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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

HTC J Butterfly heads to Japan with high end hardware

HTC on Thursday announced the J Butterfly , a high-end smartphone for the Japanese market. Powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7, the phone boasts an impressive set

Deals & Steals

HURRY! Powerskin offering one cent Pop’n battery backs

Powerskin is running a limited time promotion which sees its popular PoP’n battery back selling for only a penny. That’s right, the company is discounting the unit by roughly $50 and

News and Rumors

Google Fit updated with calories, distance and other features

Google has updated its Google Fit app for Android today, adding in some new and handy details. As part of the latest release the app now estimates calories burned and

News and Rumors

LG G Stylo announced for Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Sprint Prepaid

Sprint on Wednesday announced the plus-sized LG G Stylo will be available on its network as well as two of its prepaid services. Starting today, the 5.7-inch phone can be had at

News and Rumors

Third-gen Moto X could boast 16-megapixel camera with OIS

The next-gen Motorola X could pack a 16-megapixel rear camera that offers optical image stabilization and slow-motion video capture. That is, of course, provided the recent rumors prove to be accurate.

News and Rumors

MediaTek debuts ten-core mobile processor

MediaTek on Tuesday unwrapped its hot new mobile processor, the deca-core packing Helio X20. Designed for high-end smartphones, the CPU boasts two ARM Cortex A72 cores at 2.5GHz, four Cortex

Featured

Google now allows pre-registration of Android apps

Head to the Google Play store today and you’ll find that you can now pre-register for apps before they are released. Specifically, you can pre-register for the Glu Mobile game

News and Rumors

Nintendo: Expect five smartphone games by 2017

Nintendo plans to release at least five smartphone games by March 2017, the first of which should debut later this year.  Speaking during the recent 2014 earnings Nintendo CEO and president

News and Rumors

Straight Talk now offering 5GB data in $45 rate plan

Wireless provider Straight Talk is now offering customers more data for the same low rate.Effective immediately, the $45 rate plan includes 5GB of monthly data which is up considerably from

News and Rumors

Moto X (2014) gains handy new feature in Android 5.1 update

The second generation Moto X is starting to receive its Android 5.1 software update. Included as part of the update is support for HD calls, quicker access to Wi-Fi and

News and Rumors

Google I/O 2015 schedule now available

Google on Wednesday released the preliminary schedule for its annual Google I/O conference. Head to the website today and you’ll find a wide range of sessions to choose from. Touching

News and Rumors

HTC loves your mom; company takes $50 off Re Camera and tosses in freebies

Looking to pick up something nice for mom over the next few days? You don’t have much time but you can still score something good for the woman who brought

News and Rumors

U.S. Cellular adds LG Logos to prepaid lineup

U.S. Cellular yesterday added another Android smartphone, the LG Logos to its prepaid lineup. Available immediately, the $99 handset runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 4.7-inch HD display. Other specifications

News and Rumors

T-Mobile tempts Verizon customers with 2-week trials

T-Mobile on Tuesday kicked of its Never Settle Trial, a program designed specifically to lure away Verizon customers. T-Mobile will let existing Verizon subscribers test out its network and services over

News and Rumors

Verizon rewards Auto Pay prepaid customers with extra 1GB monthly data

Verizon has become the latest wireless provider to offer up an incentive for its prepaid customers. Today sees Big Red announcing a deal for those who sign up for the