Posts From Justin Marden

Justin Marden
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I've been an Android fanboy since day one, but I've never had a chance to truly express my voice and be a part of the Android Community. When AndroidGuys starting accepting applications for interns, I saw my opportunity. I joined the AndroidGuys team and haven't looked back!

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Android 3.2 to Bring Official Netflix Support to ASUS Transformer?

Netflix has been both a blessing and a curse since the release of the Android app. It originally only worked on a handful of devices, until someone discovered that by

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Samsung Galaxy R Makes Appearance in Demo Video, Headed to the UK?

Eventually, the guys over at Samsung are going to run out of letters to put at the end of “Galaxy” in order to name their devices. First it was the

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T-Mobile G2 Gets Official Gingerbread, Unofficially

We’ve been waiting on this for quite some time now, but it looks like HTC and T-Mobile finally have that Gingerbread update ready for the G2. Of course, it’s about

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7-Inch Lenovo IdeaPad Spotted in the Blurry Wild

Lenovo’s been in the groove lately with Android devices, haven’t they? First we got a look at the Honeycomb-equipped ThinkPad, and now this. The guys over at Engadget have gotten their hands

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Dolphin Browser HD V6.0 Released, New Features in Tow

Well, the development team behind Dolphin Browser HD has just released an update, and it brings an awesome new feature to the table. They’re calling it Webzine, and it’s actually pretty nice-looking. It’s essentially a thumbnail view of web pages and bookmarks, and users can scroll through the thumbnail as if it was the actual page. And if they want to go to the desired page, a simple tap of the thumbnail is all that’s necessary. Webzine looks to take bookmarks to the next level, and I’m duly impressed.

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Verizon Launches VZ Navigator Version X with Free 30 Day Trial

I’ve never been impressed with Verizon’s proprietary VZ Navigator app. It constantly froze, directions were incorrect on many occasions, and it just didn’t have a good UI. That all changes today, as Big Red has announced VZ Navigator, Version X. This new version brings tons of new and exciting features to Android devices on the nation’s largest carrier.

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Motorola Working on HD 10-inch Tablet, Packing Ice Cream Sandwich?

It’s that time of the week again, as the rumor mill is in full swing, this time with a new tablet from Motorola that’s sure to turn some heads (if it even exists). A rumor has reached the guys over at SlashGear, and it’s proposing that Moto is working on a new Android tablet, one to truly rival the iPad 2. This device is said to sport a 10-inch HD display, with a 2048 x 1536 resolution, and the speculation doesn’t end there. The rumored tablet will be running Ice Cream Sandwich, something we haven’t heard much about since Eric Schmidt gave us some details on it.

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Cricket Launches Gingerbread-Powered Huawei Ascend II

Remember the Huawei Ascend? It launched on Cricket Wireless in October of last year, along with a few other regional carriers. Well, it looks like Huawei has put the finishing touches on the successor to the Ascend, which they’re calling, creatively enough, the Ascend II. It’s packing a 3.5-inch HVGA display, a measly 600MHz processor, Gingerbread (Android 2.3), 5MP camera, and the usual WiFi, 3G connectivity, and a micro SD card slot.

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Motorola Xoom Android 3.2 Update Rolling Out, Includes SD Card Support

We first heard about Android 3.2 when Huawei announced their 7-inch MediaPad last month, and we learned that it is essentially a version of Honeycomb that was built with more processors and smaller displays in mind. It would appear that the guys over at DroidLife have gotten their hands on some information, and they’re claiming that the Moto Xoom is getting a 3.2 update that’s already begun to roll out in small batches.

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Verizon Confirms July 7th Date for Tiered Data Switch

Well, we knew this day was coming sooner or later. Verizon has confirmed the date for what many people feared: their switch from unlimited data plans to tiered data plans. Starting on July 7th (that’s this Thursday, folks), Verizon will offer three options for smartphone users.

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Galaxy S II Reached 3 Million Units Sold, Still Climbing

Well, we honestly can’t say we’re surprised. If you look at the success of the original Galaxy S, it’s no shocker that its successor would sell. At any rate, Samsung has announced that they’ve officially sold over 3 million Galaxy S II units, just 55 days after its release. If you do a little math, that’s one Galaxy S II sold every one and a half seconds.

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Beta Test This: Path for Android

If you’re not familiar with Path, it was launched in November last year on iOS, and is just making its way to Android. It’s a service that helps you stay

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T-Mobile Getting HTC Flyer & Evo 3D

Now, before you start jumping for joy on this one, there’s a catch or two. Let’s start with the HTC Flyer. It’ll be coming to T-Mobile, but only the UK branch has announced it for later this month. No word on pricing or if they’ll rename it, like Sprint’s Evo View 4G.

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Verizon Leak Shows Droid 2 Global & Droid 3 Goodies

We haven’t heard much about the Droid 3 so far, but it looks like that’s about to change. A leaked Verizon document is giving some juicy info on the Droid

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LeapFrog to Launch LeapPad, More Android Apps

If you’re not familiar with LeapFrog, they’re a children’s learning and entertainment company that specializes in fun education for kids. They’ve been producing interactive books and software for years, and