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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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Kongregate Arcade Removed from Android Market

Looking for that Kongregate Arcade app we told you about yesterday? You aren’t going to find it in the Android Market today. It appears that Google has pulled the app from the market for violating the developer distribution agreement, but not before downloaded by tens of thousands of users.

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T-Pain’s Nappy Boy Entertainment Releases Booty Symphony. Yeah, Booty Symphony [VIDEO]

Wow.  Where to begin with this one.  Nappy Boy Entertainment (T-Pain) has released a new Android app called Booty Symphony which lets users create 30-second music videos using “Booty Soundboards.” 

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Kongregate Arcade Launches with 300+ FREE Flash Games for Android Devices

Popular browser-based gaming destination Kongregate announced the release of their free Android app, Kongregate Arcade. Packed with more than 300 Flash-based games to start, the app lets users running Android 2.2 or higher play games, share ratings, achievements and more.

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Acer Expecting to Release Quad-Core 10-Inch Android Tablet by Mid-Year

You know that line in The Social Network where Justin Timberlake’s character says, “…a million dollars is not cool. You know what is cool? A billion dollars”? That the first thing I thought of when I learned that Acer plans to release Android-based tablets in 2011 with Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors. Yup, that’s quad-core prowess they are talking about.

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Sprint to Add $10 Fee to All Smart Phones Effective January 30th

[sprint-logo] Previously reserved for the likes of the EVO 4G, Epic 4G, and new EVO Shift 4G, Sprint’s $10 add-on data feature is coming to all Android phones.

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Sony Ericsson Steps up Camera Game with new Xperia Arc

If you tuned into last night’s episode of the Monday Night podcast, you’d know that one of the topics we touched on was digital cameras in smart phones. While the average consumer thinks that more megapixels means better pictures,this couldn’t be more wrong. In fact, all it essentially means is a larger final image. There are other features that factor into how nice those pictures from your birthday party end up looking. Factors that include speed, sensors, and light sensitivity among others. Sony Ericsson understands this and has taken dramatic steps in improving the camera in their upcoming Xperia Arc.

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You Tell Us: Which Feature Do You Wish Your Current Android Phone Had?

For the most part, we all love our Android phones. Each of us has our different reasons for picking the handset we did, be it carrier, rate plan, or the device itself. As much as we’d all like to say we have the perfect smart phone, there is always room for improvement. There’s always seems to that one thing we wish our phone has. So we’re asking you this week to tell us: Which feature(s) do you wish your current Android phone had?

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PlayStation Phone Spied in Handful of Videos

How about a host of videos of the we-know-it’s-real-so-just-announce-it PlayStation Phone? Each is only a couple of minutes long at the most, but they do give us a good look at the form factor and UI that awaits us.

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Samsung Insider Takes to XDA to Explain How Updates Work, It’s “Largely Political”

Picture a snowball rolling down a hill, getting bigger by the moment and you’ll have an image of the growing hostility over the situation. Just what the heck is going on over at Samsung? Someone reporting to be from the inside of the handset maker has taken to XDA to share a few details. As he/she explains it the withholding of the update is “largely political one, not a technological one”.

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T-Mobile Opens Doors on G-Slate Sign Up Page

T-Mobile has formally opened the doors for a sign-up page dedicated to the upcoming G-Slate. This will be where you get the official news from the carrier as it pertains to the secretive Android 3.0 tablet from LG.

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Google Music to be Integrated into Future Builds of Android?

Going back as far as last year’s Google I/O conference we’ve been hearing about Google getting into the music space. In May 2010 we were treated to a demonstration of

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Samsung Forte Headed to MetroPCS as LTE Device

For the second time in a week, we’ve learned of a forthcoming MetroPCS handset from Samsung with LTE capabilities. This model, the Forte, is said to run Android 2.2 and feature a 1GHZ Hummingbird processor, a 5-megapixel camera, and a sliding QWERTY keyboard.

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File Taxes From Your Android Phone with TurboTax SnapTax

We’re nearing that time of year when people agonize over their taxes.  Over the years, things have gotten easier for the average Joe as PC software has helped to lessen

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Potential T-Mobile Comet Successor Outed in FCC Documents

Recently uncovered FCC documents indicate that T-Mobile and Huawei me be working together on another handset. The filing shows the phone to have support for T-Mobile’s AWS bands among other decent sounding specs. The carrier currently offers the Huawei “Comet” as part of their pre-paid stable so this IDEOS X6 could be a potential successor.

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Leaked Document Suggests March 1 Launch for Motorola Atrix 4G

An internal document from AT&T might be considered confirmation of a launch date for the hot, new Motorola Atrix 4G. Considered one of the best Android-devices to be unveiled at last week’s CES, the phone looks to be arriving on Tuesday, March 1.