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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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Android Market 3.1.3 Adds PIN Security, Google +1

A new version of the Android Market has found its way online, leaking ahead of any formal announcement out of the Google team. This latest release, v3.1.3, adds two key

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RadioShack to Begin Taking Google Wallet Payments on September 1st?

The first signs of a nationwide rollout for Google Wallet have come in the form of a leaked internal RadioShack email. According to the screen shot passed to Engadget, The

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Sprint Offering 3G/4G Day, Week or Month Pass for EVO View 4G

Sprint has begun offering new data plans for the EVO 4G, designed specifically for non-committal types. Consumers now have three no-contract options to choose from for the HTC EVO View

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Lenovo ThinkPad On Sale, Shipping Begins August 29

Been sitting on pins and needles, waiting to order a Lenovo ThinkPad? The 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet is now available for ordering in multiple flavors, a 16GB, WiFi-only version ($500), a

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McAfee Q2 Threat Report Confirms Mobile Threats on the Rise

McAfee has released their second quarter (Q2 ’11) Mobile Threats Report today and its more confirmation that mobile users need to be cautious.  As McAfee figures, the amount of malware

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Samsung Galaxy S II Teaser Released as August 29 Event Draws Near [VIDEO]

Samsung Mobile USA has released another teaser clip online for the Galaxy S II less than one week prior to its assumed U.S. debut.  We’re assuming the video is designed

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Rdio First to Debut Digital Music Family Plan

Rdio, the unlimited, on-demand social music service has become the first of its kind to debut a shared listening plan. Effect immediately, customers can merge up to three individual plans

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LG Enlighten Shows Off Keyboard, Additional Angles

Some of you might recall hearing a bit about the LG Enlighten earlier this month, when a picture and spec sheet leaked online.  Due as early as August 25th, the

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Samsung Admire Now on Sale for $129 at MetroPCS

MetroPCS pinged our inbox this morning to alert us that their latest Android handset, the Samsung Admire, has gone on sale. As a reminder, specifications for the handset include Android

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Verizon Announces On-Demand TV, Sports, and News Service ‘Verizon Video’

Verizon Wireless has rolled out a new video service today called –wait for it — Verizon Video, which gives its subscriber base mobile access to on-demand content. Featuring more than

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LG Unveils Optimus Sol, an Affordable Android with AMOLED Display

LG rolled out a new Optimus series Android smart phone this weekend with the announcement of the Optimus Sol. Featuring a 3.8-inch (800×480) display, 5-megapixel camera, and 512MB RAM, the

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Sony Ericsson Debuts Android-powered ‘Live with Walkman’

Sony Ericsson has announced a new iteration of the iconic Walkman series  today in the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the device features a 3.2-inch display,

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Walmart’s StraightTalk to Intro Samsung Galaxy Precedent

Walmart, and its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), TracFone, are gearing up to release an Android-powered handset known as the Samsung Galaxy Precedent. The up-front price is said to be

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Google’s Beloved Android Hidden Among 180 Famous Robots in Illustration

Artist Richard Sargent created the illustration you see below which features 180 various robots from movies, television and other pop culture. A nod to the popular Where’s Waldo puzzles of

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Dan Hesse to Deliver Keynote at Three-Day Open Solutions Conference

Sprint announced earlier today that CEO Dan Hesse will be delivering the keynote address at their upcoming annual developer-centric conference.  Formerly known as the Sprint Developer Conference, the three-day Open Solutions