Jimmy McGee · Jun 8, 2012 at 01:30 pm

This Week in Development: The Chainfire Block – XDA TV

Expert news summarizer Jordan returns for today’s episode of This Week in Development. Jordan talks about Microsoft’s on{X} Quick Look and Tutorial. Jordan mentions another XDA Portal news article about a beginner’s app creation tutorialHola Mundo!

Jordan then covers the deluge of XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire’s latest developments, from CF-Root being Released for the International Samsung Galaxy S III I9300, to Possibly the Final Release of TriangleAway for the Samsung Galaxy S III and International Note, to Mobile ODIN Updated for the Samsung Galaxy S III I9300. Jordan talks about the developments for the Xperia Pro, Arc, Arc S, Sola, U and P.  Lastly Jordan reminds you of his Linux tutorial from earlier this week

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 30, 2015 at 06:00 am · no comments

Note 4 CM12 Nightlies, Microsoft Investing in Cyanogen – XDA TV

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