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 Monitor Exchange Rates with Simple Currency Converter
While you are traveling, it’s useful to know the exchange rates in the country you are visiting. As websites can often be cumbersome while in areas of slow connectivity or when limited to small data allowances, the easiest way to check is often by using an app. And of course, XDA is where you can find many interesting applications to make your summer travels easier.
One of the most interesting and definitely best looking currency converter apps comes from XDA Forum Member xsmile711. Simple Currency Converter easily calculates the selected amount into practically any currency from any other part of the world. You can select the currency of the country you are currently visiting and check the live rates and graphs, updated every minute.
With Simple Currency Converter, you can monitor up to 12 currencies simultaneously. And if you have no Internet connection, the application will save the latest rate for when you are offline. Simple Currency Converter also looks good, and its aesthetics can be customized thanks to four stylish themes provided by the developer (Cyan, Dark, Green and Crystal).
If you are planning to go abroad for summer holidays, don’t forget to install Simple Currency Converter on your device. It will save you lots of time finding the latest exchange rates. To get the application, make your way to the original thread and give it a try.
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