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 Basics 101: Installing the Latest OTA with Root – XDA Developer TV
Here at XDA, we are power users. As power users we root our devices. In fact XDA Developer TV has a lot of videos showing how to root various devices, from the Samsung Galaxy S III to the HTC Desire HD and Samsung Galaxy Camera. But what if you want to get the latest OTA update? Often, you lose root.
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- How to Root the HTC One (M7) and Install Recovery – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Save Your Battery with Greenify – XDA Developer TV
- Soft Modding the Xperia Z and Samsung Devices, and Windows 8 App Development Tutorials – 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...