11-20-2014 02:50 PM
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  1. Kevin Hill2's Avatar
    Seems like a lot of excitement for a little bit of nothing. I like getting the next new update as much as the next guy, but this seems way over hyped , in a lot of ways it seems like a step back in design, looks like art deco meets the Jetsons . I'm sure it is new and improved under the hood, but I have to look at the Hood every day, and I really don't care for the new paint color. what do you think ?
    11-18-2014 08:48 AM
  2. Chase Lilly's Avatar
    I have it on my Nexus 7 2013 and updated through side loading. I have not had any of the issues people are complaining about.

    Everything looks nice and overall I like it. I use action launcher so for the most part things look the same unless I am in settings. Would be nice to go with a darker color there.

    The standby battery time is my favorite change though. I only lost 1% overnight!
    daihard2008 likes this.
    11-18-2014 09:38 AM
  3. daihard2008's Avatar
    Coming from a custom ROM with tons of nice extra features, I still love Lollipop. Its Priority mode easily replaces the "quiet hours" my custom ROM (AOKP) had. I like the way the notifications are handled, too. Both English and Japanese keyboards are better - partly with Material Design. I can now switch between them with a single tap. That's the only thing I've missed from iOS since I converted 2 and a half years ago, and it's no longer an issue. I'm very happy.
    Jonneh likes this.
    11-18-2014 03:35 PM
  4. Bazza1's Avatar
    Not convinced about this recent penchant for mobile devices to have flat, bland, undefined icons and keyboards - soon, we're gonna have vague, pastel hieroglyphics referencing apps that no one will remember what they are, what they do, or how to access their functions.
    11-18-2014 04:42 PM
  5. mattopotamus's Avatar
    Some things are really good and some are meh. Overall android is turning into a better phone OS. The dialer, new messenger app, contacts, etc. are better.
    daihard2008 and Jonneh like this.
    11-18-2014 04:45 PM
  6. Rim85's Avatar
    Graphics are nice, notifications are OK, no problems but nothing to sweat waiting on either.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    11-18-2014 06:59 PM
  7. zrxoa1's Avatar
    I don't think I like it....

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-19-2014 02:42 AM
  8. FreeFool's Avatar
    Not sure I like it either, may look to the next Galaxy when I am due an upgrade.
    11-19-2014 05:26 AM
  9. salmanahmad's Avatar
    I personally *love* it.

    It seems to resolve most longstanding issues with Android related mostly to performance and security. The visual overhaul and 60 FPS animations are also great.

    Also the new manual camera controls and RAW support is great too.
    daihard2008 and rachel oulton like this.
    11-19-2014 07:33 AM
  10. lume80's Avatar
    I have the nexus 7 (2013) and since updating to 5.0 lollipop I'm having a huge playback issue I can't watch any videos on YouTube the web and other various apps.

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    11-19-2014 09:13 AM
  11. chezm's Avatar
    love it, with some areas that could use fixing
    11-19-2014 10:17 AM
  12. salmanahmad's Avatar
    I have the nexus 7 (2013) and since updating to 5.0 lollipop I'm having a huge playback issue I can't watch any videos on YouTube the web and other various apps.

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    Do you have developer options enabled?
    11-19-2014 11:43 AM
  13. lume80's Avatar
    Do you have developer options enabled?
    Yes, I just did a factory reset seems to work so far.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-19-2014 12:03 PM
  14. salmanahmad's Avatar
    Yes, I just did a factory reset seems to work so far.

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    Now you have Android 5.0, what do you think of it-1416421441933.jpg

    If you enable developer options in Android 5.0 Lollipop, it automatically activates the Nuplayer as well.

    This is an experimental video player and causes issues when playing videos, turn this off(or maybe even turn off developer options completely) and you shouldn't encounter any more issues with videos.
    11-19-2014 12:25 PM
  15. theduder's Avatar
    I think it's huge, it's just unless you dig around and try all the new stuff it's easy to think it's all skin deep.

    I love the trusted devices for smart lock, pinning, etc...

    The absolute best thing is the tiny incoming call notifications. Not losing your entire screen every time the phone rings is insanely great.

