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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.

News and Rumors

Android Helps Sprint Achieve Best Wireless Net Additions Since 2006

Don’t look now, but Sprint is on a serious roll. The guys behind the Now Network reported their Q3 ’10 results and things are looking up.

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Navigon’s MobileNavigator Comes to United States

Starting today, American Android users can finally get their hands on Navigon’s on-board navigation application, MobileNavigator. The includes some really terrific features including Reality Scanner, which meshes your phone’s camera with Navigon’s POI database to project them directly onto your screen.

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Playstation Phone is Real. This is It.

Engadget is reporting late this evening that they have spent some time with the device you see in the picture above. According to them, this is the oft-rumored Sony Playstation Phone. The phone is said to be an early, buggy, prototype which should arrive in 2011 with a slight possibility of a 2010 release.

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TimeStream Releases Four Walt Disney Apps

TimeStream Software announced earlier today that they have released four of their popular Disney themed applications for Android-powered handsets. All four titles comes with high remarks and great word of mouth for their iPhone counterparts so we expect the same out of Android. The apps range in price from $1.99 to $3.99 and work for all versions of Android.

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AIR-Based Skytunes Lets Users Take Music Everywhere

Skytunes, a music service/application from esDot Development studio, has been released into the Android Market for music fans around the world. Designed as two AIR applications (server & client), Skytunes lets users take their home music collection with them, everywhere and without uploading to the phone or microSD card.

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Geo-Social Aggregator Hotlist Comes to Android

The Hotlist has come to Android today, bringing its geo-social aggregation service to those of you who need to know what your friends are up to at all times.

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T-Mobile Set to Offer $15 Tethering, WiFi Sharing Option November 3rd

The Boy Genius Report has been passed some information that shows T-Mobile gearing up for mobile tethering and Wifi sharing options for smart phone (Android) users.

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Nexus One Forum to Switch to Read Only on November 1

The official Nexus One forum from Google is slated to switch to read only next week, becoming an archive of topics.

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Tune in Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #71 Live at 10PM EST

It’s Monday! That means tonight at 10PM EST you’ll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet. Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take on some of the most recent headlines and hit each other with the hard questions.

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Android Market Officially Eclipses 100,000 Apps

If you’re like us, you probably follow the Android Developers team on Twitter to keep up with official news and announcements.  If you don’t, then you would have missed the

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High-End LG Phone Spied with Verizon Branding

Engadget was passed a pair of images of an unknown LG handset marked with Verizon branding. Very little is known about this device other than it has was looks like a front-facing camera, a reflective, mirror-like display somewhere in the range of 4-inches, and a high-definition camera.

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Samsung Unveiling a New Android Device on November 8 [UPDATE]

We just received an invitation to an upcoming Samsung Mobile event for November 8th.  Keeping with their tradition of playing it coy, they only promise a “new Android device”.  Looking

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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.