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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.

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The Battle of the Smartphones Begins: T-Mobile’s HTC Amaze 4G vs. iPhone 4S [VIDEO]

What happens when two hipsters start comparing the cameras in their smartphones?

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AT&T educates their consumers on Gingerbread [VIDEO]

Take a few minutes to brush up on Android 2.3 with this video.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 becomes American Airlines in-flight entertainment

Select flights will have access to more than 70 movies as well as television shows, and audio programs with the Samsung tablet.

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Flurry: Developers still supporting iOS three times more than Android

Flurry blames Google Checkout/Wallet as a chief reason for why developers are not making iOS-like money.

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Hooked Media teams with Best Buy, others to announce ‘Get Discovered’ app contest

For many developers creating a game is considerably easier than marketing and distributing an application.  Most would rather focus on graphics, UI, and other in-game stuff instead of finding the

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Carrier IQ issues 19 page document detailing usage

Carrier IQ released a new 19-page PDF document on their website this week which details all the stuff that they do as well as the stuff that they don’t do.

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22 apps kicked from Android Market over premium SMS toll fraud

Lookout Mobile Security has identified a new series of Android apps with yet another type of malware, this time in form of premium SMS toll fraud.  Called RuFraud, these applications

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Verizon to release LTE-ready Xperia PLAY

Could a library of 200+ games and 4G LTE support breathe new life into the PlayStation Phone?

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ShopSavvy knows what Santa is bringing you this year

The developers look at more than 8 million scans to determine the top gifts of 2011.

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Evernote announce 3 million Skitch downloads, new feature

Evernote today announced that they have exceeded three million downloads of their Skitch application for Android devices.  At a rate of one download per 1.5 seconds, it’s safe to say

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Various versions of Galaxy S II on sale at Amazon

Just a quick note to let you guys know that the various iterations of the Samsung Galaxy S II are on sale over at Amazon Wireless.  Depending on which carrier

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Toshiba’s 7-inch Thrive goes on sale

The 7-inch variation of the Toshiba Thrive has gone on sale this week, giving U.S. consumers yet another option in portable Honeycomb experiences.  Available in either 16GB ($379) or 32GB

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LG Revolution successor, the Spectrum, gets spied in render form

We’re getting our first look at the successor to the LG Revolution thanks to leaked renders which surfaced over on PocketNow. Details for the 4G LTE ‘Spectrum’ handset look promising

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Amazon to issue software update to Kindle Fire in “next two weeks”

Amazon hears the initial complaints for their Kindle Fire and look to address some of them with an update.

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Samsung announces 300 million+ handset shipments for 2011

Samsung announced over the weekend that they have shipped more than 300 million handsets worldwide in 2011 with a month left to go.  Easily besting last year’s 280 million figure,