Previously I talked about the Pebble Time Kickstarter, and why I thought it was the most practical smartwatch to buy in 2015, and that I decided to be an early backer on Kickstarter. Well as of this morning an interesting development has come from my - currently - favorite smartwatch company. They will release the Pebble Time Steel variant alongside the regular Pebble, instead of say a whole release cycle down the road. The accompanying announcement along with the Steel,...
Android 2.3.4 About to Roll Out to Nexus S, Available for Download Now
The release of a new version of the Android operating system brings with it a new base on which to find cutting-edge ROMs for almost all devices. Gingerbread 2.3.4 is the latest to be announced – an incremental update, which will of course first be rolled out over the air to Google’s flagship Nexus S before finding its way onto other recent devices (and naturally to less recent phones through custom ROMs). An update for the Nexus One won’t be far behind.
Among minor fixes, the update is set to bring native video calling functionality (through the Google Talk app, which will also see the introduction of voice chat) to the platform, which will be usable whether on a mobile data or Wi-Fi connection.
The source code for 2.3.4 has already been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), so eager developers should head that way if they want to get the goods. If you own a Nexus S, visit this thread to find a download link for the update if you’re already running GRI40. Keep checking the XDA forums to find out when your favourite ROM is updated to the latest version.
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The LG G Pro Lite D680 is a budget phone that was released in 2013 alongside the LG Optimus G Pro, LG's 2013 flagship device. Unfortunately, it hasn't received much development attention so far… but XDA Recognized Developer laufersteppenwolf has now released an unsecured boot.img along with a CWM recovery. This is despite the bootloader being locked (which means there's no need for you to void your warranty!), and marks the first step towards custom ROM and kernel development for...
Samsung's latest and greatest, the Galaxy S6 Edge, is drastically different from any Samsung flagship that has come before it. The Korean giant took a very different approach when designing this little beast, creating quite the debate among android enthusiasts about whether this is really the next big thing or not. Is the Galaxy S6 Edge true innovation, or Samsung's desperate attempt to be different? Let us know what you think!