Android Overload: ITC Denies Apple’s Request For Emergency Ban On HTC Devices, Ouya Is An Upcoming $100 Android Game Console, and More


Looks like we have a pretty extra large helping of the Android Overload for you tonight. These are all the stories that made it past our desks from throughout the day, but for whatever reason, didn’t quite make it onto our front page. No worries. We place them here for you guys to give the final once over before they’re forever cast into the abyss of the world wide web. So, have a look around, and let me know if you find anything interesting.

  • ITC denies Apple’s request for emergency ban on HTC devices. [Bloomberg]
  • The $100 Ouya is an Android game console concept and what the Nexus Q should have been. [Angel.co]
  • Facebook explains sync bug. [TheVerge]
  • How Google’s Nexus 7 went from start to finish in only 4 months. [Engadget]
  • Google sees advantage to building the Nexus Q in the good ‘ol US of A. [Reuters]
  • Nokia says they have a backup plan. Could it be Android? [Forbes]
  • Someone buys Google I/O Edition Nexus 7 tablet for $1,825. [eBay]
  • Warning: Be careful when engaging in Google+’s “Party Mode.” [Androinica]
  • Finnish carrier shows Windows Phone matching Android in market share. Really? [WMPowerUser]
  • MOG is now officially owned by Beats. [BGR]
  • Google Now smokes Siri in video comparison. [YouTube]
  • Samsung’s ChatOn messaging app to get 3G/4G video chat feature in future update. [TheVerge]
  • Mozilla’s Boot to Gecko (B2G) is now officially Firefox OS. Coming 2013. [BriefMobile]
  • Fujitsu and NICT create indoor navigation for the blind using Android phones. [Engadget]
  • Point ‘n click adventure Broken Sword now available for Android. [Google Play Store]
  • Ninja Fishing now available for Android. [Google Play Store]
  • HBO Go updated with support for Ice Cream Sandwich devices. [Google Play Store]
  • Official Costco app now available for Android. [Google Play Store]
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. Man that Android console would be AMAZING if the tablet and phone games were ported to run on it with a Bluetooth controller. As well as exclusive console only titles. Put an A15 chip, 2GB RAM, with a Mali T604 GPU, HDMI out, and that thing could run some awesome games.

  2. “… Windows Phone matching Android in market share. Really?” Somewhat misleading title, as the data reflect the experience of only one carrier, in only one country (which just happens to be the home of Nokia Windows Phone!)

    1. Good thing we’ve repeatedly had information pushed to us so we know better. And thank Google for their transparency reports

  3. “Emergency ban”? Wtf?

  4. Ha.. emergency…..

  5. I’m not surprised about the Ebay story. I bought the Google Ion for $650 on Ebay after they gave it away at IO.

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