Droid Weekly 11/18/12: Nexus 4, HTC Droid DNA, Android 4.2, and More

So we know you’re busy all week long, and you can’t sit there and read every single topic we report on during the week. So this is your time to catch up on what you may have missed in the past 7 days. It’s our way of helping you to get your Droid on!

Report: Android 4.2 rolling out to the Galaxy Nexus Right Now

Last Monday night, Android 4.2 began rolling out to the Galaxy Nexus as we all awaited Google to put the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 order pages live. So if you haven’t picked up your OTA yet, go into Settings, About Phone, Check for Updates and grab some Android 4.2 – Jelly Bean. Read More

Huawei Preparing to Launch 6 new Devices – Early 2013

Huawei Releasing New Ascend Generation of Devices

Huawei is really looking to get their foot into the Android world. They are looking to launch 6 new devices just in the early part of 2013. Four of those six are Android devices, while the other two are Windows Phone 8 devices. Either way this is looking Huawei look like a real contender now. Read More

New Nexus Line Up Sold Out – More Coming in “The Coming Weeks”

As you probably know, the Nexus 4, and the Nexus 10 sold out pretty quickly (although at the time of writing this the Nexus 10 16GB is in stock again). Google informed us on Tuesday that they would have more in “the coming weeks”. So don’t expect any more in the next couple of days. Read More

Android 4.2 hits AOSP After Sales Launch

Tuesday was a big day. Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7 HSPA+ all went on sale. Google also pushed Android 4.2 code into AOSP. But the Nexus 4 is still not in AOSP yet, so those of us with the Nexus 4, no custom ROMs or kernels yet. Read More

The Motorola XOOM and Nexus S will more Than Likely Go Without Android 4.2

It appears that the Xoom and Nexus S have hit the end of their life cycles. While it’s sad, it’s also important to point out that most devices don’t make it this long getting continuous updates. So let’s have a moment of silence for the Motorola XOOM (the first non-Nexus device to get AOSP support) and the Nexus S. Read More

Just like the Nexus 7 sale, the Nexus 4 sale launch was botched from the start. Customers were getting Play Store errors like it was going out of style. And even today, some still don’t know if their Nexus 4 is on the way to them or not. While others are back ordered for 3 weeks. Google, you’ve got to do better. Read More

HTC and Verizon Announce the Droid DNA; 5-inch 1080p Quad-Core monster

The HTC Droid DNA has finally been made official. It’s a beast on Verizon. Pre-orders are going on now, and it will be available on November 21st, which is this coming Wednesday. If you need a reason to buy this device, it’s just $199 on contract. That’s a good price for this type of device on Verizon. Read More

Now Presenting the Android Buying Guide for 2012!

It’s almost that time of year, time to start shopping for Christmas gifts for loved ones. And Android Headlines is here to help you out. We’ve put together a list of great tablets, phones, and gifts under $25, $50, and $100 to help you out this holiday season. Read More

Devices get First CM10 Stable Release; CM 10.1 to be based off of Android 4.2 – Jelly Bean

As the first stable releases of CM10 started hitting devices this week, the CyanogenMod team confirmed that Android 4.2 would not be CM11 but CM10.1. Which makes sense since Android 4.1 and 4.2 are both Jelly Bean. We should start seeing some CM10.1 nightlies very soon. Read More

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