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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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Instagram CEO: “Android version hugely important, on horizon”

The long awaited photo and camera application seems to be drawing nearer.

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Facebook announces a faster Android application

Facebook today announced that a new version of the Android application should be hitting the Android Market any moment.  There are not any major new features to speak of however

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RadioShack brings back the free Android phones for limited time

RadioShack is offering a number of Android-powered smartphones at no cost for both new and existing subscribers.

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Google updates trio of their Android apps (Goggles, Maps, Google+)

Google has updated three of their Android applications today with Maps, Google+, and Google Goggles each getting new features.  While Google Maps (6.0.1) is strictly made up of bug fixes

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Verizon readying family data plans for 2012

Verizon Wireless expects to beginning offer data plans for multiple devices in the coming year, according to CEO Lowell McAdam.  Referring to the feature as “account-level pricing” it would allow

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Logitech deploys Honeycomb update to Revue

The Google TV experience gets significantly better for Logitech Revue owners this week.

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The Daily Beast to host Google Hangout with Android’s Matias Duarte (12/7/11)

The Daily Beast is hosting a live interview later today with renowned computer-interface designer and Android’s head of user-experience, Matias Duarte.  He’s also a bit of a hero around these

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Sprint expected to debut first LTE handsets in second half of 2012

Sprint expects to launch its first LTE-ready handsets at some point in the second half of 2012, according to the carrier’s CFO, Joseph Euteneuer. Speaking in an interview at the UBS

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Web-based Android Market quietly adds new features for reviews

The web-based version of the Android Market has been found to include at least two new features centered around reviews.  Most notably, and perhaps helpful, is a notification as to

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Design the next smartphone name with Android Phone Name Generator

Considering all of the outlandish and silly names that sometimes accompany Android smartphones, they generally tend to come with similar structures.  Start with a manufacturer, toss in the name and

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Grand Theft Auto III arrives for select Android devices next week for $4.99

Ten years after it made its console debut, GTA comes to Android phones and tablets.

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Verizon on Google Wallet: “We don’t block apps”

The carrier tells us that Google Wallet is unlike other m-commerce solutions and it may some time and effort before we see it.

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Google celebrates 10 billion Android downloads with 10 days of 10¢ apps!

The number of apps and games being downloaded in the Android Market continues to shoot skyward, growing at a rate of more than 1 billion per month.  Google, in celebrating

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T-Mobile’s Home For The Holidays Surprise [VIDEO]

T-Mobile surprises holiday shoppers with a song, dance, and a special guest.

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Verizon announces white Droid RAZR for December

The popular Motorola smartphone will soon be available in everyone’s favorite color.