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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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Andy Rubin Reacts to Steve Jobs, Likens Apple to North Korea

The NY Times has a great little interview with Google VP Andy Rubin where he talks about Android’s future among other things.  When asked his thoughts on the recent Steve

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Samsung Considering Google TV with Android

Samsung is said to be considering the business feasibility behind creating televisions with Android.  The Korean manufacturer already moves more units than anyone in the world so this may or

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You Tell Us: What is the Best Android Phone/Carrier Combo?

Time for some reader feedback!  We want to know which Android handset and wireless provider make for the best combination.  Is it the Droid Incredible because of the hardware? Maybe

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Free Nexus One Available for Pre-Order on Vodafone UK

Since it’s launch in January, Vodafone UK customers have been anxiously anticipating the arrival of the Nexus One.  In a matter of days (April 30th), they’ll be able to go

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AdMob Report Breaks Down Where Android Traffic Comes From

The latest AdMob metrics report is out and it gives some insight into how the composition of Android phones. Did you know that as of March, there 12 manufacturers with

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Minor Update to Motorola CLIQ XT Available NOW! Limited to First 1,000 Downloads

T-Mobile has just made a minor software update available to their Motorola Cliq XT handset.  Limited to the first 1,000 people to download it, the update improves data connectivity, decreases

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Verizon’s Nexus One Not Happening, Buy Its Cousin Instead

After waiting patiently for the Nexus One to arrive on Verizon’s network, customers have learned today that there will be no such animal.  The official Google Phone store has removed

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NYTimes App Coming Soon?

It sounds like we might be getting an official NYTimes application for Android any day now.  According to Google Mobile OS, a demo for a NYTimes app was found on

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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