Nvidia unveiled the SHIELD Tegra X1 TV Box! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Cyanogen's new corporate identity and partnership with Qualcomm and be sure to check out the article talking about Lollipop devices being no longer encrypted by default! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...
Easy Rooting Method for Droid 2
If you are one of the many people who own a Droid 2 or Droid X, then you know that your phone has an encrypted boot loader, until a developer can crack that you can still have access to SU permissions and can make modifications to your Droid 2 or X.
XDA member darkonion has developed a simple rooting method for the Droid 2. It only requires a few files to download and configure. This should be easy for someone who is comfortable with ADB or has rooted a phone in the past not using a 1 click method. Currently, the method works for Windows / Linux / Mac users and has been tested and successfully run by many XDA Members.
The thread in which it is being developed has been pretty active in the past few days. If you have anything to add or would like to try it out for yourself on your Droid 2, then checkout the thread!
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...
Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.