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

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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 TV newcomer and XDA Recognized Contributor, Tomsgt, or Tom, shows off his Samsung Gear Live Super Tool! This tool can be found on the XDA Forums and combines and simplifies many operations you may want to do on your Samsung Gear Live. Tom shows you . . . READ ON »

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UnBrickable Mod for the Samsung Captivate – XDA Developer TV

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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 into the proper mode. He then shows you how to manipulate the development board phone on your computer, how to flash XDA Elite Recognized Developer Rebellos’s firmware, and start playing with the device. Check out this video.. . . READ ON »

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UnBrickable Mod Lands on the Nexus S

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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 efforts, UnBrickable has been ported to the Nexus S. And just as in its other iterations, the end result is essentially the KIT-S5PC110 development board. Why is this important? Simpl. . . READ ON »

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Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 3 Final

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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 resistors, and a microcontroller. Any
open-hardware development board will teach you how to work with inputs and
outputs. One of my favorite development boards is the Arduino series. Some people may say, “hey, Arduino is not real hardwa. . . READ ON »

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Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 2 Of 3

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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 to make it so she could point to the show she
wanted to watch, with proper naming convention, XBMC could assign pictures
to each episode and she could select which TV Show she wanted to watch. The
idea behind this project was to automate the process of recording a video,
looking up the seas. . . READ ON »

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Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 1 Of 3

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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, thanks for taking this time to talk. I will start asking how do you started to work in Unbrickable Mod?

AdamOutler: When I switched from iPhone to Android, I had a feeling of
immense freedom. I could do anything I want with an Android! So I did…
I did . . . READ ON »

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