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Scott Webster
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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 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

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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.

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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

News and Rumors

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

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,