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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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Rdio launches new stations and ‘You FM’ feature

Rdio announced on Thursday that the music streaming service has completely overhauled the music stations and introduces a new “You FM” personalized station. Designed to help listeners discover new music

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Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 deploying to HTC One X+

HTC has started sending out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One X+, according to a couple of new reports. As one of the most powerful smartphones of

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Android grows to nearly 80% of smartphone market as Apple dips

Android, as a platform, has grown to reach nearly 80 percent (79.3%) of the smartphone market, according to a new International Data Corporation (IDC) report. The same time frame (Q2

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Zact adds Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Victory to smartphone lineup

The no-contract carrier adds a pair of Samsung smartphones to its roster; both are available immediately.

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Android Device Manager is now live

Just a quick heads up for you guys and gals that the Android Device Manager is now live. We mentioned this on our social media streams yesterday but felt obligated

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T-Mobile posts net subscriber growth for first time in two years

After more than two years, T-Mobile has finally returned to the point where they are again growing subscribers. The carrier confirmed on Wednesday that it picked up 1.1 million subscribers

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Instagram 4.1 released with video import; video support for Ice Cream Sandwich included in update

Instagram announced on Wednesday that a new 4.1 version of the popular app is available for Android and iOS. Key among the changes for this release is the ability to

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LG formally unveils cutting-edge G2

The G2 will be offered across 130 wireless carriers in the next eight weeks starting with South Korea and then North America, Europe and other key markets.

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T-Mobile debuts three new LG smartphones

T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that three new LG smartphones are joining the Uncarrier’s roster, including the brand new G2. All three will be offered on T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan and

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Moto X due at top four carriers on August 23 — report

Customization is reported to be locked down with AT&T until November.

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LG G2 images surface hours before official unveiling

A pair of official photos of the LG G2 has surfaced online just hours ahead of the smartphone’s formal unveiling. Coming from  –where else– @evleaks, the photos show us exactly

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AT&T’s ZTE Z998 ‘Mustang’ appears on ZTE website

Ma Bell’s next mid-range Android smartphone may have already arrived online; the ZTE handset should be a low-cost alternative to top Androids.

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HTC ‘Here’s To Change’ campaign moves further with YouTube video, mini-site

HTC, having a bit of fun with its fans, has released a cleaner 15-second version of the video that surfaced on Vine and Instagram yesterday. The clip, which is really

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Key Lime Pie build surfaces in Chromium bug tracker

The first signs of a new version of Android have surfaced through Chromium, suggesting that Google is already testing something fresher than 4.3 Jelly Bean. A user on the bug

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Google patent will unlock device into apps using patterns

You know that great pattern unlock feature that has been standard in Android since the first release? Pretty sweet, right? The downside of this security is that you cannot launch