Must read Android: Top 10 stories this week

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 4, 2013
79
41 38

This week in your world of Android: the Nexus 5 launched, KitKat became official along with the new Google launcher, Hangout finally learned SMS, the G Flex landed, and Motorola shocked us with Project Ara.

These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few phrases. It’s must read Android.

G Flex comes around

LG G Flex

According to LG, the G Flex is the world’s first true curved screen smartphone. The intriguing vertically curved device launched without fanfare at the beginning of the week.


One Hangouts to rule them all

new-features-Hangouts
You asked for it, and now Google delivered. Hangouts got a nice update this week, bringing SMS integration (finally!), animated GIF support, and a bunch of other improvements. Sweet!


Project Ara is like Phonebloks, but for real

motorola project ara modular smartphone (1)

Lots of people laughed at the Phonebloks modular phone concept, but no one is laughing now that Motorola announced its own modular phone: Project Ara. The first versions are expected this winter.


World, meet the Nexus 5

nexus 5 official

Enough with the rumors, the Nexus 5 is official. Some fortunate souls even got theirs in the mail already, following a smooth launch and enthusiastic reception. This is what you need to know:


Sweet, sweet KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat

KitKat brought more than a name change to Android. The new Android 4.4 works on devices with as little as 512MB of RAM, features a streamlined design, and adds a batch of cool new features.


Your homescreen, now with more Google

Google Nexus 5_ I Do - YouTube 21 001039

One of the most interesting new features in KitKat is a new launcher, called the Google Experience Launcher. As it turns out, that’s more than a regular old launcher, integrating Google Now and Google Search into one super app.


What’s the biggest story in Android this week? Tell us in the comments.

  • Tasneem Zaidi

    Shubham Yadavs DICK got NITS!

    • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

      Boobs!

      • Tasneem Zaidi

        Were you born in Europe?

        • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

          BOOBIDK?

        • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

          maybe

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            Which country? And you know I got some Paki, Indian, Bengali and Muslim friends in real life!

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            bengali?

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            Its next your neighbour you dumbass!

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            Really? We Indians pretend as if we are the only country in the world lol

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            India is my country, I live in India

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            No you live in an EU country but you maybe Indian…

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            “No you live in an EU country”- ANY Proof?

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            You have defended the EU multiple times and have even told your from Europe…

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            And you believed it? LOL

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            Yes. And I’m not the only one…Plus I would not be calling you a terrorist if it weren’t for others saying that your an Islami…Chuck, ZZ, Adrian…

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            Meh, okay I give you that I [missing words]Europe.

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            Yep! Plus I reckon your from the same nation as ZZ…

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            India, I’m Indian, and you a
            Ready know my name, Omkar Kumbhar.

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            You guys all look the same, its difficult to tell you and ZZ apart lol

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            Really?

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            Yep…

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            You look sexy with protruding teeth and blonde hair :)

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            FFS Im really not BLONDE!

          • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

            Yeah right

        • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

          how many siblings do you have?

          • Tasneem Zaidi

            20!

  • https://www.google.com/+StraightEdgeNexus StraightEdgeNexus

    Boobs