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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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Introducing the Android Phone Power Rankings! (Cast YOUR Vote)

Today we’re introducing a new feature to AndroidGuys called the Android Phone Power Rankings.  The idea behind it is simple.  We all have our own opinions as to how great

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Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”

Handset maker Motorola is advising Droid X customers to shy away from manually installing the leaked Froyo builds making their rounds. According to them, this could leave you S.O.L. when it comes to the official update.

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LG Pulls Back Curtain on “Optimus Pad”

Get used to seeing a bunch of Android tablet rumors and announcements.  They are not going anywhere anytime soon.  Like the state of handsets a year ago, the future of

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First Look: “Official” G2 Pictures Leaked

We’re less than a month away from the rumored G2 launch (Sept. 29) so we’re not surprised by the recent spate of leaks. This time around, we’re being treated what’s billed as the first “official” images of the T-Mobile handset.

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Take a Closer Look at the Portrait Slider Motorola XT300 [VIDEO]

Remember the mini Droid slider that emerged in late July?  It’s back, but this time, it’s in much clearer form. Hit the jump for a few images and videos of

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Sony Ericsson Announces A8i for China Mobile

Sony Ericsson has announced their new TD-SCDMA Android phone, the A8i, for China Mobile today. Co-developed with the wireless provider, the smart phone comes with a 3.5-inch touch display, a

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Details Coming to Light for Viewsonic’s 7-Inch ViewPad 7 [UPDATE]

The picture is getting clearer around Viewsonic’s 7-inch tablet, the ViewPad 7.  Recently, the tablet has been confirmed to feature front and rear-facing cameras, a 3.5mm headphone jack, mini USB,

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Philips’ GoGear Connect MP3 Player Arrives in October

Announced back in February, Philips is readying the release of what might be the first Android-powered media player with global implications.

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Huawei Announcing Phone Developed with Google This Week

According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei is set to announce a new Android 2.2 powered phone this week. Those of you who follow Android closely know that Huawei is no stranger to the platform, having already released multiple devices. What’s so special about this phone?

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7-Inch Multi-Touch “Identity Tab” Comes to Korea

Koreans are celebrating the release of an Android tablet this week, and no, it’s not the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Nope, this one is called the “Identity TAB” and it features a 1GHz Snapdragon chip (of course), and boasts 8GB of internal memory.

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Motorola Unveils Three MING Series Handsets for China

Motorola has announced a trio of new Android-powered handsets for China today, the MT810, XT806, and A1680. Each has their own standout features and help round out the Motorola portfolio,

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Samsung Announces 1 Million Galaxy S Handset Sold in US

We knew the Galaxy S was doing well overseas but how would it be received here in the United States?  From the sounds of it, Samsung’s flagship line of phones

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“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.