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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

Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play

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Toshiba Excite 7 review

As the price continues to drop for tablets, consumers are more and more in the great position to be able to select the device they want. No longer having to

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Sprint announces holiday promotions

Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless provider to come out with a formal announcement of sales and promotions for the holiday season. Among the savings and discounts this year

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Samsung offering U.S. residents $50 Google Play credit with Galaxy Note 3 purchase

Have you recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 3? Are you considering picking one up in the coming days or weeks? Great news! You’re entitled to a $50 Google Play

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HTC: North American HTC One models to see Android 4.4 by end of January

HTC USA took to Twitter last evening to shed a little bit of light on the Android 4.4 KitKat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to a

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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

Deals & Steals

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.