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...
Coming Soon: XDA-University.com
XDA is visited by thousands of developers who offer their work to the community for the sake of pushing development forward. Most of these developers are self-taught. They learned by doing, and they learned by reading. There are many users on XDA who want to get into development but don’t know where to get started. On XDA, you can find guides, tutorials, and tools that go a long way in imparting the knowledge to start developing. But, these pieces are often scattered around, making them difficult to find. So we wanted to do something about it and make it a lot easier for aspiring developers to learn.
Launching soon, XDA-University.com will be a place to learn Android development, whether that’s learning how to root a phone, to embarking on more complex endeavors like building Android from source. XDA-U will be a crowd-sourced initiative that aims to be an always-growing, always-improving part of the Android community. There will even be a book, available as a free downloadable PDF, for those that want to really immerse themselves in the craft.
Right now, you can sign up on XDA-University.com, and we’ll send you an email when the site gets closer to launch.
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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.