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 I/O 2012 Developer Review – XDA TV
Another year of the defining event for all things Google and, most importantly, Android developers has now passed, and many exciting announcements have been made. Our Portal Administrator Will Verduzco was live watching the events unfold. XDA-Developers has added forums for the Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q device, both announced at Google I/O 2012. There has been a flurry of activity regrading the latest version on Android, Jelly Bean, since its announcement this week.
While all these announcements are exciting to both developers and users, Google I/O 2012 had a bunch of information for Android developers that may not excite phone users, but it excites us here at XDA-Developers. In that spirit XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler has picked out what he defines as the must watch videos for Android developers. So check out this video .
Android Developer Must-Watch videos:
More Android Videos:
- New Low-Level Media APIs in Android
- Sensitive Side of Android
- Monetize Android Apps
- Marketing 101 for Developers
- New YouTube Android Tools
- Cloud Messaging
- Integrating Google+ into Mobile Applications
- Smoothing Out Performance Issues
- Best Practices in Memory
- Adding NFC to Your App
- Building a UI for Multiple Versions of Android
- And Building Android Apps That Use Web APIs
Check out the Samsung Smart App Challenge 2012!
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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.