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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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Popular Nimbuzz App Adds New Features in 2.0 Release

With over 250,000 downloads in the Android Market, Nimbuzz  has been a popular app with their free & low cost calling solution.  Aside from the phone feature, Nimbuzz also makes

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GPS-Based FastFoot Puts Team of Runners Against “X”

So you’re pretty good about getting outside and running or jogging everyday, but you are looking for something different. Might I recommend a new app for you called FastFoot? This GPS-based fitness title will have you changing up your route right away.

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MeetMoi Launches Always-On, Location-Based Dating App

Location-based mobile dating company Meetmoi announced earlier this week that their popular service has come to Android.  Called MeetMoi NOW, the free application allows users to share their basic information

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Updated Paypal App Hits Market, Adds Bumping Feature

An updated version of the official Paypal application hit the Android Market yesterday, adding new features and general enhancements.

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Android Takes 4 of 5 Prizes in “Apps for the Army” Challenge

Android is proving to be not only beneficial (and fun) in everyday consumer usage, but now we’re seeing how practical it can be in other situations.  Take for instance the

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New AT&T Barcode App, Services Are “Proprietary System” with Limited Capabilities

For those of you who are unaware, I also write for CNET and their AndroidAtlas/CRAVE brands. Earlier this week I published a post called “AT&T embraces bar code scanning with new app, services” which talked about their 2D/QR efforts. One of my readers, Roger, runs a website called 2d code and decided to give the AT&T features a run through. Suffice it to say, he came away less than pleased with the results.

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Digging up Verizon’s Samsung Gem

After announcing the LG Ally, Droid Incredible, and Droid X over the span of three months, Verizon’s Android lineup keeps getting stronger.  Aside from the Droid 2, which still needs

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HTC Glacier Could be Tied to Project Emerald

As we near the latter part of 2010, we’re gearing up for the mad rush of new handsets from all your favorite players. This is the time of the year

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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.