Week in Review @PocketDroid (November 28 – December 4)


The weekend has arrived, and it’s time for another episode of the Week in Review @PocketDroid.

We spotted photos of the Motorola Droid 4. Here’s what the article was all about:

Motorola Droid4 is the next step, which will bring the long-awaited 4G LTE technology by consumers to the Droid series.

The next smartphone from Droid series is Motorola Droid4 bringing a 5-row slide-out QWERTY keyboard and whats more important the super-fast 4G LTE speeds. Full specifications leaked a couple of days ago and now we get to see this Android device in official press renders. Article with images 

LG announced Ice-Cream Sandwich updates for their greatest smartphones: LG Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D and Optimus LTE. Here’s what we said about that:

In an official post on its Facebook page, LG Electronics announces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware upgrade for the following smartphones by the end of 2011: the Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D and Optimus LTE. Read more 

We reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note. Here’s a part from the review:

The Samsung Galaxy Note is quite a unique hybrid Android device to use and it is the second one in this genre; the first being the Dell Streak, which quite frankly was an epic fail but we are not here to talk about that.

The Galaxy Note bridges the gap between the modern, ubiquitous smartphone and the neoteric tablet. This device is something which every geek dreams of at night and “wets” his bed in excitement. As soon as you pick up the device, you can see that this device has been drenched with details. Read the full review 

World’s first Android store was opened in Melbourne, Australia! Here’s a cut from the story:

Androidand is located in the heart of Melbourne at 246 Bourke street (corner of Swanston & Bourke streets).

  • Weekday opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8am — 6pm and Friday 8am — 9pm
  • Weekend opening hours: Saturday 9am — 6pm and Sunday 10am — 6pm Full story 
Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus got a 4.1 update just before launch. Here’s a part from the article:

Apparently a lucky owner of a Galaxy Nexus smartphone received a new firmware upgradeto Android 4.1.0 Ice Cream Sandwich over the air on Verizon Wireless Network.

This firmware upgrade seems to include a new Radio, disappointing or not that’s all bradgog , wrote on MyDroidWorld  Forums so far about the new update, but at least we have confirmation that Google’s Android team closely works together with Verizon to fix allthe bugs and bring a stable ROM to the upcoming release of Samsung GALAXY Nexus on Big Red’s network. Full article 

That was all for this week’s episode of the Week in Review @PocketDroid. Stay tuned to PocketDroid, in order to enjoy the latest news about Android!