Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
ADB on Raspberry Pi, Xbox 360 Wireless Cont. on Nexus 7, Big Android BBQ Beginnings! – XDA Developer TV
This has been another great week at the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up-to-date on mobile phone developments. Jordan mentions the Raspberry Pi getting ADB. Jordan mentions this week’s XDA Developer TV Videos, with XDA Developer TV Producer Lance continuing his Windows App series and XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviewing FTP Server Ultimate.
In Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions Android version 4.1.2 available for the Motorola Defy and Defy+. Finally, Jordan talks pairing an Xbox 360 controller with your Nexus 7. Pull up a chair, and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Android 4.1.2 Build Now Available for Motorola Defy & Defy+
- Pair a Wireless Xbox 360 Controller with a Nexus 7
- ADB Fully Working on Raspberry Pi
- How to Build a Windows Phone App Part 4: JSON Class – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Run a FTP Server on Android with FTP Server Ultimate – XDA Developer TV
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Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...