There is no such thing as a slow news day in Android. If there were I don’t think the internet could handle dozens of blogs making dozens of posts per day. But some days there’s a lack of a big story that trumps the rest. We’re prepared for those days. When one inevitably arises, as it did today, we’re ready with our quickies section. That will let you stay on top of the latest in Android in a quick and bullet-pointed manner.
- Android shipped more units in Europe this past quarter than Apple and RIM. Even crazier, it represented a 1580 percent jump from the fourth quarter of 2009. [Android Central]
- There was a little hoopla about the Droid X2 today. It was supposedly the same thing as the original, except with a smaller SD card — for the same price. Turns out it’s just a bunch of nonsense. Proceed as normal. [Engadget]
- If you have an OG Droid and haven’t yet rooted it, you should be getting a Froyo update, FRG83G. Verizon is pushing this one out over the air now. It should fix a few bugs prominent in the current Froyo build for the Droid. [Droid Life]
- If you use foursquare to check into places, you’ll be happy to know that version 3.0 is set to hit Android today. [Boy Genius Report]
- Verizon, as they’ve done in the past, is crusading against illegal telemarketers — specifically, ones invading your SMS inbox. [Android Police]
- Expect the Nexus S to hit all the major Canadian carriers. [Financial Post]