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What's a major corporation
to do when it's trying to bring its stake in the smartphone world back from the dead? Why, call in the help of some vampires, naturally. Character Jeremy Gilbert from CW's Vampire Diaries
looks like he'll be tapping away on an LG Quantum
in the next episode, calling up Bing Maps and then getting an aerial view of some mysterious compound. Vampire hideout? Werewolf den? Factory where they make really great hair product? You'll have to tune in to find out.