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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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MetroPCS debuts $30 rate plan with unlimited talk, text, and data

T-Mobile and MetroPCS on Tuesday announced a new promotional rate plan for its prepaid customer base with a very affordable monthly fee. Starting immediately, customers can take advantage of a $30

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Samsung commits to loading Microsoft apps on future devices

Samsung says it plans to install a number of Microsoft apps on its upcoming smartphones and tablets. Starting with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung’s lineup will come

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Watch: 10 odd short films with Robert Downey Jr. to promote the HTC One M9

Remember back in 2013 when HTC signed a deal with Robert Downey Jr. reported to be worth roughly $1 billion? You know, those whole “Here’s to Change” commercials with the hispter

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HTC names Cher Wang as CEO; Peter Chou to lead future product innovation

There’s a bit of a shakeup at the top of HTC this morning as the hardware maker has named a new CEO. In effective immediately is HTC co-founder Cher Wang

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Amazon celebrates four years of Appstore with $105 in free apps and games

Amazon is celebrating its fourth anniversary of its Appstore which means they’re doing it big. Starting today and running through Saturday, March 21, customers can grab up to $105 worth of

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T-Mobile steps on the gas with Carrier Freedom and Un-contract initiatives

As if you might need another reason to consider switching to T-Mobile for your wireless service, the “Un-Carrier” today announced two more features for its customers. For starters, T-Mobile is bringing

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HTC UH OH Protection: 1 year free replacement for cracked screen or water damage

It happens. You drop your phone. It gets wet. Life gets in the way. And, sadly, for a lot of us, this sort of thing happens within the first year

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AT&T to carry Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini on March 20

AT&T this week confirmed the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. Arriving on March 20, the device features a 4.5-inch 720p display, 16GB internal storage, and 8-megapixel rear

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T-Mobile adds Data Stash feature to prepaid plans

T-Mobile prepaid customers will soon have the same Data Stash feature that postpaid subscribers have been enjoying over the last few months. Starting on March 22, prepaid customers can roll over any

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Reminder: Google I/O 2015 registration is now open; closes on March 19

Here’s a quick reminder to let you all know that registration has opened for Google I/O 2015. Beginning today (12PM EST) and running through 5PM (PDT) on March 19, you

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Sprint will eat all costs to switch from another carrier in limited time deal

Sprint on Friday announced a new, limited time promotion designed to lure customers away from other wireless providers. Starting immediately, Sprint will cover all of the costs associated with breaking

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Sony sunsets PlayStation Mobile; store front to close in July

Sony this week announced it will close the doors on its PlayStation Mobile service and distribution store later this summer. Designed to provide Android smartphones with access to older PlayStation titles,

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Google Messenger adds animated gif support in v1.2 release (Download APK)

An updated version of Google Messenger is making its way out into the hands of Android users which might be a welcome change for some. As noted by Android Police,

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VAIO’s first smartphone comes to Japan

Japanese residents have a new smartphone option to choose from as VAIO has introduced it’s first Android handset. Featuring a 5-inch 720p display, the VA-10J runs what appears to be a

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Amazon giving away $25,000 in Appstore sweepstakes

What would you do with a $25,000 shopping spree through Amazon? It’s possible you could actually find out; the online behemoth is throwing an Appstore Sweepstakes with a grand prize