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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

Rumor: LG Optimus One Coming to Verizon as ‘Vortex’

e’ve said it here plenty of times – LG has next to zero Android presence in the United States. Watching them unveil phones like last week’s Optimus One and Optimus Chic only make us jealous. The Ally is good stuff, but where is the great stuff? According to our friend Kyle (TheDroidGuy), it might start with Verizon’s LG Vortex.

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Kineto Wireless Bringing UMA to Android Phones, Is T-Mobile First?[VIDEO]

You know what helps carriers reduce churn? A reliable network that works everywhere. Without hiccups. Even if you live in the woods. You know what helps with that? UMA. Do you know what else UMA does? It keeps you from racking up exorbitant roaming fees when traveling abroad. You know what we’re not likely going to see from a wireless provider in the near future? UMA on Android phones. Or will we?

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Tune In Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #67 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

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POLL: Will Facebook Release a Phone?

Reader feedback: Will Facebook ever put out a phone of their own? Cast your vote!

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Google Docs Editing Support Coming to Android “In Next Few Weeks”

According to Google, we should expect to see mobile editing support within the next few weeks. This news is long overdue and bound to make a ton of you happy.

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HTC’s Android Tablet Expected to Run Tegra 2

DigiTimes is back with another HTC tablet rumor. According to their sources, Taiwanese notebook maker Pegatron Technology has started taking orders for an HTC tablet. Allegedly this tablet will run NVIDIA’s dual-core Tegra 2 processor and feature a multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels.

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Is a “Facebook Phone” Happening?

Depending on who you believe, Facebook either is or isn’t working on a phone of their own.  TechCrunch is reporting that Facebook is creating the software platform which will be

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HTC Lexikon Headed to Verizon? Is This a Leaked ROM?

It was just over a month ago when we first learned of the existence of a new HTC device, the Lexikon.  Hitting the internet along with the HTC Bee, we

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Verizon: “No Froyo for Droid Eris”

Verizon has confirmed that the HTC Droid Eris will not be seeing an Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ update. Considering how early in Android’s life this phone came out, we’re not shocked to hear 2.1 would be the last officially supported version.

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The Ticker: September 17 (Long Cats, Angry Birds, and Otterboxes)

It has been few days since the last Ticker rolled across your PC or mobile phone so we decided to drop some jam-packed Android news.  We’ll dispense with the pleasantries

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Leaked Documents Confirm T-Mobile End of Year Android Plans

Remember the alleged T-Mobile roadmap that leaked back in July?  Some of our readers (and other sites) didn’t think it was legit, while most of us believed it to be

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Motorola Aquires Aloqa to Enhance MOTOBLUR

In an effort to strengthen and enhance MOTOBLUR, Motorola has acquired Aloqa, a location-based software and technology company.  You may already be familiar with Aloqa’s popular Android application which helps

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Latest comScore Report: Android Soars, Others Snore

The latest comScore Report is out and it confirms what we all know: smart phones and Android are taking off like crazy.

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The Moron Test Adds Cross-Platform Support with OpenFeint Integration

Popular “game” The Moron Test has just picked up a handful of great new features, thanks to their integration of OpenFeint.  The Android game now features the same great options

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Samsung Releases Fascinate Source Code into the Wild

It’s becoming increasingly common for a hardware manufacturer to release the source code to their handsets. HTC does it all the time, most recently with their Droid Incredible and EVO 4G. Samsung has done exactly that with their new Fascinate handset from Verizon.