Logitech Revue hitting retail stores claiming 3.1 Honeycomb and Android Market [Update]

It appears Google might finally be ready with the long delayed Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for the Logitech Revue and other Google TV set-tops. We've seen a few Honeycomb leaks lately and after the Revue dropped to $99 many bought it with the hopes to get Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich one day soon. The Logitech Revue is now hitting retail stores again with an updated box. This time right front and center it says Android 3.1 Honeycomb and the Android Market -- I guess it's time I go buy one.

Google Apps users can now join Google+

One of the biggest complaints for the recently launched social network service was the fact that Google Apps users weren't able to join. This being the large group of schools and businesses that actually pay Google to use their Apps and services. Google's recently announced more than 40 million users are on Google+ but now all those enterprise and Google Apps users will be able to join the hangout party.

LG Switch: More dreams of a dual-screen phone [Video]

Whoa, check out this awesome new concept design featuring an LG phone with two displays. Yes this is just a concept but it's still fun to imagine and the video below is worth a look in itself. This isn't the Kyocera Echo idea, instead we have a display on the front -- and on the back. a two-sided Android smartphone for the ultimate multitasker.

Samsung’s dual-screen SCH-W999 bound for China Telecom

While flip phones have largely fallen out of fashion here in the States, especially when it comes to smartphones, the form factor remains popular in many Asian markets. Samsung appears to be capitalizing on that with the new SCH-W999, an Android phone in the classic flip style with a screen on both sides of the top section. Keep it closed and it's a rather thick slate, open it up and you've got access to a full touchscreen and number pad.

HTC ThunderBolt gets an Ice Cream Sandwich SDK port

Stock ThunderBolt users are just now getting their first taste of Gingerbread, but all the cool kids are already running versions of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based off of the Software Development Kit. Verizon's first LTE phone is the latest to get the treatment, courtesy of the fine folks at RootzWiki. Experienced custom ROM users can flash the software in the usual way via a custom recovery - don't forget to do a backup!

Android packing gesture controlled Smart TVs coming from Hisense and eyeSight

There are already a bunch of smart TVs on the market today. Smart TVs allow the user to access the internet for all sorts of things from streaming video content to social networking and for playing games. Typically, these smart TVs have operating systems that are not that interesting to geeks. Hisense and eyeSight have announced that they have a new smart TV that is powered by Android and has gesture control right out of the box.

Sony shells out $1.47B to buy Ericsson out of joint venture

Early this month word started to circulate that Sony was looking to buy out the Ericsson part of the Sony-Ericsson joint venture for smartphones. The company had previously announced that in 2012 its entire line would be smartphones on Android. The deal has been made official today with Sony forking over big money to buy Ericsson out of the joint venture.

Google Music page points to Android Market music sales

We've been hearing that Google will begin selling music directly for months, and it looks like it's about to finally come to pass. But don't take our word for it: head over to music.google.com with your Android device (make sure you've got your user agent set to default) and you'll see something similar to the screenshot on the right. The page mentions "millions of songs in the Android Market", though both links appear to be inactive at the time of writing.
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