You may not remember an article we wrote, back near the beginning of December, about HTC being sued by Apple which could result in HTC Android devices being banned here in the USA. Well it seems that Apple has actually won that suit and HTC could now be facing that possible ban starting next year.
We haven't covered the Galaxy Nexus and the plethora of rumors and released dates surrounding it because we would much rather just tell you that it's released then get your hopes up every other day. So with that said, the Galaxy Nexus is now available on the Verizon Network and we are already seeing online retailers dropping the prices to attract customers.
You may or may not remember back in August when Mojang put up a limited edition Minecraft themed Xperia Play for sale on eBay. By the time the auction was over it had sold for a ridiculous $1525 although all the proceeds were given to a charity of Mojang's choice. Well another one has appeared on eBay.
We don't usually post about device sales except on the rare occasion when it's something big like the pre-orders of the Asus Transformer Prime quad-core tablet going live yesterday. Today Amazon is having a pre-Cyber Monday sale on all their smart phones which will only cost you a single penny.
Qualcomm seems to be rather busy this morning as they have dropped a few announcements today regarding a plethora of new chipsets for the S4 and S1 line-up, a few games to showcase those chipsets and an app called GameCommand which will be used to help people find this Qualcomm optimized games.
Today we get to post some serious awesomeness and it's Android related at the same time! Google is known for putting little Easter Eggs in each OS that comes out for Android and it seems Ice Cream Sandwich was hit as well. This time though it's a pair of Nyan Cat themed Android goodness.
Sony Ericsson has posted a blog post confirming that the Xperia Play, along with other Xperia devices, will get an Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) update when it is ready to roll out for those devices. Currenty Sony Ericsson is working on merging Ice Cream Sandwich with their "Xperia experience".
Developers who have been waiting for the Ice Cream Sandwich source code to be released may not have to wait much longer to get their hands on it. According to the CEO of Notion Ink, Rohan Shravan, the source code is planned for a release date of November 17th.
Along with today's announcement of Tegra 3, nVidia was generous enough to show everyone their new roadmap regarding chipsets for Android. We get to see two new names pop up on the usual chart layout for their roadmaps and the possible performance gains each one brings is almost scary. Say hello to Logan and Stark.
We've been hearing a lot over the past few months about nVidia's quad-core chipset, originally codenamed Kal-El. Today nVidia is officially announcing this chipset which is officially called Tegra 3. If you've read our previous articles regarding anything related to this, you should be excited.
Rumor is going around about the just leaked HTC Edge Android phone which will apparently have a quad-core Tegra 3 chip stuffed inside of it. Originally the Asus Padfone was rumored to be the first quad-core Android phone but now new information is pointing to that device being stuffed with the Snapdragon S4 chip instead.