The long wait for an updated version of Android may soon be over. With a Google press event scheduled for next week and some 4.3 leaks, many sites are reporting we will see an updated version of the Nexus 7 and a bump to a refreshed version of Android.
As someone who spends a lot of time with an HTC One and Nexus 7 (although the latter is clearly close to giving up the ghost) I have a few hopes for what Google will put forth in the newest version of Android.
- A better stock messaging app: Yes, there are plenty of third-party alternatives, but those running stock Android have the best messaging that 2007 can provide. It does not handle MMS well and jumps and flashes far too frequently during intense messaging sessions. It is one of the reasons I have stuck with Sense on my One – the messaging app is far better. [Read more…]