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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.

News and Rumors

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.

News and Rumors Gets in on Android Streaming Action

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

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Sony Ericsson CEO Gunning for #1 Android Phone Supplier in World

Bloomberg is reporting a short blurb today about Sony Ericsson and their lofty aspirations. According to Chief Executive Officer Bert Nordberg, SE has their sights set on becoming the number one Android phone supplier in the world.

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Archos Unveils Five Android-Powered Tablets and Media Players

Archos made good on their promise/our expectations yesterday when they unveiled five new media players and tablets. Each running a tailored build of Android, they range in size from 2.8-inches to 10.1-inches and have a focus on games, internet, ebooks, and general media consumption. The devices start dropping later this month (September) and will come with various features. Hit the jump for a quick breakdown on each new Archos unit.

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Motorola Announces “Defy” for European Market

Motorola has added to their Android portfolio today as they unveiled their new, ruggedized Defy handset for European carriers. While it may look like an average touch-only phone, it has

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Introducing the Android Phone Power Rankings! (Cast YOUR Vote)

Today we’re introducing a new feature to AndroidGuys called the Android Phone Power Rankings.  The idea behind it is simple.  We all have our own opinions as to how great

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Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”

Handset maker Motorola is advising Droid X customers to shy away from manually installing the leaked Froyo builds making their rounds. According to them, this could leave you S.O.L. when it comes to the official update.

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LG Pulls Back Curtain on “Optimus Pad”

Get used to seeing a bunch of Android tablet rumors and announcements.  They are not going anywhere anytime soon.  Like the state of handsets a year ago, the future of

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First Look: “Official” G2 Pictures Leaked

We’re less than a month away from the rumored G2 launch (Sept. 29) so we’re not surprised by the recent spate of leaks. This time around, we’re being treated what’s billed as the first “official” images of the T-Mobile handset.

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Take a Closer Look at the Portrait Slider Motorola XT300 [VIDEO]

Remember the mini Droid slider that emerged in late July?  It’s back, but this time, it’s in much clearer form. Hit the jump for a few images and videos of

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Sony Ericsson Announces A8i for China Mobile

Sony Ericsson has announced their new TD-SCDMA Android phone, the A8i, for China Mobile today. Co-developed with the wireless provider, the smart phone comes with a 3.5-inch touch display, a

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Details Coming to Light for Viewsonic’s 7-Inch ViewPad 7 [UPDATE]

The picture is getting clearer around Viewsonic’s 7-inch tablet, the ViewPad 7.  Recently, the tablet has been confirmed to feature front and rear-facing cameras, a 3.5mm headphone jack, mini USB,

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Philips’ GoGear Connect MP3 Player Arrives in October

Announced back in February, Philips is readying the release of what might be the first Android-powered media player with global implications.

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Huawei Announcing Phone Developed with Google This Week

According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei is set to announce a new Android 2.2 powered phone this week. Those of you who follow Android closely know that Huawei is no stranger to the platform, having already released multiple devices. What’s so special about this phone?