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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’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

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Motorola expands Droid Zap support to include all Droid models

Motorola recently updated their image and video sharing app, DROID Zap, to allow for expanded device support. No longer relegated to this year’s Droid models (Maxx, Mini, Ultra), it now

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AT&T enhances Moto X camera, touchless controls

AT&T on Friday announced a software update for the Motorola Moto X smartphone. Much like the same release that rolled out to T-Mobile’s version, the handset benefits from enhanced camera

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T-Mobile Uncarrier revolution continues on October 9

T-Mobile announced on Twitter today that the next phase of the Uncarrier initiative will be unveiled October 9. It’s unclear what the carrier might introduce or change; however, rumors include

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Nexus 5 pricing rumored to be half that of iPhone 5S

The Nexus 5 will not only rival the iPhone 5S in hardware performance, but it should be half the cost of Apple’s flagship device. At least that’s what a source

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Microsoft wants Windows on HTC Android phones

HTC, hurting worse than ever before, really needs to turn things around…and fast. After changing strategies over the last few quarters, hiring a high-profile pitchman, and selling back Beats stock,

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Google may drop Asus for Nexus 7 2014, source claims

Google will be moving away from Asus for the next-generation of Nexus 7 tablet, says Digitimes source. After spending the last two years working together on the 7-inch tablet experience,

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Instagram: Look for “occasional ad” in your feed

Instagram on Thursday confirmed what some of you have been dreading: advertisements in your photo (and video) feeds. A post on the company blog says that, in order to be

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Rdio sets 20 millions songs free on Android and iOS

Rdio, looking to keep pace with other players in their space, has announced free internet streaming of radio stations on Android and iOS. With the new feature, Rdio hopes you’ll

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Facebook beta brings Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr to ‘Home’ experience

Facebook on Thursday announced that Facebook for Android Beta testers will be able to check out posts and photos and posts from Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram on their Home

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Amazon still readying a pair of smartphones, report says

Amazon is prepping a pair of Android smartphones, one of which goes by the code name of “Smith”, says TechCrunch. The news matches up with previous reports that the online

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ZTE brings unlocked Grand S to U.S. for $400

ZTE on Thursday confirmed that the 5-inch (1920 x 1080) ZTE Grand S will be offered* in the United States starting from October 5. Priced at $399.99, the handset will be

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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

Roughly a year and a half after making its debut, the Jelly Bean version of Android is nearing the fifty percent mark. New figures showing on the developer blog put

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Samsung puts 1TB cloud in your living room with Android-powered HomeSync

Samsung on Thursday announced the availability of the HomeSync media device which aims to put a 1TB cloud in your living room. The media center, which sells for $299, connects

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs surface

New photos have surfaced online which are purported to be some of our first looks at Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll notice in the images below that there are a few