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This Week in Development – Quick Take: Google vs Oracle Update – XDA TV
In today’s Quick Take of This Week in Development, Jordan covers a couple stories of interest from the XDA Portal. In some more exciting Android and patent news, Jordan talks about the latest updates in the Google versus Oracle debate. Jordan mentions a couple neat developments on the XDA-Developers Forum, from the Official CyanogenMod 9 Nightlies for the Galaxy S II I9100G and the unofficial CyanogenMod Alpha for the HTC ChaCha.
Jordan then goes on to talk about the release of the kernel source for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Jordan mentions our new Pro Tip video on XDA TV. In a final request Jordan asks you to vote on our next Pro Tip Video topic.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Oracle vs Google: Final Decisions
- Official CyanogenMod 9 Nightlies for the Galaxy S II I9100G
- HTC ChaCha Receives Unofficial CM9 Alpha
- Samsung Galaxy S III Kernel Source Released
- Now Available: XDA-Developers Book for Android Users!
- Pro Tip Number 4: Installing Applications Using ADB – XDA TV
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