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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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Sony Ericsson Brings the Funny in Series of Xperia X10 Clips [VIDEO]

In an effort to show just how easy the Xperia X10 is to use, Sony Ericsson has put together six short videos for your viewing pleasure.  Feeling like something ripped

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Orange (UK) Announces Low-Cost ‘San Francisco’ Handset

range pulled the curtain back on the first of their own branded Android handsest today. The low-cost San Francisco is a touch-only device and will be available for the attractive price of £99 ($153 US) on the pay-as-you-go Dolphin plan. The San Francisco runs Android 2.1 and features a 3.5-inch display, a 600MHz processor, 150MB internal storage, and 3-megapixel camera. Other details include your typical Android support for WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and FM Radio.

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Here Comes Android 2.2 for the Droid X

Verizon appears poised to roll out Froyo to yet another Android handset. The Droid X will soon be joining the Droid, Droid 2, and Droid Incredible as an Android 2.2 powered behemoth. Verizon has updated their support site with a PDF touting the goodies that come with the Froyo release.

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Samsung Releases Pair of Captivate Commercials with Awkward Real-Life Situations [VIDEO]

SamsungMobile USA has just thrown a pair of new videos online to help promote AT&T’s Galaxy S series Captivate.  Each is  just over a minute long and show real world

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Former Nokia CEO Said WHAT About Android?

Go ahead and cross Anssi Vanjoki off your list of people who might be open to Android.  The former Nokia CEO was recently speaking to the Financial Times when the subject

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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