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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

“Pandora for News” BuzzVoice Comes to Android

Look, we get it. You’re a busy gal/gal and don’t have a ton of time to keep up with the news. Aside from 140-character tweets and rss headlines, you’re too caught up with life to sit down and actually read your news. Wouldn’t you prefer to listen instead? That’s where BuzzVoice comes in.

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Google Ends Phone Support for Nexus One

Google has ended their phone support for the Nexus One.  If you dial the old tech support number of 888.486.3987 today, you’ll be played a recording with a new number

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G2 ROM Has Google Voice Widget, other Goodies

The G2 ROM we broke the other day has been getting some attention this week. Shortly after we posted the article, clever developers and hackers started pulling it apart and searching for hidden goodies.

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HTC Desire Lands Stateside Today at US Cellular

The HTC Desire might be old news to some of our international readers, but us Yankees have been wanting to get our hands on one since it was announced. Today, US Cellular is doing their part to help make that possible.

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As Promised, Fennec Alpha Comes to Android

An early look version of Mozilla’s Fennec mobile browser has been around for quite some time now, but the Firefox developer has come out and released an alpha version today.

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Officially Confirmed: Verizon Rolling out Froyo to Droid Incredible

The wait is over for Droid Incredible owners as Verizon has officially begun rolling Android 2.2 out. If you have the HTC super phone, you should see a notification pop up letting you know about all the great stuff that comes with Froyo. As if you don’t already know. We received an email just a few moments ago with the confirmation.

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More Details on Those New HTC Codenames

We’re back with a couple of updates for those four new HTC codenames we broke last week.  If you’ll recall, they were Speedy, Blitz, Mecha, and Spade.  Our sources tell

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Rumor: Verizon Fascinate Arrives September 9th

If you listened to our podcast from Monday night, this will already be old news to you.  We received a tip earlier this week from a pretty reliable source who

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Droid Incredible Now Expected to See Froyo Update Tomorrow

Think of this post as a Monopoly-style “Bank error in your favor”. The Droid Incredible is now expected to see Android 2.2 updates as early as tomorrow, August 27th. This is a few days earlier than what we had last heard and only a couple of weeks beyond the initial rumored time frame.

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Verizon Pushing Update to Droid for Flash 10.1

Verizon has officially begun pushing an update out to Droid handsets today, allowing users to download Flash 10.1 to their phone.  This should bring the circle complete on the Android

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TeleNav Unveils OnMyWay for Android

TeleNav is releasing another handy application, OnMyWay into the Android Market today. You know TeleNav, don’t you?  They’re the brains behind your Sprint and AT&T navigation titles. To describe their

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Is This a Leaked Froyo Build for the G2? [UPDATE 2: It’s Not Sense!]

At this point, I think we have all the confirmation we need to tie up the HTC Vision to the T-Mobile G2 and  the FCC filing we saw this week

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Motorola Brings Trackball Back for Quench XT5

In terms of Android hardware, one thing we haven’t seen much of is trackballs.  With most companies opting for touch-only or optical trackpads, trackballs are few and far between.  In

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PSA: Motorola Charm on Sale Today from T-Mobile

Here’s your obligatory reminder that yet another Android handset has gone on sale today! T-Mobile’s latest smart phone, the Motorola Charm can now be had for $74.99 and a two-year service commitment. Don’t feel like signing a long-term agreement? That’s fine, it will be $269.99, please.

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Galaxy S is First Android Phone to be DivX Certified for HD

The illustrious Samsung Galaxy S handset gets a little more illustrious-er today with news that the phone has become the first Android phone to become DivX Certified for HD video