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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

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

News and Rumors

Amazon rolls out Fire OS 3.1 to select Kindle Fire HD models

Amazon on Monday confirmed that the latest version of Fire OS (3.1) is now available for select Kindle Fire HD models. Offered as a free over-the-air update, Fire OS 3.1

News and Rumors

PayAnywhere rings up new mobile payment app experience

PayAnywhere, a key player in the mobile transaction space, has rolled out a new mobile application for Android. The 2.0 release, which went live this week, features a streamlined user

Deals & Steals

RadioShack offering Galaxy S4 for $49.99 with contract

RadioShack is offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for a mere $49.99 with a two-year service agreement. The deal, which runs for a limited time, works for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon

News and Rumors

HTC ‘M8’ will reportedly run KitKat and feature 5-inch 1080 display, Snapdragon 800 CPU

Not that we would expect anything less, but the next-gen HTC flagship smartphone (code name M8) will reportedly feature a 5-inch 1080p HD display. What’s more, it will get its

News and Rumors

U.S. version of Moto G to launch with Android 4.4 – report

As we learned the other day at its introduction, the U.S. version of the Moto G is not expected to arrive until early 2014. Fortunately for those who like to

Accessory Reviews

Tylt Vu wireless smartphone charger review

So you got yourself a brand new Nexus 5 or some other smartphone that features wireless charging capability, eh? Did you buy a charging pad for it yet? No?  Great,

News and Rumors

Republic Wireless now selling $299 Moto X without contract

Republic Wireless has become the latest carrier to offer support for the Moto X smartphone. Unlike with other wireless providers, this particular model is unlocked and contract-free…and very affordable. It’s

News and Rumors

Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now,

News and Rumors

Google+ app for Android gets much-requested features

The Google+ app for Android has received a number of new features as part of the most recent update. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about

News and Rumors

Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back,

News and Rumors

Moto G to sell as low as $179 without contract in U.S.

Launching an unprecedented $179 off-contract, unlocked price, we think the ‘G’ stands for Game Changer. Motorola today announced their newest smartphone, the 4.5-inch Moto G. Touted as a “premium smartphone

News and Rumors

Motorola: Moto X will see Android 4.4 KitKat within “weeks”

Motorola’s CEO, Dennis Woodside, in helping to announce the new Moto G smartphone, started off the event with a quick recap of the Moto X. According to Woodside, the Moto

News and Rumors

HTC One Max expected at Sprint on November 15

Sprint is expected to offer the new, 5.9-inch HTC One Max as soon as November 15, according to multiple indications. Head over to Best Buy’s website and you’ll find the

News and Rumors

LG G Flex ‘confirmed’ for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

Lg’s latest smartphone, the self-healing LG G Flex, is headed to the United States sometime in the near future. Once thought to be headed to European and Asian markets, the