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Happy Star Wars Day — The Top 10 Star Wars Ads Of All Time May the 4th be with you! Today is Star Wars day and to celebrate we’re bringing you a list of ten of the most viral Star Wars themed ads of all time. The list is care of Unruly Media, who have put together a list of the Top 100 Star Wars Themed Ads using their official Viral Video Chart. The list can be sorted according to the most-shared ads over the last 24 hours, 7 days, 30 days, 365 days or all time. Here are the top 10 most-shared Star Wars themed ads of all time.
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The Samsung Galaxy S 4 And Its De-Googling Of Android Suggests We Might See A Split Samsung did something fairly surprising given that it included the most recent version of Android, 4.2.2, on its brand new Galaxy S 4 smartphone: it didn’t talk about that much at all last night at the special launch event. Maybe the company was too busy trying to cram as many song and dance numbers into the show as possible, but maybe that’s because Samsung will soon take what it needs from Android and go its own way. Which isn’t to say it would get rid of Android altogether – just that it might choose to follow Amazon’s example and build a version of Android that’s virtually unrecognizable on the surface from the Google mobile OS that will be running on the vast majority of other OEM handsets. The more control Samsung has over the OS running on its devices, the greater its take of revenue resulting from software and media use, and the better it can solidify its position at the top of the global smartphone market.