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...
Possible Angry Birds for Bada OS
According to a message received by XDA Member wavedroid, Angry Bird developers Rovio is in the pre-process of developing Angry Birds for Samsung Bada based devices. According to other members posting in the thread, this may be a good sign for Bada devices but could also just be another update with no avail. Here is the letter received by wavedroid:
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We cannot verify if this is real but it looks to be pretty accurate, we can only hope for further development of this topic and for further development of the Bada OS. To keep up on this topic check out the source thread along with the new Bada OS development forum on XDA. What do you think of this? Leave a comment below!
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