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...
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Rooted, CWM Ported
Lenovo’s Android tablets haven’t proven to be too popular here in our forums, but there has been some development activity nonetheless. The IdeaPad version targeted at consumers has been rooted last month, and now the same has been accomplished for the ThinkPad version, which is aimed at professionals and business users. Shortly after that, forum member jcase even managed to port ClockworkMod Recovery.
The process is pretty simple, though of course everything you do is at your own risk. Rooting requires running a batch file and following the instructions given, while installing CWM is slightly more complex in that you have to type some nifty adb commands.
Feel up to the task? Go ahead to this forum thread for the root, and then install ClockwordMod Recovery. Don’t forget to backup everything – the dev says that the CWM port is still considered a ‘test build’.
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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.