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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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Qik Responds: Core Capability of 2-way Video Chat to be Free

We received an email late this evening from Qik co-founder Bhaskar Roy who wanted to clear the air on the recent rumor that their video chat service will run an

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And Here Come the Droid 2 Leaks

Verizon and Motorola are gearing up for a hot summer with a pair of devices due shortly.  The first ‘known’ device is the Droid Shadow which has seen its share

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Rumor Has It Samsung and T-Mobile Up to Something Big…

…And we think we already know what it is.  Remember back a few weeks ago when we thought we knew what T-Mobile’s Project Emerald was?  At the time we purported

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Sprint to Release Motorola i1 Next Month for $150

PhoneDog is reporting that the Motorola i1 will be arriving at Sprint’s doorstep on June 20th with a $149.99 price tag attached to it.  The ruggedized phone  is designed to

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Skype Intends to “Set the Bar on Mobile Video Calling”

As we gear up for the release of the HTC EVO 4G, software developers, and fans, are turning their focus to the front-facing camera and the possibilities that rest within. 

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Exclusive: Samsung i897 in the Wild (AT&T)

As we reported here earlier this week, the Samsung i897 looks to be AT&T’s first serious attempt at releasing an Android phone. In terms of specs, it appears to be

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DMCA Notice Wipes 35 Tetris Clones Off Android Market

A cease and desist order sent to Google on behalf of The Tetris Company LLC has resulted in 35 Tetris clones being pulled from the Android Market.  The developer behind

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Facebook Releases SDK for Android

Has ex-Googler Erick Tseng already started making an impact with his new employer?  Facebook has unleashed a beta version of their Facebook SDK for Android which was privately demonstrated at

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Google Buzz for Mobile Now Works on All Android Handsets

Google has announced today that their Google Buzz service is now available on all Android handsets.  Up until now Buzz was only available to users with 2.0 or higher.  While

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AT&T Looking to Hire Senior Software Engineer

AT&T has a posting over on CrunchBoard which shows the carrier looking to hire a software engineer to help develop and market Android-related devices. The position they are filling is

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Fring is First to Market with Video Calling for Android

Fring is only too excited to share the news today that they are the first company in the world to offer video calling over IP for Android phones. They believe

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NYMag.com app Debuts in Android Market

NYMag.com, the online version of New York magazine, has launched their first Android application featuring content from their five popular blogs. Fans of Daily Intel (news), Vulture (entertainment), The Cut,

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Acer Gets Official with ‘Stream’

Today finds Acer officially announcing their latest Android handset, the Stream. With a 3.7-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon processor, and Android 2.1, the Stream is designed for “demanding users who look

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T-Mobile Announces Garminfone for June 9

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their Garminfone with a June 9th release through their website and select stores and authorized dealers.  Landing just in time for Father’s Day, the handset

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Gameloft Keeps Getting it Wrong

Gameloft just doesn’t get it.  They’ve tried twice this month to launch their games for Android and appear to be working backwards.  This time around we’ve learned that the DRM