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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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Sprint Announces Galaxy Tab for $400 on 2-Year Plan

As expected, Sprint has officially announced the Android-based Galaxy Tab for November 14th.  The carrier has just issued a press release which says the 7-inch tablet will debut with a

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Rumored Motorola Olympus to Hit AT&T in Q1 ’11

According to a BGR source, AT&T is poised to pick up their best Android phone to date come early 2011.

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Droid Pro to Debut at $299 with 2-Year Contract?

The sleuths over at Droid Life stumbled across what looks to be a landing page for Verizon’s upcoming world phone, the Droid Pro.

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Rumor: HTC Knight Arrives January 6 as ‘Speedy’

The Boy Genius Report has been passed a tip that suggests the newly uncovered HTC Knight will be landing early January. Pegged with a launch set for the first day of CES 2011 (January 6th), their source also says that the phone will be rebranded as the HTC Speedy.

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Leaked Document Shows Sprint’s Galaxy Tab Launching November 14

Android Central has come into possession of a leaked internal Sprint document which tips the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy Tab for November 14th.

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Massive Gingerbread Man Invades Googleplex!

Lookie here!  I wonder what this could mean.  A giant gingerbread man has been spotted at the Googleplex, hanging out near donuts, eclairs, frozen yogurt, and cupcakes.  If any of

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Q3 2010 Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

We put this feature together to help fill you, dear reader, in on we think each of the big four wireless providers are doing as it pertains to Android. Using the same system as the first time around, we conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade each U.S. wireless provider on their job. You know, like a teacher handing out grades. How did your provider do?

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Motorola Puts Together 7 Videos for T-Mobile Defy

Motorola’s how2moto YouTube account has thrown seven new videos online to show off various features of the forthcoming T-Mobile Defy. Looking more like a few Android 101 tips, the short clips cover topics like capturing and sharing video clips, setting up personal email, and using contacts.

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Rejoice! Android 2.1 Comes to Motorola Cliq

Less than a day after we reported that Motorola was looking for Cliq owners to test out Android 2.1, we’ve learned that the update is available for all.

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T-Mobile myTouch HD Benchmarks Arrive

Expected over the next few weeks, the arrival of the myTouch HD is fast approaching. That means we’re in that interesting runup period where handsets tend to trickle into the wild and get pictured and benchmarked.

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SCVNGR 3.5 Arrives with Slew of New Features

I’m excited today to learn that SCVNGR has been overhauled and released to the market with new features and a great redesign.

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First Look at Android 2.1 Samsung Galaxy Player [VIDEO]

Samsung shows no sign of letting up with their Android love. After a very successful rollout of their Galaxy S series phones and the upcoming release of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung appears ready to move into media players. We’ve heard rumors of an iPod Touch-like device for more than a few months now, but we’re finally getting our first look at the real deal.

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Verizon Rumored to Drop Samsung Continuum, LG Vortex on October 29

According to sources at Droid Life, Verizon is set to launch two new Android handsets next Friday, October 29th. Should their intel prove correct, we should expect a press release from Verizon any moment.

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T-Mobile, Motorola Seeking Cliq Users to Test Android 2.1

Motorola is currently seeking 2,000 T-Mobile Cliq owners who would like to volunteer for some Eclair testing. A posting on the Motorola support forum says they are are rolling out a trial release of Android 2.1 ahead of the official update in order to get feedback and help ensure users get the best experience.

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YouTube Arrives as Standalone App in Android Market (Froyo Only)

Google continues to pull applications out of Android and release them as standalone titles. Following hot on the tail of last month’s Gmail client is YouTube. The app entered the Android Market last night as v2.0.26 for Android 2.2 handsets and higher.