Android Central Podcast Episode 41

Top o' the news

  • Gingerbread shows itself in official video (update: And the video's back up)

Hardware news

  • Samsung Continuum review
  • Verizon LTE launches Dec. 5, phones coming by mid-2011
  • $5 app promises to put LTE on your Android smartphone today! (Not really)
  • Motorola Olympus found in a bar -- erm, make that bought in a flea market
  • AT&T says Motorola Olympus won't be available in November, then pulls post
  • LG Star dual-core Tegra 2 smartphone gets the hands-on treatment from GSM-Israel
  • LG Star makes another appearance, shows off UI and a benchmark
  • HTC Merge in Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Is this another Nexus S sighting?
  • Sony's PlayStation Phone gets caught on blurrycam with Gingerbread

Software news

  • Content ratings now live in the Android Market developers' console
  • Angry Birds Seasons now available
  • Android quick app: Google Reader
  • Unrevoked: HTC Incredible OTA root fix now available
  • Dolphin Browser HD updated to 'fix UI compatibility issue' with Gingerbread
  • DoubleTwist update brings WiFi syncing with paid 'AirSync' add-on
  • Logitech Revue about to get a much-needed update to its Netflix app
  • Winamp for Android officially announced
  • RIM buys The Astonishing Tribe
  • Pocket God for Android now available
  • Samsung releases 'GPS Restore' app for Vibrant, Captivate -- does it work?
  • Comcast Mobile Android app set for release Dec. 3 after missing Nov. 30 target
  • YouWave is Android on your Windows PC

OS news

  • Original Droid about to get another update, no, it's not Gingerbread
  • Archos family of internet tablets finally receives update to Android 2.2 Froyo
  • Sprint's LG Optimus S gets the custom ROM treatment [From the forums]
  • Xperia X8 Eclair update begins
  • Android 2.x on 83% of all phones

Odds and ends ...

Phil Nickinson