Android Central Podcast Episode 40

Gingerbread news

  • More Nexus S Gingerbread pics and specs leak
  • Hey, look, it's the Nexus S again
  • Gingerbread reportedly spotted in the wilds of Belgium

Hardware news

  • Droid 2 Global officially acknowledged by Verizon on Facebook
  • HTC drops WiMax and CDMA enabled device off at the FCC --EVO Shift 4G?
  • HTC Merge user-agent string appears, confirms our hands-on info
  • Is this the Motorola Olympus?
  • Samsung Stealth V (SCH-i510) gains DLNA certification - now what is it?
  • PlayStation Phone coming Dec. 9?
  • Acer to bring a 4.8-inch Android phone in Q2 2011
  • MetroPCS launches LG Optimus M as its first Android phone

Software news

  • Android apps to gain content ratings, as listed by the developers
  • AppBrain v5 now available for download
  • Rovio confirms Christmas edition of Angry Birds is on the way
  • Team Viewer BETA now available for Android devices
  • Another browser exploit that we're not worried about is uncovered
  • Frogger among 8 new OpenFeint-enabled games on Android
  • Skyfire 3.0 released -- social networking browser for Android
  • Hands on with Skyfire 3.0 for Android

Tablet news

  • Samsung: More than 600,000 Galaxy Tabs sold worldwide in first month
  • Review: The Viewsonic 10-inch gTablet
  • Acer announces 7- and 10-inch Android tablets in Q2 2011
  • Best Buy: WiFi-only Galaxy Tab delayed

OS updates

  • Sneak peek at an upcoming Samsung Fascinate update
  • Sprint HTC Hero to receive maintenance update starting today
  • Sprint Hero OTA rolling out, may have issues
  • Sony Ericsson explains why U.S. X10 hasn't been udpated yet
  • European Motorola Defy to get upgrade to Android 2.2 in Q2 2011

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