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...
Birthday Cake For That Lucky One
It’s that time of the year again, when you are home alone for your birthday. Well, do not worry because your Windows Phone has prepared a cake for you to blow out the candles when the time comes, because that is just how much it loves you and how much you should love it. To make it work, you simply need to blow into your device’s microphone and the candles go out when you apply enough air.
Inspired by the Wuvuzela app (and possibly by the announcement of Portal 2 at E3), I’ve developed a simple little application that allows you to blow into your phone’s microphone to blow out candles on a cake.
It’s very simple, and I’m no artist, but hopefully this can inspire some other ideas for this kind of application. Also, if anyone wants to make me an animated cake, let me know
Tested and working on my HTC HD2, but should work on other devices as well.
Let me know what you think/if you have any problems.
If you want something for your next birthday, try this new cake.
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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...