Aug 2nd, 2012

You’ve made it to another wonderful episode of the Android Overload. This is the place where we stash all of the interesting news bits from around the web but for various reasons (some more obvious than others), these didn’t quite make the cut. Before they’re lost forever, we wanted to give you guys one last chance to check ’em out. Enjoy!

  • Google files patent for radial-style menus (already found in their browser). [PatentBolt]
  • 51.6% of smartphones in the US are Android. Samsung dominates market share with 25.6%, followed by LG at 18.8% and Apple at 15.4%. [comScore]
  • Lenovo IdeaTab A2107, and IdeaTab A2109 coming to the US in September. [Lenovo]
  • Samsung attorney John Quinn explains why he leaked rejected evidence to the press. [AboveTheLaw]
  • TweetCaster developer to launch new Twitter app tomorrow called Slices. [PandoDaily]
  • LG P870 spotted at the FCC. Headed to AT&T with LTE and NFC. [WirelessGoodness]
  • Sony down $312 million in Q1. Still  picks up $19.2 billion in sales. [Engadget]
  • Samsung Lightray 4G for MetroPCS leaked. Packs a TV antenna for television on-the-go. [AndroidForums]