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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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Acer launches new Android smartphones, tablets, and Chromebook at IFA

Acer is off to a huge start for its 2015 showing at the annual IFA trade show. Today sees the company introducing a whole slew of new consumer products, a

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Amazon Video is first online subscription streaming video service to offer offline playback

The battle that is subscription-based online video streaming gets more interesting today as Amazon Video announces an industry first. Available as part of recently updated service and mobile apps, Amazon

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Sprint to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 on September 3

Sprint on Tuesday confirmed that it, too, will soon offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2. Arriving later this week (September 3), the 9.7-inch tablet can be purchased in a number of

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Android Wear now officially compatible with select iPhones

It’s a big day in the world of Android Wear as the wearable platform has become compatible with select iOS smartphones. Starting from today, anyone with an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s,

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor to offer malware protection

Qualcomm on Monday announced its next-gen Snapdragon 820 mobile processor will offer anti-malware tools designed to keep users from the various threats that invariably pop up. Called “Smart Protect”, it’s billed as

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T-Mobile cracking down on tethering abuse

T-Mobile today announced it will take action against a percentage of its customer base which has been found to be abusing the 7GB of tethering included with its unlimited 4G LTE smartphone data plan. the

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Samsung Ultimate Test Drive offers iPhone switchers up to $200 in freebies

Apple iPhone owners who are considering the Samsung Ultimate Test Drive may be interested in learning more about Samsung’s current offering. Should an iPhone user decide to test drive the

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LG Nexus 5 (2015) to launch September 29, report says

For all of the leaks and rumors surrounding the upcoming LG Nexus 5 (2015), one detail has proved to be rather elusive. Namely, when the device is expected to make its

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US Cellular offering the Moto G (3rd Gen) for $130

US Cellular is the latest wireless provider to carry the third generation Motorola Moto G smartphone. Available immediately, customers can pick the device up for a mere $130 without contract.

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Google introduces new mobile search results for better app discovery

Some Android users are finding that the Google search widget is bringing up a better set of results for apps. Specifically, searching for terms such as “camera apps” yields a

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Verizon now offering HTC Desire 626

Verizon is now selling the entry-level HTC Desire 626 smartphone as part of its Android portfolio. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the smartphone features a 5-inch display with an 8-megapixel rear

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Acer releases a pair of unlocked Liquid series smartphones in US

Acer on Thursday announced a pair of new “Liquid” smartphones which are to be released in the US. Offered as unlocked handsets, the duo are powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and offer 4G

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Archos unveils Diamond S ahead of IFA

Archos this week revealed its latest handset, the Diamond S, ahead of its formal debut at IFA next week. Powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop, the smartphone features mid-range hardware specifications with

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Oppo R7 Plus announced for North America

Oppo today revealed its 6-inch smartphone, the R7 Plus, is available for customers living in North America. Powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop with Oppo’s ColorOS, the handset is packs a

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HTC offering $100 Google Play credit with One M9 purchase

HTC is, for a limited time, offering new One M9 customers a $100 credit for purchase of the smartphone. Available today and running through August 31, eligible buyers will receive $100 credit