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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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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU

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Gameloft will optimize Modern Combat 5 for MediaTek processors

Gameloft this week announced that their upcoming Modern Combat 5 game will be optimized for MediaTek’s MT6592 processors. As the “first true octa-core processor in the world”, this SoC will deliver

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Verizon first to dish Android 4.4 KitKat update to Moto X

Surprise, surprise! Verizon is the first carrier to offer an Android 4.4 KitKat update to its Moto X smartphone. A post on the hardware maker’s blog tells us that the

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FreedomPop debuts ‘Bring your own phone’ plan; now offering HTC EVO 4G

FreedomPop on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of their latest device, the HTC EVO 4G. Selling at $99 without a contract, FreedomPop will pair the smartphone with rate plan that

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Lookout debuts business security solution

Lookout Mobile Security today introduced a new security solution aimed at helping business users and IT Managers. Called Lookout for Business, it’s designed to address malware, data loss, remote location,

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Samsung moves 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in first two months

Samsung has moved 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in the first two months of release, according to the hardware maker. Sales are said to be better than Samsung expected for the

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in

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Verizon’s Black Friday ad leaks online

Verizon is the first of the major U.S. wireless carriers to see their 2013 Black Friday deals leaked online. The flier is only a few pages long but it’s a

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Aio Wireless offering free ZTE Prelude with any plan

Just a quick heads up to let you you guys and gals know about a promotion from Aio Wireless which sees the no-contract carrier giving a smartphone away for free.

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Moto X’s KitKat details confirmed in leak

It’s no secret that Motorola is readying an Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Moto X – the company has already gone on record as promising such an update for

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Sprint MVNO Ting now supports Nexus 5

Sprint’s MVNO Ting recently took to their blog to let subscribers know that they, too, support the Nexus 5. All you need to do, of course, is to purchase the

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Sprint and Best Buy giving students one year of free service through Student Program

Sprint has partnered with Best Buy to give students one year’s worth of service for free as part of a new Sprint Student Program. Available in select Best Buy stores today

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Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be

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Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch available from December 2

Qualcomm on Monday confirmed the upcoming price and availability of their Toq Smartwatch. Set to arrive on December 2, the wearable tech features a Mirasol reflective display technology to provide for

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Virgin Mobile calls on HTC Desire for latest smartphone

Virgin Mobile on Monday announced the immediate availability of the HTC Desire. Not to be mistaken for the 2010 smartphone of the same name, this is a no-contract version of