When the original OnePlus One came out I commented that the invite system had frustrated me and I’d decided not to buy one. However, as soon as I received one I changed my mind – the features you got for the money was too much to pass on. Now the OnePlus Two is out – more powerful and with more features but with that same invite system. I got sent an invite on Friday with 24 hours to claim it and…. left it to expire. Why? Let me explain…
The Lollipop version of Cyanogen has been available to OnePlus One owners since early in the week but, due to a slow OTA rollout, many have yet to receive it. If, like me, you’re impatient to try it then there’s an answer – it doesn’t require your phone to be rooted, it doesn’t wipe your existing data and it comes with pretty close to zero risk.
Some quick and useful links for OnePlus One owners.
I was particularly impressed with the battery life of my new phone (and still am) and so responded to someone that OnePlus had retweeted (they do that) talking about the same. What I wasn’t expecting was the amount of cynicism and down-right hatred that I’d get in response. I was accused of Photoshopping my battery […]
So, after deriding OnePlus for their shoddy distribution practise I’ve gone and bought their phone anyway. How did that happen and how two faced can one man be?
The OnePlus One looks a fantastic phone – high specifications and a low price, both beating the Google Nexus 5. But I’m not going to buy one now, even though I was very, very interested.