The Chameleon Launcher beta updated to version 0.9.0 yesterday. Among other updates, the widget API is now available, allowing developers to start creating widgets for the tablet-only launcher.
Launched yesterday on Google’s Android Developers YouTube channel, Android Design in Action is new video show that looks at the design of apps, and how they might better fit with the guidelines laid out in the Android Style Guide.
Google has made more than 4,000 Android Wi-Fi hotspots free across the U.S. in collaboration with Boingo Wireless. There is a bit of a catch, though: if you use a Windows Phone, iOS or Blackberry device, you might not be able to connect.
With Apple’s iPhone 5 just hours away from being unveiled, Steve Jobs: Resurrection takes a look at what would probably be a much more interesting event. With lines like “we switched the dock up arbitrarily, so I hope you like buying new accessories,” this parody is bound to hit fairly close to home for some.
With mobile malware threats on the rise, Verizon has responded by unveiling a new antivirus app for its line of Android phones, dubbed Verizon Mobile Security. Both free and paid versions of the app are available, depending on your security needs.
Though it seemed that Sprint customers were going to see Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for their Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S 4G customers last week, the update is finally being rolled out today via an over the air update.
Shortly before the Galaxy Note 2 was released, rumors were rampant that the device might feature a flexible AMOLED display. With Samsung continuing to state that it intends to begin mass producing these displays, is it possible that we will see a flexible display on an improved version of the Note 2? In 2011, Samsung wowed CES audiences with demonstrations of a flexible AMOLED display. The impressive technology lead some to believe that it wouldn’t be long until we began to see it put to use in Samsung’s mobile devices. So far, that has yet to happen, but recent clues…