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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

Archos unveils Diamond S ahead of IFA

Archos this week revealed its latest handset, the Diamond S, ahead of its formal debut at IFA next week. Powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop, the smartphone features mid-range hardware specifications with

News and Rumors

Oppo R7 Plus announced for North America

Oppo today revealed its 6-inch smartphone, the R7 Plus, is available for customers living in North America. Powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop with Oppo’s ColorOS, the handset is packs a

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HTC offering $100 Google Play credit with One M9 purchase

HTC is, for a limited time, offering new One M9 customers a $100 credit for purchase of the smartphone. Available today and running through August 31, eligible buyers will receive $100 credit

News and Rumors

Sony announces SmartBand 2 for September

Sony Mobile on Thursday announced the second generation of its multi-function wearable, tapping the SmartBand 2 with a September launch. Available in a variety of colors (White, Pink, Indigo, and

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Samsung teaser video for Gear 2 may hint at rotating bezel

Samsung has released a teaser video for its upcoming Gear 2 smartwatch ahead of its September launch. Indeed, it’s the same video that was shown briefly at the end of last

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Cricket Wireless adds LG G Stylo, HTC Desire 626s

Cricket Wireless this week began offering another two Android smartphones, the LG G Stylo and HTC Desire 626s. Priced $150 and $200, respectively, the pair of no-contract handsets offer up mostly

News and Rumors

Boost Mobile now offering 5.5-inch ZTE Warp Elite

Boost Mobile is now offering the ZTE Warp Elite, a larger size smartphone with mostly mid-range specifications. Powered by the latest release of Android, 5.1 Lollipop, the Warp Elite boasts a

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Motorola trimming 25% of Chicago workforce

The skies are a little darker over Chicago today as Motorola Mobility is trimming its staff by 500 positions, or 25 percent of its workforce. Parent company Lenovo is restructuring and reported

Editor's Picks

Mountain Goat Mountain: Simple, gorgeous, and plenty of replay value (App of the day)

If you’re my age, you likely grew up playing your first video games on the Atari 2600. As a young child I fell in love with Q-Bert and its simple


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ for August 21

As if we might have expected anything else, Samsung today formally revealed its annual Galaxy Note smartphone. Set to arrive in just over a week’s time, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is

Accessory Reviews

myCharge HubUltra review

One of the perks of working on a smartphone-related website is that there are so many cool gadgets and gizmos that pop up along the way. And, thanks to the near-universal approach

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T-Mobile’s latest Android is the entry-level ZTE Obsidian

T-Mobile on Thursday debuted its newest Android handset, the 4.5-inch ZTE Obsidian. Set to launch next week, the phone is all low-end hardware with a price to match. Features for

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LG delivers Android-powered flip phone in Wine Smart

LG on Wednesday announced the Wine Smart, an Android-powered flip phone headed for international markets. Running the latest version of Android, the clamshell device offers a 3.2-inch display at 480

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Cricket Wireless adds unlimited texting and calling from Canada, Mexico

Cricket Wireless on Friday announced it has enhanced the international calling and messaging plan for subscribers. Beginning in August, customers will be able to make unlimited calls and send SMS messages when