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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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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.

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Qualcomm’s New Dual-Core Chipset Promises 5X Performance, 75% Less Power Consumption

The next generation of Qualcomm processing prowess will bring two oft-desired features to an Android phone near you.  How would you like five times the performance and 75-percent less power

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EVO 4G Makes Cameo on Latest Episode of Fringe

Android is becoming quite the Hollywood starlet these days as handsets keep popping up on television shows. The latest episode of Fringe had a bit part played by our lovely Sprint beauty, the EVO 4G

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Froyo Available for Acer Liquid E

Rogers and Fido customers are now able to update their Acer Liquid E phones to the latest version of Android, Froyo.

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Maintenance Release Hitting Sprint Hero

We figured we’d better head this one off as early as possible. Those of you with a Sprint Hero are able to check for a software update today.

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Minor Update Hits Nexus One

We received a handful of emails last night from folks who had picked up an over-the-air update to their Nexus One handsets. Excited and anxious that it might be Gingerbread-related, we were asked if we knew what it was all about.

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GAMEVIL Details Short Term Android Plans

GAMEVIL, makers of popular Android games like Soccer Superstars and ZENONIA, shot out a quick email this afternoon to address their short term plans for each platform. We’ll go ahead and skip the junk for you and get right down to Android.

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MMO Game ‘Pocket Legends’ Hits Android and We Help Give Away a Limited Edition Android Outfit

After exiting a short, but busy (125k downloads), beta period which lasted all of a week, popular 3D MMO game Pocket Legends is now official for Android. It’s now possible for Android users all over the world to get their quest on and play with and against their iPhone/iPad counterparts.

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NEC Casio Mobile:We’re Going Android, Too

The official tally for Open Handset Alliance members stands at 78 but the unofficial bandwagon is considerably higher. Add another one to the list today as NEC Casio Mobilesays they plan to offer Android phones in the coming year.

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sees Android Winning in the End

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.