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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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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #66: “Andrew Goes to the Serengeti”

Last night’s episode of the AndroidGuys Monday night podcast is now available to listen to on demand.  As usual, the crew consisted of AndroidGuys staff members Sam Herren and myself

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YAPPER 2.0 Debuts, First to Offer In-App Purchases via PayPal

SachManya, the developers behind YAPPER (Your App Maker) are in San Francisco today showing off the latest release (2.0) of their self-service mobile app creation tools.  Not only does YAPPER

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Android’s Mobile Browser Skyfire Tops 1 Million Downloads

Popular web browser Skyfire has officially become very popular. The “built for the social media generation” has surpassed one million downloads from the Android Market. This puts it in the top .02 percent of all apps in the market which is a heck of a feat.

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Full Angry Birds Arrives in Coming Weeks, “Mighty Eagle” Lurking in Shadows

If you’re like most of the AndroidGuys team, you blew through the Angry Birds Beta within a few minute/hours of opening the game.  Fifteen levels just isn’t enough to satisfy

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MobiCart Unveils Free E-Commerce Solution for Android

MobiCart is at this weeks DEMO Fall 2010 where they just unveiled their new Android e-commerce solution. Designed to save businesses tons of money, the free storefront ecosystem makes it easy for just about anyone to create a customized shopping application.

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Mashup Your Home Screen with HipLogic’s Spark (Beta)

Looking to sex up your Android home screen with something new? You’re advised to run, not walk, to HipLogic’s website set up for their new *Spark Beta. Or, head to the Android Market. Either way, you need to download the beta.

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LG Unveils Optimus One, Optimus Chic

LG has just pulled the curtain back on a pair of new Android 2.2 handsets – Optimus One and Optimus Chic. Whereas the Optimus One is a full-on Google experience that focuses on services and features, the Optimus Chic is more about its design. LG did not announce pricing or availability, choosing to let carriers make them as they see fit.

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Motorola Announces Defy for T-Mobile USA, Available “In Time for the Holidays”

Motorola will be making a special appearance on today’s season premier of the Oprah Winfrey Show. Why? Because they are going to announce the new ruggedized Defy for T-Mobile USA. That’s why!

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Radio Shack Selling T-Mobile G2 for $149

Thinking about pre-ordering the T-Mobile G2, but still not 100% ready to drop $200 on the phone? What if a retail company were to sweeten the pot and shave $50 off the price? That is exactly what Radio Shack is doing, trying to lure potential buyers.

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WSJ: Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint to Carry Samsung Tab

Sorry T-Mobile fans.  The Wall Street Journal does not have much good news for you when it comes to the Samsung Tab.  According to the newspaper, Samsung has inked a

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LG to Unveil Optimus One and Optimus Chic Next Week

LG has been sending out invitations for an online press event next week where it’s expected they’ll unveil a few new Android devices. LG has confirmed that we’ll get an official announcement for the Optimus Chic and Optimus One.

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Motorola Tweaks Android Update Timeline… For the Worse

Early MOTOBLUR adopters are finding that their Android phones are dying a slow death.  As other devices from Motorola (and other companies) are looking at Android 2.2 and beyond, Cliq,

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TweetDeck Beta v0.9.8 Arrives With a Trio of Widgets

The guys at Tweetdeck heard you loud and clear – you love your Tweetdeck beta but you want your widgets.  Rejoice for there are now three widgets in the latest

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Scoreloop Adds PayPal Integration to Cross-Platform SDK

Scoreloop continues to help developers monetize their games this week with the addition of PayPal integration. Already the “leading social gaming infrastructure provider”, Scoreloop has been providing tools to help developers engage their end users all while earning additional money

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Best Buy Offering G2 Pre-Sales NOW

Getting excited over the upcoming G2 from T-Mobile but don’t want to wait for the pre-order later this month? Head to your local Best Buy and put your name on one. The national retail giant is offering T-Mobile’s next super phone for $199 with a two-year service agreement.