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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.

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WSJ: Sprint chairman, CEO want to meet with FCC

Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Dan Hesse are expected to meet with the FCC this week to discuss the potential for a T-Mobile acquisition. The rumors of such a deal,

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Ting lowers off-contract data plans

Ting, a MVNO partner of Sprint, has lowered its data rates on the carrier’s two year anniversary. Nearly every rate plan on the no-contract carrier’s lineup has been dropped; one

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Google looses Chromecast SDK on developers

Google has rolled out the official Google Cast SDK for all developers, which could, in essence, open the door to a bunch of new apps with Chromecast support. Those developers

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

Sprint, over the weekend, announced that the HTC One will soon receive its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. Starting February 11, the update will be available by manual download through the

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AT&T drops price of 10GB shared data plan

AT&T recently adjusted their Mobile Share Plans for the 10GB (an up) data plans, making for a more affordable experience. Effective yesterday, February 2, users with two smartphones can purchase

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of

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OUYA refreshes gaming console

Dressed in all black, the new console features double the storage capacity OUYA has released a new version of its Android-powered gaming console which can be immediately ordered. Priced at

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Telenav Acquires skobbler, the Leader in OpenStreetMap-based GPS Navigation

Crowd-sourced mapping and navigation gives Telenav big boost Telenav announced on Thursday that it has acquired skobbler for $23.8 million in a combination of cash and stock. Based in Germany,

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U.S. Cellular debuts $50 ‘unlimited’ no-contract plan

U.S. Cellular on Friday introduced a new no-contract plan which offers unlimited voice, messaging, and 500MB of 3G/4G data for $50 per month. Yes, it’s billed as “unlimited” but that’s

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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

Rumors of a red version of the Nexus 5 have been gaining steam these last few days and, thanks to a leaked document, it seems to be close at hand.

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Watch: Tim Tebow stars in T-Mobile’s new commercials

Watching the big game on Sunday? Keep your eyes peeled for one or both of the following ads. Starring Tim Tebow, who happens to be without an NFL contract, the

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Samsung Poland intros two Galaxy Note 3 Neo models

After months of rumors, Samsung (Poland) has announced two new versions of the Galaxy Note 3. Known as the Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G and the Galaxy Note 3 Neo

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Samsung intros Black Edition Galaxy S4, S4 Mini for Russia

Samsung on Friday introduced new versions of the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini for the Russian market. Dubbed the “Black Edition”, these are gorgeous black on black designs with

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HTC: “We’ll miss our self-imposed Android 4.4 target”

HTC president (U.S.) Jason Mackenzie has penned a post on the company’s website advising that the hardware maker will miss its self-imposed target for Android 4.4 KitKat. Initially expected to

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Alleged model numbers and first camera sample surface for Galaxy S5

A list of model numbers for the Samsung Galaxy S5 variants have emerged, giving anxious fans just a little bit more to chew on. If you’re the type of person