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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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Google Unveils Android 3.0 Preview SDK and Highlights!

Google is giving developers and the rest of the world the first great look at Android 3.0 Honeycomb today with the release of a preview SDK.  We’ll skip the techie

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Engadget Scores Extensive Hands On with Xperia Play

Engadget, long a source for excellent PlayStation Phone rumors, has just published their exclusive hands-on with the device. Known formally as the Xperia Play, the phone gets an extensive walkthrough and early preview. Those lucky fellas over there tell us that the phone has been there daily driver for the last few days and things look to be as advertised.

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VOTE NOW: 3D on Android Phones, Gimmick or Must-Have?

Are you excited about the emerging 3D trend in smart phones? Maybe you can’t stand the feature and don’t want it near your Android. Sound off with our latest poll.

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Trivia bar games come to Android in NTN Buzztime app

NTN Buzztime, Inc., the guys behind all those trivia games you see folks playing at the bar and restaurant, have announced an official Android application today. Effective immediately, trivia buffs can download the free application from the Android Market. That means everyone at your table can get their game on without waiting for the clunky, outdated boxes.

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Samsung Unveils Four New Galaxy Devices for Europe, Other Countries

Samsung announces four models designed from their Galaxy S handset series. Each has been tailored to a specific market of users, featuring various hardware and software combinations. The handset maker plans to show these and other models off at next month’s Mobile World Congress.

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T-Mobile Discounts Vibrant, Sets it Free for Very Limited Time

T-Mobile has dramatically dropped the price of their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the Vibrant, for a very limited time. As in, you have a little over one day to take advantage of the savings.

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As Expected, Number Porting Comes to Google Voice

We can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. Just last week we reported on how a number porting option was found on Google Voice, listed with a $20 fee. Pulled almost as quickly as it was noticed, the feature was expected to be rolled out in short order. And, based on the title of this post, you know the rest of the story.

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Motorola Reps Visiting Verizon Stores with XOOM in Hand

Select Motorola reps are apparently already carrying around the Android 3.0 tablet as they visit Verizon stores. Our guy happened to be in the right place at the right time, snapping a pair of pics.

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LG Practically Confirms Optimus 3D for MWC 2011

LG has begun sending out invitations to an event at Mobile World Congress event next month. Teasing us with a “new dimension” in their announcement, we can only expect to see a 3D device unveiled. It just so happens that an LG Optimus 3D was spotted (translated) online earlier today. Coincidence? Hardly.

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T-Mobile Follows Suit, Drops Price of Galaxy Tab

T-Mobile, following in the footsteps of both Sprint and Verizon, will be dropping the price of their Galaxy Tab this week. Expected to take effect tomorrow, January 26th, the carrier will shave $50 off the price of the 7-inch Android tablet. The cost will now be $249.99 for customers signing a new two-year service agreement.

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Motorola Hyping XOOM in Latest YouTube Clip [VIDEO]

Motorola has released a YouTube video showing all the features and functions that will be included in their upcoming tablet. The Android 3.0 device should be making its debut shortly.

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MobileApps.com Prepping Distribution and Content Discovery Tool, Will Pay 95% Cut to Developers

MobileApps.com has announced that their Android app distribution and content discovery tool is headed your way in the near future. Now before you think, “Great, another market!”, hear this one out. Developers who participate in the program will walk away with a 95% cut of sales as opposed to the standard 70% that comes with most systems, including the Android Market.

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Cloud Printing Feature Let Users Print from Android Phones

Android users can print to any cloud-connected printer thanks to a new Gmail feature. Setup is a breeze and works as advertised!

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Samsung SCH-R910 and Forte are Same Handset [VIDEO]

A Flickr account holding images and a video clip were found over the weekend, showing that the previously mentioned Samsung R910 and Forte are, in fact, the same device.

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Listen to More Than 30,000 DJ Sets with Play.fm App

Play.fm, a spot for electronic music sets, has announced the release of their Android application today. Effective immediately, customers can download the mobile app from the Android Market and enjoy thousands of DJ sets across many different genres and sub-genres.