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 XDA App Updated to v1.1
We’ve just rolled out a new version of the official XDA Android app (which nearly 65,000 of you have downloaded so far), and there are many new features to tell you about. Here’s the full list:
- Search function to help you find topics and threads
- Major performance improvements
- More information in profile
- More information in Who’s Online
- UI improvements (including the addition of a fifth tab)
- The ability to set default tab when you load the app (through Settings)
- Support for native quote format
- Improved image upload quality when you pick image from a gallery
- Several bug fixes
You can use the QR code below to get the app, or you can search the Android Market for “XDA.” If you’ve already installed the app, the update should automatically be pushed to your phone shortly.
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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...