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...
CPU Temperature Monitoring with Custom Kernels on Galaxy S III
The Samsung Galaxy S III has been widely touted as one of the best Android devices currently available. As such, we here at the XDA Portal have been reporting on it extensively for quite some time. However, there are still some kinks to be worked out, even on this massively successful device, and one of those kinks just got fixed. Now, users can monitor their CPU temperatures in real time.
It seems like such a trivial thing, and no one can really explain why Samsung didn’t enable this in the first place, but that doesn’t matter anymore. XDA Recognized Contributor bala_gamer has posted a thread where users can enable CPU temp monitoring. The original method was discovered by XDA Senior Member viking37.
Initially it was thought that you had to have a stock kernel to get real time CPU monitoring, but after further research it appears as though all kernels support it. From there, you install System Tuner Pro with the Notifications Package. For more info, check out the original thread.
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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.