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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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Samsung eyeing new acquisitions to help bolster services

Samsung is looking to scoop up a company or two to help bolster its portfolio of services and features, reports the Wall Street Journal. After losing out on Waze to

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Motorola reportedly prepping 6.3-inch Xplay, Droid Quantum for 2014

Motorola could be ready to introduce a 6.3-inch Xplay device in 2014, or so says a “reliable” Weibo source. There’s little known about this honker other than it should debut

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Nexus 5 battery capacities may differ with internal storage

The upcoming Nexus 5 smartphone could employ two different battery capacities, reports PhoneArena. Not only will Google offer the handset with 16GB and 32GB internal storage options, but the battery

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Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 ‘Garda’ expected at T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA should soon introduce a new entry-level Android smartphone, reports @evleaks. Known by the code name of “Garda”, the Samsung SGH-T399¬†runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and reportedly features a

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HP Chromebook 11 intro’d with ARM processor

As expected, Google and HP on Tuesday introduced an ARM-based HP Chromebook 11. Available immediately for $279 through HP, Amazon, and Best Buy, the 2.3 pound device employs a Samsung

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Appstore Developer Select rewards developers who optimize apps for Kindle Fire line

Amazon on Tuesday announced a new initiative which rewards developers who optimize Android apps for the Kindle Fire line of tablets. Known as the Appstore Developer Select program, incentives include

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Samsung takes aim at Google Glass with ‘Gear Glass’

Look surprised when we tell you this next bit of information, but Samsung is looking to introduce its own take on Google Glass. Called — wait for it — Gear

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Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3 to get the waterproof ‘Active’ treatment

To the surprise of nobody, Samsung is rumored to introduce waterproof versions of its current Galaxy Note 3 and presumed Galaxy S5 smartphones. According to ETNews, Samsung has been very

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5-inch Samsung Galaxy J headed for Japan, leak indicates

Samsung will soon introduce a 5-inch Galaxy J smartphone for the Japanese market, reports RBMen. According to a leaked brochure, the handset will be a quad-core experience with 3GB RAM.

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Verizon branded HTC One Max spied in wild

New photos emerged over the weekend showing a Verizon branded HTC One Max in the wild. According to the source, these are currently making the rounds within the carrier and

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Sprint to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 for $50

Sprint on Monday announced that it will offer the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 on Friday, Oct. 11 at a low $49.99 introductory price. You will, of course, need to

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Full list of Nexus 5 specs seemingly confirmed

What’s one way to help legitimize hardware details and rumors for an upcoming smartphone? Ask blogs to take down photos and information as it pertains to an unannounced handset. Such

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HTC: Android 4.3 coming to EVO 4G LTE by year’s end

HTC president of American division, Jason Mackenzie, announced over the weekend that the Android 4.3 update is expected to hit the HTC EVO 4G LTE by the end of the

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AnTuTu releases Benchmark X Edition to fight score fraud

You probably heard the news last week Samsung had been found to be manipulating the scores of the Galaxy Note 3 benchmarks to appear in their favor. Any why not?

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Samsung’s ‘Long Time Coming’ ad for the Galaxy Gear

Check out Samsung’s cool new commercial for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, embedded below. It’s short, sweet, and to the point. That point? We’ve been expecting this sort of technology for