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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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Evernote Update Adds Convenient Widget and Sharing Option

Evernote updated their Android app earlier this week, fixing minor issues, and adding a pair of notable features in the process.  The ultra-popular note/task application now offers an Android widget

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HTC Lexikon and HTC Bee Uncovered

There are two more HTC codenames to add to your  list of potential Android 2.2 devices – the Bee and Lexikon.  This marks the first time we’ve heard of either

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Vlingo Sets $10 App Free After Google Voice Actions Announcement

In light of yesterday’s Google announcement of Voice Actions, Vlingo has decided to free up their own voice application.  Effective immediately, the app which previously cost $9.99 will be now

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Motorola’s Droid 2 “Digits” Ad Hits Internet [VIDEO]

The first commercial for the Droid 2 has arrived  online in standard YouTube fashion.  Called “Digits”, it’s very much like the ad leaked a few months back.  The 30 second

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Entry Level Dell Blaze Spotted

The chaps over at AndroidSPIN have posted the first look at what is being called the Dell Blaze. As explained by their source, the phone is sized similarly to a Palm Pixi which means that it’s rather small. The only other detail to share at this point is that it runs Android 1.5 under the hood.

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Recent Trademark Filings Hint at T-Mobile’s Future

I decided to poke around the US Trademarks website this morning to see if I could glean anything about T-Mobile’s upcoming projects or handsets. Every once in a while I will do this to see if I can confirm rumors or substantiate a claim. So did I find anything today? You bet. Looking back over the last three months or so, we can see that the carrier is definitely working on something around a successor to the beloved G1.

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4.1-Inch Dell Thunder Caught on Film, On Track for 2010 Release [UPDATE]

It has been roughly four months since we last heard, or talked about, the Dell Thunder. In fact, everything we’ve ever covered on this phone was in one post. As

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Vodafone Caves to Demand, Rolling Froyo Out in “Seven to Ten Days” Sans Bloatware

The masses have spoken. Last week Vodafone pushed out an update to their Desire handset and anxious subscribers gobbled it up, assuming it was Android 2.2. Instead, it was a modified version of Android 2.1 replete with a bunch of Vodafone 360 branded apps and services. Needless to say, people got slightly mad. So they took to their complaints direct the carrier’s front door. Vodafone has decided to adopt a different strategy going forward.

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R2D2 Droid 2 Spied, Yeah He’s Awesome

Verizon’s Droid 2 goes on sale today, but we get the feeling that some of you are holding out for the R2D2 edition, even without a clue as to what he looks like. Well, now you do. Thanks to twitter user @r2d2central, we see that the phone very much resembles Artoo on the back.

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Samsung Epic 4G Arrives August 31st, Order Yours Tomorrow!

Sprint has tapped their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the Epic 4G, with an August 31st launch date. The 4G capable handset will come with a $249.99 price tag ($100 mail-in rebate) and will be available in all Sprint retail channels, including Sprint.com, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart.

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Sprint Breaks Down the Difference Between Epic 4G and EVO 4G [VIDEO]

Sprint just published a video online a few moments ago that helps customers figure out which new 4G capable phone is right for them. The two minute clip does show some of the better selling features between the two devices such as the display type and media streaming.

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Samsung Announces Official Galaxy S Series Accessories

Samsung has announced the availability of their official premium accessories for the Galaxy S smart phone portfolio of handsets, including the Vibrant and Captivate. These accessories include a desktop dock, vehicle dock and backup battery charging system, and multiple protective case options.

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Nightshade Labs Announces Smart Lock 2.0 with Parental Controls [VIDEO]

Earlier today Nightshade Labs pushed out an updated version of their Smart Lock software to the Android Market. Smart Lock 2.0 features improved security for Android devices and now offers three locking modes – Smart Lock Classic, Child Lock, and No Lock.

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HTC Releases Source Code for Droid Incredible, EVO 4G

Today brings welcome news to Droid Incredible and EVO 4G owners who like to dabble in rooting and ROM-flashing.  HTC has released the source code for the two popular super

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US Cellular Taps Desire for August 27th Release

U.S. Cellular has announced this morning that the Android 2.1-powered HTC Desire will be available effective August 27.  For those new to Android, the Desire features a 1GHz processor, a