Jan 24th, 2012

Modays are always a bit hectic around the Phandroid offices, so it’s no wonder we have an extra big helping of the Android Overload for you here tonight. If you’re new around these parts, this is the place where we pool all the stories we come across from throughout our day, the ones that didn’t get the star treatment on our front page. Doesn’t mean they’re bad by any means, in fact — personally, I can’t wait to see what T-Mobile does with that $1 billion in spectrum they’re about to get from AT&T. Go get ’em, tiger!

  • MIT receives Google’s App Inventor. Still not ready for primetime. [MIT]
  • T-Mobile and AT&T file FCC request for transfer $1 billion in spectrum. [WSJ]
  • Google Music app updated in the Market. Bug fixes galore. [Market Link]
  • Google lobbying expenses were $9.68 million in 2011. [AllThingsD]
  • Droid Incredible 2 now only $10 with a 2 year agreement at Verizon Wireless.
  • Google updates their Google+ nickname policy. [Google+]
  • Music from Drake, Maroon 5 and Mary J Blige free for limited time. [Google+]
  • LG Optimus Black receiving Gingerbread update in India. [AndroidOS.in]
  • EDF Energy London Eye installs Galaxy Tab 10.1 for interactive experience. [Pocketlint]
  • US Cellular has knocked $100 off the cost of all smartphones. [AndroidGuys]
  • Verizon debuts two new TV spots for the LG Spectrum . [VzBuzz]
  • Sony Ericsson uses Glonass positioning in their latest phones. [Verge]
  • The 16GB Droid RAZR is now available in purple as well as white and black. Price remains $199. [Verizon]
  • Verizon has spent $69 million to beef up the 4G LTE coverage around Lucas Oil Stadium, home of this year’s Super Bowl. [DroidLife]
  • The Motorola Atrix 4G has received a fairly functional port of CynaogenMod 9. [XDA]