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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

Get Your Bacon Trivia, Recipes and Game Fix with ‘Baconnection’

Listen up bacon lovers!  There’s a new app in the Android Market today that will give you all the bacon you can handle.  We’re talking hundreds of recipes (Allrecipes.com, Taste

News and Rumors

Sony Ericsson Begins New Xperia Play Ad Campaign [VIDEO]

Now that the PlayStation Phone has landed in a number of markets, Sony Ericsson needs to generate interest and get people excited over the phone/gaming device hybrid.  And, no, we’re

News and Rumors

French Get Commercial for Nexus S [VIDEO]

A French TV spot for the Nexus S has landed online which gives viewers a very quick glimpse into the latest Pure Google phone.  Using four Google-inspired robot arms we get to

News and Rumors

Simple But Effective ‘Unlock With WiFi’ App Toggles Security Settings

Here’s one of those ideas that has us asking, “Why didn’t we think of this ourselves?” A free application called Unlock With WiFi has been spotted which lets users bypass their

App Reviews

Track Your Calling, Texting, and Android Usage with Friday

Here’s a pretty cool Android app for you analytic types. Available in a private Alpha release, Friday, keeps track of nearly everything you do with your phone. Want to see

News and Rumors

Additional Samsung Galaxy Prevail Details Uncovered on Eve of Boost Mobile Event

Boost Mobile takes to the stage tomorrow night where they are expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy Prevail.  Well, that and some other stuff, but you don’t care about the

News and Rumors

Sony Exec Confirms Tablet on Horizon

Japanese website Nikkei has quoted Sony’s Sir Howard Stringer as saying that the company will bow its first Honeycomb tablet by the end of the summer. Further, the United States

News and Rumors

Android Puts Space Between Competition

It’s time to trumpet the arrival of yet another comScore survey.  Their latest report is out and we’ve learned that there are now nearly 70 million smart phone users in

News and Rumors

CyanogenMod Rebranded as TehDuckUberDistro After Cyanogen Leaves Team

We just got word from one of our super secret sources* (Hi Benji!) who tipped us off to a new build for your rooted handsets.  It’s called TehDuckUberDistro and it

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Official MozyHome App Coming Soon

Folks who use MozyHome for their online file backups should be on the lookout for the official Mozy application for Android. Announced today for iOS devices, a version for our

News and Rumors

OpenFeint Roster Tops 315 Titles with Latest Additions

The cross-platform gaming platform that is OpenFeint continues to swell with the addition of 14 new and notable Android apps.  As of today there are now 315 games that take

News and Rumors

RadioShack Outs Sidekick 4G Release Date as April 20

A RadioShack tweet from yesterday has tipped the launch date for the upcoming Sidekick 4G from T-Mobile and Samsung.  Expected to land in the coming weeks, we can now look

Hardware Reviews

Motorola XOOM Review

I purposely put off writing my review of the Motorola XOOM for a couple of reasons.  Partially because we already have a perspective from another AndroidGuys writer, but also because

News and Rumors

Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about

News and Rumors

Analyst: HTC Thunderbolt is Verizon’s New Hotness, Not iPhone

An analyst at BTIG Research is suggesting that Verizon’s top selling handset is the new HTC Thunderbolt, not the iPhone 4. Walter Piecyk and his team called roughly 150 different