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Android Authority On Air - Episode 22 - Google Fiber and Other News

July 28, 2012

Google Fiber launched this week in Kansas City bringing fiber Internet and TV to area residents. If you’re a Kansas City resident, feel free to rub it in to the rest of the world that you have have 1gbps Internet. $120 / month gets you the full package and all the goods, $70/month doesn’t get you TV, but gets you Internet and lastly, if you’re cheap, you can get Internet for free after paying $300 to get your fiber laid.

Don’t want to move to Kansas City to get Google Fiber TV? That’s OK. You can try the generation 2 Google TV from Vizio. That is, if you can find their Co-Star device. That thing is HOT. It sold out of the initial stock in 12 hours. And no wonder it’s hot, it comes with OnLive gaming and costs only $99. Not bad.

The Xoom WiFi officially got Jelly Bean this week. If you don’t have a Google reference device, the CyanogenMod team has you covered. This past week we saw well over a dozen devices get official CM10 previews.

Last but not least, we announced a very special show for next week.

Miss the show? Tune in or watch below:


OUYA to get access to OnLive games
Acer says Jelly Bean updates are coming for several tablets, no names and dates mentioned just yet
Bow to the king! Samsung posts record quarterly profits, sells 50m phones and holds 26% market share
Motorola’s entire Android lineup banned in Germany
The $99 Vizio Co-Star Google TV box sells out in 12 hours
16GB Nexus 7 back on sale on Google Play in Canada, official case goes up for $20
Apple won’t have to bare the shame of acknowledging that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad. For now
Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE to arrive on Sprint soon
Unlocked and loaded: ASUS releases Transformer Pad Infinity bootloader unlocking tool
Google Fiber plans: 1 Gbps for $70, 5 Mbps Internet for free, and more
3 out of 5 first-time smartphone owners in the US choose Android
Sony refusing to fix phones with unlocked bootloaders
Xiaomi earns nearly a billion dollars in H1 2012
Motorola talks unlocking bootloaders; starts with Motorola Photon Q
2011 Xperia phones won’t receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, says Sony’s exec
Galaxy Note CyanogenMod 10 (Jelly Bean) preview now available
Galaxy S3 universal search coming back in new update, at least in some markets
What Samsung will try to prove in the U.S. patent case against Apple
Apple wins “adverse inference jury instruction” in U.S. patent case against Samsung
App developer says Android is “designed for piracy,” open-source not good for business
First unofficial CM10 build for Nexus 7 already available, seems to be working great
Jelly Bean OTA update for WiFi Motorola Xoom now available, soak testers get it early
Galaxy S2 CyanogenMod 10 (Jelly Bean) preview available for GT-I9100 international version
ASUS Padfone receives firmware update to Android 4.0.4, and other performance enhancements
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 gets unboxed, 2GB of RAM onboard
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity hitting the UK on August 31
Apple wants $2.525 billion from Samsung in damages, but prefers injunctions against allegedly infringing products