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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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Easter Egg Has Android Destroying Your Search Results

An easter egg of sorts has been found withing Google’s UK search page.  Users who type in “Meet Android” and hit the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button can watch as a

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Piecing Things Togther: Leak Tips Motorola MB511 Ruth as ‘Flipout’

We learned back in January that Motorola had an MB511 handset in the works thanks to the sleuths at cellphone signal.  At the time, we speculated that the design might

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Droid Does Two More Commercials [VIDEO]

You gotta give Verizon credit for the way they continue to push Android and the Droid lineup forward.  We’re totally pleased with how they’ve been transitioning to specific applications and

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Spotted! T-Mobile Flavored Samsung Galaxy S

Howard Chui of howardchui.com recently posted a short, hands-on video walkthrough of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S handset. Astute viewers have noticed that a handful of T-Mobile applications were sitting

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Google Changes Store Approach: “It’s Clear That Many Customers Like a Hands-on Experience”

Andy Rubin just published a post on the Official Google Blog where he announced some sweeping changes in the company’s approach to selling phones.  The company has realized that after

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Schmidt: 65,000 Android Phones Sold Per Day

Google CEO Eric Schmidt was speaking at the company’s Google’s annual shareholder meeting where he dropped a few stats on us.  Let’s get to them, shall we?  Android now powers

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NTT DoCoMo’s Best Selling Smart Phone Ever is Probably Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

We’ve given the Sony Ericsson Xperia a rough go at things here on the site and on some of our podcasts.  To sum things up we’d have to say we’re

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Michael Dell Confirms Streak 5 for AT&T This Summer

Michael Dell, CEO, took to the stage yesterday for a keynote speech at the Citrix Synergy conference where he promptly teased the crowd with a demo of the Streak 5

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Ok, For Real Guys… Android 2.1 Available for Samsung Moment

Stop us if you’ve heard this one.  Android 2.1 is available for one of Sprint’s handsets… Word on the streets is that the Samsung Moment is finally rolling out Android

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Rumor: T-Mobile to Test UMA Calling with Android Handsets

The Boy Genius Report just tossed up a very quick post telling the world that T-Mobile is expected to start testing UMA on Android handsets in the third quarter.  For

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Another Software Engineer Leaves Android Behind

Wash, Rinse, Repeat.  For a second time in as many days, we’ve learned a member of the Android team is leaving the platform behind to embark on a new journey. 

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Froyo Arrives at Googleplex

It was only a matter of time before we saw the giant frozen yogurt show up on the Google campus.  Check out a pic of the sculpture sitting under wraps

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About Those HTC Patents…

As we reported yesterday, HTC has filed a suit against Apple for infringing upon five of their patents.  We’ve learned what these particular issues are and are listing them below. 

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Vodefone UK Lists Samsung Galaxy S as “Coming Soon”

Vodafone UK is now listing the Samsung Galaxy S under their ‘coming soon’ page, indicating a launch is around the corner.  Recombu believes we could see the phone eek out

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USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just