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Scott Webster
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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

Cricket Wireless announces ZTE Grand X for August 8

Cricket Wireless this morning announced the upcoming availability of the ZTE Grand X, a 5-inch Android smartphone. Expected next Friday, August 8, the phone will cost $100 after a $50

News and Rumors

Verizon now selling rough and rugged Kyocera Brigadier

Verizon Wireless on Thursday began selling the Kyocera Brigadier, a rough and tumble smartphone with a Sapphire display. Able to withstand more than your typical glass screen, Sapphire should make

News and Rumors

Verizon adds wallet friendly LG G Vista to roster

Verizon Wireless on Thursday began offering the LG G Vista, an affordable 5.7-inch Android smartphone. Priced at $100 with a two-year service agreement, the device runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and features

News and Rumors

Google Maps gains new exploration features in latest update

Google wants to make it even easier to discover the world around you so they are updating the Google Maps app. A new “Explore” feature is being integrated into the Android and

News and Rumors

Google Voice moves one step closer to Hangouts integration

Call it a sign of things to come or simply another back-end move for Hangouts, but Google Voice users have a new option today. Log into the Google Voice website

News and Rumors

Google highlights best offline games for Android

Google, in their ongoing effort to help Android users discover more apps and games, has created yet another collection. This time around Google is highlighting some of the best games

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

News and Rumors

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