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...
Corning To Show Off Gorilla Glass 2
Gorilla Glass is tough, but it´s far from perfect, and Corning has been working to make the product’s glass even better. We don´t have many details so far, but a Corning spokesperson mentioned that the company’s positioned to meet the challenge of accommodating phones and tablets with more functionality from thinner designs.
According to the company´s spokesman
“An 8 inch advanced multi-touch LCD display prototype featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 2 as a durable, touch-sensitive, and elegant cover glass will be soon seen on our mobiles”
The glass is about 20 percent stronger than its predecessor.
Don´t know about your experience with Gorilla Glass but I have seen many scratches on their “scratch free” glass, hoping the next generation really improve it´s strength and durability.
Let´s see if 2012 is the year when the company decides to launch it…What do you think?
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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...