Android Overload: OUYA Game Console Hits 3.7 $Million In Pledges, Google Maps In Africa Gets Walking Directions, and More


Good evening, Phandroids. You’ve made it to another episode of the Android Overload. This is the place where we stash all of the interesting tidbits from around the web that we’ve come across throughout our day, but for various reasons (some more obvious than others) didn’t make it onto our front page. But before these almosts get tossed into the abyss that is the world wide web, we figured we’d let you guys take a final look. There’s usually something a little something here for everyone, so have at it.

  • New report shows Android dominating US and Europe smartphone sales. [Cnet]
  • Philips W732 coming to China with 2,400mAh battery and 13 hours of talk time. [UnwiredView]
  • Mixcloud now available for Android in the Google Play Store.
  • 9 Innings: Pro Baseball 2013 now available for Android in the Google Play Store.
  • Time Warner posts bounty for information on Google Fiber. [GigaOM]
  • OUYA Android game console is a Kickstarter success. Hits $3.7 million in pledges with 27 days left to go. [Kickstarter]
  • Google Maps for Africa gets walking directions in 44 countries. [Google Lat Long]
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. FYI, it stops being a “pledge” when the project becomes fully funded. Those are donations, homie.

    1. It stops being a pledge when the kickstarter campaign ends and is fully funded. I haven’t donated a nickel yet, and could back out if I please. It’s still a pledge until it’s finished.

  2. man, I love my philips x501 with it’s 20+ days of real life standby. hope we’ll get at least 3-4 days out of the W732.

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