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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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Samsung Unpacked event slated for March 1; invitation hints at Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung is expected to announce its next-gen flagship Android experience on March 1, according to Unpacked invitations being sent out over the last few hours. Touting only “What’s Next” we

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Cricket bulks up data allotments

Following closely on the heels of last week’s carrier changes, Cricket Wireless on Friday adjusted its own prepaid rate plans. Now, as part of the Basic Plan, customers will receive up

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Expansys offers up big savings on unlocked Android devices in Winter Sale

Looking for a new Android smartphone? Before you head off to your local carrier or start searching online you may want to swing by Expansys today. The online retailer is

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Sprint to “apologize” to Verizon and AT&T in Super Bowl commercial

Sprint wants to apologize to the two largest wireless providers, Verizon and AT&T. For what, we have no idea. We’re guessing, however, it’s not gonna be as straightforward as the

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ZTE debuts Blade S6 with $250 off-contract price

ZTE this morning unveiled its latest Android smartphone, the mid-range Blade S6. Carrying a $250 price tag, it’s a 5-inch handset with Android 5.0 Lollipop running the show. Powered by

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Sprint offers guranteed $200 device trade-in for T-Mobile defectors

Sprint on Friday announced a new promotion which puts T-Mobile squarely in its sights. Starting today, and running through April 9, Sprint will guarantee a minimum of $200 instant trade-in

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Boost Mobile rewards auto paying customers with extra data

Boost Mobile wants to reward its Auto Re-Boost customers for signing up for automatic monthly payments. Starting February 3, Sprint’s prepaid brand will offer a Data Boost plan that allows

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Verizon sweetens prepaid pot with more flexible data options

Verizon today announced improved rate plans for its prepaid subscribers which include extra data and more flexible data pools. The $45 rate plan now comes with 1GB of data, up from the

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T-Mobile’s Smartphone Equality levels playing for field for all credit scores

T-Mobile on Thursday introduced a new program that aims to give everyone the same chance at best available device prices. You know that credit score that’s been haunting you for

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HP unveils Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 tablets for business users and students

HP this week began offering a pair of new Android-powered tablets which aim to help business users and students. Both the Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 run Android 4.4

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MetroPCS promotion offers unlimited 4G LTE for $50 (Update)

MetroPCS on Wednesday introduced a new, limited time rate plan promotion which offers unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data for $50 per month. The deal, which begins immediately, runs through

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to offer two edge displays, report says

The sixth generation Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone will come with a variant known as the Galaxy S6 Edge. At least that is what the chatter has been as of

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Boost Mobile now offering Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE

Boost Mobile on Monday began offering its latest Android smartphone, the $130 Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the handset features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera,

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Samsung names new global design head

Samsung has tapped a new senior VP for its global design team where he will oversee all of its designs. Lee Don-tae previously worked for a U.K. design agency called

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Samsung choosing new fingerprint scanner tech for Galaxy S6, report says

Samsung will choose a different fingerprint scanner technology for its Galaxy S6 smartphone, says SamMobile. Instead of requiring users to swipe their fingerprint for recognition, the new scanner will simply