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Jimmy McGee · Jan 13, 2014

Android 4.4.2 KitKat Leak for Galaxy S4 GT-I9505, Open Source Android Device Manager – XDA Developer TV

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 gets a leaked Android 4.4.2 KitKat build! 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 Sony Xperia M got an unofficial Android 4.4.2 KitKat Release and the Sony Xperia TX has a leaked version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about all the videos released on XDA Developer...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 12, 2014

International CES 2014 Wrap Up – What Got Announced?

The spectacle that is the International CES show has come to an end for yet another year. While there are bound to be more Android announcements at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, there are still some things announced this week to look forward to---and some things that were announced that you won’t look forward to. Huawei Let’s start with the unexciting. The mobile device manufacturer with a name that is not pronounced how it is spelled, Huawei, released an updated...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 12, 2014

Omate TrueSmart Hands On and Interview with Laurent Le Pen at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

This year at the International CES 2014, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan saw a lot of smartwatches---everything from the Neptune Pine to the new MetaWatches, and much more. You can see all of this on his channel. However, he wasn't the only person in attendance, nor are these the only Smartwatches on display. XDA Developer TV Producer TK was on site, and he got his hands on the Omate TrueSmart. This watch is not just a notification panel for your smartphone. It, like...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 11, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

We will be the first to admit that when it comes to desirable phones for XDA community members, Huawei devices are not on the top of the list. Last year at CES, we took a look at the Huawei Ascend Mate, and honestly, we were not impressed. Well, at this year's CES, Huawei announced the Ascend Mate 2 4G. Is this device any good? XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan was on site and got his hands on the Huawei Ascend Mate...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 11, 2014

Samsung Note PRO 12.2, Tab PROs and Galaxy Camera 2 Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

Samsung was at this year's CES in a BIG way! They have advertisements on just about any of the many shuttle buses circling the Las Vegas Convention Center, they had ads all over the Convention Center itself, and that got the location into trouble, as the ads announced their releases before the actual press event. At the press event, Samsung announced a new Samsung Note Pro 12.2, three new Galaxy Tab Pros---coming in the sizes of 8.4, 10.1, and 12.2...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 10, 2014

KitKat for Samsung Galaxy S Plus, Cyanogen Inc Phone ‘OnePlus One’ Announced, CES 2014 News – XDA Developer TV

The Samsung Galaxy S Plus gets KitKat and Jelly Bean builds! 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 Cyanogen Inc has teamed up with ex-Oppo employees to release a commercial CM phone called the 'OnePlus One' and the article talking about the leaked Android 4.3 for the Sony Xperia SP and T! That's not all that's covered in today's...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 9, 2014

LG G Flex Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

The US carrier-branded versions of the curved LG G Flex have been given a release date at this year's CES 2014. Since LG had the G Flex on display, we took a moment to see what the big deal was all about. Does the curved display add anything to the device, or is it just a LG G2 doing crunches? XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan was on site and got a chance to get his hands on the LG G Flex...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 9, 2014

Nvidia Tegra K1 Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

Nvidia has officially brought an end to the "cores race" in two ways with the release of the Tegra K1. By releasing a device with "192 cores," Nvidia not only wins in the marketing game, but they also make the numbers game a joke. Ultimately, it's not about the number of cores. Rather, it's about the power of the processor. But marketing numbers aside, the Tegra K1 is very powerful. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan was on site at International...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 8, 2014

Sony Xperia Z1S and Z1 Compact Hands On at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

At the 2014 International CES, Sony released two phones. The phones are similar and share similar names. These devices are the Sony Xperia Z1S and Xperia Z1 Compact. The Xperia Z1S is locked to T-Mobile to try and help Sony's US market penetration, while the Xperia Z1 Compact is, well, more compact. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan was on site and got his hands on the Xperia triplets: the Z1, Z1S, and Z1 Compact. Jordan sat down and talked with...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 7, 2014

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, Epson Moverio BT-200 and More Announced at CES 2014 – XDA Developer TV

You've already seen news from International CES 2014 on XDA. Editor-in-Chief Will Verduzco wrote about the Nvidia Tegra K1, the Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses, and the latest from AMD-Backed BlueStacks. But that's not all that's going on at the event that is CES 2014! XDA Developer TV attended a bunch of Press Conferences in the past two days, and XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan runs down all the pertinent info you need to know. Jordan talks about the wearables releases, and...

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