Droid Weekly 12/9/12: Jelly Bean, Nexus 4, Sprint, Google Wireless and More

| December 9, 2012 | Reply

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!

AT&T Giving Jelly Beans to its Samsung Galaxy S3

Finally, AT&T Galaxy S3 owners got some official Jelly Bean this week. Although it was not available OTA, you actually had to go and download the update from Kies unfortunately. But at least you got your Touchwiz’ed Jelly Beans. Read More

 Google’s Nexus 4 To Be Available in UK and Germany Come 5PM GMT

This week, not only did Canada get the Nexus 4 on sale again, but so did our European friends in the UK and Germany. Of course they saw the same errors, those in the US saw the week before. Read More

Google I/O 2013 Dates Announced: Mark Your Calendars for May 15-17th

Our favorite event leading up to the summer. Google I/O. Dates were announced this week and it’ll take place at Moscone West in San Francisco on May 15-17th. So we will most likely see either Android 4.3 or 5.0 on May 15th, 2013. Read More

Improve the Touch Sensitivity on the Nexus 4 with this Mod

There have been many problems with the Nexus 4, but many of them have not been software or hardware problems. Except this one. Now there is a mod out there to help fix the touch sensitivity on the Nexus 4. Read More

Samsung Exynos 5440 Quad-Core Cortex A15 To Power the Galaxy S4 To the Top

Well, let the Galaxy S4 rumors start! Even though it probably won’t be released until next summer. But a phone with a quad-core Cortex A15 is going to be a beast. And we thought the Note 2 was a beast. Read More

HTC M7 gets Rumored, Will we see it at CES?

Shortly after HTC announced some pretty good earnings in November, we see rumors of an HTC M7 device that will be coming soon. Of course nothing’s official but its said to have all the normal specs you see in current phones being released. Quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, 1080p display, 2GB of RAM, etc. Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Could Feature Unbreakable Display

We’ve heard so much about these flexible displays lately. But who wouldn’t want one on their next device? I know I certainly want it. Read More

HTC To Be First To Bring Tegra 4; Cortex A15 and 4-plus-1

Tegra 3 processors were pretty powerful, but lately the Snapdragon S4 Pro has been in just about everything hitting shelves lately. But NVIDIA is working on the Tegra 4, and it appears HTC might be the first to bring a phone to market with it on board. Read More

T-Mobile Kills Classic Plans and Subsidized Devices

In a surprising move this week, T-Mobile is killing off their Classic plans and subsidized pricing on new devices. Instead you’ll be able to choose from the Value plans and pre-paid plans and pay full price for your device. Which is actually cheaper in the long run. Read More

Is Sprint Trying to Keep Google Wireless from Happening?

Well Sprint is also trying to get into a partnership with Dish Network. Perhaps to keep Google from becoming a wireless carrier. Makes sense right? Read More

Category: Android Daily News Wrap-Up, Android News, Google IO News

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Alex has been an Android user since the Motorola Droid back in 2010. He's been a huge Android fan ever since using many of the most popular flagships. He's currently rocking a Moto X and a G2.