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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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U.S. Cellular’s Announces $29.99 Samsung Gem for April 1

U.S. Cellular’s Android roster grows by one tomorrow as they roll out the Samsung Gem. Starting April 1st, customers can pick up the Android 2.2-powered handset for only $29.99 after an $80 mail-in rebate. Hardware includes a 3.2-inch touch screen with advanced anti-scratch, a 3.2-megapixel camera, 4GM microSD card, and 1500mAh battery.

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Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and “willy-nilly” customization doesn’t slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives spread across various players in the

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Trulia App Helps Users Find Homes for Sale and Apartments for Rent

Those of you in the market to buy a house or rent an apartment should check out the new Trulia app for Android. New to the Android Market this week,

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mSpot Responds to Amazon Cloud Player, Offers 5GB Free Storage to All

One of the bigger news stories for Android this week is the new Amazon Cloud service and mobile application. Offering 5GB of free cloud-based storage for your music, pictures, and documents is terrific, right? Amazon is surely breaking new ground right? Well, actually there is another option that has been around for nearly a year now and it’s becoming quite popular. With over 1.2 million downloads to date, mSpot’s cloud-based service has done well for itself, providing a similar, if not more expanded, music experience.

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After More Than a Year of Waiting, SPB Shell 3D Arrives

More than a year after we first saw SPB demonstrate their Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android, we finally get to download it on our phones.  Renamed SPB Shell 3D, it looks

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FuzeBox Announces Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing for Android Phones and 3.0 Tablets

FuzeBox, a company who specializes in mobile collaboration, has released a significant update to their Fuze Meeting. With this release, Android 2.2+ smart phones and 3.0 tablets can become virtual