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 Everything Tool Updated to Decompile, Deodex, and More
We first talked about the Android Everything Tool in June of this year, at which point we noted that the Windows-based tool offered an impressive array of features and functions that could serve useful to those looking to tweak their Android devices. A little over a month later, XDA Senior Member ricky310711‘s toolkit was given a major update, with the ability to install OpenSSL and Curl, as well as access certain device information.
Ricky310711 has kept busy, and as such, another major update to the Android Everything Tool has been released. In response to user request, Ricky has added the ability to decompile and deodex apps, modify update.zip files, install AROMA, and more.
The Android Everything Tool now also has a built-in ROM kitchen to allow you to customize ROMs that you download. Please in mind, however, that simply using a kitchen does not make one a developer. In other words, please don’t share kitchen kitchen ROMs with the community. That said, they may be useful for your own needs, so a kitchen may come in handy.
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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...