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Jimmy McGee · Aug 2, 2013

CyanogenMod Team Announces Nemesis with Focal Camera, Android 4.3 Brings TRIM Support – XDA Developer TV

If just having the latest Android 4.3 wasn't a good enough reason to upgrade, Android 4.3 has TRIM support! That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an announcement that CyanogenMod Team has realeased Focal from Project Nemesis and some forums were added for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Huawei Ascend P6. Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV....

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Jimmy McGee · Jul 31, 2013

Nexus 7: Old versus New – XDA Developer TV

Yesterday, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed you how to root your New Nexus 7 (2013). With everyone excited about the new version of the Nexus 7 device and a version of Android 4.3 available for the Old Nexus 7, Kevin thought he would compare the two. Two Nexus 7 devices enter the cage; only one will exit. Kevin presents side-by-side comparisons of the New Nexus 7 (2013) versus the Old Nexus 7. Kevin compares gaming performance, web browsing performance, video...

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Will Verduzco · Jul 31, 2013

Yet Another Reason to Update to Android 4.3: TRIM Support

Android 4.3's launch last week has been nothing short of an almost resounding success. Why "almost?" Well, aside from a few issues with copy/paste, most users seem to be quite happy with the latest iteration of Jelly Bean. This level of user satisfaction is to be expected, as the latest flavor of Jelly Bean brings added performance, improved API support, additional functionality, and a few other features. One of these "other features," however, is quite important for those of us...

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Jimmy McGee · Jul 30, 2013

How to Root the New Nexus 7 (2013) – XDA Developer TV

In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin shows you how to root your New Nexus 7 (2013). To go along with Android 4.3, Google announced that they had refreshed the Nexus 7. Ever since, the Internet has wet its pants in excitement. Everyone is excited about the new device. As usual at XDA, we must root all the things. Kevin presents step-by-step instructions on how to gain root access on your New Nexus 7 (2013) using tools from the...

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Will Verduzco · Jul 26, 2013

Forum Added for the Nexus 7 (2013)

To say that the Internet has fallen in love with Google's Nexus 7 refresh would be quite the understatement. After all, the new device is a healthy upgrade over its predecessor, packing a vastly improved screen and a faster processor in a slimmer and sleeker design. The refresh features an IPS panel at 1080p resolution. At 7", this equates to an impressive 323 ppi, making it the sharpest 7" tablet currently on the market. The processor was upgraded as well,...

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