This Week In Android 12.2 – 12.8

Posted on Dec 10 2012 - 9:00am by Kyle Morris

 News

  • USPTO Preliminary Invalidates Apple Touch Heuristic Patent
  • Sony releases a tool to flash stock firmware on an unlocked bootloader. 
  • Chameleon Launcher coming to phones.
  • LG Nexus 4 Doesn’t Have UDB OTG Support.

Device Releases

  •  HTC One VX (AT&T) $50
    • 4.5” qHD SLCD Display
    • 1.2GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4
    • 1800mAH battery
    • Micro SD
    • NFC
  • Sony Xperia E
    • 3.5” 320×480 TFT Display
    • 1GHz MSM7227A processor
    • 512MB RAM
    • 3.2MP Cam
    • 1500mAh battery
    • 4GB storage
    • Micro SD
    • Jelly Bean

App Updates

  •  Sound Cloud
    • New UI
    • New Search
    • Repost Feature
  • Google Search 
    • New Cards
      • Events Nearby
      • Research Suggestions
      • Boarding Passes from Gmail
      • Search by Camera
      • Weather at upcoming travel destinations
      • Walking and biking summeries
      • Birthdays
    • New Voice Actions
      • Post to Google+
      • What’s this song?
      • Scan a barcode.
  • Dropbox 
    • Ability to move files and folders
    • Bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Beautiful Widgets 
    • Beautiful facelift
    • Application rewritten
    • Jelly Bean notifications
    • Daydream support
    • Independent widgets
    • Forecast hours
    • Widget 4×4
    • Lockscreen widget
    • Pick location

New Apps and Games

 

 

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