Here’s what’s been going on in your world of Android this week: we got to see the upcoming Nexus, the new iPhones left us mostly unfazed, we discussed the pros and cons of 64-bit chips, Hugo Barra filled us in on his plans at Xiaomi, and got a few more details about the HTC One Max.

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

New Nexus leak bonanza

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If you still had any doubts that the new Nexus smartphone is coming from LG, the leaks this week should put them to rest. We even got to see the device, courtesy of the FCC.

iPhone: forward thinking or not so much?


There was a general apathy around the launch of the new iPhones in the world of Android. Find out why.

64-bit all the things

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It comes as no surprise, but Android manufacturers are boarding the 64-bit train in 2014.
Also on the roadmap: phones with 4GB of RAM.

Haswell-powered Chromebooks

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If there’s one thing we all want in our computers is more power. The new Haswell-powered Chromebooks deliver just that, while extending battery life.

Hugo Barra on Google and Xiaomi

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Barra’s move to Xiaomi was long in the making, a new must-read interview reveals. By the way, it’s pronounced “showah mee.”

The One Max is coming

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The One Max appeared in a few more leaked shots, we learned about its US availability, and its eventual branding.

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

Bogdan Petrovan
Bogdan is the European Managing Editor of Android Authority. He loves tech, travel, and fantasy. He wishes he had more time for two of those things. Bogdan's phone is a Nexus 6P.