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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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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.

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Thunderbolt Launch Slips to February 28th

We just got word from one of our guys that the launch date for the Thunderbolt has slipped a few days. Originally expected on the 24th, it has now been given the green light for February 28th.

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PlayOn Support Comes to Android 2.2 Devices

MediaMall Technologies, Inc. announced earlier today that it now officially supports Android devices for their PlayOn service! The free software is available to handsets and tablets running 2.2 and higher and allows for streaming of online video and media. This means you get mobile access to awesome stuff like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Video on Demand as well as content from TBS, CBS, PBS, CNN, Comedy Central…

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Coding Green Robots: Internet Television Show by Android Developers, For Android Developers

Alright so you’ve finally heard enough about this Android thing and decided to look into developing your killer app. Or maybe you’ve done some tinkering before but just don’t know how to take things up a notch. What do you do? We’ll tell you. Check out Coding Green Robots, the new internet television show aimed at all levels of Android development.

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Motorola Details the Various Versions of XOOM

Motorola has put together a very handy reference chart for the three versions of the upcoming XOOM tablet. Three? Yep, there are GSM, CDMA, and WiFi flavors to choose from although the radio is the only difference we can spot between them.

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Updated Google Reader App Adds Handy Widgets, Requested Features

The official RSS client from Google adds some nifty widgets into the latest release. While it works on all devices running 1.6 and above, the widgets need 2.2 devices to work.

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Final Huawei IDEOS X3 and S7 Slim Specs Revealed

Huawei fills in the blanks for their two new Android devices, the IDEOS X3 smart phone and S7 Slim tablet.

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Dell 2011 Road Map Leaks, More Android Smart Phones and Tablets on Horizon

Starting around April of this year and continuing through the first quarter of next year (Q1 ’12), we’ll have more smart phones and tablets from the PC giant.

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Sony Prepping 9.4-Inch “S1” Honeycomb Tablet

For the all the great stuff to come out of the Sony Ericsson camp these last few weeks, one thing we’ve yet to hear about is a tablet. And since they’ve turned things around in terms of Android smart phones, we’d expect they will use the platform for tablets too. According to Engadget, that’s exactly what they’re doing.

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Motorola’s Sanjay Jha Confirms XOOM at $799, WiFi Version at $600

Now we have a price to go with the specs. All we’re looking for now is a release date. Care to share, Sanjay?

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Cooliris LiveShare 1.2 Adds Shared Group Photo Streams

So you and your buddies want to share pictures from the football game. What do you do if everyone used a different phone to take pictures? Pool your images together in a shared gallery!

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Motorola “Not Entertaining” Windows Phone 7, is 100% Committed to Android

Worried that Motorola might consider hedging their bets? Don’t be. The company is in love with Android and doesn’t need to look beyond the platform.

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T-Mobile Announces Pair of Budget Friendly Android Handsets

T-Mobile is adding a pair of low-cost Android phones to their growing lineup. At less than $75 (with 2 year agreement), these should sway users away from feature phones.

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‘First Look’ Videos for HTC’s Mobile World Congress Announcements (UPDATE)

HTC is providing short, 30-second clips to show off the new devices announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress.