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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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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.

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Rovio Promises ‘Lightweight’ Version of Angry Birds

As popular as Angry Birds has become on Android one would think everybody under the son has downloaded and enjoyed the hot little time waster. Sadly, the game could be doing much better for itself, considering all of the phones which cannot properly play the instant classic.

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Target Black Friday Ad Leaks with Savings on Trio of Android Handsets

Target is the latest retail store to have their Black Friday ad leaked online, and as you can already guess, there are Android savings to be had. If you’re looking to pick up an Android handset for yourself and plan to do some of that post-Turkey shopping, swing by Target for discounts on three HTC devices.

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Sprint’s Epic Movie Contest Winners are All Types of Epic [10 VIDEOS]

The ten finalists are in for Sprint’s Epic Movie Contest and they are a mixed bag of epic epic-ness.    Each of these winners have received a finalist prize and

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Source: HTC Knight is HTC EVO 4G Shift

Engadget is reporting this morning that the phone pegged with a codename of HTC Knight is set to become the EVO 4G Shift. Readers may recall HTC filing for the trademark, indicating Sprint’s next 4G handset is nearing release.

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A Look into New Android Market Details

Developers logging into the Android Market developer console today will be greeted with new options. Looking at the console, there are three additions to help developers get extra exposure, discovery, and more.

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US Cellular Announce $79.99 LG Apex for November 19

U.S. Cellular has just announced their fourth Android handset, the LG Apex, will arrive later this week. The smart phone runs Android 2.1 and features a 3.2-inch touch screen, a sliding QWERTY keyboard, and a 3-megapixel camera with flash and autofocus.

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Is “Quadroid” the New “Wintel” and Do You Care?

Android enthusiasts and tech savvy gadget fans will already know this, but Qualcomm is becoming a pretty big deal in the mobile world. Thanks to handsets like the G2, Droid Incredible, and EVO 4G, Qualcomm’s chips are found in three out of every four Android phones. As Android continues its dominance in the smart phone universe, Qualcomm and the ever-popular Snapdragon processor is becoming the de facto benchmark for super phones.

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LG Trumpets 1 Million Optimus Handsets Sold in 40 Days

LG has issued a press release today which finds the handset maker celebrating monumental sales figures. Thanks to low-cost phones like T-Mobile’s Optimus T and Sprint’s Optimus S, LG’s Optimus line has crossed one million sold in 40 days.

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HTC Merge Hits Cellebrite Ahead of Impending Launch

A little blue bird just dropped this picture in our inbox which shows the HTC Merge in Cellebrite.  For those of you who haven’t purchased a new cell phone or

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Are These the Sony Ericsson ANZU “X12″ Specs?

The Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog is posting what they are suggesting are the specs for the yet-announced Sony Ericsson ANZU/X12 handset.

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Panasonic Turns to Android, “We Want to Catch up Quickly”

Looks like Android has made a believer out of yet another hardware maker. Panasonic, admitting that they misjudged the growth in smart phone adoption, has pledged to bring Android-based handsets of their own to Japan next year.