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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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Five Reasons Why Google+ Will Not Be Another Google Wave

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or camping) for the last two weeka, you’ve heard by now that Google has entered the social networking game with a new service

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New Screen Compatibility Modes Coming to “Near-Future Release of Honeycomb

The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets.  According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb

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AT&T Announces $49 HTC Status for July 17

AT&T has just announced that the Facebook-heavy HTC Status will be arriving this coming Sunday, July 17th.  The Android 2.3.3-powered (Gingerbread)  handset will run $49.99 with a two-year contract and will be

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GetJar to Apple: We Won’t be Subject to This Kind of Bullying

You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is trying to get a corner on the ‘App Store’ title.  As they see it, companies such as Amazon and, more recently, GetJar,

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Amazon Announces ‘Digital Bonus’ to Entice Android Device Purchases

Amazon has announced a new initiative today to help attract customers looking to buy Android handsets or tablets.  Called the Digital Bonus, it’s Amazon’s way of thanking buyers with content

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Philly Newspaper Subscribers to Get Discounted Android Tablets

According to AdWeek, Philadelphia residents will soon find themselves able to participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program.  Subscribers to the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News are expected to be able to purchase Android

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First Look at LG’s Optimus Pro

There must be an unwritten rule somewhere that says Android phones with portrait QWERTY keyboards should have a “Pro” surname.  Motorola has the Droid Pro, Samsung has the Galaxy Pro,

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HTC: Unlocked Bootloaders for EVO 3D, Sensation Expected by September

HTC has taken to Facebook to announce that they have taken one step closer to unlocking the bootloaders for their new Sensation 4G (T-Mobile) and EVO 3D (Sprint).  According to

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Table ScrApps: eventseekr

You might realize it, but there’s something going on outside of your house. No, really.  We mean it.  Regardless of where you live or where you happen to be, there’s

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Lookout Mobile Security Identifies a Third Iteration of DroidDream Light (Malware Threat)

If there’s one thing you can say about the guys behind the DroidDream Lite malware attacks it’s that they are persistent.  Lookout Mobile Security has identified a third round of

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HTC Droid Incredible 2 Poised to Get Gingerbread Soon

Verizon appears to be readying the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for yet another one of their smart phones, the Droid Incredible 2.  Released back in late April, the update comes

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Rumor: U.S. Debut of Galaxy S2 Being Held up By Carriers

For all the success that Samsung has been having around the world with the Galaxy S 2, you’d have thought that the US carriers would be foaming at the mouth

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Scrabble to Debut on Android Next Week

One of the classic, all-time board games, Scrabble, is finally set to arrive on Android next week.   Its developers, EA, recently demonstrated the app and the cross-platform awesomeness that

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Motorola Titanium Set to Debut at Sprint on July 24

It has been a little over two months since Sprint and Motorola announced their rugged, business-minded handset, the Titanium, but things look to be moving forward again.  According to SprintFeed,

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Comcast XFINITY TV App Gets Honeycomb Optimization

How would you like to turn that giant 10-inch tablet screen of yours into a remote control?  That’s possible now, assuming you have Comcast service with one of their compatible