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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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Android Market to Hit 50,000 Apps in Time for Google I/O

With all the recent talk about Android growth and trying to sway developers to the platform, we thought we’d stroll by Androlib to get a feel for where the number

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Oprah Mobile: You Get an App, You Get an App!

Harpo Studios has announced the release of the brand new Oprah Mobile app aimed at hardcore fans of the daytime giant.  For a one-time $1.99 charge users can keep up

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SIRIUS XM Radio App Due in May

SIRIUS XM Radio has announced that an official application will be available next month, providing over 120 channels of sports, news, and commercial-free music to customers.  We get the feeling

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Nook Firmware Update Adds Android Apps, Browser

Barnes & Noble recently rolled out a firmware update to their nook e-book reader and it features some nice changes. This latest version (v1.3) now features a  pair of Android

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Automatic App Updating Coming in Android 2.2

One Android feature that our readers have been asking for is the ability to update all applications and games to the latest release.   It’s not uncommon for the average user

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Update to HTC Legend Brings Missing Apps Back

We reported earlier this week that HTC Desire customers were frustrated after finding many popular apps were not available to them in the Android Market.  Apparently, Legend owners have the

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Dell’s “Non-Conforming” Smoke Aims For Corporate Sector

The worst part about leaking handsets to the internet is the seemingly endless waiting period until actual launch.  Take for instance the Dell Smoke.  Not due until second quarter of

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Dell to Offer 800MHz of Froyo Sexiness with ‘Flash’

That picture you are staring above this paragraph… it’s a Dell phone. Yep, that sleek beauty is called the Flash and it’s yet another Android phone to begin pining over.

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Dell Calls Down the 4.1-inch ‘Thunder’ with Android 2.1, Flash 10.1, and Hulu!

Okay Dell, we get it.  You do have some rather serious plans for Android.  Engadget has scored a doozy of an exclusive this evening by leaking a new Android-based handset

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Heathrow Celebrates Resumed Flights with Android App

Heathrow Airport is celebrating their resumed flights this week with the announcement of Heathrow Airport Guide for Android handsets.  As the official app for the United Kingdom’s largest airport, this

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Select Droid Incredibles Arriving Days Ahead of Schedule (Incredibly Early)

A handful of lucky Verizon customers are finding that the Droid Incredible they just ordered on Monday have started arriving.  Such is the case with user SoSmarmy of AndroidForums.  After

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Progressive Releases Car Insurance App for Android

After seeing tremendous interest in their mobile site from Android users, Progressive has released a full-on application to the market.  Aimed to simplify the online experience, the free app provides

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T-Mobile USA to Offer Garminfone in Exclusive Deal

T-Mobile USA, Inc has officially announced another Android handset exclusive today with the upcoming Garminfone.  Touted as the “first Android-powered smart phone fully integrated with Garmin’s premium navigation experience”, it

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Ford’s SYNC AppLink to Allow Hands-Free Voice with Android Apps

Automaker Ford has announced their new SYNC AppLink software to allow for hands-free voice control of a select Android (and BlackBerry) applications. Coming in the form of a downloadable updgrade,

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Protected Apps Missing for HTC Desire Owners

Some HTC Desire owners are starting to run into aggravation over the inability to download select apps from the Android Market.  Apparently, Google yet to “sign off” the new HTC