U.S. Cellular intros Motorola Electrify; Apple calls for a time out on Moto lawsuits

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> U.S. Cellular said it will sell the Motorola Electrify Android phone for $199 with a service contract (customers on Belief Plans who are eligible for a phone upgrade can get that $199 price without signing a new contract) later this month. Release

> Apple could pay out a dividend or conduct a share buyback. Article

> Apple asked for a halt to two of its lawsuits against Motorola Mobility due to Google's planned acquisition of the company. Article

> Samsung filed a patent complaint against Apple in France. Article

> Gaming retailer GameStop reportedly plans to launch an Android tablet next year. Article

> Android is now No. 2 in five leading European markets. Article

> Huawei and Deutsche Telekom will team on cloud computing. Article

> New research shows 31 percent of survey respondents plan to buy an iPhone 5--more than the number of people who planned to buy an iPhone 4 before that gadget went on sale. Article

Mobile Content News

> NBC said it will offer full-length TV shows on its iPad app. Article

> Sprint Nextel released an app intended to help parents prevent distracted driving. Release

> Google Maps, Gmail and Facebook are the most popular applications among U.S.-based Android smartphone users 18 and older according to new data issued by Nielsen. Article

> Location-based mobile social network Gowalla is dramatically revamping its user experience. Article

> Newspapers in Philadelphia will test a program that will subsidize the cost of Android tablets for subscribers. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Nitobi, creators of the PhoneGap mobile application development framework, is expanding the open-source tool to support Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango update. Article

> Apple reportedly will release the gold master version of its new iOS 5 operating system to overseas assemblers later this month. Article

> Cross-platform development solutions provider Appcelerator inked a new partnership with bookseller chain Barnes & Noble's Nook Developer program. Article

And finally... The iPhone ain't cool anymore, according to an HTC executive. Article

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