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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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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

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First details for ZTE Blade S6 spill online

The first batch of rumors and details for a so-called ZTE Blade S6 have surfaced ahead of its launch expected later this month. According to sources at GearBest, and on

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Sprint will lease you an LG G3 or Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Sprint on Friday announced that it will lease the LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 effective today. Both new and existing customers can take advantage of the program; the

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Virgin Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

In addition to announcing new shared data plans, Virgin Mobile today introduced its Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Arriving tomorrow, January 17, the $130 handset features a 4.5-inch

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Virgin Mobile announces shared, no-contract data plans

Exclusive to customers who purchase through Walmart, the plans are a first of its kind for no-contract carriers Virgin Mobile on Friday announced new rate plans for customers looking to

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Early LG G4 rumors suggest 16-megapixel wide camera, Snapdragon 810 CPU

With CES in the rear view mirror and Mobile World Congress fast approaching, we’re in that time frame where unannounced devices are being leaked. The next few months should give