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...
Fresh Jelly Bean Ports Arrive on the HTC EVO 3D
Users of the HTC EVO 3D have been rather lucky lately. Despite HTC withholding the Ice Cream Sandwich update and kernel source code until the very last second (and indeed until the next iteration of Android, 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’, began landing on other devices) clever developers and a dedicated community of ROM cooks have managed to keep the seemingly abandoned device on the bleeding edge. Those of you who have held on to this 4.3 inch, glasses-free 3D, dual-core device, even as HTC shifted it’s attention to the new EVO 4G LTE and away from its dedicated EVO 3D community, can now give themselves a pat on the back. A plethora of Jelly Bean ports are arriving on the handset, even with the blatant lack of OEM support. Some of the more notables include:
- CyanogenMod 10 (CDMA) & CyanogenMod 10 (GSM)
- AOKP (Android Open Kang Project)
- Jumping Jelly Beans
As always, you can find information and threads about these and other great ROMs in our HTC EVO 3D forums. Don’t forget to Nandroid backup your entire handset before flashing anything. Also, be sure to thank the devs who brought these builds, long after the manufacturer deemed the device worthy of attention. If you haven’t tried Jelly Bean on your EVO 3D, now is the time. So pick your preferred build, and flash away!
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
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.