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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

CES: Samsung Details 2011 Plans [VIDEO]

Samsung has released a video from their CES 2011 announcements with Omar Khan (Chief Strategy Officer) talking about Samsung Mobile USA’s plans for the coming year.

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Enter TeleNav’s Contest to Win 1 Year of Smart Phone Service!

TeleNav recently launch a new online community called Get Satisfaction and they want you to know about it. To help up the awareness factor, they have created an awesome contest where they will award one lucky winner a free year of smart phone service.

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Watch Google Goggles Solve a Sudoku Puzzle [VIDEO]

Google Goggles 1.3 has landed in the Android Market with support for print (magazine and newspaper) ads as well as the ability to solve Sudoku puzzles.

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Sprint’s EVO 4G Ad Revised to Include EVO Shift 4G [VIDEO]

Sprint has started airing a modified version of their EVO 4G commercial to include the brand new EVO Shift 4G. Have you seen it yet?

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Watch Motorola’s CES Announcements [VIDEO]

So you didn’t get to make it CES this year, huh? Hopefully you at least kept up with all of our coverage, especially the live streaming stuff! For those of you who couldn’t keep up, Motorola has done their part to make things easy for you. The company recently published the video of their big 2011 announcements, including the Atrix 4G, Cliq 2, Droid Bionic, and XOOM.

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Samsung Announces Blu-ray Player and Companion Box With Google TV Support

As expected, Samsung has officially joined Sony and Logitech as official Google TV partners. Last week’s CES saw the company announcing (PDF) both a Blu-Ray Player and companion box with Google TV capabilities. Both devices run Android and will allow consumers to watch television and surf the internet at the same time.

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Sprint Adds Rugged Motorola i886 to Android Lineup

Sprint quietly dropped another Android-powered handset in the lineup yesterday with the rugged Motorola i886. Running an unknown version of Android, the phone is the first to feature a side-sliding QWERTY keyboard with Nextel Direct Connect.

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Samsung Expected to Debut Android 2.3-Powered Phones with Super AMOLED Plus Screens at MWC

Samsung is rumored to be prepping a few new “Gingerbread” Android 2.3-based devices for next month’s Mobile World Congress. Further, these devices are said to be using a new Super AMOLED Plus screen. As to exactly what that means remains to be seen, but we imagine it has something to do with brightness, resolution, and battery.

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Snap Reaction to Dell Streak 7

I was able to spend a few minutes with the new Dell Streak 7 at the NVIDIA booth today and wanted to shares a quick takeaway. First off, the processor

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Follow AndroidGuys for Live Coverage of CES 2011!

Next week plans to be a huge event for Android as our favorite platform heads to Las Vegas. Be sure to follow our special coverage of all related events, news, and happenings! And in a first, we’ll be live at CES 2011 broadcasting streaming video and providing up to the minute coverage of all things Android!

App Reviews

Get a Jump Start on Your New Year’s Resolution With These 30 Apps!

It’s that time again where everyone starts making those promises to themselves. Next year, I’ll lose 25 pounds. Or quit smoking. Or manage my money better. Or get back in church. Or… whatever. With the new year comes new resolutions. This time, stick to it longer than a week why don’t you? This year, arm yourself with a few Android apps to keep you on track. We’ve put together a list of titles we think you should consider installing on your phone to keep you adhering to your 2011 resolution.

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New Details Emerge for Sony PlayStation App

A few new details about Sony’s PlayStation application have surfaced, shedding light on what’s certain to be a top download. As expected, the app will not allow for direct game downloads or playing. At least, not yet. In a move that reminds us of Google, Sony plans to roll enhancements out over time, adding new features as they go.

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First Look at Motorola Cliq 2 for T-Mobile

Motorola and T-Mobile appear to be prepping a follow-up to their Cliq with a nearly identical looking device, dubbed the Cliq 2. Not a great deal has changed in the design department, save for an ugly looking keyboard that resembles alligator skin.

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A Dozen Thunderbolt 4G Pictures Leak Out

Well, it was only a matter of time. With just about one week to go before Verizon officially unveils their big 4G handset, the odds of a leaked picture were just about certain. The guys at Droid Life have happened upon one dozen images of HTC’s third 4G ‘first’ and it’s a beauty. It’s also pretty much everything we’d been expecting over the last five months.

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Android Market Unofficially Hits 200,000 Applications

The Android Market continues to swell at an enormous rate, adding new apps and games faster than most expected. Officially, Google puts the number of available titles at 100,000 but we know it’s higher. How high exactly? Androlib.com has pegged the figure at 200,000 apps.