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...
Android 4.3 PAC-man Nightlies, Pebble Smartwatch Countdown Timer Available! – XDA Developer TV
Android 4.3 PAC-man nightlies are now available for your flashing pleasure. That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend’s news is an article about adding a countdown timer to your Pebble Smartwatch and the beginner’s guide to building your first Android App.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this weekend on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce released a video talking about developers’ greatest opportunities, and later he released a video talking about how non-developers created a successful app. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
- 4.3-Based PAC-man Nightlies Coming to a Device Near You
- Beginner’s Guide on Building Your First Android App
- Add a Countdown Timer to Your Pebble Smartwatch
- New Developers’ Greatest Opportunity – XDA Developer TV
- How Non-Coders Created a Hugely Successful App – 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...