Droid Daily 10/17/12: Twitter, Sony Xperia VL, LG Optimus, Huawei Ascend, and Much More


Official Twitter for Android gets updated

Twitter has updated their app for Android to work better with larger screens like the ones on the Galaxy S3, and the Galaxy Note 2. They also fixed some bugs in the app. You can go on and download the app from the Play Store now and check it out. Source


Sony Xperia VL announced, hitting markets by the end of 2012

Sony just announced the Xperia VL and it's coming to the Japanese market by the end of Q4. The Xperia VL is a nice 4.3-inch display at 1280×720 resolution and 1GB of RAM among other specs. Source

Ruling on Ban of Samsung Devices by the ITC gets delayed for another week


If you're keeping track of all these lawsuits between Apple and Samsung, then this is important to you. The ITC has just delayed the ruling on a ban of multiple Samsung devices by a week. The preliminary ruling will take place on October 25th. Source

LG Optimus 4X HD and Huawei Ascend G312 coming to Wind on October 18th

Tomorrow the LG Optimus 4X HD and the Huawei Ascend G312 will be available on Wind. Both of these devices run on Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich. Source


Android 4.2 Teardown Part 2

Android Police seems to like to tear down code from Google. Whether it be a new version of Android or a leaked Google app. Rom Amadeo has torn down Android 4.2, and this is part 2 of his series. It includes SELinux, VPN Lockdown, and Premium SMS Confirmation. Source

T-Mobile Galaxy S3 getting a small OTA Update

Galaxy S3


Today T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 users are getting treated to a new OTA. It's bringing the device to build T999ULVJ4, and weighs in at about 12MB in size. Source

Refund form for Google Wallet's Prepaid card is now available

Last month many of us received emails that the Google Prepaid card would become deceased. But Google did say in that email that we could get a refund for any unused money on that card. Well that refund form is now live. Source


Star Wars Themed Angry Birds Trailer gets released

Many of you, like me, love playing Angry Birds and their latest game Bad Piggies. Well now Rovio is coming out with a Star Wars themed Angry Birds. Check out the trailer above and see how cool it looks. Source

Netflix Updated, adding support for 4 additional countries and fixes Lag

Today, Netflix's Android app got updated to fix a horrible lag some users experienced. It also added support for 4 more countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland) and improved the subtitles. Source


Buy a 32GB Nexus 7 with your United MileagePlus Points

So we know the 32GB Nexus 7 is indeed real. Now even more evidence from United Airlines this time. They are offering the 32GB model of the Nexus 7 for 49,000 miles, kind of a rip off right? Source

Sony Xperia T will debut in Canada in November on Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers, and Videotron


It's official, the Sony Xperia T is on it's way to Canada. It'll be arriving next month on 5 carriers. Including Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers, and Videotron. Source

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