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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

TouchType Drops SwiftKey X Beta into Android Market

TouchType is releasing a new keyboard app into the Android Market today with their SwiftKey X Beta (expected any time). If you’ve ever played with any previous beta releases of

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Google Wallet Ushers in New Era of Commerce

The future of commerce was unveiled today as Google, FirstData, Sprint, Citi, and MasterCard announced Google Wallet.  Confirming many of the recent rumors, the service is rolling out across select markets

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New SoundHound App ‘Hound’ Lets Users Speak It, Get It.

The team behind the popular music discovery application SoundHound have done it again. Today sees the developers launching another, albeit completely different, music discovery tool.  Called ‘Hound’, it lets users say

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Updated mSpot Combines Cloud and Storage Locker with Radio Spotter Beta

An updated version of mSpot has arrived in the Android Market today which blends storage locker services, radio, and cloud music. More specifically, mSpot combines the best parts of services

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First Look at Sprint’s Samsung SPH-D600

Time to toss another handset on your radar today as we get our first look at the mid-range Samsung SPH-D600 for Sprint.  Early details include a 480×320 resolution display, 1GHz

Hardware Reviews

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Review

I’ve been playing with a Verizon-branded version of the Xperia PLAY for around two weeks now and wanted to share my opinions on the new gaming/phone hybrid.  I attended a

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Sprint and Motorola Planning Something Special for June 9

We just got an invite to a luncheon in New York next month where Sprint and Motorola will let attendees get some hands-on time with their latest collaborations.  We can’t

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Verizon to Commence Gingerbread Update for Droid X

Droid X owners are advised to be on the lookout for a new software update this Friday.  Starting on May 27th, the carrier will begin deploying Android 2.3 Gingerbread to

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Samsung Confirms Galaxy Tab to Launch with Android 3.1 in “Few Days”

Samsung, set to drop their Galaxy Tab 10.1 on the masses in just a “few days”, has confirmed that the tablet will ship with the latest version of Android.  That’s

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HTC Reviewing Bootloader Policies, Will Provide More Information Soon

HTC hears you.  They understand that some of you Android users want to be able to unlock your devices and bend them to your will.  Whether it’s a vast majority

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Verizon Finally Announces $249 LG Revolution for May 26 (Tomorrow)

Verizon, in an 11th hour press release, has finally confirmed that the LG Revolution will join their smart phone lineup tomorrow, May 26th. The LG handset had been rumored for

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with

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News360 Brings Personalized, Real-Time News to Honeycomb Tablets

Heads up Honeycomb tablet users!  News360 has come to Android today, bringing a fresh look to your everyday news sources.  The free app really lends itself well to discovery, thanks

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New Droid 3 Specs Confirm 5-Row QWERTY, 4-inch qHD Display

Additional details for the Motorola Droid 3 have surfaced online, indicating a nice all-around bump is in store for Verizon’s iconic handset.  The touch screen has been rumored to be

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T-Mobile Announces Theoretical 42Mbps in More Than 50 Markets Across US

T-Mobile announced late last night/early this morning that they’ve doubled the speeds of their 4G network in more than fifty markets across the United States.  Touting a theoretical max speed