Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
Keep Your Phone Awake with SmartStay Ex – XDA Developers TV
One of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s cool features is the “Smart Stay.” The feature will prevent your screen from timing out when you are reading something or browsing the web. However this feature is limited to the Galaxy S III. But fear not! Here at XDA Developers we are full of people who see a cool feature, then work hard to get it on other devices. XDA Senior Member elnoxvie offers SmartStay EX.
Newcomer to XDA Developer TV TK reviews the application, showing its features and comparing it to the native functionality on the Samsung Galaxy S III. He reviews what features he likes and talks about the application. Take a minute to review this video.
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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...
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...