LG Nexus 4 Case review: Asmyna Electric Green Soft Case

With Google announcing that the LG Google Nexus 4 smartphone will actually be getting the official Android 5.0 Lollipop, this Pure Android phone just got a new lease on life. So one more reason to continue with our reviews of Nexus 4 cases. Today we take a look at the Asmyna Electric Green Soft Case, available (and purchased personally) through marketplace sellers at Amazon.com.

This is not a hard case, so that’s one decision point right upfront. It is a soft gelatinous type of a case. As the “electric” in the name suggest, this is on the bright side of green. Makes the phone stand out when you use it, and also makes it harder for someone to grab it and run quickly – they will leave a trail of bright green behind them 🙂

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Evernote Android app on a Chromebook review

I am slowly but steadily getting “converted” to the Cult of Evernote. So I was excited to try out the Android version of the Evernote app running in the Android runtime “virtual box” in Chrome OS. This is my experience with it, using a 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook (the late 2012 model)…

Using the Evernote Android app on Chrome OS

Overall, I must say this turned out to be better than I expected. In practical terms, it gives you the option to use Evernote Off-line, and that’s one big plus over using the Evernote Web Client. During my use, this has been reliable in terms of syncing later. As far as I can tell, I haven’t lost any new note or note update or edit by using the “ChromeDroid” app (that’s my nickname for Android apps running on Chrome OS). So your Chromebook can be repurposed into a dedicated Evernote client device 🙂

Sync appears to be happening on its own (if it’s activated in the Settings), you don’t have to manually Sync. Of course if you are using it Off-line and then want to sync it all, it’s faster to manually Sync.

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