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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

Facebook confirms video ads in feeds for mobile

Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that “a small number of people” will begin to see video ads in their social media feed. Indeed, this is for both the desktop as well

News and Rumors

Samsung debuts redesigned GamePad controller for smartphones

Samsung has introduced a new version of its GamePad game controller for Galaxy and other smartphones. Things look strikingly different than the first generation and now feel considerably less like

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Samsung expands HomeSync compatibility to other Android devices

Samsung on Tuesday announced that it will now allow other branded devices to connect and sync with its HomeSync storage. Previously limited to Samsung’s own devices, the 1TB storage device

Contests & Giveaways

12 Days of Giveaways: Pyle Audio BlueReach (UPDATED)

Today marks the third day of our 12 Days of Giveaways promotion which sees us giving out all sorts of wonderful Android-related stuff. Okay, so there are some general smartphone-related

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Sprint announces 70 new LTE markets; ends year with 300 cities

Sprint on Monday announced that there are 70 new markets with the carrier’s 4G LTE network. Having crossed the 300 city mark, the coverage doesn’t so much as expand as

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LG debuts 5.5-inch Gx for native Korea

That didn’t take very long! Just a few days after first landing on our rumor radar, the LG Gx has been officially introduced. The Android Jelly Bean-powered smartphone features a

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LG G flex spied headed to Sprint, leak indicates

Sprint is expected to offer the recently introduced LG G Flex at some point in the near future, says reputable source @evleaks. Although the exact timing and price are not

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Motorola again teasing the wooden backs for Moto X

Motorola has taken to its social media platforms to tease the upcoming availability of the wooden back plates for its Moto X. Set to debut at some point in the

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Sprint readying $20B bid for T-Mobile, report says

Sprint is readying a potential $20 bid for T-Mobile US for the first half of 2014, says industry insiders speaking with the Wall Street Journal. The deal, which would marry

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Google+ app for Android turns any photo into snowglobe

A new update rolling out to Google+ for Android today lets users turn their photos into a virtual snowglobe. We’ve included a fun holiday gift in the new version of

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An HTC One 2 concept we could get behind

HTC’s next flagship smartphone may be few months away but that doesn’t mean we have to sit around, poring over each little rumor. Nope, we can pretend we know what

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as

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Google Santa Tracker app updated for 2013

Google’s official Santa Tracker application for Android has been updated for 2013, bringing about some new goodies. As expected, the app supports Chromecast; find out where the jolly, fat guy

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Gmail Android app updated with vacation response, printing, and more

The official Gmail client picks up new features, however some are specific to Android 4.4 or later The official Gmail app for Android is getting an update today which adds

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Google Play to see new games categories in February 2014

Google expects to further expand the number of Google Play categories for games in 2014, according to a new post on the Android Developers Blog. Expected to take effect in