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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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HTC Rumored to be Working on App Store of Their Own

HTC has joined the growing list of companies throwing their hat in the app distribution game. According to Financial Times, the handset maker is prepping an online store of their own, which will offer apps and e-books.

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Droid Pro Priced at $179.99, Due November 18

Verizon has officially announced pricing and availability for their upcoming, world-ready Droid Pro. Set to debut on November 18th, the 1GHz ‘Blackberry Killer’ will run $179.99 after a two-year service agreement and $100 mail-in rebate.

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Android 2.2 Leaking to Select Vibrant, Epic 4G Handsets

Samsung has made their Android 2.2 Froyo build available to Galaxy S handsets in the UK, but when will it hit the United States? According to the latest batch of related news, this could be sooner, rather than later.

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Verizon to Set LG Vortex Free (After Rebate)

Verizon looks to be following Sprint and T-Mobile’s lead with their new LG handsets. According to documents obtained by Engadget, the nation’s largest carrier is going to offer the LG Vortex for free, after mail-in rebate.

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LG ‘Crack the Code’ Video Takes Bigger Swipe at Apple [VIDEO]

After a few minutes of digging around LG’s new Optimus One YouTube page, we came across a second promo video. This time around, we’re treated to a 4-minute, cinema style movie with Da Vinci Code-esque clues and Wizard of Oz-like dreams.

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Claymation LG Optimus One ‘Ad’ Takes Swipe at Apple [VIDEO}

LG has put together a two-minute claymation video to promote the Optimus One line of phones. The clip nods at a handful of cinema classics but not before it takes a jab at Apple.

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‘Nexus Two’ Delayed over Hardware

According to TechCrunch, Samsung’s new, stock Android handset is being pushed back a bit due to “a serious hardware issue” found during the testing phase of the phone.

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Rumor: Droid Incredible HD Could be Very High Resolution, LTE, and More

A few tweets from a Verizon LTE engineer may provide new details on the upcoming Droid Incredible HD.

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Sorry About the Downtime!

Hey there guys and gals.  I wanted to publicly/formally apologize for the downtime we experienced these last two days.  It’s a real pain the you-know-what to have our site acting

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Motorola Shows CITRUS on New Videos [VIDEO]

Motorola just dropped off a new YouTube video where they are showing the Verizon Citrus. At only one minute long, it’s enough to show how the handset maker is evolving their touch-only Android smart phones.

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Opera Mobile 10.1 Beta Coming November 9

After what feels like an eternity of waiting, Opera Mobile 10.1 is set to make its Android debut.

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Droid Pro Promo Material Arriving

It appears that Verizon stores are getting their training materials and handy fact cards for the Droid Pro.

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First Look at Dell’s ‘Stage’ Widgets [VIDEO]

We first learned of Dell’s custom Android UI “Stage” way back in the summer when the Thunder, Smoke, and other devices leaked.  After six months, we finally have an idea

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Customize Your Gmail Experience with Android Theme!

I have a problem keeping my Android phone looking the same from day to day.  Whether it’s the background image, widgets, or icons, I like to change things up fairly

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Confirmed: Froyo Hitting Galaxy S

Samsung UK has officially started rolling Android 2.2 out to their beloved GT-I9000 Galaxy S handset. According to their twitter account, the update has begun already and will hit everyone by the end of November.