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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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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 24-29

It’s time for the AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp! We covered a good bit of news last week, so let’s jump right into it.

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EVO Shift 4G Gets Permanent Root!

The guys over at XDA-Developers (who else?) have finally gained permanent root access to the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This is a great advancement for the Shift. It’s kinda become an initiation rite for new Android devices. You haven’t made it as a device until someone’s rooted and overclocked you to twice your factory speed.

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Google Rolling Out OTA to Fix Nexus S Reboot Issue

We’ve just found out via the Google Mobile Support page that Google knows about the Nexus S reboot issue that some users are experiencing, and they’re fixing it.

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HTC Flyer Specs Confirmed, 4GB of Storage?

Yesterday we told you about the HTC Flyer’s specs. But there were some fill-in-the-blanks there, and I’m here to clear them up. Amobil, the same site that broke the specs we covered last night, has gotten word from a source that the specs are real, and they were able to fill in those empty blanks.

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HTC Flyer Specs Leaked!

I, for one, have been waiting far too long for this. We’ve gotten word from the guys over at Amobil, who have the leaked specs for HTC’s Android tablet, aka

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 17-22

Yep, it’s that time again. Time for the AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp, where I cover all the news we.. ahem, covered.. last week. So, let’s get to it! First, the devices

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Verizon Samsung Gem Spotted Again

Remember the Samsung Gem? We first found a photo of it along with some specs back in August, and then it popped up again in a leaked Verizon roadmap. Well, it’s reared it’s head again via an announcement from Sammy, and it’s not going to impress a lot of people.

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Tmobile LG G-Slate Spotted, 3D Camera Confirmed?

Ever since hearing about the LG G-Slate at CES a few weeks ago, I’ve been anxious to get my eyes on the actual hardware. We know it runs on Tmobile’s HSPA+ network, it’s rumored to have 3D out the wazoo, and of course it has Honeycomb, but other than that, we havent seen an actual LG G-Slate tablet. Until now, that is.

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App Review: FrameGrabber for Android

I have to admit, I don’t use my phone’s video camera that often. Sure, I take lots of pictures, but not too many videos. But I’ve faced a problem in the past: taking still images from videos. Sure, you can do that with PhotoShop or another online tool, but there’s never really been a good way to do it from your Android device. Until now! FrameGrabber does exactly as the title suggests: it “grabs” frames from a video.

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UPDATE: RealPlayer Android App Updated

We’ve just gotten word from the team behind the RealPlayer Android app that they’ve released an update for said app. Since we last reported on it in June, it’s come out of beta form and entered the Android Market.

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Fuel to the Fire: Vibrant Plus to Have Gingerbread, Not Froyo?

Wow. That’s all I can really say about Samsung at this point. Wow. First we get leaked images and specs of the Vibrant Plus, which is supposed to be running Froyo, HSPA+, and a front-facing camera. Then someone from Samsung explains that they charge a carrier for pretty much any kind of update, and now this. We just got word from the guys over at BoyGeniusReport that’s sure to make a lot more Vibrant owners a lot angrier. They’ve gotten a photo of the Vibrant Plus/Vibrant 4G, and it’s clearly running.. wait for it.. Gingerbread!

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 10-15

It’s that time again! The AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp is back after a short absence. So, let’s get to last week’s news!

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Swype Releases Official Statement on Distribution

We’ve all done it, in one way or another. Downloaded a Swype.apk file to give Swype’s amazing keyboard a try. Found a Swype.apk and sent it to our friends. But the fact is that some aspects of distribution are illegal according to Swype Inc.’s copyrights. Swype has released an official statement, directed mainly at users on XDA, about when it’s okay or not okay to distribute Swype on devices.

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Samsung S5830 Headed to MWC?

We’ve gotten a few leaked images of yet another Samsung Galaxy S device. It’s the S5830, and word has it that we’ll see it at Mobile World Congress next month.

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Acer Liquid Mini Passes FCC, AT&T-Bound?

The Acer Liquid Mini has just passed FCC certification, and it’s using AT&T’s 3G bands. Of course, this doesn’t confirm that the Mini will be on AT&T, but I wouldn’t bet on it going anywhere else.