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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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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.

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Samsung S5570 Galaxy Mini Outed Ahead of Mobile World Congress

A handful of images have surfaced for one of Samsung’s latest Android endeavors, the S5570. Known by its catchier name, the Galaxy Mini, the smart phone is said to run Android 2.2 and feature a 320×240 screen among other things.

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TeleNav Releases Updated GPS Navigator, AT&T Customers Get First Dibs

One of my favorite names in turn-by-turn navigation, TeleNav, has just rolled out a new version of the GPS Navigator application into the Android Market.

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Five Reasons Why the EVO Shift 4G is Not Just a “Smaller EVO With a Keyboard”

Sprint began airing a revised “Accolades” commercial this week, featuring a brief mention of the new EVO Shift 4G at the end.  Touting it as a “smaller EVO with a

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Samsung Creates Mini-Site for Galaxy Player 50, Says it’s “Made for Heroes” [VIDEO]

Samsung has created an entire mini-site for their new Android 2.1-based Galaxy Player 50. As some of you know, the first Android powered MP3 device is now making its way across the UK, after which we hope to see it come stateside. The site gives visitors everything they need to know about the MP3 player, including a bunch of related videos.

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Virgin Mobile Latest to Hang Up on Unlimited Data

Virgin Mobile has become the latest company to say good-bye to unlimited data plans. Effective February 15th, users on the pre-paid network will find their normal data transfer capped at 5GB with any overages resulting in much slower speeds. It’s essentially the same model that T-Mobile employs and, really, should be no problem for a majority of users.

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Sprint’s Galaxy Tab Gets Trimmed Down to $299 with Contract

Sprint recently shaved $100 of the price of their Galaxy Tab where they now list it at $299.99 with a two-year agreement. That’s a considerable chunk of money for a device that’s but a few months old. There are plenty of reasons as to why Sprint and Samsung might be dropping the price.

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ABBYY Releases ‘Business Card Reader’ on Android

ABBYY, a key player in the fields of document recognition and linguistic technologies, announced they’ve brought their popular Business Card Reader app to Android. Much like its Symbian and iOS counterparts, the app lets use transfer information from business cards directly to the phone’s contacts.

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Zumobi Network Brings Popular Science Magazine to Android

The Zumobi Network has announced today that they have partnered with Popular Science magazine to release a PopSci.com for Android. Much like its iPhone iteration, the free app brings science and technology news to your favorite mobile platform.

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T-Mobile Responds to Verizon’s iPhone: “How Do You Tell Them Apart?” [VIDEO]

T-Mobile is ready to roll out the latest weapon in the war that is 4G phones and networks.  Either they swept into action yesterday afternoon, rounding up all the actors

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U.S. Cellular Offering All Android Devices on BOGO Through February 17th – Yes the Galaxy Tab, Too

U.S. Cellular just hit up our inbox with a deal worthy of Black Friday recognition. Starting today, the carrier is offering all of their Android devices on a buy-one-get-one deal through February 17th. Yeah, even the Samsung Galaxy Tab is part of the deal.

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VEVO Comes to Android in Official App

VEVO has released their official Android application today, opening up the doors to more than 25,000 music videos spanning more than 7,500 artists. As one might expect, the app provides music charts, video premiers, and and exclusive clips. However, there’s quite a bit more to the application…