Droid Weekly 2/17/13: Galaxy S4, Android 4.2.2, Ubuntu, Pulse News and More


Is Google Paying Apple Up To $1 Billion to be their Default Search Engine?


Well it indeed looks like Google is dropping that kind of cash on Apple's mobile platform. But Google is also expected to make $5 billion from search on tablets, so that $1 billion to Apple is just chunk change. Read More


Motorola's X Phone to be a "Real Breakthrough" in Software and Bringing Google Services Together


We have heard so much about this X Phone from Motorola, I really can't wait for it to be announced. Many are expecting it to hit at Google I/O in May, so we'll have our fingers crossed. Read More

Pulse News Gets Updated with new Social Features; Includes New "Highlight" Feature, to See What you friends Are Reading

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This week Pulse News got a pretty good update. Have you added us to your Android News section of Pulse yet? It includes some new social features like Highlights. If you haven't checked it out yet, I'd suggest doing so. Read More

Google Now Updated with Widgets, Real Estate Listings, Movie Ratings and More


With every update, Google Now is getting better and better. This update that came out this week brought a load of new features and even a new widget. So if you haven't already updated, make sure you do so. Read More


Nexus Factory Images for Android 4.2.2 Now Available

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This week Google pushed Android 4.2.2 out to the Nexus family and to AOSP, so now ROMs like Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod have been updated. Now the factory image is available for you to bring your device back to stock. Read More

Leak: Screenshots from the Samsung Galaxy Altius Smartwatch



We had heard before that Samsung was working on a smartwatch that would run Android. And smartwatches seem to be the thing to make this year. Now we've got some leaked screenshots of a smartwatch from Samsung. Read More

Could This be The HTC One in Black?


Well this week the wait will finally be over to see what the HTC One really is. But this week, a  new leak emerged which appears to be the HTC One in black. Which we've only seen in white previously. Read More


Ubuntu Developer Preview Arriving February 21st, Works with Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4


For those that are anxious to get Ubuntu on your Android device, the wait is almost over. At least if you own the Nexus 4 or Galaxy Nexus. On Thursday you'll be able to flash Ubuntu. Read More

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S4 Releasing in March



New reports and rumors are pointing to the Galaxy S4 releasing in March with the Exynos 5440 processor and Android 4.2. It'll be interesting to see if it really does release next month. Read More