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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.

News and Rumors

SONOS announces limited time 2 Room Starter Set

Sonos has bundled together a two-room speaker setup for customers might be looking to dip their toes into pool that is connected speakers. Available for a limited time, the 2 Room Starter

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AT&T quietly starts offering entry-level LG Escape2

AT&T over the weekend added a new smartphone to its Android lineup, the entry-level LG Escape 2.  Running Android 5.0 Lollipop, the phone features a 4.7-inch HD display and an

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Virgin Mobile improves Data Done Right plans for Walmart customers

Virgin Mobile on Friday closed off the business week by announcing improved rate plans for its Data Done Right plans. Offered exclusively at Walmart, the offerings take place starting May

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Huawei teases device announcement for June 2

Huawei has begun sending out invitations to a press event for June which figures to result in a new device announcement. It’s not clear what is on the agenda but, considering we

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Amazon offering $110 in paid and games for free

Amazon, as it is often wont to do, is offering a sizable selection of normally paid apps and games for free. Starting today and running through May 16, you’ll find

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HTC J Butterfly heads to Japan with high end hardware

HTC on Thursday announced the J Butterfly , a high-end smartphone for the Japanese market. Powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7, the phone boasts an impressive set

Deals & Steals

HURRY! Powerskin offering one cent Pop’n battery backs

Powerskin is running a limited time promotion which sees its popular PoP’n battery back selling for only a penny. That’s right, the company is discounting the unit by roughly $50 and

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Google Fit updated with calories, distance and other features

Google has updated its Google Fit app for Android today, adding in some new and handy details. As part of the latest release the app now estimates calories burned and

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LG G Stylo announced for Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Sprint Prepaid

Sprint on Wednesday announced the plus-sized LG G Stylo will be available on its network as well as two of its prepaid services. Starting today, the 5.7-inch phone can be had at

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Third-gen Moto X could boast 16-megapixel camera with OIS

The next-gen Motorola X could pack a 16-megapixel rear camera that offers optical image stabilization and slow-motion video capture. That is, of course, provided the recent rumors prove to be accurate.

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MediaTek debuts ten-core mobile processor

MediaTek on Tuesday unwrapped its hot new mobile processor, the deca-core packing Helio X20. Designed for high-end smartphones, the CPU boasts two ARM Cortex A72 cores at 2.5GHz, four Cortex


Google now allows pre-registration of Android apps

Head to the Google Play store today and you’ll find that you can now pre-register for apps before they are released. Specifically, you can pre-register for the Glu Mobile game

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Nintendo: Expect five smartphone games by 2017

Nintendo plans to release at least five smartphone games by March 2017, the first of which should debut later this year.  Speaking during the recent 2014 earnings Nintendo CEO and president

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Straight Talk now offering 5GB data in $45 rate plan

Wireless provider Straight Talk is now offering customers more data for the same low rate.Effective immediately, the $45 rate plan includes 5GB of monthly data which is up considerably from

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Moto X (2014) gains handy new feature in Android 5.1 update

The second generation Moto X is starting to receive its Android 5.1 software update. Included as part of the update is support for HD calls, quicker access to Wi-Fi and