Jimmy McGee · Mar 21, 2014 at 09:00 am

Google Unveils Android Wear, Moto 360 SmartWatch Announced, Wear Emulator Rooted – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat is rolling out to the Xperia Z Ultra, Z1, and Z1 Compact! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement of Google Wear and the Moto 360 SmartWatch and how you can root the Android Wear emulator! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!

Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for Quick Access. Then, AdamOutler tore apart the Omate TrueSmart. Finally, TK gave us an Android App Review of Don’t Pause. Pull up a chair and check out this video.

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