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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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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

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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