This week in your world of Android: Google rolled out Android 4.4.2, Qualcomm announced its first 64-bit chip, news of Nokia’s Android phone leaked, two new Google Play edition devices launched, the Nexus 5 received a design tweak, a privacy watchdog grilled Google over the removal of App Ops, and new apps gained Chromecast support.
Report: Microsoft might actually let Nokia’s Android phone live
On November 19th, the Nokia board is expected to finalize the sale of their smartphone division over to Microsoft. In a bold yet impossible move, ‘Nokita’ is hoping to win over investors and outbid Microsoft before the deal closes.
HTC may have to modify the technology in several of its phones to prevent a possible U.S. sales ban
As it turns out, not only was an Nokia Android device discussed, it was a reality. The New York Times is reporting a team within Nokia had Android up and running on Lumia smartphones before the company was sold to Microsoft.