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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.

News and Rumors

Checking to See if EVO 4G is in Stock? There’s an App For That!

In case you were looking to order an EVO 4G today you might want to pump the brakes.  As has been the case for most of the week, the latest

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US Cellular to Offer Four Android Phones in 2010

US Cellular plans to bring customers four Android handsets this year, starting next month with the Samsung Acclaim.  Kicking things off with the sliding QWERTY on July 9th, the carrier

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Verizon Customers React to Droid X [VIDEO]

Check out the following video which shows how Verizon customers react to some of the new features of the Droid X.  The 3-minute clip also provides footage from yesterday’s announcement

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for

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Rumor: Minor Update Hitting EVO 4G Next Week

Those of you who have an EVO 4G are advised to keep your eyes peeled for a minor update next week.  Sorry guys and gals, it’s not a Froyo rollout. 

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Official Froyo on G1 Could Happen

Tucked in the middle of yesterday’s news of Android 2.2 code being dropped into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was a glimmer of hope for G1 owners.  According to

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Droid Set for Android 2.2 Update in July

The Motorola Droid appears poised to be the first handset to see Android 2.2 aside from the Nexus One.  A recently leaked image shows the Droid salted for the update

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Android Team Employs Remote Application Removal

The Android Developers Blog has an very interesting article up this morning concerning their ability to implement remote application removal.  Along with over-the-air updates and an application “sandbox and permissions

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Skyfire 2.1 Released, Outperforms Flash 10.1 All Around [VIDEO]

Web browser Skyfire is already a huge hit in the Android Market.  With over 500,000 downloads in the first six weeks, it’s easy to see why people are gravitating towards

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Andy Rubin on Android Tablets: “We Haven’t Announced Anything” [VIDEO]

Here’s how you know an official Android tablet is being worked on in some back room somewhere. When speaking with Google VP Andy Rubin earlier today, the subject of an

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Sony Ericsson Increasingly Frustrated at HTC, Desire

Sony Ericsson is hoping Android 2.1 helps push their Xperia X10 onto the same stage as HTC and their Desire handset.  The X10 may never arrive here in the United

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160,000 Android Phones Sold Daily, Market Nears 70,000 Applications

Speaking earlier today at the Droid X launch, Andy Rubin (Google VP of engineering) said that Android phones are being activated at a rate of 160,000 per day.  Yes, that’s

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EVO 4G Versus Droid X : Who Ya Got?

We know the announcements just came down within the last hour for the Droid X but we’re dying to know.  If you had your choice between the EVO 4G from

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Official: Droid X Arrives July 15th for $199

Surprise!  Motorola and Verizon unveiled the latest addition to the Droid arsenal today, the Droid X.  The rumors and leaks pretty much pegged this phone well ahead of the launch

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Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited