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...
RD Whois – Use the Whois Database from your Android Device
Thanks to XDA member raidx all you admins now have a great tool at your disposal. RD Whois, is a free app for looking up domain names and finding out details about them such as:
- Domain Name
- Name Servers
- And much more!
It is pretty full of features and even allows you to add your own custom Whois server databases and specify their URL. You can query using a site name or URL also. This is a great app for anyone who works with site hosting, so we encourage you to go try it out and give feedback to the developer in the discussion thread.
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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...