If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
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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