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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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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.

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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to

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Google Maps 4.5 Hits Android Market with Walking Navigation Beta

Folks with Android 1.6 or higher on their handsets should be seeing the familiar Android Market update notification.  Google has rolled out yet another update to their increasingly awesome Maps

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DEBUNKED: Verizon Bing Deal Not as Bad as Initially Thought

Okay, so the rumor about Verizon’s intention to block Google Search in favor of Bing can be put to bed.  Business Insider has confirmed the details of the arrangement with

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Updated Google Voice App Hits Android Market, Adds Two Widgets

You know that fancy new Google Voice app that comes built into the T-Mobile’s forthcoming G2? The one with the cool looking widgets? Well, Google is making it available today to existing Android users.

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The Ticker (September 9)

Welcome back to another round of Android stuff worth mentioning that might not make make its own post. Many of these bullet points come from you guys through twitter, Facebook, and email and make for interesting reads. Some work better for developers or heavy enthusiast while others are more general interest.

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NOOK for Android Adds New Features in 2.2 Release

Barnes & Noble has just announced another update to their popular NOOK application for Android. This marks the third release in just seven short weeks. NOOK runs on Android devices at 1.6 or higher and provides full access to the Barnes & Noble eBookstore which has more than one million digital titles.

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Uncovering a Slew of Samsung Trademarks

As some of you guys may know, I love to dig through the US Patent and  Trademark Office for any clues as to potential handsets.  While some like to trudge

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Six Fantasy Football Apps for Your Android Phone

In the off chance you don’t know, we’re about to kick off the NFL football season.  We’re now in the midst of that lead up time where guys in their

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T-Mobile G2 Confirmed, Pre-Sale Starts This Month

T-Mobile has just pushed out the official press release for the true successor to the groundbreaking G1.  Unfortunately, they didn’t drop any actual release date or pricing on us.  However,

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Quick Look at the Four R2D2 Droid 2 Live Wallpapers [VIDEO]

After playing with the recently leaked R2D2 Live Wallpapers that hit the internet today, I wanted to share them with you. I threw together a very fast, one take video that showcases each wallpaper. The 5-minute clip you see below will give you a good idea as to the level of customization and character that comes with the new Droid 2, due later this month.

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Verizon’s Bing Deal Could be a Very Big Deal

After the recent news and hubbub about Verizon and their decision to drop Google Search in favor of Bing, we decided to do some looking into the matter.  Incidentally, our

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Android 2.1 on the (UK) Dell Streak is Not Awesome

Dell Streak owners in the UK are getting Android 2.1 this week, however many would probably rather go back to 1.6 if they could.    The Register is reporting that

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Salesforce.com Brings Chatter Mobile to Android

Salesforce.com is rolling out a mobile version of their relatively new Chatter service. Acting very much like an Facebook for companies, it has become wildly successful, adopted by roughly one in four customers. The tool is free to current Saleforce.com clients and runs $15 per month, per user if purchased separately.

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The Top 25 Android Phones as Decided by YOU

You might recall that last week we brought you the first Android Phone Power Rankings. The AndroidGuys staff got together as a team and listed the top phones from US carriers and ranked them from 1 to 25. Then, we turned around and asked for you to cast your vote in the FAN POLL. We were extremely curious to see what you guys think as a whole. What phones do you like the best? Do you think along the same lines as us?