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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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Verizon, Samsung Tap Galaxy Tab with $599 Price Tag and November 11 Launch

We just received official word from a Samsung rep that Verizon’s version of the Galaxy Tab is slated to launch next month. Due on November 11th, the Android 2.2 tablet will run $599 off contract.

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DigiTimes: Android 3.0 Tablet Samples Ready by December

DigiTimes is reporting on Android tablets yet again. According to their sources, Google recently notified their partners that Android 3.0 will be completed and tablet samples will start arriving in December.

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Goodies Extracted from Leaked myTouch ROM – Wallpapers, Promo Videos, and Yahoo Video Chat

It didn’t take long for some of you to dig through the myTouch ROM we broke yesterday. One of Android Central’s writers, Jerry Hildenbrand, pulled quite a bit out of the 311MB file and was only too kind to share it over on their forums.

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TweetDeck Responds to Steve Jobs, Developing for Android not a Nightmare

In the off chance you didn’t hear about it yet, Steve Jobs fired off a few terse words yesterday on Apple’s earnings call for the third quarter. Taking aim at RIM, iPad rivals, Android, open source, and pretty much anything else in his space, Jobs tried to bolster the Apple arguments with ‘facts’ and lessons. We didn’t know it until yesterday, but apparently fragmentation was such a problem for TweetDeck that the company called Android development a “nightmare”. Or did they?

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Latest ‘Mobile Mix’ Report Shows Android Surpassing iPhone Ad Revenue

Millennial Media emailed us this morning to tell us about their latest monthly Mobile Mix report. As one of the bigger players in the mobile advertising space, these guys know a thing or two about what’s going on in the world of Android. The September report confirms what we find ourselves reporting over and over again in that the platform is doing well and continues to shoot skyward.

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Tune in Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #70 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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Barnes & Noble Readying Update to NOOK Firmware, Android App in November

Heads up NOOK owners, Barnes & Noble is readying another firmware update for you and your beloved e-Reader. The book giant says this will be the biggest update since the debut of the device last year and includes…

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Rumored Droid X SE to Tweak Colors, Bump Processor to 1.2GHz

Motorola and Verizon have been very busy this year, pumping out one powerful Droid iteration after another. While some are new models like the Droid Pro, others are special versions of previous releases such as the R2D2 edition of the Droid 2.

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Verizon Announces Field Force Manager for Android

Verizon has announced an Android version of their Field Force Manger service for businesses. The location-based mobile resource management tool allows businesses locate, monitor, and communicate with their mobile field workers.

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T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HTC Glacier) ROM Gets Leaked

Ok hackers and modders – time to start digging into yet another ROM! The T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HD) is still at least a few weeks away, but the signed ROM has already made its way onto the internet.

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Japan’s KDDI to Carry Samsung SMT-i9100 Tablet in 2011

Japanese wireless provider KDDI is expected to offer a Samsung tablet in early 2001, but, shockingly, it will not be the Galaxy Tab.

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HTC Announces Android 2.2 Gratia for Europe

After a busy few weeks talking Windows Phone handsets, HTC is back on the Android train. Today sees the device maker announcing an Android 2.2-powered Gratia for European carriers.

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Beta Test This! Dropbox v1.0.0.7

File syncing software and service, Dropbox, is testing out new features with a beta release. If you haven’t tried their free software out, we definitely recommend it.

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Motorola CLIQ to See Android 2.1 Next Month?

Those of you who have stood by your Motorola Cliq, watching other phones pass by, get ready.  Your day is coming!  Android 2.1 is rumored to arrive at some point

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CoPilot Live USA for Android Arrives With One Time $4.99 Charge

The turn-by-turn GPS application market just got a little more competitive this morning with ALK Technology’s release of CoPilot Live USA.  Available for a one-time $4.99 purchase out of the