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...
Surprise! Android 4.4.4 Released! Nvidia SHIELD Giveaway Winners Announced! Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled and Forums Added – XDA Developer TV
In a surprise move, Android 4.4.4 has been released to most current gen Nexus devices! 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 ART being slated to replace Dalvik and Paranoid Android 4.4 RC2! 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 Knock Code. Then, Jordan talked about running Firefox OS apps on Android. And later, TK gave us a an Android App Review of Device Inspector. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- BREAKING: Next Major Version of Android to Finally Remove Dalvik and Set ART as Default!
- Android 4.4.4 KTU84P Factory Images and Driver Binaries Available for Nexus Devices, Source Code Now Live
- Here’s Everything That’s Changed in Android 4.4.4 KTU84P
- Paranoid Android 4.4 RC2 Now Available
- Application Signature Verification: How It Works, How to Disable It with Xposed, and Why You Shouldn’t
- Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled, Forums Added
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Knock Code for AOSP and Sense ROMs – XDA Developer TV
- How to Run Firefox OS Apps on Android with Firefox for Android – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Get Help From the Device Inspector – 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.