Android Overload: Odroid-X Features Quad-Core Exynos Processor for $130, Verizon GS3 Locked Bootloader Bypassed, and More
We’re getting close to the end of the week, and as we wind down our day, we have the Android Overload. These are all the news articles that have accumulated from throughout the day, but didn’t quite make it onto our front page. Lots of app updates, releases and miscellaneous Android/Google/mobile related news. There’s always a few good left overs in here. Let me point your attention to the article from The Atlantic where Judge Posner talks about America’s broken patent system. Good read.
- Boeing 787′s now outfitted with ARM-based Android touch displays. [VR-Zone]
- MTV Networks “Futurama Head-In-A-Jar Creator” now available in the Google Play Store.
- Watch Comicon from the comfort of your couch using these helpful Google TV/Android apps. [GoogleTVBlog]
- Nice list of apps not compatible with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. [Reddit]
- Google CEO Larry Paige is recovering. Back in the office. [Reuters]
- NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics Live Extra apps now available in the Google Play Store.
- Judge Posner shares his thoughts on why there are too many patents in America. [TheAtlantic]
- WiFi direct getting a revamp with greater focus on ease of use. [PCWorld]
- Nielsen report shows Android still growing faster than iOS. [Nielsen]
- Developers figure out how to bypass Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3′s bootloader. [XDA]
- Team Win Recovery updated to 2.2. [XDA]
- FBI investigates ZTE over selling Iran surveillance equipment. [Reuters]
- ZTE teases one of the world’s “most advanced gaming smartphones.” Built in controller? [Twitter]
- Odroid-X development board brings a quad-core Exynos processor to developers for $130. [Geek]