Droid Weekly 10/21/12: Galaxy Note 2, Jelly Bean, HTC DLX, Key Lime Pie, and More


Featured: Japanese Carrier Softbank Buying 70% stake of Sprint for $20 Billion

We had heard that Softbank was looking to buy some if not all of Sprint, and last Sunday evening news broke that they had acquired 70% of the US's third largest carrier. So what does this mean for current Sprint customers, and employees? Read More


Featured: The Samsung Galaxy Note II Coming to Sprint October 25th

The beast of a phone and tablet hybrid is coming to Sprint this week! This Thursday, you'll be able to pick up the Galaxy Note 2 from Sprint for just $299 on a new 2-year contract. No word yet on the full price for those that are not able to upgrade yet. Read More

Featured: HTC Can Create Amazing Phones — The J Butterfly: 5-inch 1080p Stunner


We've seen leaks of this device over the past few months, and with the red accents we automatically assumed it was for Verizon. Well HTC announced the J Butterfly this week for it's Japanese customers. With a stunning 5-inch display with 440ppi (pixels per inch). Read More

Featured: Chameleon Launcher Updates to 1.1, Includes Support for Native Android Widgets, and More

One of the more interesting launchers to date, Chameleon launcher got updated to version 1.1 this week. The update brought support for native Android Widgets along with a Google+ widget and a few more goodies. Read More


Featured: Google Event Scheduled for October 29th, Key Lime Pie, and the LG Nexus 4 Debuting in NYC?

So it's official now. We now have a date. But we still don't know exactly what'll be announced on this day in NYC by Google. For sure we'll see Android 4.2, and probably the LG Nexus and the 32GB Nexus 7, but what else? Read More

Featured: Motorola Droid Bionic Owners Finally Getting some Ice Cream Sandwich Love from Verizon


On the one-year birthday of Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, Motorola and Verizon decided to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich to the Droid Bionic. After multiple delays it's finally here. Read More

Featured: O2 Rolling Jelly Bean Out to the Galaxy S3 Today, Vodafone Coming Monday

On Friday, O2 announced that Jelly Bean was on it's way to the Galaxy S3 that day. While Vodafone announced they would start the rollout on Monday. What about T-Mobile? They are still working with Samsung on the update. Read More


Featured: Motorola Lists Which Phones They Will and Won't Update to Jelly Bean

Motorola posted a list of which phones will be getting Jelly Bean and which ones wouldn't be. They also detailed how to get that $100 credit they announced at the Razr event in September, along with which devices the credit is good for. Read More

Featured: Android 4.2 Teardown Reveals a Redesigned Gallery and Camera Apps, and More Multi-User Features


Android Police continued tearing down Android 4.2 this week and found out that there is a redesigned gallery and camera on it's way soon. They also found some more multiple user features in the new version of Android. Read More

Featured: Verizon HTC DLX Leaked Images Spotted in The Wild

The Verizon HTC DLX got spotted once again. Late last night this story broke, and it looks almost identical to the HTC J Butterfly that was announced this week for Japan. Except for the Verizon 4G LTE logo on the back. Read More

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