Previously I talked about the Pebble Time Kickstarter, and why I thought it was the most practical smartwatch to buy in 2015, and that I decided to be an early backer on Kickstarter. Well as of this morning an interesting development has come from my - currently - favorite smartwatch company. They will release the Pebble Time Steel variant alongside the regular Pebble, instead of say a whole release cycle down the road. The accompanying announcement along with the Steel,...
Sky Go Running On ICS, Unsupported Devices–Hide Your Root Though
If you read our previous story on Sky’s new on-the-go app, then you are already familiar with the issues many users are faced with. If not then here’s the tl:dr:
- Support for only seven phone (no tablets)
- No ICS compatibility
Since the application was made available on the market a few days ago, yet another issue has arisen. Users with rooted devices are not able to access content either.
The issue, according to Recognized Developer LennyUK, is as follows:
Basically it needs to think you are on a stock rom with a stock kernel of a supported device. The then you need to be on the correct os and hide root.
Thanks to a collaborative attempt from several XDA members, progress is being made. Currently, however, results are mixed. There probably won’t be an easy fix, but there are numerous reports of the app working as it should on several unsupported devices including the Galaxy Note, HTC Desire Z, HTC Flyer, and Galaxy Tab.
Although there is no sure fire solution yet, you can find the potential fixes in the original thread.
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The LG G Pro Lite D680 is a budget phone that was released in 2013 alongside the LG Optimus G Pro, LG's 2013 flagship device. Unfortunately, it hasn't received much development attention so far… but XDA Recognized Developer laufersteppenwolf has now released an unsecured boot.img along with a CWM recovery. This is despite the bootloader being locked (which means there's no need for you to void your warranty!), and marks the first step towards custom ROM and kernel development for...
Samsung's latest and greatest, the Galaxy S6 Edge, is drastically different from any Samsung flagship that has come before it. The Korean giant took a very different approach when designing this little beast, creating quite the debate among android enthusiasts about whether this is really the next big thing or not. Is the Galaxy S6 Edge true innovation, or Samsung's desperate attempt to be different? Let us know what you think!