TalkAndroid Daily Dose for September 16, 2014

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With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!

Android Wear

Glitch causing some full screen Android Wear apps to close unexpectedly

Android Wear now Supported by OneNote

Apps

Adobe’s EchoSign e-signature service brought over to Android

Motorola drops four new apps on the Play Store for 2014 Moto X


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Samsung is about to release their own sitcom because they aren’t on your TV enough

Samsung_Sitcom_Musicom_Bright_Future_01It’s hard to watch a show these days without seeing a Samsung commercial, but it looks like Samsung is going to embark on another adventure in the hopes of getting even more presence on your TV.

They are working on their own sitcom called, “Best Future” that will be about a fictional employee of the company. Actually they are calling it a musicom since it combines a musical and a sitcom. Oh boy!!


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You can now preorder the 2nd gen Moto X in Black Resin, Black Leather or Bamboo at AT&T

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Motorola is opening pre-orders today for the 2nd gen Moto X on their site today, and AT&T is following suit. What’s cool about AT&T’s offering is that they are offering your chance to grab the phone in either Black Resin, Black Leather, or Bamboo. Last year’s Moto X was very limited at the carrier level in that you could only get a plain white or black version. So it’s nice to see added options. Just remember, you won’t be able to further customize these bad boys unless you hit up Moto Maker.


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Another day another Samsung commercial, this time Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard get the lead

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After last week’s Galaxy Note 4 commercials mocking the iPhone 6, Samsung is turning their attention to the Galaxy Tab S. This one features both Kristen Bell and her husband Dax Shepard, and it shows you just how much they love their Samsung tabs. In other words……they just can’t live without them. Check it out after the break, and you can also read our review here.


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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for September 15, 2014

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With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!

Accessories

Nexus 9 keyboard shows itself in NCC filing

Android TV

After departure of project lead, Google’s Android@Home may be in trouble

ASUS ‘Nexus Player’ benchmarks surface, could be an Android TV launch device


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Get answers to your questions much faster in Chrome for Android with hidden experimental feature

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By now you have noticed that whenever you start typing a query in Google, auto-suggestions appear below. If you’re using the Chrome app on Android (and you should be), you will also get answers in this auto-suggestion area meaning that you don’t even need to complete the search. You will have to enable a flag within your app since it’s not set by default, but trust me, it’s easy.


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Nexus 9 keyboard shows itself in NCC filing

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We had a chance to see drawings of a keyboard folio case for the upcoming Nexus 9, but now we have real images courtesy of the NCC. The NCC is the Chinese equivalent of the FCC here in the U.S.

You can easily see that there are two different keyboard layouts being tested, so we aren’t sure which one will be the final product. It could even be something completely different from what we all know, but the design will probably be pretty close.


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Google officially launches Android One, the smartphone for the next 5 billion

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Google introduced Android One at Google I/O and told us to expect the launch soon. Today is that day. Android One is an initiative that will bring high quality smartphones to as many people as possible. 1.75 people around the world own a smartphone, which is a lot, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. There are still 5 billion more people on this earth, and Android One gives those people an opportunity to join the revolution.


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TalkAndroid Weekly Recap for September 8 – September 14, 2014

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This week was a tad calmer than the previous week which brought a slew of new devices. However, the device onslaught isn’t over yet as HTC has something in store for October 8, not to mention tomorrow’s Android One announcement. The debate regarding the battery life on the Moto 360 continues to get heated. Rejoice, Google Voice isn’t dead as it finally merged with Hangouts. T-Mobile continues to shake the industry up. How many more tricks do they still have? Amazon’s phone is now priced appropriately, but is there a chance in hell that anyone buys it? It’s time to get caught up and get ready for what is sure to be another interesting week in the Android world.

Editorials

Is there a compelling reason to buy an Android smartphone now that the iPhone 6 is upon us?

Guides

Best Android apps for managing your grocery lists [September 2014]

Moto 360 ‘ambient screen’ and ‘auto brightness’ explained

This is what the pre-installed Moto 360 custom watch faces look like

How to use Motorola Connect to customize the pre-installed Motorola watch faces on the Moto 360

How to setup and use Moto Voice on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Assist on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Actions on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Display on the Moto X 2014


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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for September 12, 2014

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With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!

Guides

How to setup and use Moto Voice on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Assist on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Actions on the Moto X 2014

How to setup and use Moto Display on the Moto X 2014

Apps

Glympse’s new Keyboard app shares your location as quickly as possible

Google Play Music All Access Brings Back Public Playlist Search


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