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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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Amazon shaves up to $40 off Kindle Fire HD tablets for limited time

Amazon on Friday announced a limited-time promotion which sees them slashing up to $40 off the Kindle Fire HD tablet. What’s more, the HD X models have their own discounts

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Om Nom returns to Android in Cut the Rope 2

After spending the last few months as an iOS exclusive, the popular ZeptoLab character Om Nom returns in Cut the Rope 2. By popular we mean over 500 million downloads

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Microsoft sets Office Mobile free on Android

Microsoft has updated its Office application for Android and iOS making the productivity suite free for home users. Whereas it previously required a subscription to the Office 365 service it

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Sprint calls up new MVNO, Ciao Mobile

Sprint’s latest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Ciao Mobile is up and running with no-contract service plans. With plans that range from $35-$60, the prepaid carrier joins Virgin Mobile USA

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ZTE Nubia X6 introduced for Chinese market

ZTE has announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the massive 6.44-inch Nubia X6. With a price of roughly $640 (US), the handset boasts a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB

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Dell signs Android and Chrome royalty agreement with Microsoft

Dell has signed a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft which centers around the usage of Android and Chrome operating systems. Hardware maker Dell agrees to pay Microsoft for the integration of

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Twitter enhances photo experience for mobile apps

Twitter this week is updating its mobile apps for Android and iOS with enhanced photo features. First, users can now attach up to four images to a tweet when composing

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The HTC One (M8) officially announced

What has possibly been the most leaked phone to date, the HTC One (M8) is finally official. The HTC One (M8) is sporting Android 4.4.2 KitKat and Sense 6.0, an

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Google Now notifications come to all Chrome users

Google on Monday confirmed that Google Now notifications will be available to anyone running Chrome on a desktop or laptop. Rolling out over the next few weeks, an update to

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Boost Mobile offering LG Optimus F3

Boost Mobile on Monday announced the arrival of its latest Android smartphone, the LG Optimus F3. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the handset is Boost’s most affordable 4G LTE

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Konami Code in Google Voice Search unlocks easter egg

Try this: Open up Google Search on your Android and enter the Konami Code. It doesn’t matter if you type it in or say it out loud, you’ll get the

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Sprint circles April 11 for Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint on Friday announced that the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be available for purchase on Friday, April 11. Priced at $199 with a two year service agreement (and $50 mail-in

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Amazon offering $50 in free apps for Appstore’s third birthday

Good Guy Amazon is giving away $50 worth of free Android apps and games today and into tomorrow. Why? Because the Amazon Appstore is celebrating its third birthday already! Indeed,

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T-Mobile circles March 24 for Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

T-Mobile on Thursday announced that preorders begin for the Samsung Galaxy S5 on March 24. Keeping with its tradition of attracting customers, the Uncarrier will offer the flagship device at

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AT&T outlines Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-order details

AT&T on Thursday announced the pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 will commence on Friday, March 21. Pricing is listed at $199 with a two-year service agreement; the smartphone will