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...
HTC Release Kernel Source for AT&T One X
The kernel source for the Tegra 3-based International HTC One X was released over two months ago. However, its Snapdragon S4-based sister device, the AT&T One X has left users eagerly awaiting the kernel source release for their device. Well, the wait is finally over!
XDA Forum Member shashank_virgo let us know that HTC have released version 1.73 of the kernel source. While this is a relatively old version that has since been updated numerous times, it’s still a great starting point for the developers to sink their teeth into, and start producing some long awaited custom kernels for the device.
In fact, one dev has already been busy, releasing the first custom kernel for the AT&T variant. XDA Recognized Developer sbryan12144 has compiled the source with his first tweaks, which enable overclocking of the device up to 1.8 GHz. Now, overclocking the AT&T One X to 1.8 GHz is nothing new. However, this does mark the arrival of the first custom kernel for the device.This is only the start, and he promises there are more features to come.
We can no doubt also expect to see a number of other developers come up with their own customs kernels in the near future. Keep an eye on the AT&T One X Development Forum for more kernel activity.
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