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...
Ma Garde Robe (My Dressing) Open Beta Available
XDA member ChemicalMoon originally posted information about Ma Garde Robe (My Dressing in English) in order to gain participants for a closed beta trial of the application. However, ChemicalMoon announced recently that the app is temporarily available at no charge for its open beta stage of development. The developer is eager that people try Ma Garde Robe out and provide feedback to help with the refinement process.
Ma Garde Robe is an application designed to assist when making one of life’s toughest decisions: choosing what to wear. You can use the application to add your own clothes to its database and quickly sort through them, combining different items to complete your outfit without the hassle of rifling through piles of clothes.
To get your hands on the open beta version, search for ‘Ma Garde Robe’ in the Android App Market. Although, this open beta is free to use, it will expire on the 15th September. Feedback for the application may be discussed in the app 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...