Nov 9th, 2011

 

Good evening, everyone. With so much news coming through our way, it’s just about impossible to get to it all. For the stories that almost slipped through the cracks, we have the Android Overload. Here you can find all the stories that didn’t make it onto our front page but we felt still deserved a second chance. So kick your feet up and get to clicking! ‘Night.

  • Japanese e-commerce giant, Rakuten, buys Kobo for $315 million. [BGR]
  • AT&T jumps on the LTE-Advanced bandwagon. Plans for upgrade in 2013. [Electronista]
  • Firefox 8.0 now available for Android. Built on same rendering engine as desktop. [Mozilla]
  • Samsung unveils new pink Galaxy S II in Korea. We’re pink with envy. [SammyHub]
  • Motorola Droid 2 cooked in oven at 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Still works. [BriefMobile]
  • AT&T launches “AT&T Call International” VoIP app for Android. Cheaper overseas calling. [PhoneScoop]
  • Judge rules that Apple must reveal contracts with Australian mobile phone carriers to Samsung. [Bloomberg]