Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the biggest issue with all of this because of the locked bootloader? We cannot flash it so we cannot replace it....
Android Myths... #1 is taks killers and free ram. This isn't windows, kids.
ongoing:android_myths [CVPCS Android Wiki]
Sounds like a bug to me. I would go back to stock to see if it still happens.
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