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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

400 million casts later Google’s Chromecast turns one

As hard as it is to believe, Google’s Chromecast is turning one year old today. And, to celebrate the occasion, Google is tossing in 90 days of Google Play Music

News and Rumors

Sprint will “Take the Edge Off” August 19

We just received an invitation to a press event for Sprint which is to be held on August 19. As to what we might expect remain unclear however the email

Deals & Steals

Back-to-school: Motorola slashes Moto X prices yet again

Motorola has discounted the Moto X smartphone for U.S. customers yet again, this time as part of a back-to-school promotion. As of today, and for what we presume is a

News and Rumors

LG ships record-high 14.5 million smartphones in Q2

Things are looking good for LG this week as the company announces is second quarter results. With a record high 14.5 million smartphones shipped in the three-month window LG is up 20

Accessories

Accessory of the Day: Urban Armor Gear Case for Galaxy S5

Looking to protect your new Samsung Galaxy S5 with something that’s going to withstand more than the occasional drop? Check out the Urban Armor Gear case which features military grade protection

News and Rumors

Verizon announces HTC One Remix (One Mini 2) for July 24

Verizon on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of the HTC One Remix. Known in other circles as the One Mini 2, the smartphone arrives tomorrow, July 24. The HTC One

Deals & Steals

Republic Wireless offering free Chromecast with purchase of Moto X

For a limited time Republic Wireless is throwing in a free Chromecast with the purchase of a Moto X smartphone. Starting from yesterday, July 22 and running while supplies last,

News and Rumors

Amazon adds ‘hundreds of thousands of songs’ to Prime Music

Amazon on Wednesday announced the recent addition of “hundreds of thousands of songs” and hundreds of playlists to its Prime Music service. Included as part of an Amazon Prime account,

Featured

NVIDIA announces Tegra K1-powered Shield Tablet for July 29

NVIDIA on Tuesday announced the Shield Tablet, a monster of a device aimed at gaming enthusiasts everywhere. Powered by a 2.2 GHz Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, the tablet offers

News and Rumors

Xiaomi debuts flagship Mi4

Xiaomi on Tuesday introduced the Mi4, a high-end device with a wallet friendly price point. Details include a 5-inch 1080p HD display, 13-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/1.8 and 4K

News and Rumors

Virgin Mobile set to add LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire 816, and ZTE Emblem

Virgin Mobile will soon add another four Android smartphones to its no-contract portfolio, according to recent report from @evleaks. Slated to arrive in the near future are the LG Pulse, LG

News and Rumors

Amazon debuts all-you-can-read Kindle Unlimited plan

The new service features access to more than 600,000 books and thousand of audiobooks Amazon on Friday debuted a new Kindle Unlimited subscription service which allows access to more than

News and Rumors

Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees

News and Rumors

Google adds former Ford CEO to board of directors

Google today announced that Alan Mulally has recently joined its board of directors. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company it stands to reason he’ll bring

News and Rumors

Samsung intros new Level brand of premium audio products

Samsung on Wednesday rolled out a new, premium “Level” brand of mobile audio accessories. Arriving at various retailers over the next few weeks, customers can look for over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear