CruzerLite contest via special guest Scotty Brown and the folks over at CruzerLite. We give away a total of 6 gift cards on air. This week the Android Jellybean rumors were turned up to 11, getting a sneak peak from an online bechmarking site. Is the next Nexus going to be Android 4.1 running on a 7″ Tegra 3 tablet dubbed the Nexus 7? I guess we’ll find out at Google IO 2012 in a few weeks. ASUS might be doing something exciting with Android and Windows, we’ll find out at Computex 2012. The SGS3 officially launched this week around the world. Viewsonic is manufacturing a 22″ tablet…er TV..or computer? Man that things huge! Oracle essentially lost their law suit vs Google. The judge ruled that Java API’s were not copywrightable and able to be used freely. Google began selling accessories for the Galaxy Nexus via the Play Store.
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We visit nVidia’s Tegra 3 roadmap, LTE is coming. HP’s HTML5 WebOS team goes Google, what could that mean for Chrome OS and/or Android? Google+ for Android gets a major UI overhaul, some love it and some hate it. Amazon allows users to now Test Drive apps prior to buying them. Select Verizon phones are going global. Do you like statistics? Android now has 59% of the smartphone market according to the IDC. Last, but not least the jury finds Google did NOT infringe upon Oracle patents.
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We’ve had a lot of news this week in the Android world. We’ve narrowed it down to a few of the big topics such as: Google’s rumored upcoming Nexus portfolio, the Google and Motorola Mobility acquisition, and lastly mobile patent wars – the blocking of Android devices this past week via Apple patents. S-Voice gets leaked, it’s just Vlingo, sadly.
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Turntable.FM has been released for Android, finally! The Rezound gets another leak and the International Galaxy Note gets official ICS. The PadFone gets unboxed, take my money now. Verizon continues to update and expand their massive LTE network, rolling out to 29 new markets. Phones with 2GB of RAM? We thought the spec was dead, LG proves us wrong. We’re joined by BRD of popular ROM Team EOS.
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Google Drive released, 5GB for all. Did it live up to the hype? We have some suggestions that could make it better. The Acer Iconia A500 gets ICS as well as the Sony Tablet S. Google starts selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus GSM Unlocked version directly from the Play Store. Lead Android AOSP engineer criticizes carriers for delaying Android 4.0.4 to official Google engineered devices. The Kindle Fire is dominating the Android tablet space by a massive 54.4%. All about Goo.IM, the Android developer file hosting service.
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Asus Transformer Prime owners get a hardware GPS fix – an external dongle. Sprint’s Galaxy Nexus debuts and sells all pre-order stock. Intel enters the smartphone market via the XOLO X900. Google Play’s ecosystem continues to grow, this time added 600 MGM movies to its’ arsenal. What exactly can an app with 0 permissions do and exactly how secure is Android? Is it all media hype? And last but not least, what is Android SE?
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Google tablet rumors after Google’s Q1 2012 earnings report. Larry Page – Google “focused on” low end tablet market. Android news including this weeks software and device updates. Galaxy Tab 2 and Toshiba Excite trio. Jellybean rumor via app crash report. Google Currents goes worldwide and gets a performance increase. Facebook buys Instagram after massively successful Android launch.
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Instagram for Android is out and extremely popular despite many angry iOS fans. Do we need it on Android? Google wows the world by revealing Project Glass, their heads up display endeavor. Samsung’s 4x faster SD Cards. Google Tablet rumors. Google Play Store updates. HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE and more.
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