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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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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

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Vodafone Announces In-App Billing for UK, Germany

Vodafone announced earlier today that subscribers in their UK and German markets will soon be able to purchase apps and goods within Android applications.  Initially available to those who purchase

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New Samsung Roadmap Leak Confirms Recent Rumors, Adds Expected Launch Dates

A newly leaked Samsung roadmap has arrived online confirming many of the details found on another recent Samsung leak.  Thanks to a trove of information stumbled on by GSMArena, we have

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Droid Bionic to Run $299 When it Arrives September 8

The minimum advertised pricing for the Droid Bionic has arrived online and it doesn’t come as much of a surprise.  According to information passed to AndroidCentral, the 4G Motorola handset

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EVO 3D Added to HTC’s List of Unlockable Bootloaders

To the delight of developers and Android enthusiasts, Sprint’s EVO 3D has joined the Sensation (EU) as being supported an unlockable bootloader.  If you’re the type of person who simply must tinker

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HTC Puccini to be Re-Branded as Jetstream for AT&T, Arrive in Early October

New details have emerged this week which begin to tie up a few loose ends for HTC’s first 10-inch tablet.  Initially known as the ‘Puccini‘, the device is expected to

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Evernote Acquires Skitch, Promptly Announces Android App

Evernote posted on their blog today that they have acquired Skitch, a software platform that lets users draw and annotate screen captures and images.  Designed originally for Mac desktops, Skitch

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Samsung to Debut 4G LTE Version of Galaxy S II at IFA

Samsung Mobile has dropped a new video on YouTube today which essentially amounts to a 30-second tease of things to come.  The company will be at IFA on September 1

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Game Insight set to Release Underworld Empire Builder ‘Crime City’ This Month

Those of you who enjoy games like Paradise Island and My Country but wish it had a little more ‘gangsta’ flavor are advised to keep your eyes open.  Game Insight,