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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 Announces Android Developer Forum

Samsung unveiled a new one-stop-shop for Android developers today, cutting the virtual ribbon on their Android Developer Forum. The aim here is to provide developers with all the necessary tools

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Watch This Magical Unboxing of an LG Optimus Black [VIDEO]

You’ve probably noticed that we don’t do very many unboxings of Android phones here at AndroidGuys.  Why?  Because they are pretty much all the same – Open box, pull out

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Angry Birds Leads NOOK Color Apps to 1 Million Downloads

Just a few weeks back, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color picked up a software update that added support for games and applications, turning the eReader into a tablet of sorts.

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Samsung Confirms Gingerbread for Galaxy S, Tab, Other Devices

Samsung announced today that their popular Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab (and GALAXY Ace/Gio/Fit/mini) devices will see Android 2.3 Gingerbread in the middle of May (now) for UK and Nordic countries.

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PopCap Signs Exclusive Deal with Amazon App Store for Plants vs. Zombies, Chuzzle

PopCap Games has a pair of hotly anticipated games arriving on Android this month, starting as early as tomorrow, May 17th.  The word is officially out that Chuzzle will be

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Digging up the US Carrier-Branded Names for the Galaxy S II

Much like they did last year for their Galaxy S, Samsung has even bigger world domination-like plans for the Galaxy S II this summer. Hitting more than 140 carriers around

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Verizon Confirms Droid Charge Launch for May 14

Verizon is shooting out emails today to let everyone know that their next Android handset, the Droid Charge, goes on sale tonight at midnight.  So hurry up and scrape together

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SPB Shell 3D Update Adds Host of Requested Features

Released barely a month ago, SPB Mobile Shell has already tallied more than 50,000 downloads and a ton of positive reviews.  Although we initially balked at the $14.99 price tag, we’ve since

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Future Samsung Tablets Could Offer 2560×1600 Pixel Resolution

Samsung and their partner, Nouvoyance, have announced a new 10.1-inch display for tablets which takes advantage of PenTile technology.  You’re probably asking what that means, so we’ll break it down.  Potentially,

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On That Amazon Tablet, CEO Jeff Bezos Says “Stay Tuned”

Is Amazon working on an Android tablet?  You bet.  Are they ready to admit it publicly?  Not yet. Consumer Reports recently spent some time chatting up founder and CEO, Jeff

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Adobe Releases Flash Player 10.3 for Android 2.2+

Adobe has pushed out an updated version of their Flash player for Android devices, mainly fixing bugs and patching security holes.  If you have an Android phone or tablet running

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NOOK App for Android Gets Tablet Optimization, Adds Magazine Support

An update is available today for the official Barnes & Noble Nook application for Android, adding new, tablet-friendly features.  Designed to take advantage of larger screens, the v2.6.1 release offers

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Gundotra Promises Plenty of Android for Google IO 2011

Earlier today, Vic Gundotra took to the Google blog to shed a few details on the annual Google IO conference, set to kick off tomorrow. And as we had hoped,

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Lynx Stream Captures Every Moment from That Party You Can’t Remember

Going out with a bunch of friends after work tonight?  Make sure you download Lynx Stream so you can recall all the events tomorrow.  We’d hate to see you wake

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First Look at Angry Birds Rio Beach Volleyball Update [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile has released a short YouTube video which gives us a great look at the upcoming Angry Birds Rio update.  The first downloadable update, “Beach Volley” is due in