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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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Google spends $23 million to make Android even faster and smoother

Google has acquired French developer FlexyCore for $23.1 million in an effort to further optimize the Android platform.  FlexyCore’s offerings, such as DroidBooster, are aimed at improving performance on devices and

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Samsung Galaxy S5 could employ 16MP Sony camera sensor

Samsung may call upon Sony for the camera sensor in the Galaxy S5 or other smartphones, according to chatter stemming from an ETNews report. Allegedly, Samsung is looking to place

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T-Mobile HTC One gets Android 4.3 update

T-Mobile has started sending out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to the HTC One, according to the carrier. Skipping the 4.2 versions altogether, this update brings launch bar enhancements,

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Google patents tip shearing, sliding, and squeezing for future smartphones

Recently discovered patents suggest that Google may be looking to make it easier for users to operate smartphones with only one hand. The patents, which were filed in Q2 2012,

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AT&T expected to join Verizon, Sprint with HTC One Max

AT&T is expected to join Verizon and Sprint later this year in offering the HTC One Max, according to a new @evleaks report. That the carrier is lined up to

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Quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon CPU spotted in benchmarks

The next generation of smartphones figures to get even faster and more powerful than ever before. Not that this is a surprise, of course, it happens every year. With 2013

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HTC has ‘disruptive’ tablet and smartwatch on the horizon

HTC heads Peter Chou and Cher Wang, speaking in a joint interview with Financial Times, outlined some of the key components that will help make up the company’s roadmap. From

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NVIDIA Shield gets enhanced capabilities starting October 28

Are you among those who own an NVIDIA Shield? Awesome!  You’re gonna love the next bit of news. Those of you who don’t own one of these gaming and entertainment

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Leaked retail packaging indicates white Nexus 5 also on the way

New photos obtained by tech site Underkg tell us that the Nexus 5 could potentially arrive in a white variant. The photos show what looks to be the retail packaging of

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Niantic Labs partners with Abandoned NYC for new Field Trip content

Ever find yourself on the streets of New York, wondering what exactly it is you’re staring at? I mean, it looks like an old theater but it’s all run down

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Google goof suggests 16GB Nexus 5 to retail at $349

The Nexus 5 may sell for $349 whenever it eventually goes on sale, according to a Google slip-up. The unannounced flagship smartphone experience quietly slipped onto the Google Play Store

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Alleged final Nexus 5 press renders surface

With what’s likely only a matter of days to go before the Nexus 5 officially breaks cover we should not be surprised that details and leaks keep surfacing. According to

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Limited edition Trickertreat Android collectible due October 21

The Dead Zebra blog just published a post detailing this year’s limited edition Halloween Android collectible. Called Trickertreat, he’s another design from Gary Ham and features two faces to choose

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom spied with AT&T branding

AT&T looks to soon introduce the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, if a new @evleaks tweet proves correct. With only a vague time frame of “2013” we at least have the

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Motorola Droid Mini pops up dressed in red

Verizon is expected to introduce a red version of the Motorola Droid Mini later this year, says @evleaks. A picture of the device has emerged showing the smaller 2013 handset