Droid Weekly 5/26/13: Flexible Tablet Displays, HTC Quietly Fading, Galaxy S4 Active and More

May 26, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Samsung Picks up a Pair of Patents Including one for a Flexible Tablet Display

Things are starting to get interesting with flexible displays. This week, Samsung was granted a couple new patents, including one that has to do with a flexible tablet display. Could we be seeing foldable tablets soon? Read More

Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Nexus User Experience Said to be US Only


Well we heard some bad news this week for those looking to grab the Galaxy S4 “Nexus” come next month. It looks like it’ll be a US-only device, at least at first. But remember it’s unlocked so you should be able to use it outside the US. Read More

Flickr is back! With 1TB of Free Storage for your Pictures


This week, Yahoo! made a rather surprising announcement regarding Flickr. They’ve basically brought it back from the dead. Revamped their mobile apps and is offering 1TB of space free for everyone! Read More

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active With Qualcomm S4 Plus and 8MP camera Leaks on Video


This week, the rumors of the Galaxy S4 Active continued to surface. In fact, we even saw it on video this week. So it this the real deal? Who knows, but we hope Samsung will announce it sooner or later. Read More

Galaxy Note 3 Appears in Benchmarks, Running Android 4.3 and Model Number GT-N7200


More benchmarks for the Galaxy Note 3 surfaced this week. It appeared to be running Android 4.3. Now these could be entirely fake because a simple build.prop edit could enable you to be running any version of Android. Read More

Ingress Hits v1.26 – Brings Portal Health, Notifications, Support for Jarvis Virus and More


Niantic Labs pushed out a new update for Ingress this week. With plenty of cool new features. My favorite feature is the Jarvis Virus, which basically allows you to flip an Enlightened portal to the Resistance. This will probably piss a lot of people off. Read More

HTC Falls Into Chaos Amid Staff Departures, Manufacturing Issues and Disastrous First


It’s no secret that HTC has been really struggling lately. And many top executives have also left the company, which definitely isn’t a good sign. As much as I want to see HTC succeed, it’s looking like it’s going to be harder and harder for them to do so. Read More

Nexus 7 Successor Coming in July, According to New Report


With the Nexus 7 being absent at Google I/O this year. We’ve been seeing even more rumors about when the Nexus 7 will actually become available. So far we’re looking at June 10th, but that is not confirmed. This week some specs leaked out about the device. Read More