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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

Moto X successor tipped as ‘Moto X+1′

There must be some seriously extensive research findings that says people gravitate toward products with “one” in the name. According to oft-reliable Twitter leak source evleaks, the successor to the

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Qualcomm adds Snapdragon 808, 810 to upper echelon of mobile processors

Qualcomm on Monday announced two new members of the Snapdragon family of mobile processors. The Snapdragon 808 and 810 CPUs are both 64-bit, LTE-Advanced chips that use 20nm processing. Qualcomm

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Sprint offers up to $650 credit per line with Framily Switching Bonus

If you’ve been on the fence about switching to Sprint and trying out their new Framily Plans then this next bit of news might tip you over the edge. Starting

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Vine updates app with direct message capability

Vine on Thursday rolled out a handy new feature to the Android and iOS mobile app experience. As part of the latest update users can now record and send messages

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Premium Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors surface yet again

Despite Samsung’s insistence that it is not working on a premium Galaxy S5 experience, the rumors of said device aren’t going away. Details found on GFXBench indicate that the SM-G906S

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Google to launch wireless network with help of Verizon, report claims

Google has reached out to Verizon in an effort to help create a wireless network on the back of Google Fiber, says The Information. After also discussing the plans with

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Facebook Messenger updated with group chat, other features

Facebook has updated its Messenger application for Android devices, tying in a feature already available in the iPhone version. First and foremost, the app now lets users create group chats,

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T-Mobile adjusts Advantage Program employer discount policy

T-Mobile on Wednesday confirmed changes to its Advantage Program which offers employer discounts on rate plans. After hearing from its user base and existing clients, the Uncarrier has decided to

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Comparing the Amazon FireTV to the competition

Stacking the new device up against the Roku 3, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast So the Amazon FireTV is out, available, and already shipping. The $99 device lands in a

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Amazon debuts FireTV, a set-top box that doubles as a game console

As if we expected anything else, Amazon today announced its set-top box experience. Taking aim at devices such as Apple TV, Roku, and even Chromecast, the Amazon FireTV is a

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Virgin Mobile debuts 4G LTE mobile hotspot in Netgear Mingle

Virgin Mobile USA this week introduced its first 4G LTE mobile hotspot, the Netgear Mingle. Priced $99, the device piggybacks off of Sprint’s network and is equipped for the carrier’s

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Switch to C Spire Wireless and the carrier will pay your ETF

C Spire Wireless has followed in the footsteps of T-Mobile and will now pay off your other carrier’s early termination fees. Switch the wireless provider and you’ll earn up to

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Boost Mobile now offering International Minute Packs

Boost Mobile customers who wish to make international calls might be interested in checking out the carrier’s new International Minute Packs. Priced anywhere between $10 and $20 the bundles include

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HTC One M8 Mini set for May debut, report says

The HTC One M8 Mini is slated for a May debut, or so says an anonymous UK retailer. Alleged to feature a 4.5-inch display, the details may also include a

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Huawei readies Ascend Mate 2 for U.S. launch

Huawei has opened up a new website for the Ascend Mate 2 ahead of an eventual U.S. debut. From the looks of things, the Ascend Mate 2 will be sold