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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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Hitler Ready to Ditch His Cliq for Windows Mobile over 2.1 Update [HUMOR, VIDEO]

Apparently, it’s not just us common folk who are up in arms over the Motorola Cliq and its lack of a 2.1 update. It appears Hitler is also one of the few unfortunate souls waiting on an announcement or update. Things are getting so bad that he is considering switching to Windows Mobile or rooting.

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Android Tops RIM and Apple as Best Selling Smartphone OS (Q2’10)

Coming hot on the heels of this week’s Nielsen report is another study which shows Android’s momentum through the second quarter of this year.  Brace yourselves… For the first time

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Motorola Sage Poses For Camera, Confirms AT&T

The presumed next Motorola handset bound for AT&T, the Sage, has been spied in the wild. Engadget was passed a handful of pictures showing the device from various angles.

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TCBY Congratulates Google on Froyo Rollout

The Country’s Best Yogurt is no stranger to frozen yogurt (Froyo) as it’s part of what makes up their delicious menu.  Thus, they were only too tickled by the Android

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Samsung’s YP-MB2 Yepp Media Player in the Wild

The first real world look at the upcoming media player shows us that the YP-MB2 is very much a Samsung Galaxy device.

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Minor T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide Update Starts Today

An over-the-air (OTA) maintenance release for the myTouch 3G Slide has been scheduled for today. Typical of most minor updates, this will address battery performance and provide general enhancements to other features. Look for tweaks in the battery life, WiFi, Genius Button, and Faves Gallery.

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Details for Next Generation of Archos Devices Start Leaking

The details surrounding the next batch of Android-powered Archos devices have started arriving online. Dubbed Generation 8 (Gen8), they will come with various screen sizes, ranging from 2.8-inches to 10-inches. Depending on the size of the device, screen density is said to be anywhere from QVGA (240 x 320) up to WSVGA (1024×600). The first unit to break cover, the Archos 32 8GB , has been spotted on a US retailer website.

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10-Inch “Droid Pad” Could Be Here by Autumn

After months of rumors and anticipation, Motorola and Verizon’s “Droid Pad” could arrive “as early as this autumn”. Features are said to include two cameras, Flash capability, and wireless hostpots.

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Nielson: Android Outsells iPhone Handsets During Q2 (US)

Fact: Android is hot.  No longer consider a fledgling platform, Google’s mobile OS is taking off faster than ever.  At nearly two years in, handsets are moving briskly and competition

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Google Owns 98.29% of Mobile Search Market

All your mobile search are belong to Google. According to a recent report from Statcounter, Google commands 98.29 percent of the mobile search market while their next closest competitor, Yahoo,

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Verizon Touts Mobile Hotspot in Latest Droid X Spot [VIDEO]

Verizon’s latest television commercial is out and it shows off the mobile hotspot capability built into the phone.  For those of you with this device (or the EVO 4G), you’ll

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1-Click Rooting Comes to Droid X

Are you fascinated by the idea of rooting your new Droid X but scared to get involved with the sometimes-convoluted process?  Put your fears aside and check out the Windows-based

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App Genome Project Uncovers Wallpaper App That Steals Your Data

The team behind mobile security firm Lookout have been looking at hundreds of thousands of Android and iPhone apps as part of their new App Genome project.  This new initiative

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Sunlight Labs’ “Congress” Leaves Beta

After months in public beta and over 250,000 downloads, Sunlight Labs is announcing that their free Congress app is in the Android Market. Using GPS or ZIP code, the application

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Motorola Takes Out Another Ad Aimed at Apple

Motorola has taken out another full page newspaper for their new Droid X handset.  Like the previous one, it’s basically one big slap in Apple’s face for their iPhone 4