The Week in Android News

It's been another week filled to the brim with Android news, device announcements, and killer new apps.  We should be used to it now, but it still can be difficult to catch it all.  You can catch the Podcast each Thursday, follow us on Twitter, even add us to your RSS reader and still miss some -- so here's a list of the week's highlights, in handy bullet point form:

Hardware news

  • Motorola Droid Bionic finally released
  • A look at the Samsung Stratosphere and Pantech breakout
  • Hands on with all of Sony Ericsson's new gear: Xperia Active; Xperia Ray; Xperia Arc S; SE Live Walkman
  • Sony Tablet S now shipping from HSN

Software news

  • HTC Droid Incredible gets Gingerbread
  • Honeycomb on the HTC Flyer
  • Motorola Droid 2 Global gets Gingerbread
  • Kick off the NFL season with Android apps

General news

  • Android on the HP Touchpad is a work in progress
  • HTC enables bootloader unlocking for the European and Canadian EVO 3D
  • Android Central's 100,000 Twitter follower contest
  • Google acquires Zagat
  • Apple gets injunction in Germany to block Galaxy Tab 10.1 imports
Jerry Hildenbrand
Senior Editor — Google Ecosystem

Jerry is an amateur woodworker and struggling shade tree mechanic. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him writing and speaking his loud opinion on Android Central and occasionally on Twitter.