The FCC has ruled on Net Neutrality! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Pebble Time Kickstarter and be sure to stay tuned for even more mobile world congress announcements! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday...
Today is a big day for the XDA-Developers community. We’re officially launching our first sister site, iPhone-Developers.com. We created this site because many members requested to have an iPhone section on XDA, and we wanted to oblige these requests in some way. But instead of putting iPhone development within the XDA forums, we decided to launch a separate site with a separate server and a separate admin (that’s Arbre), ensuring that we don’t clutter XDA (we know the forum index is already long enough!) or slow the site due to increased traffic.
While iPhone-Developers and XDA-Developers are separate sites, XDA members can instantly copy their important account data to iPhone-Developers by hitting the “Import XDA Account” button in the upper right corner of the new site. All XDA usernames are reserved on iPhone-Developers, so there is no chance of someone taking your username.
We’re not exactly sure what will become of iPhone-Developers, as these things tend to take on a life of their own (as was the case with XDA many years ago). Currently, it serves as a fantastic resource for discussion of app development and Jailbreaking–the site offers app reviews, a terrific Jailbraking wizard, and a variety of how-to guides. We hope that iPhone-Developers will do for the iOS world what XDA has done for Android and Windows Phone, and we invite you to take a look at the site and make a few posts in the forums.
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Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
Smartwatches still have a lot of growing up to do. Not too long ago the latest Canalys figures revealed a rather disappointing outcome for 2014, something we covered with the ultimate conclusion that, once again, smartwatches had no year. The direction of smartwatches is unclear to even the biggest OEMs, and with every new option there seems to be polarizing dissonances from what people and OEMs want and what they both think they want. We've documented many of the reasons as to...