Showing posts from March 18, 2015

BLU Studio Energy

So, a little while back, Android 5.0 gets installed on my Nexus5. It's a little over a year old now, and it works great, fast, responsive, all that you'd expect from a Google flagship phone. Except the battery life, which was never great, now simply and completely sucks. I think I use my phone a lot, compared to most people. As a word processor in Google Drive, I can swipe up to two pages a day, search the net, and play a bit on social networks. And, email! What the hell did people do before email? In frustration, I looked out on G+ to see if I was the only one (I wasn't) and I saw a post for a BLU Studio Energy, unlocked, on sale at Aamzon for $149.99... I'd only heard of the company in passing from the various Android podcasts, but figured it might be an affordable risk at that price. At first, I wasn't imprssed. It's running Kit Kat, and that alone felt like a huge step back, although it's more of a physhological thing than a real problem. There was a b…