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As Galaxy Nexus launches in UK, Verizon version appears in Google video

Well, the day has finally arrived, for UK citizens, at least. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is available for purchase unlocked and sin contract in the British Isles, all you need is a spare £549.99. There's still no word out of Verizon, supposedly the exclusive US launch partner for the Galaxy Nexus, but if you're desperate for a little more confirmation, mozy on over to the official Google Nexus YouTube channel. Demonstration videos for the new Ice Cream Sandwich features are all done with a Verizon-branded LTE version of the Nexus. At least Google can get their hands on one, right?

YouTube updated to v2.3.4 with Watch later queue and +1 button

Google is running wild this morning and this is a friendly reminder to check YouTube on the Android Market as it was just updated to version 2.3.4 and along with it came a few neat little changes. Nothing extremely huge here but the more the better right. Google has added the +1 button for their ever growing Google+ social network as well as a few other changes.

Google announces third quarter financial results, revenues of 10 billion, more

The Google 2011 quarter 3 earnings call is currently under way as we speak. You can follow along at the YouTube Webcast and they've posted the full financial results for Q3 and the year in general. Google, you are some rich dudes. Sifting through the notes just released today it appears things are still moving along just fine for Google. Revenues from Q3 2010 to now has increased 33% year over year, and this quarter alone they've brought in around 10 billion in revenue. Sounds nice right?

Qualcomm teases Snapdragon efficiency, 100% bug powered smartphone [Video]

Yes you read the title right, that says 100% bug powered smartphone and that is exactly what we have. Today Qualcomm has presented us with the "Bug Circus Generator" where they've neatly gathered a few speedy Praying Mantis and tossed them on unicycles and a Tarantula on a treadmill and rigged them to generate tiny amounts of electricity. What do you get? A 100% bug powered smartphone thanks to the extremely efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Android Developers YouTube Channel Confirms Ice Cream Sandwich Launch

Well folks, would you look at this. The official Android Developers YouTube channel has now confirmed we will see Android 2.4 (or 4.0) Ice Cream Sandwich detailed at the CTIA Samsung Unpacked event next week. While this isn't a big surprise seeing it from the official channel makes it even more official. We will be seeing the next Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich next week, and we'll be there live to bring you all the details.

YouTube for Android Updated with some new features

That little application and website a few of you just might know called YouTube was updated yesterday night for the first time in a while. The initial update notification hit users phones but no update was actually available but it appears that is because a few different versions were all updated. I didn't get any updates on my Tablet but a few phones all got the new YouTube so that could be part of the confusion.

Google Adds Movies to Android Market

Google announced at Google I/O's first keynote that they'd be adding movies to their repertoire, allowing you to rent anywhere and watch movies anywhere. This feature is live at market.android.com, and is available for Android 2.2 and higher. Users will have a choice of over 3,000 Hollywood feature videos. Rentals will start at $1.99.