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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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OfferedApp Trades Free Paid Apps in Exchange for Your Taking a Survey

Another application distribution store is getting traction today as OfferedApp.com announces their new internet-based model. What makes this one so different from the current crop of app stores?  There will

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Lookout Mobile Security Throwing Party on Eve of Google IO; We Have 30 Tickets to Give Away!

Google I/O 2011 is but a few short weeks away, where we’ll get our annual glimpse into the future of Android and other Google development.  As many of you readers

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Nielsen: Android Now Preferred Mobile OS for Past, Present, and Future Smart Phone Purchases

Android is now the preferred mobile operating system for customers looking to pick up a new smart phone. And the preferred mobile OS for people who just bought a smart

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Verizon, Casio Announce Rugged CASIO G’zOne Commando

Verizon and Casio announced earlier today that the rugged G’zOne Commando will join the smart phone line up later this week. Dropping on April 28th with the Droid Incredible 2,

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Sony Confirms S1, S2 Tablets with Announcement

Sony confirmed the existence of two rumored Android 3.0 tablets today with a press release for their new “Sony Tablet”. Yup, that’s the name, for now. Engadget pretty much nailed

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Verizon Taps Global-Ready Droid Incredible 2 for April 28 Arrival

Verizon has officially announced the follow up to last year’s Droid Incredible in the new, wait for it, Droid Incredible 2.  Dropping later this week on April 28th, the HTC

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Sprint’s Nexus 4G Gets $199 Price Tag, May 8 Launch

We just got official word from Sprint that their version of the Nexus S will be arriving in stores across the country on May 8th. Carrying a $199 price tag

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Instinctiv Music Player Combines Best of Your Favorite Music Apps

We just learned of a new music player for Android that we think you guys and gals might be interested in taking a look at.  It’s called Instincitv Music Player,

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Whrrl Users Can Export Data to Bizzy for Continued Personalized Local Recommendations

As some of you may have heard, Groupon recently acquired Pelago, makers of terrific ‘anti-search’ application, Whrrl.  At some point down the road, Groupon will fold the technology and features

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NOOK Color v1.2 Adds Support for Apps, Email, and More!

Barnes & Noble announced a large firmware update today for their popular NOOK Color, including Froyo and Adobe Flash support as well as other tablet-like options. As we’ve been anticipating

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Bump 2.0 Adds New Features, Overhauls UI

Bump has been on Android for a while now, however we’ve always looked the our iOS counterpart with a little bit of jealousy.  Sure, it works on a fundamental level,

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RadioShack Bragging Up Tablet Offerings

RadioShack wants you to know that they’ve gotten pretty serious in the tablet game lately so they issued a press release.  If you’re in the market for a new tablet,

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Amazon Announces Library Lending for Kindle, Optimizes Android App for Honeycomb

Amazon has rolled out a new version of their Kindle application today, optimizing it for Honeycomb tablets.  Taking advantage of the fragments and split screen capabilities in Android3.0, the free

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Seesmic 1.7 Released with A Host of Shortcuts and Customization Options

Popular Twitter and Facebook client Seesmic released an update into the Android Market yesterday, adding a variety of new options for users.  Centered around giving you what you need in

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Samsung and Verizon Tap Droid Charge with April 28 Launch, $299.99 Price Tag

Verizon and Samsung have issued a press release today, confirming the next handset in the Droid series.  The $299.99 (ouch!) Droid Charge arrives a week from today, April 28th, and