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...
Easily Identify Tunes with WhatSong DashClock Extension
Aside from serving as an aesthetically appealing clock widget replacement on devices running Android 4.2 and newer, Roman Nurik’s DashClock Widget is also extensible through the use of various different types of helper apps. And since DashClock Widget can be placed on your device’s lock screen, these helper apps can be accessed without the need to unlock your device.
Now, there’s a DashClock extension that lets you identify tunes quickly and easily. Coming from XDA Recognized Developer tiwiz, WhatSong does as it says and identifies what song is playing. It can search using various providers such as Shazam, SoundHound, Google Now, and more.
Make your way over to the application thread to give WhatSong a try. The application is currently under development, so users looking to stay on the bleeding edge of the application’s functionality can join the app’s Google+ Community beta program.
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The smartphone landscape is drastically changing its focus. What was once a North-America-centric monopoly of high-specification phones is now merely an afterimage of the past. The meat of the game is elsewhere now; emerging markets looking for good bang-for-buck are what OEMs are increasingly aiming towards, and in this new game the old players must adapt-or-die. Xiaomi has grown at one of the most notable rates in the industry, leading it to become the world's most valuable start-up; and its...