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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

Flappy Bird is returning, but ‘not soon’

There you have it, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen says his beloved game is making a return to app stores. The word comes way of a reply to a tweet

News and Rumors

Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to clamp down on data in May

Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are expected to introduce new data restrictions starting in May. According to Wireless Week, both carriers will throttle customers who go above 2.5GB of 3G/4G

News and Rumors

Oppo unveils Find 7, a 5.5-inch Quad HD monster

Oppo on Wednesday announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the 5.5-inch Find 7. As the first of its kind to boast a Quad HD display, this guy packs in 2,560 x

News and Rumors

Sony delivers Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z series smartphones

Sony on Wednesday announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is available for the Xperia Z series of smartphones. Specifically, the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra can now

News and Rumors

Pandora One rate changes to take effect in May

Pandora on Wednesday announced changes to its Pandora One streaming service rate plans. Set to take effect in May, new Pandora One subscribers will be billed at a rate of

News and Rumors

Motorola wastes no time, debuts Moto 360 smartwatch for summer

Get ready, the Android smartwatch space is about to get crowded. As if it’s not already a busy market with bands, trackers, watches, and wearables, we now have Android Wear

News and Rumors

Google Play Services 4.3 deploys with new dev tools, features

Google on Monday announced that a 4.3 version of Google Play Services 4.3 has begun deploying to Android devices around the globe. The new release sees the introduction of APIs

News and Rumors

Beautiful Widgets debuts new clock widget in latest update [App of the Day]

The gang over at LevelUp Studio has released a new version of its wildly popular Beautiful Widgets app for Android. Available in the Google Play Store in both free and

Accessory Reviews

Lepow Moonstone 9000 review

Up for review today we have the Lepow Moonstone 9000, a portable battery backup solution for Android and other smartphones. As the name implies, this guy packs 9000mAh worth of

Deals & Steals

Amazon celebrates 3 years of Appstore with gifts and discounts

Amazon has started celebrating the third anniversary of its U.S. Appstore with discounts, deals, and gifts. While the official birthday doesn’t happen until the 22nd, you can get in on

News and Rumors

Sprint adds 20 LTE markets, expands Spark coverage

Sprint on Monday confirmed another 20 markets across the U.S. have officially seen its 4G LTE speeds. What’s more, the carrier also indicates the tri-band Spark network speeds have reached

News and Rumors

Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

Sprint on Friday relaunched its own prepaid service, Sprint Prepaid. Formerly known as Sprint As You Go this is not to be confused with the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile

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AT&T completes Cricket buyout; plans to fold Aio brand

AT&T, having completed its acquisition of Cricket Wireless, has announced plans for both its Cricket and Aio brands. AT&T expects to integrate Cricket’s network and operation into the larger arm

News and Rumors

Republic Wireless rings up Moto G for April

Republic Wireless on Thursday announced the upcoming availability of the Moto G smartphone from Motorola. Priced at $149, the 8GB version of the handset is free of contract obligations and

Accessory Reviews

Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount review

Up for review today is the Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount (for 3.5”- 5.5” devices). We’ve tested a few Satechi products over the last few years and have come to appreciate