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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.

News and Rumors

Popular Panoramic Photo App ‘Pano’ Arrives on Android

Looking to spice up your photos of the beach?  Maybe you’re tired of that same old skyline shot that doesn’t your vacation justice.  You’ll probably want to cough up a

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U.S. Cellular Next in Line for Tiered Data

The number of wireless providers providing all-you-can-consume data is set to dwindle by one more as U.S. Cellular is the latest carrier to be tied to tiered plans.  According to

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AccuWeather 2.0 Arrives with Themes, Social Sharing

A brand new version of AccuWeather has arrived in the Android Market this week, bringing some social networking along for the ride.  AccuWeather 2.0 not only gives users a fresh

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What Is The HTC Lavie?

As I was writing the post on HTC CloseConnect this morning, I started poking around the U.S. Patent and Trademarks website.  I happened across a new trademark filing from HTC

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HTC Files Trademark for ‘CloseConnect’, Possible NFC Implications

HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).

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Rumor: First Ice Cream Sandwich Devices to Arrive in October

According to information passed to Boy Genius Report, the first devices to run Ice Cream Sandwich should be arriving as soon as October.  Google has reportedly pushed the launch up

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Is the Samsung Celox an LTE Version of Galaxy S II?

The first details of an LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S II have begun to come into focus, leading up to a rumored September announcement. According to reports, the handset carries a

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Verizon, AT&T Putting Foot Down on Illegal Tethering

Verizon and AT&T have had enough of your illegal tethering and they’re not going to sit back any longer.  The two carriers have recently started taking preventative measures to ensure

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Sprint Leak Reveals Upcoming EVO Design 4G, Motorola Admiral

A fresh Sprint leak coming in the middle of the night confirms the name of the upcoming Galaxy S II and also tips the hand on a pair of new

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MetroPCS Announces Samsung Admire for Upcoming School Season

MetroPCS announced early this morning that they will be soon offering the Samsung Admire as part of a back-to-school shopping promotion.  The carrier stopped just short of giving a price

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Motorola Giving Away a Bunch of Photon 4G Handsets in August

Motorola’s PR people just pinged our inbox to tell us about a new contest that the handset maker is holding over the next few weeks.  Called the Lightning Hour, it’s

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Google Updates Search App for Android

Google has released* a new version of the search application today, tossing in a number of minor improvements. Users will notice right away that the interface has received a bit

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Virgin Mobile Ad Counters T-Mobile’s Claims of Wireless Value Leader [VIDEO]

T-Mobile recently began airing a new commercial touting their $49.99 rate plan which includes unlimited data, talk and text, including up to 2 GB of ‘full-speed’ data.  As they see it,

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GetJar CMO Heads to Google as Marketing Director for Mobile Applications

GetJar CMO Patrick Mork announced yesterday that he will be leaving the company behind and taking a position at Google.  Mork will become Google’s marketing director for mobile applications come

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Huawei Vision Gets Demo’d in YouTube Video [VIDEO]

Huawei has released a YouTube video to help consumers get a better feel for their latest Android handset, the Vision.  The 2:28 minute video (after the break) gives us a