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By Phil Nickinson
Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 3:11 pm EDT
For the more visually minded folks, Google's whipped up a video with Android's Nick Butcher, Adam Koch and Roman Nurik discussing some of the new design elements in Android 4.4 KitKat. Have at it, after the break!
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Awesome, can't wait to download it.
Am I the only one having video issues? Can't seem to get the video to play in the Android Central App.
I'm having the same issue.
I'm playing it in YouTube app in Android...
Try search Android 4.4 in YouTube and in filter select today and you will get it...just see the preview image of the video and select the same when you search
You aren't missing much, its a long boring discussion that could have been summed up in three paragraphs. Video takes a long time to say very little.
Save your time for reading the official AC review of the Nexus 5.
Um. Video can be just as concise as audio.
You really are the Skip Bayless of Android Central.
When is someone actually going to post a hands on video of kit kat.. We want to see it in action...
I'm guessing you mean an official one...lol
The verge has one now, but it's not very good.
Can anyone post direct YouTube link?
Great video i thought! Lots of cool stuff coming with this update and gave me some new ideas to try out for the future
There is no sane scale on which this qualifies as a Great video.
Mr Cranky Pants had spoken
The video is working fine using Chrome on an iMac...
Regarding color change:
Initial feeling is that I prefer the current stock holo blue in the status/notification bar and as a confirmation indicator/feedback color.
For example, if my WiFi drops out, I'll notice it right away instead of having to distinguish between white and light grey.
Same thing when I get that feedback. I don't want to second guess between the "not pressed" light grey and the "pressed" 10% opaque light grey.
I'm assuming toggles are going to be handled the same way.
I'll definitely have to check it out first hand, but I have some reservations.
All the talk about the new hardware and software but no one is mentioning that the new hardware is bigger than the Nexus 4, which can be a minus. For people like me, who are not religiously dedicated to Android or iOS, size of the device matters. At the end of the day I want a phone that fits comfortably in my hand and pocket, and can be operated with one hand without juggling the phone so that a thumb can reach the far corner of the screen. That is where iPhone wins. I just don't understand why Google/LG is not paying attention to human engineering and ergonomics. Frustrating.
To each their own. Not everyone has small feet I mean hands lol. It's also so much easier on the eyes seeing things on a bigger screen. Would you rather have a 27 inch TV or a 50 inch? Sorry for being an ass.
Yes! I'm glad I'm not the only one! All those god damn leaks and even now, not one person put the N4 next to the N5. Its been really aggravating me since I'm in the same boat as you. The N4 is the sweet spot for me and really didn't want a bigger phone. Regardless my N4 screen smashed and I've already ordered the N5. After some digging around, I've discovered the N5 is virtually the same width as the N4 and a hair taller. Its also slightly thinner and lighter than the N4. I hope this helps, hopefully I'll like it when it arrives. Here's where I was checking some of this info out, hope it helps you out: http://www.geek.com/android/nexus-5-vs-nexus-4-google-delivers-a-worthy-...
Ok I actually found one! Check it out:http://www.engadget.com/gallery/nexus-5-hands-on/1288063/#!slide=1288066
hope this helps :-D
AC has a pic now too:
Don't like the blue going away. Transitions will only work in 4.4 + so that means since all these crappy devices still running 2.3 will make developer's skip this altogether. Supporting an old OS really holds android back so much.
9 of 10 developer's will not make an app for 4.4 and another for junk 2.3.
Cant wait to update my nexus 7 to 4.3
After digging more into 4.4, I think I understand why there was no fanfare release. Much like 4.3, the kitkat update is essentially another developer update on the back end. There really are not many front end consumer features to even cover, hence no need for a big event. I see why they went with .4 instead of 5.o, because 5.o will likely be a more major front end consumer focused release. I mean I appreciate the functionality from the back end, but expectations, at least for me, was something more consumer focused, instead of developer.
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nice.want to have one:-)