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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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LG Announces Dual-Core CPU Based on NVIDIA Tegra, Coming to Optimus Series This Year

LG and NVIDIA have teamed up to bring you the next generation of super phones.  Based on the new, world first Tegra 2  dual-core CPU, LG’s Optimus Series of phones

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Official: Verizon Drops Samsung Fascinate in Two Days (Sept 9)

It doesn’t get much closer than this.  For some reason, Verizon decided to wait until the eleventh hour to make the announcement that their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the

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Samsung Exec: Galaxy Tab Likely to Retail Between $200 and $300

Good news for those of you interested in picking up the Galaxy Tab announced last week. According to Samsung product executive Hankil Yoon, the Android 2.2 tablet could sell for between $200 and $300 when it debuts with wireless providers. The final pricing will depend on carrier subsidy, but this is an encouraging starting point.

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The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we’d love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can’t. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called “The Ticker”. These will be items that we think are worth covering, but not necessarily in a dedicated post. And away we go!

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As Promised, Angry Birds Beta Arrives

The emails have begun rolling out.  Angry Birds beta has hit the Android Market.  If you signed up for the beta test, you’ll be getting your notice any minute now. 

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ViewSonic Announces Dual-Booting ViewPad 100

ViewSonic announced the “world’s first” dual-boot Android/ Windows 7 tablet earlier today at IFA 2010. The Android side of things is 1.6 which might turn away tech savvy early adopters, but the rest of the tablet sounds good on paper.

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Toshiba Folio 100 Announced

Samsung isn’t the only company announcing Android tablets today.  Toshiba just dropped the Android 2.2-powered Folio 100 on the world.  The specs read like a strong device, with its 1024

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Huawei Announces Android 2.2 Powered ‘IDEOS’

Huawei announced four new Android phones today, including the entry-level IDEOS. Built with Android 2.2, the IDEOS is expected to be priced between $100 and $200 when it arrives in

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Reader Submission: Customizability on Android [VIDEO]

We like to occasionally feature guest bloggers and reader submissions on AndroidGuys as it helps the community get a feel for what others are doing with their Android phones.  One

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Vlingo Continues to Evolve, Partners with foursquare

Vlingo continues to push their voice application forward, adding new features and enhancements all the time. Today finds the company partnering with foursquare to make check-ins even easier. Now, it’s

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Samsung Starts Advertising Galaxy Tab [VIDEO]

The first official TV spot for the Galaxy Tab has hit YouTube and we’ve embedded it below.  Samsung crams as much as they can in the 30-second spot so that

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T-Mobile SCOOP Confirms G2 With 800 MHz Scorpion Processor

T-Mobile has confirmed that their next Android handset, the G2, will not be a 1GHz processor after all. But it’s not all bad news as the carrier tells us the phone will be powered by an 800MHz Scorpion.

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Samsung Makes Galaxy Tab Official with IFA Announcement

We can finally put the Galaxy Tab rumors to sleep. Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Tab earlier today at the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany. Looking very much like a giant Galaxy S phone, the Tab features a 7-inch TFT-LCD, WSVGA (1024 x 600) display, Cortex A8 1.0GHz processor, 3-megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash and a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video telephony.

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Angry Birds Lite Beta Hits Android Market on Friday

Remember that post from a while back where we told you to sign up for the Angry Birds Beta game? Forget it. Don’t bother waiting on some secret email or download link. You’re no longer part of an exclusive club. Instead of rolling out a limited beta version of the popular time-waster, Rovio has opted to drop the game in the Android Market.

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Justin.tv Gets in on Android Streaming Action

The live streaming and broadcasting space gets a little more crowded today with the addition of the Justin.tv application.  Designed for phones running Android 1.6 and above, the free app