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...
Hacking The Samsung Galaxy Camera – XDA Developer TV
Recently, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler got a hold of a Samsung Galaxy Camera. First thing he did was unbox it, then he tore it apart, and finally he rooted it. For your normal user that is plenty, but AdamOutler wanted more than an Android Camera.
In this video, AdamOutler talks about some of the hacks that are working on the Samsung Galaxy Camera. He talks about installing a VNC Server on the Galaxy Camera and using a tablet as a remote viewfinder and controller for the camera. He then talks about hooking up an external microphone. Finally, he talks about the open Galaxy Bootloader and eMMC. So sit back, relax and check out this video.
- Unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Camera Part 1 – XDA Developer TV
- Teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Camera – Series Part 2 – XDA Developer TV
- Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Camera – Series Part 3 – XDA Developer TV
- UnBrickable SD Released for the Samsung Galaxy Camera
- External Mics on Galaxy Devices Just One Resistor Away
- Revolutionary SD Card Bootloader Work-in-Progress for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Camera
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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...