Android Overload: Huawei Announces Ascend P1 2600 mAh XL, Oracle Settles with Google for $0, and More


Hello, friends. You’ve made it to another episode of the Android Overload. By now you know the drill, but for those of you who are new around these parts, these are all the links that didn’t make it onto our front page. Because we believe our readers shouldn’t ever miss out an extra helping of Android related news, we put them here for you guys to give the final once over. Take a look around and if you find something interesting, be sure to let me know. Night.

  • Logitech Revue bundle with keyboard and webcam only $120 at DailySteals.
  • United Nations launches “My Life as a Refugee” app in the Google Play Store. [SonyMobile]
  • Google’s Bradley Horowitz talks Google+. Says friction is a “good thing.” [TheGuardian]
  • Intel is aggressively planning for the smartphone industry. [DigiTimes]
  • Apple and Motorola explain to Judge Posner why he should ban each others products. [TheVerge]
  • Google launches “Google Developers Live.” It’s like Google I/O all year round. [Google Developers Blog]
  • Software mod allows NFC to be activated even while the screen is off (probably not the most secure mod in the world). [XDA]
  • Microsoft rejects Motorola’s FRAND license patent settlement offer. [Reuters]
  • Huawei announces Ascend P1 2600 mAh XL with larger battery. [Engadget]
  • Oracle settles with Google for $0 in damages claim. Banks on appeal win. [ComputerWorld]
  • CyanogenMod will not Linaro 4.7.1 toolchain in their ROMs. [Reddit]


Chris Chavez
I've been obsessed with consumer technology for about as long as I can remember, be it video games, photography, or mobile devices. If you can plug it in, I have to own it. Preparing for the day when Android finally becomes self-aware and I get to welcome our new robot overlords.

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  1. Posner rocks, totally called out Apple and their “there can be only one” approach to mobile electronics.

    Bring it on Oracle. Better to lick your wounds and move on.

  2. Bummer about Moto vs. Microsoft.

  3. Oh my god…read the conversation between judge Posner and the Apple attorney in the verge article…classic Apple a**holery.

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