Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Moto G Updated to Android 4.4.2, Windows Phone 8.1 Has “Cortana” Assistant, Google Glass Gets Wink Pics – XDA Developer TV
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the Moto G and the source code has been released for the Moto X running KitKat. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that Windows Phone 8.1 will have “Cortana” Voice Assistant and the latest Google Glass update brings wink pics and more. That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for App Ops, Jordan reviewed the Oppo N1, and TK gave us an Android App Review of Redirect. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Updated to Android 4.4.2 KOT49H, OTA Captured!
- [OTA Captured] Android 4.4.2 Rolling Out for the Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition, Fixes Uninstall and Security Bugs!
- Korean LG G2 Receiving KitKat before New Year, France in Late January, Canada by Late Q1 2014
- Official KitKat Rolling Out to Verizon Droid Ultra, Maxx, and Mini
- Android 4.4.2 Now Rolling Out to the Moto G!
- Good Guy Moto at it Again, Releases KitKat Code for Moto X
- Android 4.3 Rolling Out to Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra
- Android 4.3 Rollout Imminent for the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z
- [OTA Captured] Verizon HTC One Now Receiving Android 4.3
- Android 4.3 Rollout Begins for AT&T Galaxy Note II
- Verizon Galaxy S III Now Receiving Android 4.3 OTA, Complete with KNOX and Added Bloat
- Google Glass XE12 Update Brings Wink Pics, Lock Screen, Hangouts and YouTube Glassware, and More!
- Windows Phone 8.1 to Receive Major Facelift Including Notification Center, “Cortana” Voice Assistant, Virtual Buttons
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: App Ops – XDA Developer TV
- Device Review: Oppo N1
- Android App Review: Redirect Your Files! – XDA Developer TV
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