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

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It’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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LG G3 Vigor joining Sprint portfolio this Friday

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The LG G3 Vigor, a smaller, less powerful version of the LG G3 for users looking for a less expensive phone, will join the Sprint portfolio starting this Friday. The hardware for the LG G3 Vigor is basically the same as the LG G3 Beat sold in some foreign markets. The smartphone comes with a 5-inch 720p resolution display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage expandable via microSD, an 8MP camera, and a 2,540mAh battery. Read more

Moto Voice adds support for last year’s Motorola devices

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When the Moto X (2014) launched, Touchless Control was replaced by Moto Voice. It was a way to rebrand with improvements and new features coinciding with the launch of the new flagship device. Today, Motorola is update Moto Voice to support last year’s range of devices. This means that Moto Voice now supports the Moto X (1st generation), DROID Ultra, Maxx, and Mini. It also includes Moto 360 and Moto Hint support.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 display deemed to be the best around

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We can all agree that Samsung nails it with displays. The company puts out devices that feature vibrant and crisp screens. With the Galaxy Note 4, nothing has changed and it sounds like Samsung has another champion of a display on its hands. DisplayMate, a group that focuses on just displays, put the device through extensive testing in various categories. They found that the Galaxy Note 4 either matches or breaks records when it comes to display performance.

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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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Panasonic announces the Lumix CM1, an Android-powered smart camera

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Point and shoot cameras have slowly fallen to the wayside thanks to the rising popularity of smartphones, so manufacturers have had to take a different approach to keeping their camera businesses alive. Many companies, like Samsung, have pursued “smart” camera options that run Android, allowing users to take pictures with decent camera specs and quickly get their photos on Facebook and Instagram.  Read more

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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