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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

In Case You Missed It – Eric Schmidt at Web 2.0 Summit [VIDEO]

Those of you upset that you missed yesterday’s Web 2.0 Summit where Eric Schmidt talked about the future of Google, Android, and other related topics, should worry no more. A YouTube version of the video has landed online where you can catch all 45 minutes.

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B&N Starts Shipping NOOKcolor, Update Due Next Week for NOOK 3G

Barnes & Noble just shot over an email advising that the their new NOOKcolor eReader has already begun shipping.  Running Android 2.1 and looking very awesome, the new color eReader

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Google Adds Support for Rating Places, Hotpot to Maps 4.7

Shortly after we went on the air last night for our weekly podcast, we noticed users in our chat room talking about the new 4.7 release of Google Maps. At the time, Google had not yet updated their mobile blog with the details. Later we found out what the new version offers, and as it turns out, it’s pretty nifty.

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PanDigital Novel eReader in Kmart Black Friday Ad

We just published news of the Augen tablet in Kmart Black Friday when we realized that we overlooked a technicality. The PanDigital Novel eReader is also listed in the ad with a $139.99 price tag.

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Augen Tablet Spotted in Kmart Black Friday Ad for $139.99

The Kmart Black Friday ad just landed online, and there’s but a tiny bit of Android to be had. Remember the 7-inch Augen tablet that turned heads back in the summer? Kmart is shaving $40 off the price to entice buyers on November 26th.

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Sprint’s ‘Lights’ TV Commercial Brings Holiday Awkwardness [VIDEO]

If you haven’t been watching TV lately, Sprint’s recent television commercials have been providing bite sized, 30-second clips of awkward situations worthy of The Office. Touting their rate plans and features, the ads don’t mention any specific phone, rather they focus on the carrier’s unlimited text, web & calling option.

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Orbitz Releases Android App

Orbitz recently dropped their first native Android application, Orbitz – Hotels, Flights, Cars, into the Android Market. The free travel booking app lets users search and book flights, hotels and rental cars, view trips and flight status, and find nearby hotels.

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Priceline Brings Hotel Negotiator to Android

Keep a close eye on your Android phone. We’re not trying to scare anyone here but William Shatner is lurking about. Priceline.com has just announced that they’ve released Hotel Negotiator for all Android handsets .

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Rumor: Motorola’s 7-Inch MOTOPAD to Launch with Android 3.0

We don’t even have an announcement for Android 2.3 yet we’re already hearing about Android 3.0 ‘Honeycomb’. ¬†According to a tweet from mobile-review (Eldar Murtazin), Motorola is prepping their first

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Samsung Releases Source Code for Galaxy Tabs

Samsung released the open source code of their Galaxy Tab OS to any and all interested parties to grab.

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Google Teases New Android Market Features

he official Android developers blog updated yesterday with a post touting Market housekeeping. Designed primarily for developers to keep their apps up to date and ready for future devices, there’s a tiny blip that perked our ears up a tad.

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Something Gingerbread-Related in Google’s Oven

Okay so this one just hit us from left field and we’re still trying to wrap our heads around it as we type.

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The Astonishing Tribe Drops a Trio of Live Wallpapers into Android Market [VIDEO]

The Astonishing Tribe has just released three new live wallpapers in the Android Market. Run, don’t walk, to download these. Everything we’ve ever seen out of TAT has been nothing short of incredible.

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Best Buy Black Friday Deals for Android

We’re back with another Black Friday post for you guys. This time around, we’re looking at the retail behemoth that is Best Buy.

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Verizon Uses Samsung Galaxy Series to Hype the Holidays [VIDEO]

Verizon’s latest commercial hit YouTube last night and should be making the rounds on a television set near you. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s basically a Galaxy lovefest as the ad shows off the Galaxy Tab and Samsung Continumm.