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...
Installing ADB on Ubuntu… The Easy Way
In case you haven’t noticed, the majority of ADB setup guides seem to be written with one operating system in mind: Windows. What happens if you happen to be running the open source, alternative operating system Ubuntu and you feel the urge to ADB push the latest themed APK file to your device? In order to save you the from heartache and pain that is encompassed by searching for these instructions yourself, XDA member bloodychaos has you covered. He has written a nice “lazyman’s install guide” on this very topic, which takes you through all the steps from installing the JDK and SDK to setting the path.
If you’re a Ubuntu user and would like help on receiving your share of ADB bliss, please continue on to the original thread.
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
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.