This week in your world of Android, KitKat rolled out to Nexus devices, while Samsung had problems with Jelly Bean, the incredibly cheap Moto G landed, Google Search got smarter, we heard news from the CyanogenMod team, and the Apple vs Samsung retrial kicked off.
Rumor: Cyanogen working on its own CM phone, priced at Nexus level
Interested in Oppo's latest, the Oppo N1? Come December, the handset will be arriving internationally in both a limited and standard edition. Both models with feature CyanogenMod onboard, though the latter comes with ColorROM running as the default OS.
Android 4.4’s verified boot has device modders worried
One of the new security features in Android 4.4 KitKat is verified boot which is designed to detect persistent rootkits that can hold onto root privileges and compromise a device's security. However it as a side effect, it could stop the installation of custom ROMs.
Koush teases again: mirror your Android device in your browser (video)
Noted CyanogenMod developer Koushik Dutta is teasing us with a nifty new feature – mirroring an Android device in the browser. The feature may be useful for playing games or consuming media on a large screen, provided the FPS rate is good enough.
Android Q&A – Note 3 vs iPhone 5s, CyanogenMod Installer release date, and more!