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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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T-Mobile Announces SpringBoard, Galaxy Tab 10.1 Arriving “In Time for the Holidays”

T-Mobile USA tossed out a press release late last night, officially announcing that a pair of 4G Android-powered tablets would be ready for launch later this year. Expected “in time

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Android Open 2011 Happening Right Now – Watch Live!

Today marked the start of the first Android Open 2011, taking place in San Francisco and hosted by O’Reilly’s Media.  Touted as the first event to completely cover the entire Android

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Are You Kristen’s Super Genius Minecraft Wizard?

After months of existing strictly as an Xperia PLAY, Minecraft is expected to be available in the Android Market today for other handsets.  And, coincidentally or not, Sony has released a new

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This Could be the Galaxy Nexus Boot Animation

How about a little Galaxy Nexus boot animation to hold you over until Samsung and Google unveil their “big” announcement?  Yeah, we know it’s not much, but it’s just the

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Swype Acquired by Nuance for Roughly $100 Million

Rumors surfaced late yesterday evening that Nuance had acquired Swype for an amount said to be in the ballpark of $100 million. First uncovered by Uncrunched and then later confirmed

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New Ice Cream Sandwich Screens and Video Leak Online

We may not be 100% on when and where we’ll see Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced, but that doesn’t mean we won’t stop with the fresh leaks and rumors.  As

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Google and Samsung Pushing Back “Big” Announcement

Looks like we’ll be waiting a bit longer for Samsung and Google to unveil their big project.  Widely expected to be the announcement of the Galaxy Nexus, October 11th was

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Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales

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Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big

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Rdio Begins Offering Ad-Free, On-Demand Music

Rdio has begun offering their consumers a new ad-free, on-demand service today, a first in the music space. Available immediately, the new plan provides users access to more than 12

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do

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Galaxy Nexus to Be Verizon Exclusive; Full Specs Revealed

Here we go!  Details have landed at Boy Genius Report this morning that sound like the official list of specifications for the upcoming Nexus Prime.  As it turns out, the

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Best Buy Knocks HTC Flyer Down to $100 (UPDATE: False Alarm)

Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC Flyer all the way down to a super-attractive $99 price point.  Currently out of stock on their website, the Android 2.3-powered

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Google TV Director: “Honeycomb Due in Three to Four Weeks”

Google TV’s Director of Content, Donagh O’Malley, was speaking at a Q&A this week where he indicated that the long-awaited Honeycomb update would be out in a month’s time.  Participating as

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Google Docs Gets Optimized for Honeycomb Tablets

An improved Google Docs application has landed in the Android Market today which offers a few tablet-friendly features. If you own a Honeycomb tablet and use Google Docs as part