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Verizon HTC One M8 Rooted, Sense 6 Ported to Evo 4G LTE, Omate SmartWatch Bluetooth Tethering ROM – XDA Developer TV

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If you haven’t gotten the Android 4.4.2 KitKat over the air update for your HTC One Max, we have a mirror! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend’s news is the announcement that Jcase and beaups have rooted the new HTC One M8—and in the process, they’ve S-Off-eds the M7. Jordan also talks about how HTC Sense 6 has been ported to the Evo 4G LTE! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!

Jordan talks about the exciting news from XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy, who released a Bluetooth tethering ROM for the Omate TrueSmart and the announcement that the LG G2 recei. . . READ ON »

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Bluetooth Tethering ROM for the Omate TrueSmart

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As we’ve touched upon in the past, MediaTek-based devices are more often than not a world of hurt for aftermarket developers. No, the devices built upon MediaTek platforms aren’t inherently bad. Rather, MediaTek themselves willfully fails to comply with GPL requirements by requiring a paid “Source Code License” in order to obtain code that should be freely available under the GPLv2 license terms.

The  was launched earlier this year at CES 2014But while the device has been otherwise highly regarded, it is unfortunately based on the MediaTek MTK6572 SoC. Because of this, development for the device has been an uphill battle. But when talented develo. . . READ ON »

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Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV

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XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler is known for his famous XDA Unboxings. In an unboxing the XDA way, Adam tears apart an innocent device all the way to its bare components. He then points out some of the components and what they do. He’s done this to large devices, small devices, iPhone knock-off devices, just about anything.

In this episode, AdamOutler shows off the Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch and unboxes it—but he doesn’t stop at opening the box, he strips it down to its bare bones. He then shows you around inside the device and talk a bit about the device. So what are you wating for? Check out this video.. . . READ ON »

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Smartwatch Showdown: Pebble vs Galaxy Gear vs Omate TrueSmart – XDA Developer TV

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During CES 2014, XDA Developer TV Producer TK got a chance to get his hands on the Omate TrueSmart smartwatch 2.0 and interview the founder of Omate about the watch. Be sure to check out that video. Also, TK got a chance to do a full review of the Omate device as well. There is a lot of interest in this device, and a lot of new smartwatches are in a the works. Some have even already been released.

In this episode of XDA Developer TV, TK compares three different smartwatches. He compares the original Pebble smartwatch, perhaps one of the first and more popular options; the Samsung Galaxy Gear, which is being promoted heavily by juggernaut Samsung; and the Omate Truesmart, perhaps one of the most promising standalone smar. . . READ ON »

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Device Review: Omate TrueSmart

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omatethumbThe Omate TrueSmart 2.0 is a new contender in the smartwatch category of wearable tech. The great thing about the TrueSmart smartwatch 2.0 is that it’s shipping to KickStarter backers right now in the form of a developer edition, and has community support from Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) and developers, such as Lokifish Marz, Dees Troy, Daniel Ortiz, and Kurt Huwig.

At this time, production is ramping up and more units are ready to start shipping. The company recently received FCC approval to ship to the US. During our CES 2014 coverage (check out the interview and Hands On from CES 2014 here), CEO of Omate Laurent Le Pen provided XDA with a 1GB + 8GB US Model for evaluation purposes. Though being a develop. . . READ ON »

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International CES 2014 Wrap Up – What Got Announced?

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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.

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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 version of the Ascend Mate phone. Adding in 4G LTE connectivity, the creatively named follow-up, Ascend Mate 2 4G sits squarely in the middle of the road. With a Mediatek chip running four cores and sporting a 6.1” 720p screen, this devi. . . READ ON »

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

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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 the Neptune Pine, is a standalone mobile device. TK sat down and talked with the Laurent Le Pen at Omate. In the video below, you will see this interview and a demonstration of the Omate TrueSmart. Check out this video to see what the Oma. . . READ ON »

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