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Droid Weekly 12/2/12: Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Chromebooks, Nexus 4 Giveaway, Nexus 10 and More

December 2, 2012 - Written By Alexander Maxham

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!

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Hits a Record 5 Million Sold in Only Two Months

We knew that the Galaxy Note 2 was going to be a huge seller. But numbers don’t lie. Just 60 days after its initial release in Europe, the Galaxy Note 2 has surpassed 5 million units sold. Well done Samsung. No wonder you’re the top-selling smartphone OEM. Read More

Google to Launch 12.85-inch Touchscreen Chromebook in 2013

Lately Chromebooks have been very popular. After Google announced a nicely spec’ed $249 Chromebook built by Samsung, they then announced a $199 Chromebook by Acer. Now a touchscreen Chromebook? Read More

HTC Named the Biggest Business Disaster of 2012?

Well it’s no surprise that HTC hasn’t done well lately. They’ve been losing quite a bit of money, and I blame Sense. The question is why? They make great hardware, at great prices. So why can’t they succeed? Read More

More Nexus 4 Shipments Going Out “This Week”; Emails are on their Way

Earlier this week, Google started emailing customers that had their Nexus 4 on backorder that their devices would be shipping this week. So theoretically they should have them by now or get them early next week. Read More

Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Getting Update to 4.2.1; Brings Back December

This week Google finally released Android 4.2.1, which was meant to fix one main problem in Android 4.2. Which was the missing month in the People app. The update weighs in at just 1.1MB, so probably the smallest update we’ve ever seen on Android. Read More

Nexus 4 Gets Official CyanogenMod 10.1 Builds

The first device to get some CyanogenMod 10.1 love? The Nexus 4. Earlier this week the device began getting CM 10.1 nightlies, and I’ve gotta say they are pretty stable. I’ve been running them since the day they were released. Read More

LG Google Nexus 4 Giveaway at AndroidHeadlines.com!

This week we started our Nexus 4 giveaway, here at Android Headlines. So if you haven’t already entered, you’ll want to hit the link below and enter. Read More

ASUS Preparing a Cheap 7-inch Jelly Bean Tablet for CES in January

We’ve seen plenty of rumors of the $99 Nexus 7. But we know have seen some benchmarks leak for a new cheap 7-inch ASUS-made tablet. But we don’t think it’s a Nexus since it’s running Android 4.1.1. Read More

Samsung Galaxy Camera Coming to Verizon with 4G LTE

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy Camera will be coming to Verizon pretty soon with 4G LTE. But why do you need to upload photos that fast? Well there are those that need the fastest speed possible. But when we find out more about this we’ll be sure to pass it along. Read More

Nexus 4 8GB Goes Out of Stock Again! After hitting a 9-10 Week Shipping Estimate This Morning

It just seems like Google and LG can’t keep up with the demand for the Nexus 4. We’ve talked about all the problems they’ve had launching the thing, and now wait times went up to 9-10 weeks for the 8GB before selling out completely. Read More