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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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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

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Dyzplatic Android Mini Collectibles Due Back in Stock

So you decided to grab yourself an Android collectible figure for yourself your friend but found they were no longer in stock. What the heck do you do now? Just be patient, that’s all. According to Dyzplastic, the highly-sought-after collectibles will be back in stock tomorrow. But wait, it gets better!

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PSA: Milestone Available Today from Cellular South

Cellular South is announcing today that the Motorola Milestone is now available as part of their handset lineup. Some of our readers might recall the privately owned wireless provider had been teasing us with the phone for a few months, starting back in May.

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NAMCO Brings Popular “Crush the Castle” to Android

Namco Networks, of PAC-MAN fame, have announced this week that their popular Crush the Castle is coming to Android. If you haven’t heard of the game before, it’s a simple premise: Load your trebuchet up, aim at the castle, and crush it.

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Dell Streak Gets $300 Price Tag with 2-Year AT&T Contract, Released This Week

After months of hype and anticipation, the Dell Streak phablet has finally gotten an official price tag. Starting as early as this coming Thursday (12th), the 5-inch behemoth will run $299 (with two-year AT&T contract) or $549 (contract-free), depending on your approach.

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Teaser Site for R2-D2 Edition Droid 2 Goes Live, @DroidLanding Resurfaces

Verizon has opened up a teaser site for the R2-D2 flavored version of the finally-announced Droid 2.  With nothing more than an outline image of our favorite Astromech glowing in

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Best Buy’s Rocketfish Tablet Expected to Run Android

Best Buy recently announced a strategic relationship with Clearwire, which should see the retail giant providing 4G mobile broadband service under the Best Buy Connect brand. As part of the deal, Best Buy will offer a one stop shop and support for mobile broadband devices to take advantage of the speedy 4G network. One such device is likely to be the newly-twitter-leaked Rocketfish tablet.

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Motorola Introduces Us to Droid 2 [VIDEO]

Motorola has taken to YouTube to show off their latest creation, the Droid 2. What, you didn’t hear? There’s another Android-powered phone headed for Verizon! Check out the one minute clip below to see all the great features that make up the Droid 2… as if you needed to see it in video form.

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Droid 2 Official for August 12th, R2D2 Version Arrives in September

The worst kept secret of the summer, the Droid 2, is now official. Starting tomorrow, August 11th, customers can begin pre-ordering the successor to arguably the most successful Android phone to date. The cost falls right in line with pretty much everything else we’ve seen this summer at $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Thursday the 12th will see the phone go full-on with an advertising blitz likely to start this weekend.

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Motorola Charm Expected to Run $189 [UPDATE 2]

The next Android-powered handset from T-Mobile, the Motorola Charm, has yet to be officially tapped with a price tag or release date. Rumors have been circulating for weeks that the launch will happen in a couple of weeks with August 25th mentioned time and again. We’ve seen hints that the phone will be part of T-Mobile’s back to school promotion possibly with a free-after-rebate deal. But let’s assume the phone isn’t part of a sale. What would the cost be?