Android Authority on Air


This week on Android Authority On Air, we held a live Q&A session with Tony MacDonell from Teknision, the company behind Chameleon launcher. If you recall, Chameleon launcher debuted last August for tablets only. Yesterday for the first time, Chameleon launcher became available for smartphones. Along with the addition of smartphone support, Chameleon launcher got a slight name change to simply Chameleon 2. Besides phone support, the latest version added folder and linked folder support, widgets have been completely overhauled, the context based home screen philosophy has slightly changed, and there’s been some performance and stability enhancements. But, don’t take our word for it. Just listen to Tony from Teknision, he discusses with us every new feature from inside and out.

The vast majority (probably 50 minutes) of the show was dedicated to Chameleon and Tony sure likes to talk. We’re not complaining one bit, it was a great show. We did manage to squeeze in a few minutes or so of Android news from the past week. The Verizon Galaxy Nexus received a substantial leak, Android 4.2.2 which can be downloaded directly from Google’s severs, so you know this is legit. The Motorola RAZR and RAZR MAXX got debloated with their long, overdue Android Jelly Bean OTA update.

For patent wars, Judge Koh reverses course, orders new trial on $450 million of Apple’s $1.05 billion ‘win’.  Koh wants the new trial to wait until after the appeals.  It’s increasingly clear that the appeal is likely to overturn a lot of Koh’s decisions. Microsoft to pay $750 million fine to EU for browser choice snafu. Big name companies like Qualcomm and Ericsson file comments with FTC opposing recent Google settlement as damaging to the industry.

We even managed to squeeze in a giveaway teaser.

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Derek Ross
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