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...
Android 4.3 Leaked for the Google Nexus 4
Every year, Android users wait in anticipation for signs of leaked updates. The disappointment end users faced when Google delayed announcing Android 4.3 at Google I/O will soon be outweighed due to a leaked system dump by XDA Forum Member ManOnTheMoon.
The dump is available as a Team Win Recovery Project backup for the Nexus 4. Android Police has been tracking the dump, and they verified the legitimacy of it at approximately late last evening, which was originally obtained by Jeff Williams. JWR66N has unofficially been released into the wild. Although the radio and bootloader are still missing, ManOnTheMoon promised they would be available tomorrow.
Users who decide to install the leaked update should do so with caution, and after making a full Nandroid backup. There is speculation that Google’s July 24 event may give us a peak into 4.3, so those of you who are feeling less adventurous may want to wait for the official announcement.
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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...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.