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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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Facebook rolls out another Android app update (1.8.1)

Facebook has issued another update to their Android application today, putting v1.8.1 on the streets barely a week after its last update.  Normally such a quick followup like this results

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Amazon offering Galaxy Nexus for $149.99 with new contracts

Amazon just dropped a note in our inbox to let us know that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is on sale for $149.99 for a limited time only.  If you’re thinking

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Verizon’s first commercial for the Galaxy Nexus touts Google+ instead of the phone

In a strange move, Verizon’s commercial doesn’t do much to promote Android 4.0 or the Galaxy Nexus.

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Sonic CD available for Android smartphones, tablets

The Sega CD classic comes to Android with Dr. Eggman, Amy Rose, and Metal Sonic along for the ride!

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Archos 35 Home Connect goes on sale today for $149.99

  Six months after its unveiling the Archos 35 Home Connect goes on sale today, giving consumers a new Android-based web radio to put on their Christmas list this year.

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Best Buy offering bonus free headphones with Galaxy Nexus purchase

Best Buy is offering customers an extra incentive to pick up the Galaxy Nexus through one of their stores or website this week.  Effective immediately (December 15th) and running through

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Sony Ericsson releases alpha version of Android 4.0 ROM for unlocked Xperia models

Sony Ericsson just dropped a note in our inbox to advise that they’ve released an alpha version of an Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for unlocked Xperia devices. If you call

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Lookout: $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011

Lookout Mobile Security has gazed into their crystal ball and has come up with some predictions for 2012 as it pertains to mobile users.  What is going to happen to

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Cleversense debuts Alfred for Android; promptly purchased by Google

Google scoops up the restaurant and place recommendation tool for a presumed Siri competitor.

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Kyobo e-Reader features Mirasol display, expects 3 week battery life

How would you like to measure your Android’s battery life in terms of weeks instead of days or hours?  That may soon be a reality thanks to Mirasol Mems technology

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New Google+ feature lets users turn status updates into Hangout opportunities

A new feature for Google+ has been announced today which makes it easy to convert a normal status update/conversation into a Hangout with video.  Let’s say you and your buddies

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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.