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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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Gowalla Reinvents Itself as Social Guide in Face of Waning Check-in Interest

Gowalla, as a service and an application, has undergone some serious changes. No longer content being the gorgeous also-ran to Foursquare, the check-in service has evolved into a social guide,

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RadioShack Slashing $100 Off Any Verizon Android Device

As some of you might already know RadioShack has ended their agreement with T-Mobile and chosen to hitch a ride on the Verizon train.  To help kick off the new

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HTC Giving Sense 3.5 Users 5GB of DropBox Storage

HTC has formed a new partnership with online storage service Dropbox which will see the handset maker giving their customers a decent amount of free file hosting. Set to take

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Download ‘The Xtra Factor’ App to Keep up with Simon Cowell’s New Fall TV Series

Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul have invaded U.S. televisions again as Fox’s new series, The X Factor, gets underway.  And just in time to begin voting and following the goings-on,

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Lowe’s and Jimmie Johnson Giving Away Free Samsung Galaxy Tabs (7-inch)

In the market for a new refrigerator or washing machine? You might want to head to Lowe’s between now and October 3rd for your home appliance needs. Why? because Samsung,

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OrangePixel Releases Stardash, the Side-Scrolling Gameboy Throwback

OrangePixel is fast becoming one of my favorite retro/throwback Android game developers. Today sees them releasing another fantastic side-scrolling game, Stardash, which looks and feels like one of our first

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GetJar Gold Program Proving Successful (For at Least One Developer)

Curious to hear how that new GetJar Gold program is working out for Android developers?  Well, so far Mobisoft Corporation is very pleased with how their remote desktop client, Imperio,

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Nuance’s Text-to-Speech Now Provides Turn-by-Turn Directions in Waze

Nuance Communications, Inc., the secret sauce behind T-Mobile’s myTouch Genius Button and Dragon Naturally Speaking, have announced their next mobile move. Starting a few weeks back, Nuance began powering the

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Best Buy to Offer ZTE Score for Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless has announced the second Android smart phone to support the Muve Music service just days after unveiling the Samsung Vitality. The ZTE Score will be available for $129.99

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Best Buy Weekly Circular Added to TheFind App

Best Buy has been added to the growing catalog of, well… catalogs compiled and curated by TheFind.com.  Effective this coming Sunday, September 25th, the Best Buy weekly circular will be

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Google Announces Multiple Sign-In, New Preferences for Gmail Mobile

Google announced this afternoon that the Gmail mobile website has been updated with a couple of new features.  Like its desktop counterpart, users can now log in with multiple accounts

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GAMEVIL Release Action RPG ‘Destinia’

GAMEVIL, one of the more popular developers in the Android Market, has released a new action RPG game today. Called Destinia, it’s a free download for any device running 2.1

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Borrow Books from the Local Library with new Amazon Kindle Feature

Amazon, making good on promises from back in the spring, has started up their library lending service for Kindle.  Beginning today, those of you with a Kindle or a phone/tablet

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AT&T Announces $199.99 Samsung Galaxy S II for October 2

AT&T has officially announced (via twitter) that they’ll be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II come October 2nd.  Carrying the same price tag as Sprint’s version, the Epic 4G Touch,

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Cross-Platform Social RPG ‘Buddy Rush’ Comes to Android

Team Sollmo, a division of Company100, Inc., announced today that their social/casual RPG game Buddy Rush has arrived on Android.  After already accumulating hundreds of thousands of Facebook and iOS