The Galaxy S6 Edge, Huawei Watch, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Moto E 2015 and Xperia M4 Aqua all have gotten new forums here at XDA. If you want the latest and greatest in hardware as of now, the Galaxy S6 Edge's top-tier processor, memory, and camera will most likely fulfill your everyday needs with blazing speed, and extra screen-space to boot. Huawei seems to have nailed the smartwatch with their new Huawei Watch, a classy-looking but also durable and powerful Android Wear...
Want to Play with Android Wear without Setting up the Emulator? Here’s a System Dump
By now, most developers interested in creating apps for Android Wear have already installed the developer preview and possibly even obtained root access on the Wear emulator. However, not everyone wishes looking to mess around with Wear wants to bother with downloading the Android SDK and installing the appropriate packages.
What if all you really want to do is to port some of Wear’s goodies to other devices? Then what you really want is a system dump. Luckily, XDA Senior Member Ashutos1997 has uploaded a dump of the KCU76F build from the Android Wear emulator for your porting pleasure.
Obviously, this dump is of absolutely no use to end users, as you can’t simply flash it on any device. But since it contains all the software goodies from the current emulator build, it can be used for your porting pleasure.
Will we see Android Wear ported over to last year’s Galaxy Gear? Only time will tell. Developers should make their way over to the original thread (and this post containing the Wear APK) to get started. Now get to porting!
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