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Scott Webster
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Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

News and Rumors

Android nears 50% market share as U.S. tops 100M smartphone users

The latest comScore MobiLens report out and, for the first time, the number of U.S. smartphone subscribers has eclipsed the 100-million mark.  Growing 13 percent from October, the finding tells us that there are

Hardware Reviews

DBEST speaker reviews London Solo, London Duo (PS4001, PS4003)

We recently spent some time playing around with a couple of portable speaker options from a UK-based outfit known as DBEST. The company was gracious enough to provide us a

News and Rumors

Verizon lists 4G LTE devices scheduled to receive Ice Cream Sandwich

Verizon has officially put together a list of devices expected to see an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update.  Although they don’t outline any particular dates or specifics, we do

News and Rumors

Google puts dozens of apps and games at 49¢ each for Google Play promo

A new promotion has started with popular, premium apps going for 49¢ each. Titles include Sprinkle, Asphalt 6, SwiftKey X, and much more!

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Google replaces Android Market with ‘Google Play’

Google re-brands the all-in-one destination for apps, games, music, and movies.

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Samsung to offer 90 days of Norton Mobile Security in select smartphones

Samsung today announced that select models of their Galaxy smartphones will come with 90-day licenses of Norton Mobile Security. Available as full-featured sample of the standalone client, the app protects

News and Rumors

TurboTax arrives as first tablet-optimized tax application

TurboTax today announced that they have released the ‘first and only native tax app’ coded with Android tablets in mind.  Available immediately in the Android Market as a free download,

News and Rumors

Samsung Galaxy Pocket announced for international market

Although pricing and carriers were not part of the announcement, we are expecting Gingerbread on the cheap.

News and Rumors

Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more

News and Rumors

MIT offering public beta of App Inventor

Following on the heels of its open sourcing of Google’s App Inventor tool, MIT has opened up the doors to its own beta version of the service. Announced early this

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16GB version of Galaxy Nexus due in early April

Arriving with half the internal storage as its initial release, it’s also $100 less.

News and Rumors

Samsung unveils dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus

Samsung today announced a successor to last year’s Galaxy Player 50 personal media player, unveiling the dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus.  Arriving as the company’s first media player to boast

News and Rumors

Google’s Siri-beating ‘Assistant’ due by Q4 2012

Google is expected to formally announce its Siri-like experience later this year as it unveils Google Assistant.  Rumored by one source to arrive by the fourth quarter of the year

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Huawei next to manufacture T-Mobile myTouch smartphones

After what started out as an exclusive relationship between HTC and T-Mobile USA, the myTouch series has evolved to include LG.  Looking ahead a bit it appears that Huawei is

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HTCDev releases new APIs for Android developers

Developers have new tools to take advantage of Beats Audio, lockscreen intregration, and more.