To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Google Nexus 5 Available! Android 4.4 Detailed, and Motorola’s Project Ara Modular Phone? – XDA Developer TV
With a spooky surprise, Google finally released the ghost story that is the Google Nexus 5! That and much more news stories are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the official release of Android 4.4 Kit Kat and Google’s / Motorola’s modular phone venture called Project Ara.
Jordan also talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for the Wanam Module, Jordan released a video detailing the update for Nvidia Shield that includes Console mode and Android 4.3, and TK gave us an Android App Review of Safe N Secure Notepad. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Google Nexus 5 Finally Released! Go Get Yours Now!
- New in Android 4.4 KitKat: Everything You Need to Know
- BREAKING: New Runtime Compiler in Android 4.4 to Possibly Bring Better Performance in Future Releases
- Motorola Announces Modular Smartphone Project Ara
- Leaked Android 4.3 (UCUEMJ2) Update for Galaxy S III I747
- Verizon Updates Galaxy S 4 to Android 4.3 (VRUEMJ7)
- Updated! XDA Xposed Tuesday: Wanam Module – XDA Developer TV
- What’s New on the Nvidia SHIELD? – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Secure Your ‘Recipe’ with Safe N Secure Notepad – XDA Developer TV
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