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 Wave Gets CM 10.1 Unofficial, Galaxy S3 SD Card Bootloader In Progress – XDA Developer TV
Revolutionary SD Card Bootloader Work-in-Progress for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Camera and how to easily compile CM10, CM10.1 or AOKP on Ubuntu 12.1 are just two of the stories this week, from the XDA Portal. In other XDA Developer TV releases, Jordan talks about XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler‘s Best Hacks of 2012 video and XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s roundup of the top apps of 2012.
In CyanogenMod 10.1 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial release for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Also, Jordan mentions the releases for the Samsung Wave. Many more devices got releases this week, so pull up a chair and check out this video to find out which ones did.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Gets Android 4.2.1 in Unofficial CM 10.1 Nightly
- Samsung Wave Gets CM10.1 Nightly, SlimBean & Tsunami Android 4.2.1 ROMs
- Easily Compile CM10, CM10.1 or AOKP on Ubuntu 12.10
- Revolutionary SD Card Bootloader Work-in-Progress for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Camera
- FreeXperia Team Beginning to Develop 3.4 Kernel for 2011 Sony Ericsson Devices
- Unofficial XDA Portal RSS App for Windows 8
- Best Hacks of 2012 – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: XDA’s Top Apps of 2012 – 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...
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.