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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 ChatON reaches 100 Million users

Samsung Electronics is proud to announce that ChatON now has a global subscriber base of over 100 million users. The service was launched in October 2011, hitting the 50 million

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HTC readying 5.2-inch waterproof Butterfly 2, leaks suggest

HTC is reportedly working on a successor to last year’s Butterfly smartphone which could feature a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display and offer protection against water. Details are rumored to include

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Gmail app update opens door to potential inbox advertising

The recently announced update to the official Gmail application for Android may soon allow for inbox advertisement. After digging through the APK code of the new mail client, AndroidPolice spotted

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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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T-Mobile’s next big changes may include refurbished devices in-store

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier strategy seems to be paying off for the carrier but that doesn’t mean they’re going to rest on their laurels. New rumors suggest a third phase of the

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LG G2 camera inspired by Lizzy, the chicken

So you want to see what optical image stabilization does to your videos, eh? Check out LG’s new YouTube clip which shows where the inspiration came from and how it

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AOL brings official app to Google Play

America Online (AOL) has released an official app for Android today, bringing the customized news and interests portal to your favorite mobile platform. Key features include a tablet-friendly layout for

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Petition to keep Qualcomm supporting Snapdragon S3 chipset

The point is: Snapdragon S3 has more than enough power to run 4.2.2 and newly even more optimized 4.3 Android. If some home-schooled developer can make it run – why

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HTC One Max rumored with October 15 debut

With a slew of leaked photos and rumors coming over the last few weeks, the HTC One Max is one of those devices we’re ready to see announced. If for

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HTC and Beats deal comes to end with $265 million buyback

Barely two years after coming together in a $300 million purchase, HTC and Beats are calling it a day. The former has sold back its remaining shares (26,100) back to

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OpenKit 1.0 is now available for download

OpenKit, the open source back-end platform for “truly social” cross platform games, announced today that V1.0 of the back-end service is now live across iOS and Android, with Unity™ plug-in

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Facebook app now allows for post and comment editing

The official Facebook app for Android has a new feature that should be well-received by many of you. As the headlines spoils it, the app now allows for editing of

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HTC deploys Android 4.3 to HTC One Developer Edition

As expected, the Android 4.3 update for the HTC One Developer Edition has started rolling out. A 564MB file brings not only the latest version of Android but also Sense

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Boost Mobile now offering Boost Warp 4G

Boost Mobile on Thursday announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the Boost Warp 4G. Priced at $199.99, the handset features a 4.5-inch HD display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and support for

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Panasonic hangs up on smartphones

Panasonic confirmed on Thursday that it plans to stop working on consumer-level smartphones in September. The news doesn’t come as much of a surprise as these rumors have been kicking