Android Overload: HTC Kicking Butt and Taking Names, Motorola Killing 800 Jobs and More

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Double, double, toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble. With all the news that comes through our parts it’s darn near impossible to get to them all. The ones that didn’t make it onto our front page get left here. In the Android Overload. Think of this as a cemetery where all good stories go when they die. So grab your shovel and see what you can dig up. You necrophiliacs, you. Happy Halloween, everyone!

  • HTC reports 68% profit growth from last year and ships 13.2 million handsets worldwide. Takes Apple’s crown for #1 US smartphone manufacturer. [TechCrunch]
  • Motorola attempts to cut costs. Will cut 800 jobs despite better than expected Q3 results. [BW]
  • Dual SIM Huawei U8520 hits Australia for $250 unlocked. [IntoMobile]
  • Titanium Backup Pro can now restores apps (and their data) from backed up ROMs. [AndroidPolice]
  • Telus will exclusively launch the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray in Canada Nov. 2nd. [Electronista]
  • Getjar offers loads of free apps for Halloween. Better hurry! [Getjar]
  • European LG Optimus 2X 3D and Black to receive Gingerbread update in the coming weeks. [Facebook]
  • Texas Instruments undercuts the competition. Offers Cortex-A8 processors for $5. [Electronista]
  • Motorola Droid RAZR could be making its way to India next week. [AndroidOS.in]
  • Android 3.2 update now live for Motorola XOOM WiFi-only models. [EuroDroid]

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