    Lock screen notifications are awesome. Been missing that since WebOS.

    The dialer is even better - a refinement of the ideas put forth in the Nexus 5 dialer.

    I could go on and on.
    11-19-2014 12:47 PM
  16. Kevin Hill2's Avatar
    I had to do a reset after the update on my 2012 Nexus tablet, it was running so slow , but after the reset it is running great, I am getting used to it , and some of it is really great, But I still think it was and is way over hyped.
    11-19-2014 01:09 PM
  17. chezm's Avatar
    I had to do a reset after the update on my 2012 Nexus tablet, it was running so slow , but after the reset it is running great, I am getting used to it , and some of it is really great, But I still think it was and is way over hyped.
    I'm there with ya, it does seem hype played a big part in the delivery of this new coat of paint on the OS...or thats how i thought originally, like a month ago. Now that ive been using it for a week, im actually starting to see the minor changes that as a whole make the experience much better. Again, I wasnt using any custom roms...just stock google launcher. So maybe the changes seem bigger from that prospective.
    11-19-2014 02:38 PM
  18. rrballer11's Avatar
    I love it so far

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-19-2014 04:10 PM
  19. lume80's Avatar
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    If you enable developer options in Android 5.0 Lollipop, it automatically activates the Nuplayer as well.

    This is an experimental video player and causes issues when playing videos, turn this off(or maybe even turn off developer options completely) and you shouldn't encounter any more issues with videos.
    OK thanks.

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    11-19-2014 10:17 PM
  20. Jonneh's Avatar
    I like it. I'm just sad about the Play Music lockscreen widget vanishing... http://forums.androidcentral.com/and...e-driving.html
    It makes sense because we have lockscreen notifications now, not widgets, but...while driving, it was so amazing. Now we can't fast forward or rewind tracks while the phone is locked, either! :-/
    11-19-2014 11:15 PM
  21. Kevin Hill2's Avatar
    after the Reset it ran ok for a while, but now it is starting to lag again and apps are crashing and it takes forever to start, some times I will just have a black screen until it works through whatever it is doing, not very happy with this upgrade.
    11-20-2014 08:42 AM
  22. salmanahmad's Avatar
    after the Reset it ran ok for a while, but now it is starting to lag again and apps are crashing and it takes forever to start, some times I will just have a black screen until it works through whatever it is doing, not very happy with this upgrade.
    If I am not wrong you own a Nexus 7 2012.

    If you do you should probably revert back to Android 4.4 KitKat and if that doesn't seem to fix the issues you may have to finally upgrade to a better phone/tablet.

    Face it, the Nexus 7 2012 was a spectacular device(and still is) but there was something about the storage that Google used which made the device extremely laggy after some time, and it is also widely believed that the storage of the Nexus 7 2012 deteriorates as time passes.

    It was a good quality budget tablet and sacrifices needed to be made somewhere. :/
    11-20-2014 09:21 AM
  23. RED-i's Avatar
    the only thing I don't like is that my exchange email was forced into the gmail client.

    it's fine for the most part, but I'm getting some emails where the text isn't resizing, forcing me to zoom in and scroll around in order to read the text.

    I know I could use another 3rd party app for exchange but I liked the stock email client from kitkat.
    11-20-2014 11:06 AM
  24. almost.green.guy's Avatar
    I sideloaded Lollipop onto my Nexus 7 2013. I love it so far. No problems.

    I think the only change that I don't love is maybe the volume control buttons no longer allowing me to change volumes manually from the home screen. I ended up downloading Slider Widget - Volumes to compensate.
    11-20-2014 11:43 AM
  25. sixpetite's Avatar
    I don't like it. I think it might be great for phones but doesn't seem to use the real estate on my N7 2013 very well ie the single swipe down for notifications and settings in landscape mode is ridiculous. Also takes ages to boot up. Hate the color schemes. Hate the new lock screen and that damn camera! Missing gallery terribly and am I mistaken but is everything forcing me into using google+ ? Also missing the widgets on lock screen.
    Kevin Hill2 likes this.
    11-20-2014 12:17 PM
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