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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.

News and Rumors

Google Store offering $15 discount with purchase of two Chromecasts

Google is offering a limited time promotion on its popular Chromecast device which might be of interest to you. Normally $35 a pop, you can pick up two of them

News and Rumors

Amazon: Buy a Chromecast, receive $10 gift card (until Aug. 9)

The Chromecast, which recently celebrated its second birthday, is one of our favorite media devices of all time. Why? Because, for $35, it’s super flexible and enhances the mobile experience

News and Rumors

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile offering data add-on packages

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile began today offering new data add-on packages for subscribers  to purchase à la carte. Available in $5 and $10 options, the bundles provide 3G and 4G

News and Rumors

Motorola unwraps Moto G, Moto X Play, and Moto X Style

Motorola on Tuesday announced three new models of smartphone, each designed with a different demographic in mind. One is a successor to an existing line while the other two are

Accessory Reviews

Schlage Connect Touchscreen Deadbolt review

We’re halfway through 2015, which means we shouldn’t be messing with things like cables for charging our portable devices. Along those lines, we shouldn’t be worrying about keeping track of keys,

App Reviews

Wallpapers MX: too much, but also not enough (review)

Are you the type of person who prefers a nice clean, minimal layout for your Android home screen? Do you like flat, gradient, and/or distraction-free wallpapers? If you’re saying yes


Moto X (2015) pictures and leaks coming fast and furious

We’re fast approaching the time of year when Motorola announces its Moto X and/or Moto G smartphones. With an event scheduled for July 28, it’s possible we get to see

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Skype punches up Android app with visual refresh

Skype today rolled out a new, visually refreshed version of its Android app. Marked as version 5.6, it’s designed to give users a more intuitive user interface. The updated app

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Microsoft Garage debuts ‘Send’ messaging and email client

Microsoft Garage, the developmental team behind a number of Android apps, is back with another one. Well, not just yet for Android, at least. Called “Send”, the app is some sort

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Ubik takes to Kickstarter for 5.5-inch Uno smartphone

Ubik Mobile today announced its flagship smartphone, the 5.5-inch Uno, is now available on Kickstarter. Powered by a stock version of Android 5.1 Lollipop, the phone features some rather impressive hardware

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MetroPCS offers free phone, free data to lure new subscribers

MetroPCS wants you to port your phone number over to its prepaid network. How badly? Well, let’s just say they’ll give you a free phone and some free data if

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Sprint dials up LG Tribute 2 and LG Tribute Duo for prepaid brands

Sprint on Monday announced a pair of LG smartphones for its Sprint Prepaid and Virgin Mobile brands. The LG Tribute 2 and the LG Tribute Duo share a number of hardware

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Facebook update lets users customize news feed preferences

Facebook today introduced new configuration settings for its mobile apps which let users handpick their news feed appearance. Expected to hit Android in the coming weeks, the app also allows

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LG G4 Beat offers mid-range take on familiar flagship design

LG on Thursday introduced the G4 Beat, a mid-range version of its 2015 flagship smartphone. The handset carries over many of the physical traits and characteristics of the G4 but features

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ROK Mobile expands LTE coverage, retail presence

ROK Mobile, the mobile virtual network operator that piggybacks off of T-Mobile and Sprint, is about to get even bigger. Today sees the carrier announcing it has added “the nation’s