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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

AT&T’s Galaxy Tab Expected November 21 with $649 Price Tag

AT&T is the last of the big four carriers to announce pricing and availability for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Already available for T-Mobile and coming to Verizon and Sprint over the next few days, the Galaxy Tab carries an off-contract in the price range of $599-$649 which is exactly where AT&T’s looks to end up.

App Reviews

Flee Hearkens Back to Early 90’s Handheld Gaming

We received a tip from FrugalGames earlier this evening about their first Android game, Flee. After checking out their YouTube video and blog, I was intrigued and decided to download it and try it out. Two minutes into playing it, I was immediately transported back to the late 80s’ where I was usually found face down in a Tiger handheld.

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Android Deals at Radio Shack on Black Friday!

With but little more than two weeks to go before Black Friday, we expect to see a handful of retailers’ ads leaked left and right. The first one we felt compelled to share with you guys is Radio Shack.

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Motorola Introduces Us to Droid 2 Global [VIDEO]

Widely expected to arrive with much fanfare and hype, the Droid 2 Global simply appeared on Verizon’s website without so much as a peep. To Motorola’s credit, at least they have put together a YouTube video to publicly show off the new features of the world’s first 1.2GHz smart phone.

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T-Mobile Now Offering Samsung Galaxy Tab!

Consider this more of a courtesy reminder, but T-Mobile is now selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet runs $399 with a two-year service agreement, $599 if you chose to buy it outright.

News and Rumors

Sony Ericsson Prepping X10 Follow Up with ANZU “X12″

Say what you will about Sony Ericsson’s X10, but it’s hard to refute the sexiness that is the hardware.  Aside from the outdated version of Android, the Xperia X10 is

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Verizon Confirms $49.99 Motorola Citrus for November 11

Verizon has issued a press release officially confirming what was leaked earlier this month. The Motorola Citrus handset announced in October will go on sale tomorrow, November 11th.

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Latest Gartner Report Has Android Closing in on Symbian for World Domination

Android is closing in on Symbian as the number one mobile operating system in the world. Whereas the third quarter of 2009 saw Android at 3.5 percent market share, today sees the platform at 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales.

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Herman the Hermit

If 2D platform jumpers are your type of game, then you’ll want to keep your eyes open for Visual Dreams’ forthcoming Herman the Hermit

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Carbonite Releases ‘Carbonite Access Beta’ for Android

Carbonite, the popular online backup service, has just released a beta version of their new Carbonite Access application for Android.

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“Massive Update” to Angry Birds Adds 45 Levels, Support for Additional Devices

Sorry kids, it looks like your mastery of Angry Birds will have to wait a little longer. Rovio has just pushed out a major update (v1.4.2) which adds another 45 levels, bringing the total to 195 brain busters.

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VisualOn Joins the Open Handset Alliance Just in Time for Gingerbread

The Open Handset Alliance picks up another member today with the addition of VisualOn. The Silicon Valley-based company enable rich multimedia experiences on smart phones and will begin contributing to Android with the release of Gingerbread.

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Possible Permanent Root for G2 (Update)

It appears that permanent rooting of the G2 might be close at hand. A thread on XDA developers and AndroidSpin are aflutter today as a real, working root situation has been found.

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Opera Mobile 10 Arrives on Android

True to their word, Opera has announced that its Opera Mobile 10.1 web browser beta has come to Android today.

News and Rumors

Oh Hi There! Droid 2 Global Sneaks onto Verizon Website at $199

o much for the big press release and advertising blitz to kick off the Droid 2 Global. Motorola’s new CDMA/GSM world-traveler has already made its way onto Verizon’s website and is currently hiding in plain sight with a $199.99 price tag.