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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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Sony Ericsson Blames AT&T’s “Especially Rigorous” Testing for 2.1 Delay

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is seeing its Android 2.1 update roll out across the world, hitting various carriers and countries right now. A common question we hear from our followers and readers is whether or not the AT&T version is going to see Eclair anytime soon.

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Verizon Schedules Conference for December 1 to Detail 4G LTE Network Launch

If you have been watching television over the last few days, you may have seen the commercial (After the break) teasing the new 4G LTE network from Verizon. As much excitement as the ad might generate, we don’t know how the network will roll out, nor when. Verizon looks to set the table for us as soon as December 1st.

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AT&T Facebook Page Accidentally Outs Motorola Olympus with Possible December Release

AT&T’s Share Facebook page has accidentally spilled the beans on when to expect their forthcoming Motorola Olympus. The Tegra 2-powered handset had not been pegged with a release date but many had predicted an early 2011 launch.

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Sprint Expands 4G to 68 Markets on Cyber Monday

Sprint has expanded their 4G network by another six markets today with the addition of Los Angeles, Miami, Washington D.C., Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.

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KDDI Enlists Lady Gaga to Promote Latest Android Handset [VIDEO]

Japanese wireless provider KDDI is using Lady Gaga to promote one of their latest Android-based handsets, the Sharp IS03.

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Amazon’s Smart Phone Deals Features Oodles of Android

Amazon has some amazing deals for those of you looking to pick up a new Android handset this holiday weekend. These devices are from all four major carriers and run the gamut of handset makers as well.

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Acer’s Nameless 4.8-inch Phone

That didn’t take long. We have the official press release for the Acer handset that was just announced about an hour ago. For some strange reason, Acer has yet to name their new 4.8-inch smart phone.

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Acer Unveils 10-inch Android Tablet and More!

Acer just wrapped up a press conference where they unveiled a handful of new products. We’ll skip the boring (non-Android) stuff and give you the details you’re looking for.

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OpenFeint Adds Another 8 Titles to Lineup, Includes Frogger and Bomberman Dojo

OpenFeint has just added another round of cross-platform games to their repertoire with popular titles that include Bomberman Dojo and Frogger.

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T-Mobile’s 4G Hits Another 8 Metro Markets, Brings Total to 80

T-Mobile continues to expand their 4G network as they push towards their goal of blanketing 200 million users by the end of the year.  As of today, T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network

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Slice It! Comes to Android via GetJar Exclusive

Popular iPhone game Slice It! has come to Android and it’s yet another GetJar exclusive title.  The developers, Com2us, follow on the heels of Rovio (Angry Birds), Gameloft, and Glu

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Looking Back at This Year’s Android Turkeys

On the latest AndroidGuys podcast we started discussing who we thought this year’s biggest Android turkeys were. You know, in honor of Thanksgiving and all.

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Verizon Reminds us They Offer NFL Mobile [VIDEO]

Did you know that we’re already over halfway through the NFL season?  Oh you did.  Okay then.  Well, did you know that Verizon offers NFL Mobile so you can keep

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Sony CEO on Playstation Phone: “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”

Sony Ericsson’s CEO, Bert Nordberg, was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal where he spilled a few details on the rumored PlayStation Phone. When pressed about the device, Nordberg said, “…there’s a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere.”

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MetroPCS Offering $229 No-Contract Optimus M on November 24

MetroPCS announced their first Android smart phone today, the Optimus M for availability later this week. Starting November 24th, the nation’s fifth largest carrier will offer the Android 2.2 handset for $229 outright.