[Noisebridge-discuss] You like your phone?

Peter Kaminski kaminski at istori.com
Tue Jun 4 00:56:00 UTC 2013


I agree, a Nexus -- or at least the new "Nexus User Experience" thing -- 
is the way to go on Android.

If you want pricey, I'd go with a GS4 or HTC One with Nexus User 
Experience, or maybe a new Droid.  Otherwise, probably a Nexus 4.

As a data point, I'm on a Nexus S 4G.  Even though it's a little older, 
it's still running great, and runs Jellybean nice and fast.  Very easy 
to root and ROM -- I'm running the latest Cyanogen, which is a lot like 
stock, only nicer.

The NS4G usually get a full day out of the battery on a regular day.  If 
I'm out and about running the camera or GPS a lot, I carry a spare 
battery.  I bought a two-pack and a charger on Amazon.  Having a 
swappable battery comes in handy, especially when traveling.

I've got an N7, too.  Here it is at Noisebridge: 
<http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterkaminski/8459411799/>. Nice tablet, 
totally worth buying the dock, even though it seems extravagant.

Pete

On 6/3/13 17:37 PM, Eric W. Rasmussen wrote:

> +1
>
> //I had to make a Google reference in some way.
>
> I don't own one but the Nexus line is the best. I've tested it, 
> however. I have a N7 that I use as a phone.
>
>
> On 06/03/2013 03:59 PM, Darius Garza wrote:
>> Nexus 4...favorite phone i've owned thus far.
>>
>> The nexus phones tend to be some of the most supported models by 
>> android hackers too. Definately a 1-click root solution out there. 
>> Comes clean of most carrier bloatware as well, although it comes 
>> stocked with every friggin google app under the sun.
>>
>> d.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com 
>> <mailto:maltman23 at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     I really like my phone:  a G2 (Desire-Z -- with a real
>>     keyboard).  But, it has a 3-year-old processor, and is kinda slow
>>     with Jellybean.  So, I'm gonna buy a new one.
>>
>>     Does anyone have a new phone that they like enough to recommend? 
>>     Does one exist that can last an entire day on its own battery any
>>     more?  Big bonus if it can be easily rooted.
>>
>>     Thanks,
>>     Mitch.
>>

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