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...
Samsung Devices Get Unified CM11 Builds, Google’s Project Tango Unveiled – XDA Developer TV
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has been leaked! 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 Samsung devices are getting unified CyanogenMod 11 builds. Google Project Tango has also been made public, and this project promises Kinect-like abilites for smartphones! 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 Physical Button Music Control, then he reviewed the Lepow U-Stone 12000 mAh Power Bank, and he gave us an Android App Review of OmniSnitch. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Dozens of Motorola and Samsung Devices Receive Unified CyanogenMod 11 Builds
- Android 4.4.2 XXUFNAD Test Build Leaked for the International Samsung Galaxy S 4 I9505!
- KitKat Rolling Out to the Sprint Galaxy Note 3, Download a Pre-Rooted Build!
- Samsung Details Which Devices will Receive Official KitKat Lovin’
- Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Finally Receives Official Android 4.3 and Sense 5 Update via RUU!
- Tap2Wake Function Available on the Sony Xperia Z, ZR, and ZL
- Google Project Tango to Bring Kinect-Like 3D Awareness to Smartphones
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Physical Button Music Control – XDA Developer TV
- Lepow U-Stone 12000 mAh Power Bank Review
- Android App Review: OmniSnitch for All – XDA Developer TV
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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...
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