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Today At Cult Of Android: Motorola XOOM To Get Ice Cream Sandwich, MADDEN NFL 12 $.99 In The Android Market, And More…

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What’s this? Android news on Cult of Mac? Who cares? Maybe you don’t, maybe you do. Point is: these are a few of the popular topics going on in the Android world today. Maybe you’d like to know what the competition is up to, or perhaps your aunt received a Kindle Fire she needs to update. Regardless of the reason, having a resource such as Cult of Android allows you to learn more about what’s going on with the competition. You know what they say: the best way to beat the enemy is to know which way they’re moving!

Motorola XOOM To Get Ice Cream Sandwich Soon, Soak Test Happening Now

The guys over at Android Police have confirmed that Motorola’s recent “project” for the Motorola XOOM is, in fact, Ice Cream Sandwich. It seems one of the lucky testers didn’t understand the word “confidential” and spilled the beans on the project. More…

Sony Xperia S Black Up For Pre-Order On Clove UK

The recently announced Sony Xperia S is already up for pre-order at UK retailer Clove. It’s only the black version for now, but you can reserve yours starting today for £389.99 (£467.99). Sony unveiled the Xperia S at the beginning of CES and if you missed it, it features: More…

MADDEN NFL 12 By EA SPORTS Only $.99 In The Android Market [Deal Alert]

We’re only weeks away from Super Bowl XLVI, and EA Sports has a special treat to get you in the pigskin mood. For a limited time, you can head over to the Android Market and download MADDEN NFL 12 for a mere $.99. That’s a great deal for football fans looking to enact virtual revenge against rival teams that squashed Super Bowl dreams. Whether your team is going to the big show or not, MADDEN NFL 12 By EA SPORTS puts you in the game with its authentic NFL action. MADDEN NFL 12 features: More…

Samsung Mobile USA Celebrates 1 Million Facebook Followers With A Giveaway – 30 Devices And 100 $50 Media Hub Vouchers To Be Given Away

Samsung Mobile USA recently surpassed one million Facebook followers and to celebrate this accomplishment, they’ve decided to hold a Facebook giveaway. Now until 8:59 am ET on Sunday, January 15, 2012, anyone following Samsung on Facebook can fill out one entry form per day. What are the prizes you ask? Let’s take a look at the amazing list of giveaways Samsung has planned. More…

DROID RAZR MAXX To Be Available January 26? Motorola’s Website Thinks So

We caught our first glimpse of the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX at CES with its added (but still irremovable) 3300 mAh battery. Instead of making things easy and allowing users the convenience of swapping out batteries, Motorola decided to create an entirely new version of the DROID RAZR, this time with better battery life for the power-sucking 4G LTE. Although everything besides the new battery remained the same, we weren’t given any sort of release date for the MAXX. The keen eyes over at Droid-Life noticed that Motorola wasn’t so coy, and in fact posted a release date of January 26 on their website. More…

Friday Night Fights: What’s Better? The 3.5-Inch iPhone or Android’s 4+ Inch Superphones?

Laaaaaaaaaaadies and Gentlemen, welcome to Friday Night Fights, a new series of weekly deathmatches between two no-mercy brawlers who will fight to the death — or at least agree to disagree — about which is better: Apple or Google, iOS or Android?

After this week’s topic, someone’s going to be spitting teeth. Our question: What’s Better? The iPhone’s 3.5-Inch Display, or Android’s 4+ Inch Superphones?

In one corner, we have the 900 pound gorilla, Cult of Mac; in the opposite corner, wearing the green trunks, we have the plucky upstart, Cult of Android!

Place your bets, gentlemen! This is going be a bloody one. More…

LG Rumored To Be Getting First Crack At Google’s Newest Google TV Software

Google has consistently teamed up with manufactures to debut new Android software versions in a
pure “Google Experience,” void of any manufacturer overlays. We’ve seen this with the smartphone Nexus line, as well as with the Motorola XOOM tablet. When it comes to Google TV however, there were actually two companies that had first crack at it, and as you already know, that didn’t go so well. For Google’s next version of Google TV, they’d like to make a better impression, and rumor has it that they may team up with LG to deliver it. More…