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...
Official Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Beta ROM Leaked
Some Galaxy S II owners might already have experimented with an AOSP port of Android ICS. It turns out that Samsung is working on an official release of ICS for their flagship phone, and a beta of this ROM has been leaked. The ROM has TouchWiz slapped on top of ICS, so don’t expect to see the launcher that ships on the Galaxy Nexus. Rather, you’ll find bits and pieces of ICS in various menus and settings throughout the operating system. The beta ROM doesn’t work completely (users are reporting that 3G is broken), but looks good enough for experimental use. Click on to the discussion thread to start flashing.
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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.