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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

T-Mobile to offer quad-core, stock Android 4.0 variant of HTC One?

With all of the official HTC news coming out of Barcelona this week we were pleasantly surprised to learn of a few new rumors.  One such leak was that Sprint

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U.S. Cellular’s Samsung Galaxy S II goes on sale

U.S. Cellular just dropped us a line to advise that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available online for $229.99 after $100 mail-in rebate.  Hitting stores

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Toshiba to launch Excite 10 LE on March 6

Toshiba’s second generation 10-inch tablet, the Excite 10, is expected to go on sale at select U.S. retailers on March 6th, one day ahead of Apple and their new iPad

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T-Mobile skipping HSPA+82 in favor of LTE network

T-Mobile USA’s Andrew Sherrard has confirmed that the wireless carrier has dropped plans to build out an HSPA+82 network and has instead opted to focus on LTE. Of course this

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AT&T announces Sony Tablet P for March 4

AT&T today announced that they will be offering the Sony Tablet P as part of their Android lineup come March 4th.  Available for $399.99 with a two-year service agreement, the

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Samsung kicks off Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge with $200,000 in prizes

Because the new S Pen technology isn’t totally awesome without a bunch of killer apps.

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Trend Micro releases Longevity Battery Saver (beta)

Save your precious battery life with Trend Micro’s new application.

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Verizon to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on March 1

Verizon to offer the Tab 7.7 for $499.99 with a two-year commitment to data plan.

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Google releases its own Mobile World Congress app – Android MWC

Google has released its own Mobile World Congress application today, putting the free app in the Android Market for devices running 2.2 or higher.  Strangely unavailable for Honeycomb tablets, Android

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SwiftKey offers SDK up to handset and tablet makers

SwiftKey is in Barcelona this week, chatting up their uber-smart keyboard alternative with handset and tablet makers.  To take things even further, the guys have announced that they are now

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Best Buy starts taking orders for AT&T’s HTC One X

Interested parties are said to be able to secure one of the new smartphones with only $50 down.

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Orange debuts Intel Medfield-powered Santa Clara

Orange has announced their first Android handset to feature an Intel Medfield chipset, tapping the Santa Clara with a summer release.  Making its debut as Europe’s first Android smartphone to

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Opera debuts Opera 12, Mini Next, and support for Intel chipsets

Opera Software has announced a number of mobile initiatives at Mobile World Congress, many of which have Android implications.  For starters, there’s a new version of their popular mobile web

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Box updates app for Android 4.0; Gives 50GB to everyone

New and existing users who log in before Friday, March 23, 2012 will get a 50GB lifetime account.

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Lookout Labs’ Ad Network Detector adds transparency to your apps

Lookout Labs checks your apps and tells you what ad networks are doing to you and your phone.