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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.

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,


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

News and Rumors

Xiaomi debuts flagship Mi4

Xiaomi on Tuesday introduced the Mi4, a high-end device with a wallet friendly price point. Details include a 5-inch 1080p HD display, 13-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/1.8 and 4K

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Virgin Mobile set to add LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire 816, and ZTE Emblem

Virgin Mobile will soon add another four Android smartphones to its no-contract portfolio, according to recent report from @evleaks. Slated to arrive in the near future are the LG Pulse, LG

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Amazon debuts all-you-can-read Kindle Unlimited plan

The new service features access to more than 600,000 books and thousand of audiobooks Amazon on Friday debuted a new Kindle Unlimited subscription service which allows access to more than

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Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees

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Google adds former Ford CEO to board of directors

Google today announced that Alan Mulally has recently joined its board of directors. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company it stands to reason he’ll bring

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Samsung intros new Level brand of premium audio products

Samsung on Wednesday rolled out a new, premium “Level” brand of mobile audio accessories. Arriving at various retailers over the next few weeks, customers can look for over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear

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T-Mobile announces equipment installment plans for accessories

Effective Sunday July 20, customers will be able to buy accessories from T-Mobile without having to pay for them up front. Much like the Un-carrier does for smartphones and tablets,

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AT&T nabs off-contract HTC Desire 610 for $200

AT&T on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of the HTC Desire 610. Arriving July 25, the phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC’s 6 Sense UI and features a 4.7-inch

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Verizon adds 4G LTE to ALLSET prepaid plans

Verizon today announced that 4G LTE connectivity will be included in its prepaid ALLSET plans. Effective July 17, the $45 rate plan includes unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB

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AT&T offering Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

AT&T on Tuesday confirmed the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0. Priced at $269.99 with a two-year service agreement, the 8-inch tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and

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MediaTek takes aim at Qualcomm’s high end with new 64-bit processor

MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its new high-end mobile processor, the 64-bit 8-core MT6795 chip. With speeds up to 2.2GHz, the CPU offers support for displays up to 1600×2560, slow-motion video capture

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Verizon now offering tablets on EDGE payment plan

Verizon has quietly added tablets to its EDGE rate plan option for customers seeking to avoid service contracts. Arriving yesterday with the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet, the EDGE program lets