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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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Mobiles Republic Releases APPY Geek for Tech Enthusiasts Everywhere

Mobiles Republic (News Republic, Biz Report)  has released a new Android app designed for your inner (and outer) technology enthusiast.   The application is called APPY Geek and it’s available

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Unlock with Wi-Fi 2.0 Adds User-Requested Features

If there’s one thing that annoys us about lock screens and Android it’s that we can grow tired of the process pretty quickly.  Case in point – playing Wordfeud or

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Search More than 500,000 Hotel Rooms with Room 77

Searching for the perfect hotel room gets a little bit easier today with Room 77 finally arriving on Android.  The hotel search tool has been available for other platforms for

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HTC Stunning to Head to China as Company’s First NFC-enabled Android Handset

The first HTC handset to feature built-in NFC support is expected to land on Chinese soil sometime over the next few months.  The smart phone will be called the HTC

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Bitdefender Mobile Security Update Adds Live Tracking, Other Features

It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already.  An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this

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Sprint Adds Pair of McAfee Mobile Security Apps to Sprint Zone

Sprint and McAfee have teamed up to bring an added level of mobile security to a number of the carrier’s Android smart phones.  Available today, Sprint Android users can head

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Google’s App Inventor to be Shuttered, Released as Open Source

Since taking his spot at the throne of Google, Larry Page has been folding various projects and initiatives into each other. Those that don’t really fall in line with the

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Samsung Announces Galaxy R for Asian, European Markets

Samsung has announced a new Android-powered Galaxy smart phone today for European and Asian markets. Dubbed the Galaxy R, it is a notable release in that it is the first

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Samsung Announces Rugged Galaxy Xcover for Germany

Samsung has announced the first Android member of its rugged, all-conditions Xcover series today in the form of the Galaxy Xcover.  Yeah… a real unexpected name, right? Specifications include Android

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Google News Tweaked for Honeycomb Tablets

Google announced a slight tweak to the Google News website for Android 3.0+ tablets last night.  Nothing too crazy here, but it does maintain consistency with other UI changes across

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Motorola Tossing in $25 in Free Apps with Photon 4G Purchase

Do you find yourself sitting on a fence, trying to figure out whether or not to purchase the new Photon 4G at Sprint?  First off, do it.  It’s an amazing

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GadgetTrak Busts Would-be Android Thieves

A couple of upstart thieves in Oregon, thinking they would walk away with some new Android phones, found out just how powerful location-based apps truly are.  Unfortunately for these clowns,

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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