Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
Take a Bite Out of Your RSS Feeds With Feed Me
Have you been on the hunt for a new RSS reader to install on your Windows Phone 7 device? There are certainly a handful of choices available, but perhaps none gave you quite the functionality or aesthetics that you desired. XDA forum member _calum_ was in the same boat. That is, until he decided to create a feed reader of his own.
Originally intended to allow multiple feeds to be grouped and read together, Feed Me now offers a healthy feature set:
• Live tile showing new article count
• Feed groups with optional ‘all’ and ‘unread’ views
• Backup/Restore function
• Filtering of views using the title and/or content
• Favorites for bookmarking items
• A google feed search for adding new feeds
• Add feeds from Google Reader
If you’re feeling like you’d like to take a bite out of your feeds, feel free to continue on to the application thread…
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SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...