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...
Google Buying Artificial Intelligence Startup, Windows Malware Infects Android Devices – XDA Developer TV
Look Out! There is a piece of Windows malware that can infect Android devices! Thankfully, there are two easy steps you need to follow to protect yourself! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that Google has acquired the Artificial Intelligence startup DeepMind and Button Savior Non-Root has received an overhaul! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the app ClearFocus, which allows you to keep your focus. Jordan talks about easy PC file access with AirStream. Finally, use a second device as a receiver with My Second Device. Also, be sure to check out the other videos on XDA Developer TV like XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s comparison of the Omate TrueSmart smartwatch 2.0, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, and the Pebble. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Button Savior Non Root Receives Major Overhaul
- Keep Your Focus During Work with ClearFocus
- My Second Device Allows to Use Second Device as a Receiver
- Easily Access Files on Your PC with AirStream
- New Windows Malware Infects Android Devices; Protect Yourself with Two Easy Steps
- Google to Acquire Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind for a Rumored $400M USD
- Smartwatch Showdown: Pebble vs Galaxy Gear vs Omate TrueSmart – XDA Developer TV
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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...
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