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Jimmy McGee · Aug 16, 2014

How to Unlock, Unbrick, and Restore Your Samsung Gear Live with Samsung Gear Live Super Tool – XDA Developer TV

The Samsung Gear Live is Samsung's latest foray into the wearable smartwatch market. Recently, XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler unboxed the device the XDA way. But lets be honest, as cool as it is to see the insides of a minitaure smartdevice, when your Gear Live is bricked, you want it fixed. Here at XDA Developer TV we want to help you recover from such a tradegy, and additionally expand the capabilites of your device. In today's videos, XDA Developer...

Jimmy McGee · Jul 17, 2013

UnBrickable Mod for the Samsung Captivate – XDA Developer TV

XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler is a hardware wizard. He can tear apart devices with ease. He can even use some Level 20 spell to turn a phone into a development board, a device that you cannot brick. If it does become "bricked," you just hook the device up again and reflash kernel and everything. In today's episode, after quickly tearing down the Samsung Captivate, he continues by showing how to achieve the right amount of voodoo to get the phone...

Will Verduzco · Mar 29, 2012

UnBrickable Mod Lands on the Nexus S

You've no doubt seen the UnBrickable Mod pop up on various Samsung devices in the past. For those unfamiliar, the basic premise of XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler's work is to essentially make a standard consumer device function as if it were a development board. By doing this, one is able to then communicate with the system-on-a-chip directly. And because this involves talking to WORM memory, there is nothing that you could do via software to prevent this from working. Now, thanks to Adam's...

orb3000 · Feb 19, 2012

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 3 Final

Finally we got to the third and final part of this interesting interview: If you missed previous parts, you can find them in here for Pt. 1, and here for Pt. 2 orb3000: What would you recommend to anyone interested in entering the high-level hardware mod world? AdamOutler: I would recommend getting a hold of some tools and hardware, get on google and do it! I'd choose the standard $60 Radio Shack temperature controlled soldering iron, some breadboards, leds, 1kohm...

orb3000 · Feb 18, 2012

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 2 Of 3

Welcome to the second part of the interview with Recognized Developer AdamOutler: Here you can find the first part in case you missed it. orb3000: We know you have the longest bash script ever written, what is made for exactly? AdamOutler: Mythical Librarian was a project I created over the course of 6 months. At the time, my daughter was 3, could not read and liked TV Shows like Dora the Explorer, Sesame Street and others. I found a way...

orb3000 · Feb 17, 2012

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 1 Of 3

Finally we are back on the XDA Interview series! For those of you too new to XDA, you may find the previous ones in this links: Interview With XDA Developer pof, Interview with User Experience Admin svetius, Interview with XDA forum Admin mikechannon, etc. This time we will talk with XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler. It´s hard to find where to start when you have the pleasure to interview such a versatile Developer with so many active projects. orb3000: Hi Adam,...