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...
Unofficial ClockworkMod Recovery Ported to Verizon Galaxy Tab 2 7″
A few weeks ago, we reported on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7″ receiving an unlocked bootloader, as posted by XDA Senior Member MrHyde03. As a logical continuation from this, MrHyde03 has now also ported ClockworkMod Recovery to the Galaxy Tab 2 7″. Ported from the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III, it has been fully tested by the dev and everything appears to work as it should.
NOTE: This CWM was ported from VZW SGS3
I have successfully ported CWM to our device. It is NOT an official release, nor is it built from source.. I’m still working on that one. BUT, for now, we have this. This has been tested on my device. I’ve successfully made a backup, wip
The current version available is 18.104.22.168, which is only a few increments from the latest version available from ClockworkMod. Installation is a simple process, performed using either adb of terminal.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7″ and want to get a custom ROM onto your device, head on over to the development 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...