Droid Daily 4/30/13: Galaxy S4, Bestbuy, Nook, and More

April 30, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

AT&T Announces new Trade-in Program

Starting tomorrow, AT&T has a new trade-in program which you give you at least $100 credit for your old smartphones. But they have to be in good condition and less than 3 years old. I know I’ve owned a lot of phones over the past 3 years.

Spin Alarm launches on the Play Store

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Here’s a new app that’s rather interesting. It’s called Spin Alarm, and it basically starts everyday on the wrong side of the bed. The app is holo or Android 4.x themed so it looks really nice. You can grab it from the Play Store now.

Linux Kernel Version 3.9 Brings better support to Chromebooks


There’s a new Linux kernel available out there. It’s version 3.9 and it supposedly brings better support for Chromebooks. It specifically mentions that it supports the Samsung Series 5, Acer C7, HP Pavilion 14 and the Pixel better.

Sprint Galaxy S4 Best Buy Preorders Delayed


Galaxy S4 delays continue. As we are getting word today that the Sprint Galaxy S4 is still delayed at Best Buy. So if you’re looking to grab a Galaxy S4 from Sprint, you may be waiting a bit, unfortunately.

Sprint Galaxy S4 Firmware Now available

CEO Sprint Dan Hesse

Today, the first firmware for the Sprint Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720) hit the web. It appears to be the same build that’s already on your Sprint Galaxy S4, so it’s not a leak. But it here are the details:

Firmware Details:
Android Version: 4.2.2 – Build JDQ39
Build Date: April 10
Changelist: 442222

Nook gets a huge Price cut in the UK

nook tablet

Today, the Nook tablets and e-readers got a nice price cut in the UK. Going from £159 to £129, which is a difference of £30. Not a bad price cut right?