According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...
Cook Your Own HTC Hero, Legend, or Desire Roms Online
Ever wanted to cook your own ROM but have no idea where to start? XDA Member l1nuxfre4k has been working on a site that allows you to make a ROM of your choice from the ground up just by checking simple check boxes and going through a few steps.
The site can make ROMs for the HTC Desire, Legend, and Hero. Its a very simple process and actually pretty neat that you can make a ROM quickly and be able to customize it.
Right now you can choose the core ROM, add the programs of your choice to the ROM and add languages and select the boot animation of your choice. The developer does add that they plan to add more device in the future.
To try it out check out the discussion thread.
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