Posts by Marques Brownlee

Dolphin Browser HD 8.0 Review [Video]

While we’re big fans of Google Chrome for Android here at DroidDog, there’s no doubt there are some excellent third party alternatives to the mobile browsers Google offers. Dolphin Browser HD is one of this options. With its recent update to version 8.0.0, Dolphin Browser is smooth, fast and functional as ever. Enjoy the video… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 15-week Review [Video]

This is Google’s flagship device, 15 weeks later from the perspective of an Android enthusiast and a fairly advanced user. It’s running the latest build of AOKP with a Franco Kernel handling the power. Enjoy the video! Hardware The Galaxy Nexus has held up very well for the past few months. One of the major initial complaints on launch was that… Read more

Google+ Redesign and #Whitespace Craze [Video]

The new visual design of Google+ featuring a columned layout reminiscent of Facebook’s timeline has sparked a few strong opinions today. One particularly notable “feature” people grabbed a hold of was the massive amount of white space on the right hand side when viewing Google+ in a large window. Hilarity ensued. Enjoy the… Read more

Plume 3.0 Review [Video]

One of the most popular Twitter clients for Android, Plume, has a received an update to version 3.0 that brings a new UI for Ice Cream Sandwich users. Now you can swipe left and right between your mentions, messages, lists and timeline. Not quite the entirely Holo-based theme like we’ve seen in Boid, but definitely an improvement over the previous version…. Read more

Analysis of Google Glass [Video]

Google’s “Project Glasses” was announced a few hours ago, and it’s gained quite a following since then. A lot of questions have been brought up regarding the usage of this potentially life changing product. How does it work? Are there gestures involved? Do you talk to them? Data plan? Battery life? Gah! So many unanswered questions. Let’s take a video… Read more

Instagram for Android Review [Video]

Instagram, the incredibly popular and previously iOS-only photo sharing application, is now available for free in the Google Play Store for Android devices running Android 2.2 and up. The interface and feature set are nearly identical to the iOs version, minus a few tilt-shift effects, but overall it’s one of the few apps Android users have been clamoring… Read more

Android 4.0 vs iOS 5: A Google user’s Perspective [Video]

Besides the user interface adjustments that make each mobile OS unique, one of the biggest differences between Android and iOS is access to Google applications and services. Yes, both operating systems have web browsers that can access Google services, but native application support is a pretty big deal in both worlds. On Android there are Google… Read more

Angry Birds Space Review [Video]

Angry Birds Space is a continuation of Rovio’s super popular Angry Birds series of games. The physics in this iteration, however, bring an interesting twist to the familiar concept. You’re still smashing pigs with birds, but this time you’re firing from one planet to the next, entering and exiting gravitational fields. Interested in seeing it in action?… Read more