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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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Finally! 7-Eleven’s Slurpee Gets an Android App of its Own

Ever find yourself driving around, wondering where the nearest 7-Eleven location was?  No?  Okay, let’s pretend you really need your Slurpee fix and don’t feel like using Google Maps or

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LG and VMware Bringing Virtual Environments to Android [VIDEO]

LG and VMware have partnered up to bring virtualization to an Android phone near you. The handset maker understands as well as anyone that today’s smart phones are more than capable of handling both work and play needs. Rather than carrying around two devices with separate features, LG plans to offer a virtual work environment using an Android application.

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Video of Google Maps 5 and Motorola Tablet from D: Dive Into Mobile [VIDEO]

It’s one thing to read second hand reports of what a Motorola tablet looks like running Honeycomb. It’s something altogether different to see it in person. Thanks to John Paczkowski of All Things D, we can show you nearly nine minutes of last night’s demonstration.

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Beta ROM Has HTC EVO 4G Running Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’

Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.

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Google Maps 5.0 to Add Offline Support, Vector Graphics

Keep a close eye on your Android handset over the next few days. Google has a new version of their Maps application lined up, ready to roll out the door.

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Andy Rubin Demonstrates Honeycomb with Motorola Tablet, Due in 2011

Forget that Gingerbread stuff from earlier today – Honeycomb is the new hotness.  Already.  Andy Rubin, the father of Android, was speaking tonight at  D: Dive Into Mobile where he

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Quick Poll – Was the Nexus S Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this – Was it worth the wait?

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Listen Live at 10PM EST – AndroidGuys Podcast #77 (All Gingerbread Edition)

Be sure to tune in tonight’s episode of the AndroidGuys weekly podcast.  The Gingerbread is Finally Official episode will be all Android 2.3 and Nexus S discussion, which we’re sure, is

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Evidence of Potential Video Chat in GTalk Found in Gingerbread SDK

It was only a matter of time before some of you craftier readers started digging into the Gingerbread SDK. Just hours after its announcement, the first hidden gems are starting to come to surface.

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MetroPCS Planning Half a Dozen Android Phones by End of 2011

MetroPCS is looking to break out in 2011 with big Android plans. The nation’s fifth largest wireless provider expects to make a half dozen Android handsets available by the end of 2011 with their next device coming as soon as February.

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Best Buy Announces Nexus S Price at $529 or $199 With T-Mobile Contract

The one big glaring omission from today’s Nexus S announcement was its sticker. We knew Best Buy would be offering the phone, but how much would the retail giant be selling the phone for? Well, that question has been answered in two parts

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Gingerbread Guide to Answer Your Android 2.3 Questions

The official Gingerbread guide has been spotted online and it looks to be nearly 400 pages of “how-to” for Android 2.3. As mentioned early in the book (PDF), this does not cover the Nexus S, nor any other specific handsets.

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A Closer Look at Gingerbread’s Features [VIDEO]

t’s a huge day for Google and Android. The latest release of the platform has just been announced, timed with the unveiling of the Nexus S from Samsung. Hearing that Gingerbread (Andr0id 2.3) is available is one thing, but seeing how it works for phones is another. Let’s take a look at some the new features and enhancements to Android that come with today’s news, shall we?

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Nexus One Rumored to be Receiving Gingerbread RIGHT NOW (Update, No It Isn’t)

We cannot confirm this 100 percent on our end, but rumors are circulating that the Nexus One is already getting the Gingerbread update today.

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Nexus S Site Has Gallery of Images and Videos to Satisfy Your Gingerbread Craving [VIDEO]

No more pining for Gingerbread.  It’s official today with the announcement of the Nexus S and the unveiling of Android 2.3 SDK.  Right after we published the press release, we