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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 tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from

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AT&T quietly bumps activation fee to $40

The next time you activate a new line of service or upgrade your handset at AT&T you’ll find a slightly higher fee awaiting you. Last week saw Ma Bell quietly

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Huawei brings unlocked Ascend Mate2 to U.S. for $299

Huawei on Thursday announced that Ascend Mate2 is available to U.S. consumers through a new web site. First announced back in January at CES, the Ascend Mate2 features a 6.1-inch 720p

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LG deploys G Pad series to Europe

LG began rolling out its new G Pad series of tablets to Europe this week, starting with the G Pad 7.0. The next few weeks will see the G Pad

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U.S. Cellular adds ZTE Grand S Pro

U.S. Cellular and ZTE on Thursday announced the immediate availability of the Grand S Pro. Featuring a 5-inch 720p display and 13-megapixel rear camera, the smartphone is powered by a quad-core

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Android icon lovers, come out to play-ay! You’re invited to Tha Warriors Party!

Look, we know you love to play with the look and feel of your Android smartphone or tablet. Gauging by the interest in our icon pack highlight posts we understand

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Verizon to carry LG G3 on July 17, report says

Verizon will offer the LG G3 starting from July 17, or so says a source close to @evleaks. Reportedly, the device will be made available for pre-orders one week earlier, on

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Create simple yet gorgeous gradient wallpapers with Mixt [App of the Day]

Looking to add a nice, minimal wallpaper to your Android and really dig the gradient effect? Today’s app recommendation makes that drop dead simple. No, we’re not talking about a

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rumored with Quad HD display, Snapdragon 805 CPU

New rumors surfacing this week suggest the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could feature a Quad HD display and quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor. According to SamMobile, the U.S. version of

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Honeywell debuts Lyric, the smart thermostat with Android operability

Honeywell has introduced its latest smart thermostat, the gorgeously simple Nest-like Lyric. Set to hit retailers in August, the $279 device is already being offered through professional heating and cooling

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Amazon Kindle app update adds professional narration to existing books

So you’ve got yourself a number of books that you’re reading at home and/or at work on lunch break. The problem, as you see it, is that you’d like to

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Boost Mobile calls up waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

Boost Mobile on Monday added a new smartphone to its portfolio with the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon. Set to arrive on June 17 with a $149.99 price tag, it’s an

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Motorola schedules 24 hour “Try Then Buy” promotion for Moto X on June 9

Been on the fence over whether to pick up a Moto X smartphone? This Monday is the day you’ve been waiting for; Motorola is going to let you try one out

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T-Mobile unveils ‘Underground’ portal with limited-stock devices for true enthusiasts

Are you the type of smartphone enthusiast that likes to hunt down rare and unique models? Maybe you were one of the first people on the block to have a

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NVIDIA unveils Tegra K1-powered Project Tango tablet

NVIDIA on Thursday unveiled its Project Tango Developers’ Kit, which centers around a 7-inch Tegra K1-powered tablet. Packing 129 programmable GPU cores, it’s easily one of the most powerful devices of