Android Overload: Android Developer Patches Galaxy S II GPS, Bell and Virgin Mobile Rollout “HD Voice” and More


Greetings, everyone! You seem to have stumbled into the Android Overload. This is the place where we pool all the stories that come across our desk from throughout the day — the ones that didn’t get the star treatment on our front page. That doesn’t mean they’re unimportant, not at all. There’s always a little something for everyone in here so have a look around and see what you can pick up.

  • Android developer patches GPS problems for Galaxy S II and other devices. [BriefMobile]
  • Hotmail for Kindle Fire now available. [Amazon]
  • Extended warranty provider, SquareTrade, lands $238 million from Bain Capital. [GigaOM]
  • Clearwire’s Q4 revenue is up. Costs are down. [Engadget]
  • Bell and Virgin Mobile rollout “HD Voice” for select devices. [MobileSyrup]
  • Nvidia cuts revenue forecasts. Shares drop. Blames hard drive shortage. [Reuters]
  • The Lenovo ThinkPad tablet has been rooted. [AndroidPolice]
  • Texas Instruments closes plants in Texas and Japan. [BGR]

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  • GooneyGooGoo

    Some really awesome info there, thanks!

    Android forever!

  • Nizzzy

    3 broken links out of 8 links. Maybe an editor would be nice?….

    • Chris Chavez

      They work, I just can’t figure out why they aren’t routing correctly. If you click the link then edit the URL, you’ll see where you want to go. Just delete the routing stuff before that…

  • DYNK

    1. Galaxy S II does not have any GPS problems.

    2. hahahah nvidia you fail at hardware

    • Anon

      Yea right says you this thread says the GS2s gps sux.
      I have one and yes its sux. Maybe the Euro version does not have problems.

      • Chris Chavez

        Yeah, mines TERRIBLE too (Sprint) =/