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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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Cricket announces increased data pools for its wireless plans

Cricket Wireless on Wednesday announced a limited time promotion which sees the carrier upping the amount of data for its wireless plans. Set to take effect on September 13, customers

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Intel Reference Design aims to deliver Android updates within two weeks of release

Intel wants to make it much easier for Android users to stay up to date with the latest platform releases. To do so, it has created a new Intel Reference Design Program for

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Sprint: No, our trade-in program is the best in the business

Sprint, quick to counter T-Mobile’s new guaranteed trade-in deal, is back today with a post reminding customers why they are the best in the wireless space. A press release from

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LG offering free 3,000mAh battery & battery charging cradle with G3 purchase

LG on Tuesday announced a new, limited-time promotion which sees the handset maker essentially doubling the battery life of the G3. Already a beast at 3,000mAh, the promo gives buyers

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Purported Motorola Nexus X specs found on benchmark

The Nexus X will be manufactured by Motorola and will feature a 5.2-inch display with 2560 x 1440 display, reports AndroidWorld. According to benchmarks discovered by the blog, the device will pack

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GameStop to sell Cricket Wireless starting in October

GameStop and Cricket Wireless have announced that the gaming-centric retail chain will begin selling no-contract wireless service starting next month. Expected to roll out in phases with completion by the end of

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Mid-range Samsung Galaxy Alpha tipped with all-metal body

As if we should be surprised, Samsung is reported to be readying a variation of its Galaxy Alpha smartphone. According to SamMobile, a Samsung SM-A500 figures to be a mid-range


T-Mobile: We have the best trade-in prices around, guaranteed

T-Mobile on Monday announced a new guarantee for prospective customers looking to trade in their old devices. According to the Un-carrier, they will offer the best trade-in value for used devices.

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At least ten U.S. wireless providers in line to carry the Moto X

Now that the new Moto X is official and no longer rumor it’s time to look at which carriers are in line to offer the device. We swung by the Motorola

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Speakasy? Personal? T-Mobile plays it coy for Un-carrier 7.0 event

T-Mobile has scheduled its next Un-carrier event for Wednesday, September 7 where it plans to announce, well, something. It’s not clear what we might get out of T-Mobile and its

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Huawei debuts 6-inch Ascend Mate 7 (with gallery)

Huawei on Thursday introduced its latest Android flagship, the 6-inch Ascend Mate 7. Powered by an octa-core Huawei Kirin 925 processor (four A15 1.8 GHz chips, four A7 1.3 GHz

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Sprint to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 on September 12

Sprint on Thursday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 tablet. Scheduled to go on sale Friday, September 12, the tablet will be sold through Easy

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MetroPCS ups the data for plans, adds new LTE markets

T-Mobile and MetroPCS today announced the addition of new markets offering 4G LTE network speeds. Growing by 10, the cities include Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chicago, Ill.; Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.;

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Sony intros Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact

Sony, as expected, unveiled its latest flagship line of smartphones and tablets at an event in Berlin, Germany. The hardware maker on Wednesday introduced the Xperia Z3, the Z3 Compact,

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Sprint to carry Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear VR

Sprint on Wednesday confirmed that it, too, will offer both the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge later this year. What’s more, Sprint plans to carry the Gear VR