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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 to Announce U.S. Galaxy S II at NYC Event on August 29

Samsung has begun sending out invitations to press for an industry event in New York City where we fully expect them to unveil the various U.S. iterations of the Galaxy

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Target Ad for Week of 8/14 Features Android Deals (Iconia a500, HTC Status, More)

Target has a decent set of Android deals starting this coming Sunday which include a trio of handsets and one tablet.  If you’ve been thinking about picking up that Facebook

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Samsung Roadmap Leaks with Ice Cream Sandwich Phone, New Tablet, and More

A Lithuanian mobile phone and accessories retailer, Mobili linija, has listed what they claim will be some of Samsung’s upcoming products.  With six product numbers and their unconfirmed specifications, we’ve got

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Recycle, Share, and Earn Discounts with RecyclePix

You’re a good citizen, right? You pick up trash from the street, hold doors for elderly folks, and floss twice a day… don’t you? Well, let’s hope you at least

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Infographic Traces History of Mobile Productivity

Think back to the time before you owned an Android handset.  Remember how bad things were?  CompanionLink, wanting to remind us of where we came from (or how bad it

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[UPDATED] Best Buy Offering 20% Off Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones with HTC Purchase This Weekend Only

Best Buy, capitalizing on the new HTC announcement this morning, has announced a new promotion for this coming weekend.  It’s simple: Head to a Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile

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Motorola KORE Found to be Related to Fitness Headphones

A recent peek in the U.S. Patents and Trademarks website tells us that Motorola KORE is not expected to be tablet or service related, but tied to fitness headphones.  Motorola

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Game Insight Follows Paradise Island with ‘My Country’

Game Insight, makers of the insanely addictive Paradise Island, has released their second Android game, My Country,  in the market.  Already a popular title on Facebook, the simulation and time

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HTC Invests $300M in Beats Electronics to be Exclusive Smart Phone Partner

HTC has scheduled a major announcement for roughly one hour from now where it’s expected that CEO Peter Chou will detail the company’s new partnership with Beats Electronics. The deal

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the

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Happy Vikings Head to Egypt for Another 30 Levels

There’s a nice sized update to Happy Vikings in the Android Market today which gives players an additional 30 levels of game play.  Featuring a scenario based around heading to

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Norton Releases Free Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected.  Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a

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News360 2.0 Learns Your Social Habits, Suggests Relevant News

One of the best news aggregation apps we’ve encountered for Honeycomb tablets, News360, just got even better.  The new 2.0 release slated to arrive in the Android Market not only

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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