partnering with Reliance Communications to give free mobile data access with the purchase of a new Android phone or tablet. The good news is that anyone who buys a new phone from any Android manufacturer will be eligible. The bad news is that it's just one non-recurring gigabyte on the 3G network.
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) was announced, developers have been itching to mod the new code to work with their own devices. It seems a stable version is now available on the Motorola XOOM. This is currently only for the WiFi version, but some claim to have it working on their 3G/4G versions.
Transformer Prime will not be coming into production by the end of Q1 - if at all. Actually, they even said "no such product exists on its current roadmap". For some, 3G capabilities within a device is their highest selling point - particularly to those who are always on the move and have no time for a dedicated WiFi connection.
Tablet Writings reports that the Asus office in charge of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg stated that a 3G Transformer Prime will be available some time in the future.
via Twitter, and says that a software fix is currently in the works. While the company gave no time frame for implementing the update, Nexus phones are updated directly from Google's servers, and usually very quickly - perhaps the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 release will ease some early users' woes.
mishandling of the Galaxy Nexus launch. Now reports are coming in form all over the US that the wireless carrier's data is down, centering in the Midwest. The outage is affecting 4G LTE and 3G services. There is no word on when it might be repaired, though Verizon assures its customers that a fix is incoming.
BBC is working on a major survey that will look into phone coverage in the UK.