For this week’s green news, we discuss the Qualcomm 820 quad-core processor, New Nexus 5/6 leaks, and Android Stagefright exploit and how to fix it easily.
Category: Android Smartphone News
This morning I got up and found that the OnePlus Two invites are HERE! If you have been following HighOnAndroid.com since last year, you may remember how OnePlus One invite system sucked. Well, this year, the invite system is a bit different. For those of you who sign up early, you will be able to get your hands on the OnePlus Two simply by signing up.
If you are on the fence between the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge or the LG G4, you may want to consider several factors like size, display, battery life, storage, and some more. These are probably the two of the baddest of Android smartphone this year and here’s my recommendations based on using both of them as daily drivers for more than 2 weeks.
The other day my Comcast Business internet went down again, that’s the 5th time it happened and my download speeds crawled to around 1Mbps download for couple days (while I paid around $200/month for 100Mbps). On those days, I usually tether my main office computer to my Verizon Note 3, which I have an unlimited grandfathered plan.
Now is your chance to sign up for the Google Glass Explorer program if you are out of luck on getting private invites from existing Google Glass owners. Google is offering their own invites and if you are a U.S. resident, they may send you an invite to buy a Google Glass at $1500 outright if you sign up.
For those of you wondering what’s “new” with Android 4.4 KitKat, here’s a quick overview of Top 10 features on KitKat:
10. KitKat Android 4.4 has been designed to run fast and smooth on older devices even ones with only 512MB of RAM. This means KitKat is going to improve performance on your older Android devices such as Galaxy Nexus, Nexus One, HTC Evo, etc…etc… While those older devices might not get official updates, you can get KitKat by rooting and installing a ported custom ROM. This is great news for those of you still with an older Android device, Google is simply offering more optimized OS that can work on any Android device regardless of its raw CPU power. And this will be great for future smartwatches and smart glasses.