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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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Google previews Android ‘L’ features

As expected, Google today showed off some of the upcoming features that will make their way into the next build of Android. Known, for now as the “L” release, we

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Nest kicks off ‘Works with Nest’ developer program

Google’s Nest is going to be the center of your home and connected life. You know all of that “Internet of Things” chatter you hear about? The Nest Learning Thermostat

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display,

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I was shafted by Verizon with my Chromebook Pixel, too [UPDATE]

If you follow the tech space closely, chances are good you might have heard about the data problem that some Chromebook Pixel owners have run into. If not, here’s a

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Sprint now offering 30 day risk-free trial of services, expanded LTE coverage, and more

Sprint, having a busy day to kick off the week, has announced the expansion of 4G LTE to another 28 markets. What’s more, the tri-band Spark service is getting three

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Sprint calls dibs on Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

Sprint on Monday announced the exclusive availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport. Internal specifications from the flagship models remain unchanged however the outside of the device gets a sporty

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Google Glass goes on sale in U.K.

Customers living in the U.K. who are interested in purchasing a pair of Google Glass can now do so. For the first time, Google’s smart wearable is available outside of the

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Sell your broken and damaged mobile devices through the Swappa Boneyard

Swappa, one of our favorite destinations for buying and selling smartphones, has opened up a brand new section. Called Boneyard, it’s a place for you to help get rid of

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Benchmarks reveal two versions of Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung is prepping at least two versions of the Galaxy Note 4, both of which have been found on benchmark website AnTuTu. Not that we’d expect anything else –Samsung routinely

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Google adds new market availability for Play Books, Play Movies

Google this week expanded the number of countries offering its Play Books and Play Movies apps and services. The former picks up nearly a dozen new markets while the latter

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Access your important stuff quicker with Nokia’s new Z Launcher [App of the Day]

Introducing Z Launcher from Nokia Z Launcher on Vimeo. Samsung is not the only hardware maker to debut a new launcher for Android this week. Indeed, Nokia has thrown their

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Amazon makes the Fire smartphone a reality; due July 25

Amazon on Wednesday finally revealed the long-anticipated Fire phone. Making its debut at an event in Seattle, the smartphone teeters on the the balance of mid-range and top-tier hardware. Specifications include

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BlackBerry turns to Amazon for apps

BlackBerry on Wednesday announced a new licensing agreement with Amazon which sees the hardware maker employing the Appstore for its handsets. Once realized, smartphones which run the forthcoming BBOS 10.3 will be

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Samsung Galaxy S5 gets a prime update for Korea

Samsung on Wednesday announced a new version of its Galaxy S5 flagship phone, unwrapping the Galaxy S5 LTE-A. Once known by the name of Galaxy S5 Prime, it’s the first

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T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 5.0 could reveal simplified pricing and unlocking options

T-Mobile’s next Un-Carrier announcement, set for June 18, could usher in simplified pricing for rate plans, suggests TmoNews. Instead of a $49.99 rate plan with fees and taxes, T-Mobile customers