Android Atlas Weekly 34: Google grants (a few) of our Android wishes (podcast)

The Android guys dig into Google's latest Honeycomb announcements and take a look at the new Android Market web store. In related news, hackers beat Motorola to the 'first Honeycomb tablet' punch with an unofficial 3.0 port for the NOOKcolor. Later, Justin Eckhouse and Antuan Goodwin ponder the merits of 3D technology for portables and debate the usefulness the Motorola Atrix 4G's wacky laptop dock in this week's edition of Android Atlas Weekly.

The Android guys dig into Google's latest Honeycomb announcements and take a look at the new Android Market web store. In related news, hackers beat Motorola to the 'first Honeycomb tablet' punch with an unofficial 3.0 port for the NOOKcolor. Later, Justin Eckhouse and Antuan Goodwin ponder the merits of 3D technology for portables and debate the usefulness the Motorola Atrix 4G's wacky laptop dock in this week's edition of Android Atlas Weekly.

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EPISODE 34

Google + Motorola show off Honeycomb 3.0 + Xoom
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20030459-1.html
http://lifehacker.com/5750207/the-best-new-features-in-the-android-market-and-android-30-honeycomb
Android Market webstore, FINALLY!
http://market.android.com/

Android smartphone users, don’t expect the full Honeycomb experience
http://blogs.computerworld.com/17764/android_smartphone_users_dont_expect_the_full_honeycomb_experience

B&N NOOKcolor gets unofficial Honeycomb port
http://phandroid.com/2011/02/01/nookcolor-honeycomb-port-now-available-for-installation/

T-Mobile Android Honeycomb Tablet: Records 3D Video, Plays 3D Movies
http://www.gizmocrunch.com/computing/5024-t-mobile-g-slate-android-honeycomb-tablet-3d

Buyer's Remorse: 16 Percent of Galaxy Tabs Are Returned
http://digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20110201/16-percent-of-galaxy-tabs-are-returned/?mod=ATD_search
http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/galaxy-tab-return-rate-is-less-than-2-percent-says-samsung/

AT&T reveals pricing, release date for Motorola Atrix 4G
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-20030553-251.html?tag=mncol;title

Stats of the week: Google topples Symbian from top smartphone spot
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/us-google-nokia-idUSTRE70U1VW20110131
Android tops smartphones; WP7 trails others in various Q4 reports
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9207361/Android_tops_smartphones_WP7_trails_others_in_various_Q4_reports

Google said to be hiring ‘dozens’ to boost Android app development
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/01/google-said-to-be-hiring-dozens-to-boost-android-app-developme/

Zynga expands ‘Words With Friends’ to Android
http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/story/zynga-expands-words-friends-android/2011-02-03

Google Updates Its Latitude Service
http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/02/google-updates-its-latitude-service/?src=busln

E-mail (androidatlas@cnet.com)

I was playing around with the emulator, and I figured out what the action bar is. It is a bar at the top of the screen that has options specific to the app. For example, when you’re typing an email, and you select text, the action bar will pop up at the top of the screen with options like cut, copy, paste, select all, etc. – Tyler

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I intend to buy the HTC android smartphone but would prefer one that can play video content easily. Kdly let me have details and mode of payment and delivery as I live in faraway Nigeria. While I await your reply, pls accept the assurances of my best regards.
Yours sincerely,
Austen

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