Nov 15th, 2011

It would be humanly impossible for us to get around to writing up every bit of Android related news that comes our way throughout the day so instead we dump the leftovers here — in the Android Overload. This is where you can come for a midnight snack and munch on all the day’s tidbits that didn’t make it onto our front page. So have a look around and if you see something you life, feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments. G’night.

  • Vizio VIA smartphone visits the FCC. Could be nothing more than a fancy remote. [WirelessGoodness]
  • Nano SIM cards coming soon. 1/3rd smaller than micro SIMs. [Engadget]
  • Huawei makin’ big moves. Buys Symantec for $530 million. [Reuters]
  • Orange to launch San Francisco II Nov 21st for £90. [UnwiredView]
  • Double Twist for Android receives facelift and premium features (EQ). [Market Link]
  • Even though Google released Android 4.0 ICS source code, Android is not truly “open.” [ArsTechnica]
  • Samsung develops new Secu-NFC chip for secure mobile payments. [SammyHub]
  • Australian court to hear Samsung/Apple case in March. [Reuters]
  • Sam’s Club has Galaxy S II, Photon, Droid Charge for 96 cents on Black Friday. [DroidMatters]
  • Siri cracked. Theoretically, it could work for Android but it wouldn’t work. [TechCrunch]
  • Google apps chief promises they wont favor Android over other OS’s. [SFGate]