Android Central Podcast Episode 47

Google leadership shuffle

  • Google announces Q4 earnings as Page takes over for Schmidt as CEO
  • Google confirms 300,000 Android activations a day

Samsung Froyo updates

  • Samsung responds: 'Not charging carriers for Froyo updates'
  • Samsung Vibrant to start getting Froyo on Jan. 21 -- as in tomorrow!
  • Froyo for the Epic 4G coming ASAP
  • Another Sprint statement on Froyo for the Samsung Epic 4G
  • (Speaking of Sprint: Sprint notices you're using data, is adding $10/month fee to all smartphones)
  • Gary's voicemail
  • Alex's voicemail

Other OS updates

  • CyanogenMod 7 Gingerbread nightlies pushing now!
  • US Cellular's Froyo updates detailed -- Desire, Mesmerize in early February
  • Samsung prepping Nexus S update to fix Android SMS bug
  • LG Ally about to get Froyo update

Hardware news

  • Samung Mobile promising 'the next evolution' at Mobile World Congress
  • Samsung, T-Mobile officially announce the Galaxy S 4G, launching with Froyo
  • Verizon employees getting training on the upcoming HTC Thunderbolt
  • Motorola employee confirms locked bootloaders -- and bad attitude
  • Motorola apologizes for YouTube comment, says it's working on bootloader compromise
  • Motorola Cliq 2 available today for $99

Software news

  • Updated ShootMe adds screencast support and a new user interface

Tablet news

  • HTC reportedly prepping a trio of tablets, starting with Android 2.3 Flyer in March
  • Sprint Galaxy Tab gets its first overclock -- now rocking at 1.2GHz


Phil Nickinson