Posts From Scott Webster

Scott Webster
Scott Webster 6647 posts

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

‘Recent Changes’ Provides Tiny Change Log for Android Apps

Developers with titles published in the Android Market now have the ability to provide customers with tiny change logs to their respective applications. A new feature called “Recent Changes” lets developers call out anything specific found in an app update.

News and Rumors

Facebook Adds Places, Groups Support to Android App (v1.4)

Sorry folks, there’s not going to be a Facebook phone. Mark Zuckerberg was quick to point out that the company was not designing a smart phone. Instead, they announced a new platform for developers and mobile app integration. Oh, and they also tweaked the Android app.

News and Rumors

Android Grows While Other Mobile Platforms Stand Still, Decline (Yep, Again)

Stop us if you’ve heard this one. The latest comScore report is out and it shows gaining while other mobile platforms stand still or decline.

News and Rumors

Music Search and Discovery App ‘SoundHound’ to be Embedded in All HTC Android Phones

HTC and SoundHound have announced a partnership which will see the music discovery application embedded on all future Android devices from HTC.

News and Rumors

Get Your Steampunk Android Shirt ‘iSTEAM ANDY’

Android T-shirt aficionados listen up!  Dion Briggs is back with a old twist on a new classic.  Following the recently released Unstoppable and Andy Versus designs, comes iSTEAM ANDY.  Check out

News and Rumors

T-Mobile Unveils Rebranded ‘4G’ Network, Takes Fight to Competition’s Doorstep [VIDEO]

Late yesterday, T-Mobile announced their intention to start marketing its HSPA+ network as a “4G” network.

News and Rumors

U.S. Cellular Announces $70 Primary Plus Plan

The “Little Carrier That Could” that is U.S. Cellular continues to push things forward today with the announcement of their new Primary Plus Plan.

News and Rumors

Mobile Nanny Brings Peace of Mind to Parents of Android Users

Retina-X Studios, LLC, has released their mobile monitoring and filter software, Mobile Nanny, into the Android Market today.  The application records and blocks any particular activity or game/app chosen by

News and Rumors

Archos 43 On Sale for $250

Looking to grab a companion Android device for browsing the internet, watching movies, and playing games? Grab yourself a 4.3-inch Archos 43 “internet tablet” for only $250 through the Archos online store.

News and Rumors

Beware the Droid 2, Droid X Snowbot! [VIDEO]

Listen up kids!  You’re going to want to be very careful over these next few winter months.  The Snowbot is on the loose!  Verizon recently released their latest Android-based commercial

News and Rumors

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.

News and Rumors

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.

News and Rumors

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.

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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.