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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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Get Your EVO Early – RadioShack to Open Select Stores at 6AM

Look, we get it.  You really want a new HTC EVO 4G.  So bad actually, that you might be considering taking the day off of work.  Radio Shack doesn’t want

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Augmented Reality Evolved: Layar 3.5 Hits Android Market

Layar, the world’s leading mobile Augmented Reality Platform and browser, has just released version 3.5 of their Reality Browser into the Android Market. Starting today, the new version of the

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Evernote for Android Gets Updated, Fixes Major Bug

Evernote recently updated their Android application, adding new features and fixing a major bug.  Many users were running into a ‘java.lang.IllegalStateException’error which prevented some folks from accessing certain notes.  It

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Yepp! Samsung Working on Android-based Media Player

Thanks to another Bluetooth SIG listing we now know Samsung is prepping a music player with our beloved Android OS.  First spotted a little over a week ago by Samsung

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide Available Today – Grab Yours for $179.99

T-Mobile’s first Android 2.1 device, the myTouch 3G Slide, is now available for any and all interested parties!  With its 3.4-inch screen, sliding QWERTY keyboard and 5 megapixel camera, the

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Motorola FLIPOUT Announced with Android 2.1 and Enhanced MOTOBLUR

Motorola just officially announced their latest Android offering, the FLIPOUT.  Some of you may recall seeing this phone when it was rumored with names like ‘Ruth’ and ‘Twist’ a few

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Rumor: Motorola Shadow to Run ‘NinjaBlur’

There has been a great deal of hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming Droid Shadow/MB810 Droid Xtreme and its apparent speed and overall performance.  A recent benchmark test indicated that

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Andy Rubin: Android Updates Will “Probably end up Being Once a Year”

Google VP Andy Rubin recently spent some time speaking with the Silicon Valley Mercury News where he shared a few details about the future of the mobile platform. Rubin acknowledged

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Samsung Galaxy S to Hit 110 Nations at Once

According to Korean IT Times, the Samsung Galaxy S will be rolling out to 110 countries around the world later this summer. Among the carriers expected to offer the handset

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Samsung i897 is Now “Captivate”

The guys over at BGR are reporting this afternoon that the Samsung i897 will be known as the Captivate. We were the first to bring you pictures of the device

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Motorola Droid Xtreme Found in Verizon Inventory System

A PhoneArena source has passed along a screen shot from Verizon’s inventory system which shows quite a few accessories for the yet-to-be-announced Motorola MB810 handset. Expected to be called the

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Motorola Updates Android 2.1 Timeline, Very Little Change

Motorola’s Owners’ Forum has posted a revised timeline for their Android-based handsets waiting for the coveted Android 2.1 update.  Not much has changed since the last time we checked in. 

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Engadget Gets a Dell Streak, Tries to Break Screen. Fails. [VIDEO]

Gorilla Glass.  That’s a buzz word you’ll likely be hearing much more of as time goes.  As Snapdragon is to speed, Gorilla Glass is to durability. The upcoming Dell Streak

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New Dual-core Snapdragon Chips to Run Android at 1.2GHz

It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed.  After last year’s 528MHz becoming the

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Acer Liquid e Ferrari: “World’s Most Exclusive Smartphone”

Acer has announced the availability of a limited edition version of their Liquid e handset.  Called the Liquid Ferrari, it’s a glossy, sexed up looking Liquid e with a few