Posts From Justin Marden

Justin Marden
Justin Marden 528 posts

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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Active Lock Screen review

Lockscreens are tricky. Most users (at least in my experience) like to stick with the stock lockscreen, because it’s simple and/or familiar. But as I’m constantly flashing new ROMs, I’m

Reviews 23 Comments

Sliding Messaging review: A simple take on messaging

My name is Justin, and I’m a messaging app junkie. I constantly change messaging apps, test new ones for fun, and I’m never completely satisfied. I’ve somewhat settled on Handcent

News and Rumors 29 Comments

T-Mobile announces LTE rollout, HD Voice, and more

T-Mobile just wrapped up their press event at CES, and they had quite a bit to announce. While nothing monumental was showcased, we got a peek at what Magenta will

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Sony shows off Xperia Z and ZL, we’re impressed

Sony has just announced the latest additions to their Xperia line, the Xperia Z and ZL. We expected an Android-related announcement of some kind from them, and they didn’t waste

News and Rumors 20 Comments

Huawei announces the Ascend Mate, yet another huge phone that borders on being a tablet

We can’t really say we’re surprised by this one, but it’s still one of those announcements that we question anyway. Huawei has just announced the Ascend Mate, packing a quad-core

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Velocity announces Cruz D610 and Q610, possibly their first tablets that aren’t mediocre

We’ve always known Velocity Cruz tablets to be.. well, certainly not the best. Outdated specs and poor build quality have haunted Velocity for years, but it appears that they’re catching

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Samsung TecTiles invade Las Vegas hotels for CES 2013

In the midst of all the CES craziness, we stumbled upon this little piece of information. Apparently, Samsung has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment to install over 4,500 TecTile NFC

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5 ways Facebook can improve their user experience on Android

Ahh, Facebook. It’s still one of the most popular social networks in the world, despite the rapid adoption that Google+ has garnered thus far. Sadly, Facebook’s Android experience is lacking

News and Rumors 8 Comments

HTC and Apple start playing nice, Peter Chou negates media estimates

If you haven’t heard, HTC and Apple reached a sudden 10-year licensing agreement in their ongoing patent lawsuits. It made a little noise, and gave us hope that OEMs will

News and Rumors 8 Comments

Google bringing Wallet support to all 2.3+ devices, physical card in the works?

Google has been working to update their Wallet services, and more evidence has surfaced that caught our attention. Word on the street is that Google is working on a physical

News and Rumors 93 Comments

Nexus 10 falls just short of iPad 4 in benchmark comparisons

The Nexus 10 has already been dubbed an “iPad killer” (how many times have we heard that before?), but according to a recent benchmark comparison, it falls below the iPad

News and Rumors 65 Comments

John Lagerling explains the Nexus strategy in NY Times interview

After announcing the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and the 32GB Nexus 7, Google caused quite a stir in the tech community. Most of our first reactions were in response to

News and Rumors 78 Comments

No LTE for Nexus 4, Andy Rubin explains why

With all the hub-bub going around today about the Nexus bomb that Google dropped, some have noticed that in the specifications for the Nexus 4, there’s no mention of LTE.

News and Rumors 27 Comments

Google Wallet update in the pipes, big changes?

Google Wallet hasn’t exactly been widely adopted, but that may change in the near future. Google has updated the Wallet website, and they’re touting the “next version of Google Wallet,

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Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Review

Samsung has been on a huge roll as of late, and they’re looking to continue that with the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. The Victory is available at a Sprint store