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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

Google Maps gets time machine-like feature

One of the more requested Google Maps features has become a reality as Google announces a new archive street view capability. Available in 55 countries and where allowed, the feature

News and Rumors

Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.

Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of tablets. The newest line of Wi-Fi tablets will be offered starting May 1 and will

News and Rumors

Nest now available from Google Play Store

Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth

News and Rumors

T-Mobile, MetroPCS add LG Optimus L70, L90

T-Mobile and MetroPCS on Tuesday confirmed the availability of the LG Optimus L70 and Optimus L90 smartphones. Both were announced earlier in 2014, and feature Android 4.4 KitKat with LG’s

News and Rumors

Domino’s Pizza lets customers pay via Google Wallet

Domino’s Pizza on Monday announced that customers can now order and pay for their pizza using Google Wallet. The payment system has been integrated into the mobile ordering application for

News and Rumors

AT&T bolsters GoPhone offerings with more data, new option

AT&T on Friday announced that its no-cotnract  GoPhone plans will receive extra data allotments each month at no additional cost. Taking effect April 25, the $40 rate plan increases data

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Republic Wireless calls on $149 Moto G

Republic Wireless yesterday added the Moto G smartphone to its portfolio of smartphones. Essentially doubling its roster of devices, the Motorola smartphone joins the Moto X as being offered without

Deals & Steals

Amazon’s Easter Egg deals offer scores of free and discounted games

Amazon on Friday announced a little Easter Egg hunt for this weekend which results in a bunch of free and highly discounted games. If you’ve got a moment to spare

News and Rumors

Flickr 3.0 debuts with new look, filters, and more

Flickr on Thursday rolled out a new version of its Android and iOS applications. Redesigned with a new UI and Instragram-inspired features, the app lets users take and share pictures as

News and Rumors

MetroPCS now offering Samsung Galaxy S5

MetroPCS on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Priced at $649, the flagship handset can be paired with the carrier’s rate plans that start at

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Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile

Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share locations with friends. Called Nearby Friends, it’s an opt-in feature that lets people share their

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Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates

Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according to new reports. If you head to Sony’s website and click on the

News and Rumors

Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’

Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract multi-line users. Called “Group Save”, the plans see the provider discounting plans for accounts

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Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac

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Google expecting $50 Project Ara phones for January 2015

Google yesterday revealed that the Project Ara modular smartphone should arrive in January 2015. Known as the “Gray Phone”, it’s deliberately designed to be a generic unit that begs for