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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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comScore: Nearly 1 in 4 European Smart Phones Run Android

A new comScore report is out today which breaks down the smart phone landscape as it pertains to five European countries.  Their findings were that Android has grown to the

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Nielsen Determines Most Used Android Apps

Nielsen has analyzed the usage of thousands of Android smart phone users to determine which apps are being used the most. It’s worth noting that isn’t the same as most

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Sony Walkman Z Series Gets Detailed, Priced

Sony has officially announced that the Android-powered PMP prototype shown off at IFA will carry the name of Walkman Z series. What’s more, Sony has also provided pricing and a

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Facebook 1.7 Adds Number of Improvements, Honeycomb Support

The official Facebook application saw an update last night which brings a number of new features and improvements.  First up, the new version (1.7) now works on Android tablets running

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HTC Runnymede Product Image Surfaces

A very official looking image of the HTC Runnymede has surfaced this morning, giving us a look at both the side and the back of the device. As we’ve seen

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Grow Random and Unique Plants on Home Screen with Droots Live Wallpaper

We learned of a new live wallpaper this morning called Droots which enables users to grow unique, completely random plants on their Android home screens.  Droots,  or digital roots, take

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NVIDIA Roadmap Full of Superheroes

A newly leaked NVIDIA roadmap has surfaced, reminding us that the future of mobile performance is paved with superheroes.  While we might still be a few months away from seeing

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U.S. Cellular Clears $199.99 Motorola Electrify for September Launch

U.S. Cellular has added another Android smart phone to their roster today, announcing the upcoming release of the Motorola Electrify. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a dual-core 1GHz processor,

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Samsung Bows New Ad for Galaxy S II “The Way We’re Wired”

If you watched the NFL yesterday, chances are pretty good that you saw the following commercial.  Samsung’s new “The Way We’re Wired” campaign centers around the Galaxy S II’s U.S.

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GameStop Currently Testing Android-Based Tablet

GameStop has chosen the Android platform for a dedicated gaming tablet and is said to already be in the testing phase. The tablet will be branded with the GameStop name

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Sprint Debuts ‘Sprint Drive First’ App to Alleviate Distracted Driving

Sprint announced a new application for their subscribers today which is designed to lessen distracted driving.  Called Sprint Drive First, it automatically locks a phone once it’s found to be

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Orb Live Launches as First Service to Stream Free, Ad-Support Hulu to Android

Looking for a way to get Hulu on your Android device? No, not Hulu Plus, but the ad-supported stuff that you’ve been using for years. You’ll want to check out

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AT&T Announces $329.99 Acer Iconia Tab A501 for September 18

AT&T announced early this morning that they will soon be offering the Acer Iconia Tab A501 tablet.  Due this coming Sunday, September 18th, the carrier will be selling the Honeycomb

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R-Type Arrives in Android Market

As promised last month, the 80’s arcade classic R-Type has arrived in the Android Market.  Featuring eight levels, three control options, and a pair of difficulty levels, the game instantly

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30+ Must Have Android Apps for Football Fans

The College and Pro football season is officially underway, having kicked off (pun #1) over the last week.  As we head into a new season of following our favorite teams