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...
Notification Concept For Windows Phone
If you are the type of person always looking for better notification options on your Windows Phone 7, this may be of interest. XDA member the0ne let us know about Notification Concept. The idea is to have one place for all new events and updates, like calls, mail, and messages. And social network updates, like Facebook and Twitter. Also all calendar reminders–alarms, dates, notes, tasks, etc.–appear in the Notification Center.
You can interact with the toast notifications by tapping on them. The toast then launches the Notification Center, or takes you directly to the application.
Originally posted by the0ne
Notification center is one place for all new events and updates, like call, mails, messages, social networks updates such as Facebook and Twitter and others.
Full info Notification center concept for Windows Phone can be found here
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