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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

Ting announces GSM support for 2015; T-Mobile is secret partner

Ting, the MVNO operating off the backs of Sprint’s network, is about get much more interesting in the coming year. The carrier today confirmed the upcoming support for unlocked GSM handsets.

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At 4.75mm thin the Vivo X5 Max makes other smartphones look chubby

The competition for the thinnest smartphone on the globe gets much more fierce today as Vivo becomes the new crown-holder. Announced for release later this month, the X5 Max comes

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T-Mobile launches truly unlimited family plan

Looking to pick up a few new smartphones on a shared or family plan this holiday season? T-Mobile just made it all the more difficult to consider another carrier; today sees

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Budget-minded HTC Desire 620 announced for 2015

HTC on Tuesday announced its next Android smartphone, the budget-minded 4G LTE-ready Desire 620. Set to do battle with the likes of the Moto G, the phone features a 5-inch

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AT&T now selling $200 Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition

AT&T and Samsung this week announced the availability of the Gear VR Innovator Edition. Priced $200, or $250 with the recommended Bluetooth controller, virtual reality headset works with the Samsung Galaxy

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Amazon offering unlocked Moto G (2014) for $150 today only

Need to pick up a dirt-cheap unlocked smartphone? Normally, we’d already recommend the Moto G, but today we’re doubling down on the endorsement. Amazon, as part of its Gold Box

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U.S. Cellular now offering $200 Nexus 6

U.S. Cellular on Tuesday confirmed the immediate availability of the Google Nexus 6 smartphone. Priced $200 with a two-year service agreement, the 32GB handset can be had in Midnight Blue

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LG shelves G Pro line to focus on flagships, reports indicate

LG may have cancelled future plans for its G Pro line of smartphones in an effort focus more tightly on flagship G series. According to Korean reports cited by G

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AT&T offers up 99¢ LG G Pad 7.0 with smartphone purchase

AT&T, for a limited time, is offering the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE tablet for less than a buck when purchased with a smartphone. Sure, it’s actually 99¢ and it does

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Google offering $20 in Google Play Movies with Chromecast purchase

Google, for a limited time, is offering $20 in Google play Movies with the purchase of a Chromecast. Should you buy one of the wildly popular HDMI devices you can

Deals & Steals

Amazon slices 50% OFF select Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE tablets (TODAY ONLY)

Amazon, as part of its Gold Box Deal of the Day, is taking 50% off select Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE Tablets. Indeed, there are three models to choose from, all

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Alleged benchmarks reveal specs for Samsung Galaxy S6

New benchmarks spotted on AnTuTu could give us a rather clear look at what we might expect for the next generation of Samsung Galaxy S smartphones. Spotted under the model

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AT&T ends 15GB data promo after less than two weeks

You know that AT&T promotion that gave users 15GB for the price ($100) of 10GB?  Well, it’s over. In fact, it ended this past weekend. Less than two weeks after

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HTC One M7, M8 Google Play editions receiving Android 5.0.1

Google on Friday began rolling out an Android 5.0.1 software update to the HTC One M7 and HTC One M8 Google Play edition smartphones. This is good news for those

Featured

HTC ‘Hima’ also rumored as next-gen flagship

For the second time this week specifications have leaked for a purported next-gen flagship HTC smartphone. According to a handful of recent @upleaks tweets, the so-called HTC “Hima” is slated