When it was initially release(don't know about now) the W8's performance was worse than the M8. It was jerky terrible.
The said nothing about Windows but more about HTC and the job they did optimising Windows for their hardware. Just like would say the same for any Android hardware maker when...
What are you even taking about? I use both a Nexus 4 and 5 with Lollipop and they are fine. There is the memory leak issue but that only rears its head once in a while.
My girlfriend's Moto G with lollipop now that pretty bad but they I did tell to do a wipe to see it if helps but she didnt...
I wrote my own lib for dealing with such in php.
I stored the number in the database without any dashes,spaces or parentheses but displayed with.
I had to write my own because my webapp didn't use U.S numbers so nothing existed out there before to to this.
Qualcomm processors have been meh and this one seems no different. When Nvidia's processors start looking and performing much better you know something is wrong.
Right now Nvidia is the only one that could give the new Apple processors a run for their money
The nexus 4 has worse battery life than the nexus 5. What are you complaining about?
Cyanogen roms have proven to be buggy and unstable. I am not going to make a touchy Android and more touchy with that thing on my phone.
The Nexus is a phone also aimed at developers and the current market...
If you are familiar with programming concepts I dont see why you cant pick up any modern language without an issue.
Someone might say python but if you are familiar with Visual Studio which I assume you would be coming from a VB background, I would say C#.