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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

Verizon Officially Taps XOOM with $599.99 Price Tag, February 24th Release

Confirming what has been widely expected, the 10.1-inch tablet will run $600 with a contract, $800 without.

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Make Your Preparations for the Aporkalypse

HandyGames has released this 30 level puzzle game into the Android Market today and it runs on nearly all handsets. Arm yourself with the four pigs of doom and collect those coins!

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Motorola Atrix 4G On Sale Now

The Motorola Atrix 4G is perhaps the best phone that AT&T could turn to in the dawn of the post-iPhone exclusive era. Grab yours starting today, February 22nd.

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XOOM Ad Lands on YouTube, Full of Tease and Scare

Full of hype and scare tactics, Verizon’s XOOM ad lands online. Are you brave enough to grab hold of one?

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U.S. Cellular Offering Android Deals, Including “Buy-One-Get-Five”

The “little carrier that could” is offering a handful of great deals to lure new customers as well as renew existing clients.

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Sony Also Readying Dual-Screen Honeycomb Clamshell Tablet

Sony is rumored to be working on at least two Android tablets for release later this year. One is your standard 9.4-inch fare while the other features two 5.5-inch screens in a clamshell form factor.

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Latest Thunderbolt Ad From Verizon Hits YouTube [VIDEO]

Verizon’s latest ad hits the internet with a guy prepping for the arrival of the 4G LTE device. Using his best Doc Brown science, he harnesses the power of a lightning bolt.

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Sprint Hinting at Another Android Announcement for February 24th?

What does Sprint have up their sleeve for later this week? Are they teasing us with another Android announcement ahead of next month’s CTIA show?

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Battle for Thinnest Android Handset Continues with NEC MEDIAS

NEC steps up to claim the title for world’s thinnest Android smart phone, taking the thunder from Sony Ericsson (Xperia Arc) and Samsung (Galaxy S II)

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Android Market URLs Hinting at Things to Come (Books, Music, and Movies)

We’re not sure how long these domains have been around but we are watching them now. How soon until we see books, music, and movies integrated into the Android Market?

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TeleNav Data Shows What People Were Looking for on Valentine’s Day

TeleNav collected anonymous data on Valentine’s Day to see exactly what users were looking for and where they were headed. We know what was on your mind.

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Twitter Suspends UberTwitter and twidroyd for Policy Violations, Now What?

Twitter has handed down a few suspensions today for some Android twitter clients. Thanks to violations of policies, users are being forced to look elsewhere.

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Rumor: In-App Purchases to Happen “Early March at Latest”

Whispers of the Android Market allowing purchases within applications have been circulating for quite some time, even in official circles.  Giving developers a way to further make money off of

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Eugene Kaspersky Says Android Could Dominate with 80% Market Share

After eclipsing Symbian, iOS, and RIM, Android shows no sign of letting up. Where will it stop? One expert believes that number is somewhere around 80 percent.

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McAfee Uses Infographic to Scare Android Users into Downloading WaveSecure

McAfee has put together a little infographic earlier this week to let you users know just how easily your personal information can be compromised should you lose your phone. According to them, people just don’t “get” how serious an issue mobile security is and that folks tend to tune out whenever the subject is brought up. So how does McAfee get your attention? Take a prison visit, Scared Straight tactic and hit you in the face with facts.