent

Android Auto - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

Android Auto brings familiar apps and services to the screen in your dash, making it safer and easier to get the information you need while

Chrome Remote Desktop
chrome.google.com

Access other computers or allow another user to access your computer securely over the Internet.

Android System WebView - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

Android Webview is a system component powered by Chrome that allows Android apps to display web content. This component is pre-installed on

Windows 10 will be free for some software pirates
www.theverge.com

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirat

Pandora® Radio - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

Great music discovery is effortless and free with Pandora. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, genres or compos

Google Feud
www.googlefeud.com

Play 'Family Feud' against the top ten results in Google's autocomplete.

Absolutely the best steak I've had in a very long time. The atmosphere was quite pleasant and the wait staff very polite and helpful.
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Excellent selection of beer and burgers. Our waitress was fun and very friendly. Also, do the challenge ;)
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