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...
Bask in OCD Delight with SD Maid System Cleaning Tool
As we all already know, not all applications play nicely with a user’s internal storage. Furthermore, there are tons of additional waste files on most users’ internal storage thanks to bug reports, unneeded log files, and more—and let’s not get started on files and folders such as thumbs.db and .DS_Store left by our desktop operating systems after mounting our mobile devices.
Thankfully, XDA Recognized Developer Dark3n has done something about this problem, after getting some inspiration from a thread in which a user was looking for a solution to this very problem. Developed into much more than a simple internal storage cleaning tool, SD Maid is a fairly general purpose utility that takes care of the mess on your storage, as well as lets you do some nifty tricks such as uninstall applications without removing their application data (handy if you wish to reinstall at a later time). SD Maid also functions as a root-enabled file manager, it can remove Play Store search history, it gives you an overview of your most space-hogging files, it can freeze and unfreeze applications, and it has the ability to remove empty directories.
Needless to say, such a utility is quite useful for those who value order and cleanliness. So what are you waiting for? Head over to the application thread to bask in your OCD.
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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.