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...
Official CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies for the Transformer TF700
By now, we are all quite familiar with CyanogenMod 10. When a device you own receives official CyanogenMod 10 nightlies, you know it’s good news. So we can now make Asus Transformer TF700 owners happy by reporting that CyanogenMod 10 nightlies have come to the device, brought to us by XDA Senior Member dasunsrule32.
In this instance, the majority of features are working as expected, with only a small list of known issues:
- Camera force closes when taking a picture
- exFAT support doesn’t exist at this point, and may never. Use NTFS for now
- Circle battery mod gets cut off and doesn’t support the dock battery yet
Anything not on this list should be working as expected, so TF700 users basically have an almost fully functional CyanogenMod 10 ROM. Of course, you should backup your data before flashing this ROM make sure you read the instructions posted in the thread before flashing, as they contain important information.
If you want to try CyanogenMod 10 on your device, head over to the ROM thread.
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