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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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Verizon Lures Smart Phone Buyers with $100 Trade-In Coupon

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to pick up an Android handset but you’re undecided as to which carrier is right for you. Verizon, hoping to sway you just a

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About That ‘HTC Collecting Data’ Thing…

You’ve probably heard the news these last few days that a pair of HTC handsets were recently found to be collecting user data.  As XDA first uncovered, the HTC Sensation and

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HTC Sense 3.5 Ported to Desire HD

A crafty member of XDA -developers has been able to get a working version of HTC Sense 3.5 running on the HTC Desire HD.  Things are still in early stages

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Phillips Intro’s Fidelio Speaker Products for Android Handsets

One feature that we Android users have been waiting for is to see a hardware maker step up and release universal speaker dock.  Unfortunately, not all Android phones have the

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Get Your Retro Indiana Jones Fix with Super Drill Panic

OrangePixel released an Android version of their popular Super Drill Panic earlier this week, to the delight of casual gamers everywhere.  The retro title with old school graphics, sound, and

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GameLoft’s ‘Back 2 School Sale’ Sets All Android Games at 99¢

How do you unwind after a dreadful first week back to school or listening to “the man” at work?  You take out your frustrations in a first-person shooter or adrenaline-fueled racing

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Verizon’s HTC Rhyme Tipped for September 29 Release

Yet another Verizon minimum advertised price (MAP) document surfaced this week, tipping the carrier’s hand a bit as it pertains to devices and prices.  Whereas most of the MAP is

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OpenFeint Adds GameFeed to SDK as Engagement Continues to Surge

OpenFeint announced yesterday that they have added their GameFeed feature into the SDK for all developers to begin integrating if they so choose.  What’s GameFeed again?  That’s the part of

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Endomondo, Jabra Team up for New Bluetooth Headset

You know you always want to grab your headphones when you go out for a jog?  Don’t you wish there was something better to put into your ears as you

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RadioShack Offering All T-Mobile Android Phones for FREE (Limited Time)

RadioShack is now offering all of their T-Mobile postpaid handset for free as part of a thinly veiled attempt to disguise their soon-to-be-terminated relationship with the carrier. They are calling

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NAVIGON Announces Next-Gen Navigation Apps for Fall

NAVIGON AG, a key player in mobile phone on-board navigation, announced a new version of their award-winning navigation app for Android and other platforms. Due this fall, the overhauled app

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Lenovo Announces $200 7-inch IdeaPad A1 Tablet

Lenovo has just unveiled a new Android-powered tablet at IFA in the form of the IdeaPad A1 (previous coverage). Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a 7-inch display, it’s a

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PogoPlug Mobile Offers Unified Streaming, Sharing, Automatic Backup

Pogoplug has announced their first mobile-focused, multimedia streaming hardware product today, the Pogoplug Mobile. What does it do? Oh that’s easy… and awesome. It serves as companion to their cloud

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Sprint’s “Rewards Me Plus” Program is for Employees Only

Yesterday saw a Sprint Playbook leaked online which shows what the carrier will be doing over the next few months. Among the details in the playbook were notes of new

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Verizon Announces Gingerbread Update for Droid 2

We have a feeling that many of you guys already know this but Verizon has announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has begun rolling out for the Droid 2.