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CyanogenMod 11S 44S build released for OnePlus One – touchscreen issue fixes and others

CyanogenMod released a new build for the OnePlus One and among the fixes you can find are touchscreen issues and the black bar glitch, among other things. The new CyanogenMod 11S build is expected to solve some serious bugs and glitches, including:

  • Updating touchscreen firmware
  • Resolving SSLv3 POODLE security issue
  • Issues with AT&T VoLTE
  • Issue with persist partition corruption
  • Issue with “black bar”
  • Issue with Filesystem
  • Issue with WiFi and modem crashes
  • Issues with memory causing screen artifacts
  • Issues with random reboots and instability.

The most important update is the touchscreen fix, as more than a few users had problems with their devices in the sense that OnePlus One missed touches, reading taps in the middle of the screen when they should have been swipes for example. Typing became really annoying for some users because of this too.

In case you want to check out the OTA for yourselves, you can check this direct link to the 44S .zip file you can download. The file is 90MB in size.

Source: OnePlus

hardware News

ArcBook – a low-end notebook running on Android Jelly Bean from Archos

Archos announced a new line of low-end devices this year and among them is an Android Notebook. ArcBook is a 10.1-inch notebook that will be available for purchase next month. It will be sold for about $169.99 and it doesn’t look too much of a contender for the big market.

A niche product, ArcBook has a RK3168 dual core ARM Cortex A9 at 1.2 GHz, with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage. It will be launched with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean that might be updated this year and is powered by an 8000 mAh battery.

The screen has multitouch technology integration and a  1024x600p resolution. It basically is a low-end tablet with an incorporated keyboard. The laptop will have Google services incorporated, including Office Suite Pro 6.

Source: Archos