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...
Google Maps 5 Released for Android Devices
Android users can celebrate as Google just launched their latest version of Google Maps for Android V5.
Some of its new features are:
- 3D Building
- Vector Imagery instead of Tiles
- Off-line navigation
- Compass Mode
- Smooth Zooming
- Off-line re-routing
- And much more
The update brings many new features on a scale not seen before in previous updates. So, if you want to try it out go to the Android Market and update the app or download it and install it fresh. Enjoy!
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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.
ASUS has built a solid name over the years for their computer components, but in the last few years they have been expanding into the mobile market. With their Transformer series of tablets, their Padfone line, and being the tablet manufacturer for the Nexus 7 (as well as the 2013 version), they've solidified their place as a viable option in the mobile industry. In the 4th Quarter of 2014 they announced their ZenWatch, and at the beginning of 2015 they announced...