Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
Tutorial For HTC One S Root, Unlock, Recovery, and ROM Flashing
Getting a new Android phone can be as daunting as it is exciting. However, the new technology, the newest versions of Android and OEM skins, and the superior hardware are just the beginning of the fun. The next step is unlocking the bootloader, rooting the device, getting recovery, and finding a new favorite ROM. It can take awhile even for advanced users to find the methods to do all these things.
For owners of the HTC One S, the relevant methods are conveniently packed into one, neatly kept thread. XDA Senior Member torxx has written such a thread as a beacon to all users looking to do a little more than installing the latest version of Draw Something and sync their contacts.
The tutorial is brief, but every bit as informative as it needs to be. The tutorial guides users through unlocking their bootloaders via HTCDev’s website, flashing a custom recovery, and obtaining root access. The guide does require a little background knowledge, so make sure you understand all steps before getting started.
For the full tutorial and various links, visit the original 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...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.