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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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Handmark Releases Pair of Political Apps on Eve of Elections

those of you who can’t get enough of the liberal left or the righteous right should check out Handmark’s latest pair of Android applications.

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T-Mobile to Have Four Android Phones for Less Than $100 This Holiday

tarting this week, T-Mobile will be offering four Android-based handsets below the $100 price point. While they aren’t necessarily the high-end super phones some of you readers might be after, they will definitely attract new Android users. The devices come from handset makers LG, Motorola, and Huawei with varying prices and specs.

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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android’s tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Samsung Continuum, Motorola Citrus Launching on November 11

Verizon is expected to release at least two more Android-based handsets next week with the Samsung Continuum and Motorola Citrus.  Readers may recall Motorola announcing the entry-level smart phone last

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VOTE NOW: Will There be a Nexus Two?

Nexus Two. It’s only the hottest rumor in Android right now. But is it really happening? You tell us.

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Google Maps 4.6 Lands in Android Market

Yesterday saw yet another update to Google’s Map application. The latest release features some handy options for folks who like to do more with the app than simply get from A to B.

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Facebook Feed, Scrollable Widget Added to Pulse for Android

Alphonso Labs has issued a new update to their Pulse News for Android application today.  Listed as v1.6 , the 99¢ app features a Facebook feed and scrollable home screen widget. Additional features

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French Knew of Android Back in 80’s (Humor)

Look at this! Google and the Android team are thieves. They stole the idea for the beloved green robot from somewhere else, those unoriginal chumps.

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HTC Mecha Rears His Head Again

As busy as the last few weeks have been, it appears HTC might on the verge of pushing out another Android handset. Initially discovered back in August, the Mecha was discovered on HTC’s new HTCSense.com website.

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Complete Broadway and Off-Broadway Directory ‘At the Booth’ Comes to Android

Headed to New York to take in some American Idiot or Billy Elliot this winter? You’ll want to download the newly released At the Booth application for your Android handset.

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Minor Update Hitting Droid 2

A minor software update is currently rolling out to Droid 2 handsets around the country. The Motorola update is designed to improve a number of items including battery life, screen response, GPS location tracking and more.

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U.S. Cellular Getting Galaxy Tab, Too

In case you haven’t picked up on it yet, it’s Galaxy Tab week. Yet another carrier has come out to formally announce they will be offering the 7-inch, Android 2.2 tablet. The latest to add their name to the growing list of providers is U.S. Cellular.

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Forward Cheating Spouse’s Incoming SMS Messages with Secret SMS Replicator

DLP Mobile has launched a controversial new application, Secret SMS Replicator, into the Android Market aimed directly at users who want to secretly and remotely monitor the incoming SMS messages on another handset.

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PayPal Blog Leaks Android Market Announcement, Quickly Disappears

We’d heard whispers off and on for a few weeks now that PayPal integration was coming to the Android Market. Long a desired Google Checkout alternative, PayPal would open up big doors for Android developers and fans alike. So when is it coming? It already did. And then it didn’t.

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Android Helps Sprint Achieve Best Wireless Net Additions Since 2006

Don’t look now, but Sprint is on a serious roll. The guys behind the Now Network reported their Q3 ’10 results and things are looking up.