The Dog Park: Week Of 2-18


What a busy week! The biggest news was of course the announcement of the HTC One. HTC’s new flagship device sports the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 paired with 2GB of RAM, a unique Ultrapixel camera, and dual front facing speakers. It’s an impressive device and really captured a lot of hearts. Then there is the new Chromebook Pixel, the first Google-made Chromebook that melds Chrome OS and some really high end hardware. It’s been a good week for Google and Android, and here is your weekly recap of all the news:

February 18th
Google VP Commits To Great Cameras In Future Nexus Devices, We Applaud
Rumor Of The Day: Samsung Galaxy S IV To Launch On March 14th?
5.5 Inch Version Of Optimus G Pro Coming With Snapdragon 600 Quad Core Processor
Sprint Lights Up LTE In New York City, San Francisco, And Washington D.C.
Original Galaxy Note Getting Jelly Bean And New Nature UX
Verizon Readying Updates For HTC Rezound And DROID Incredible 2
Verizon Posts Update For LG Spectrum, Removes Bloat
Rogers Updates Their Galaxy S II To Jelly Bean 4.1.2
HTC May Release An Ubuntu Tablet?

February 19th
HTC One shows up yet again in leaked press render and hands-on video
NVIDIA Announces Tegra 4i Processor, Aiming To Make 1080p And LTE Affordable
HTC One is Official! 1080p 4.7-inch display, Quad-Core Snapdragon, 2GB RAM, Android 4.1.2
HTC One official promo
Sense 5: What’s New
HTC One Benchmarked, That’s One Big Number
Comparing The HTC One, One X+, And One X
HTC’s Peter Chou Thinks Marketing And Innovation Will Boost HTC To The Top
Hands On Videos Of The HTC One

February 20th
Google Shows Off Glass UI With Search, Camera And Voice Translation
LG Optimus F7, Optimus F5 Press Shots Leak Days Before MWC Announcement
Swiftkey Introduces Their “Flow” Gesture Keyboard With The Release Of Swiftkey 4
Watch The Entire HTC Event Announcing The HTC One
HTC Offers Cash For Upgrading To An HTC One
CruzerLite Androidified Clone Army Case For The Google Nexus 7 Video Review
ASUS Releases Video Teasing “Metallic Miracle” For MWC
Qualcomm Announces Quick Charge 2.0 Right After Talking About QC1.0

February 21st
Motorola Offering $50 Google Play Gift Card With Purchase Of Their Phones
Google Maps May Soon Tell You Which Lane To Drive In
Google Unveils Chromebook Pixel, High Res Touchscreen For $1300
Chromebooks Serve A Specific Purpose, And The Pixel Defeats It
Developer Preview Of Ubuntu Touch Comes To Nexus Phones And Tablets
CruzerLite Androidified A2 TPU Case Review For The LG Optimus G

February 22nd
Case Makers Start Making Galaxy S IV Cases, It Ain’t Pretty
Rumor: Samsung To Introduce Photo Sphere In Galaxy S IV, Call It Samsung Orb
LG Optimus G Launching In Europe By End Of Month With Jelly Bean
Motorola Redesigns Their Update Info Page
Galaxy S III Gets A 4.2.1 Firmware Leak
Update: Google Posts Registration Date For I/O 2013
HTC One Can Extract Data From iPhone Backups To Ease Transition
Deal: T-Mobile Offering Free Nexus 4 With New Contract
Action Launcher Pro Updated, New Settings And Tweaks

February 23rd
Falcon Pro Twitter Client Reaches Token Limit, Can Not Accept New Users
Galaxy Note 8.0 Found At Samsung’s Mobile World Congress Booth
Samsung Officially Introduces The Galaxy Note 8.0 To The World

February 24th
HP Announces Their First Android Tablet With The Slate 7

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