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...
Learn How to Edit HTC Sense
Due to the increasing number of HTC devices running the newest builds of HTC’s Sense interface, many themes and modifications have recently become a very popular part of the site. With respect to themes, there are massive projects which now spawned multiple applications such as GTX Sense, along with smaller, intricate, and well-finished projects such as the Fallout theme. Mods include Co0kie’s Home Tab and MaxSense, and I am sure many of you are familiar with those.
So, what actually goes into editing the Manila layout? Finding the information with which to style Manila to your own desires can be tricky. Thankfully, co-creator of the aforementioned Fallout theme and XDA member [★] has taken the trouble to construct a thread, which details the steps to having full control over the look of the interface.
Although still under construction, the guide is very useful and the included screenshots make it easy to follow. From the basics of Manila editing to skinning the individual files, and finally to creating .cabs of your creations, the guide will be very comprehensive.
You can find the tutorial in this thread.
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Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.
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...