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Samsung Gear Live Teardown

XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler is known for his XDA Unboxing series where he tears apart an innocent device all the way to its bare components. Whether intentional or not, he has unboxed a few Samsung devices in his day. Everything from the original Samsung Galaxy II, the Galaxy Nexus, the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III, to the Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S 4.

However, he doesn’t stop at striping it down to its bare bones. He talks with XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_troy about TWRP for the Gear Live. Finally, he shows us an interesting bit of charging information, in the vein of his last video investigating charging. So what are you waiting for? Check out this video.

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padfonex

AT&T advertises the PadFone X as a 2-in-1 device. In that vein we are offering a 3-in-1 XDA Unboxing. Typically on Unboxed the XDA Way, XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler tears apart an innocent device all the way to its bare components, the 2-in-1 ASUS is not safe from this fate. AdamOutler unboxes the PadFone X, PadFone Station, and the PadFone Dock keyboard, not stopping until we see the circuit boards running the whole show.

However, he doesn’t stop at striping it down to its bare bones. He shows you how you can root the device using TowelRoot. Finally, he shows us how to install a custom TWRP recovery. More information can be found in Adam’s forum post. So what are you waiting for? Check out this video.

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find7a

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. Today, he has set his sights on the Oppo Find 7a. He’s done this to other Oppo devices as well: the Oppo Find 5 and the Oppo Find Mirror aka the R819.

In this episode, AdamOutler shows off the Oppo Find 7a and unboxes it. But of course, he doesn’t stop at opening the box. Rather, he strips it down to its bare bones. He then shows you around inside the device and talk a bit about the device. Also, be sure to check out Adam’s Google Plus page to see some failed experiments with this device! Finally, he shows us how to install a custom TWRP recovery. So what are you waiting for? Check out this video.

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omatecover

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.

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nexus7-2013

Google released the new Nexus 7 (2013) and everyone has been waiting with baited breath for XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler to do one of his famous XDA Unboxings. In an XDA Unboxing, Adam tears apart an innocent device all the way to its bare components. He then identifies some of the components and tells us what they do.

In this episode, AdamOutler shows off the New Nexus 7 (2013), and he strips it down to its bare bones. He then shows you how to do a screen replacement. He finishes off the video by showing you how to install TWRP recovery. After further tweaking, Adam fixed the mushy button issue. Anyway, check out this video.

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devcon

If you caught yesterday’s video, you saw XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler‘s teardown of the Oppo Find Mirror (R819) while at this year’s XDA:DevCon. Well, AdamOutler didn’t just teardown the Oppo. He attended presentations and talked with exhibitors and sponsors of the event.

In this episode, AdamOutler shows off all the good conference swag he got at XDA:DevCon. From Devices to trinkets to business cards; it’s all there. If you wanted to know what kind of cool stuff you missed by not attending or want to compare his loot with yours if you did attend, check out this video.

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findmirror

XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler was in attendance at XDA:DevCon 2013. Also, in attendance was phone manufacturer Oppo. AdamOutler asked really nicely, and Oppo agreed to let him do an XDA Unboxing teardown of their newest as-of-yet unreleased device, the R819, also known as the Oppo Find Mirror.

In this episode, AdamOutler shows off the Oppo Find Mirror and then strips it down to its bare components. Using all his skills and knowledge, he points out the parts that make up the device. He was even able to find UART after more tinkering. Anyway, check out this video.

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goophonei5

Whenever the title says “Unboxed the XDA Way” and people see XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler‘s image in the thumbnail, people know exactly what is going to happen to the device in question. The poor device is going to be torn apart and prodded until it gives up all of it’s dirty little secrets. Today, AdamOutler is tearing down a member of the Clone Army.

After tearing down and Unboxing the XDA Way the GooPhone i5, he continues by giving a tour of the device’s components, then demonstrating the copyright infringing theme. The GooPhone i5 is a unique device in that it replicates all the features and the look and feel of an iPhone.  It runs Android 4.0.4. So if you wanted to see how to not create a phone, check out this video.

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galaxys4unboxing

Recently, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler tore apart and hacked up a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. The large device was quite a show, but sometimes it is more exciting to see the inside of a smaller device. How do they fit so much power in such a small space. So using his powers of hackery, AdamOutler is taking apart the AT&T Galaxy S 4.

After tearing down and Unboxing the XDA Way, he continues by giving a tour of the device’s components. AdamOuter demonstrates the device setup, installing recovery, and rooting the device. So if you wanted the freedom to do what you want with a device you bought, check out this video. Also, check out the full teardown hangout and rooting video.

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GalaxyNote101

XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler is known for his wizardry opening up Samsung phones. However, this also extends to other manufacturers’ devices, such has how he recently dismembered the Oppo Find 5. And he’s not limited to phone devices, as he Poked at the JynxBox Network Streaming Android Device. However, it is often good to get back to your roots. That is why AdamOutler is taking on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

After tearing down and giving the Note 10.1 an Unboxing the XDA Way.  He continues by giving a tour of the device’s components. AdamOuter demonstrates the device setup, as well as installing recovery and rooting the device. The device can be rooted easily, perhaps too easily, using CASUAL. So if you wanted the freedom to do what you want with a device you bought, check out this video. Also, check out the full Teardown Hangout and Jailbreak video.

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jynxboxhd

Not a long, long time ago and not in a galaxy far away—in this galaxy, in fact—Android only ran on smartphones. That’s not the case anymore; it runs on tablets, Raspberry Pis, televisions, and more. Today XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler gets his hands on a Jynxbox Android HD Network Media Streamer. What does AdamOutler do when he gets a device? He tears it down to its basic elements; he does an Unboxing the XDA Way.

After tearing it down and giving a tour of the device’s components, AdamOuter demonstrates the device setup, entering recovery, and rooting the device. The device can be rooted easily, perhaps too easily, so Adam shows you, how you can apply security. Finally, he demonstrates how to set the JynxBox up for debugging and loading software to it.

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OppoFind5

Here at XDA, we love devices, and we love to see what we can do with them. We love playing with different devices so much that sometimes we import them from China, like the Meizu MX. In this episode of Unboxing the XDA Way, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes the Oppo Find 5. This device was just released for purchase yesterday in China. This device is quite fast, and the 1080p screen is something to be admired

AdamOutler starts by doing what he does best: tearing the device apart and examining the hardware components. However, there are some drawbacks to this device such as how GPL-compliant kernel source is not yet available. Furthermore, you have to use a special ADB binary to access the device. So check this video out, it is not to be missed.

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galcamtear

In this second part of our four-part series, XDA Elite Recognized Developer and TV Producer AdamOutler tears down his recently delivered Samsung Galaxy Camera to its internal circuit boards. He goes on to point out and explain the various parts of the circuit board. Finally, AdamOutler talks about the device’s build quality.

If you missed it, check out part one of this series where AdamOutler unboxes the Galaxy Camera and shows of the basics. Stay tuned for part three where he shows you how to root the Android powered Galaxy Camera.

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