Digital City 91: Android surges; how to avoid eBay scams; and gamers fight back

This week, we examine the 800-plus percent surge in year-over-year Android phone sales, find out the warning signs of eBay scams, and check out some amazing video footage of gamers at an Internet cafe fighting back against a gang of muggers -- those Warcraft guys sure can take a punch.

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This week, we examine the 800-plus percent surge in year-over-year Android phone sales (complete with another open-market versus walled garden debate); and also check out which new cities are getting WiMax.

Dan recounts his harrowing experience trying to sell an old iPod Touch on eBay, and goes over the telltale signs you're about to get scammed. Then, we check out some amazing video footage of gamers at an Internet cafe fighting back against a gang of muggers--those Warcraft guys sure can take a punch.

Finally, we've got a cool custom-printed Digital City/Playstation 3 shirt to give away. Listen to the show for details on how to win (but as you probably know by now, it involves a visit to our Facebook page).

Related links:
>> Android smartphone shipments surge 886 percent
>> How I almost got scammed selling my old iPod Touch on eBay
>> Game cafe robbed, gamers fight back

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