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Zee Says: This week, I got a call from an agency to hie off to the Samsung building at Fort Bonifacio as they were to award and brief the new Samsung Ambassadors. You see, I joined this Samsung Ambassador Contest because I was craving for the Galaxy Note 10.1 like a pregnant woman. We wrote about it awhile back, here. . The ambassadors were selected based on submitted videos and judged based on several criteria – messaging, conviction, votes, technicals, etc. Basically, when I saw the “votes” I knew it was going to be difficult because kids nowadays madly vote, like and subscribe, and even have fan pages on Facebook and I am not a kid. Thank God, it was just 20% of the weighted criteria and I basically just made sure I had a good video and edited it the best I could. So, I’m officially the Samsung Ambassador for Creativity!

MDJ: Personally, I also think you should be the Samsung Ambassador for Hotness, but I’m biased.

Zee: So I left for Samsung, where the 2 other ambassadors, Nico, who won in the multi-tasking category, and Gab, who won the avid learner category, were headed too. They are very nice and it’s a hoot being with them. We were congratulated and when they awarded our Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1’s, I thought I was going to have an epileptic seizure. I wanted to jump up and down in joy like I won the lotto but Nico and Gab call me “ate” so I had to stop myself from doing so.

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It’s so pretty… all white and shiny with a stylus. I turned it on and the Samsung melody just wafted through the conference room. I basically had an idiotic smile on my face the entire time. They briefed us quickly on our roles as “ambassadors” and in came a trainor to teach us the Galaxy Note Premium Suite features. There’s so much I can do with this thing and I can’t wait to share it with everyone. It’s like MacGyver with a white casing.

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MDJ: Seriously, anybody who has ever scoffed at tablets for being purely “content consumption” tools rather than for “content creation” has to rethink that once they get their hands on a Note 10.1. It’s the single most powerful mobile creative device we’ve ever seen!

Zee: The first thing I did when I got my new toy? Write MDJ a letter of course! I love how the stylus felt in my hands. I miss the look of my squiggly, round handwriting.

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MDJ is also a wonderful artist and collaborating with him is always fun. He draws, I render. Drawing on the Galaxy Note 10.1 is just like using a drawing tablet. The stylus has a rubber tip and it feels just like drawing and painting on paper (minus the mess).

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I also drew my co-ambassadors because they are so much fun to be with and I look forward to working with them in the next few months. Both of them are such energetic and talented teens who unfortunately don’t know who MacGyver is.

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It has been an exciting week and I can’t wait to do more with my Galaxy Note 10.1. Shoot and edit a video perhaps? Or an animation of MDJ and Zee’s life? If you have a creative challenge you want me to try out with my new toy, I’ll give it a whirl. Selected challenges will have a digital portrait from me, of course!

You can leave us a message here or email us at hesayszeesays@gmail.com for your challenge!

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