Nvidia unveiled the SHIELD Tegra X1 TV Box! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Cyanogen's new corporate identity and partnership with Qualcomm and be sure to check out the article talking about Lollipop devices being no longer encrypted by default! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...
Samsung Galaxy S Tools Application
If you’re looking for an all round ‘tools’ app for your Samsung Galaxy S, have a look at the SGS Tools Android application written by XDA forum member Fr4gg0r.
The tool has a multitude of functions, which include:
- Secret codes list (currently 31 codes)
- System clean up (delete system apps)
- MarketFix (sets fingerprint of build.prop to JF3 (2.1) and clears the Market cache
- HomeScreen settings – set default HomeScreen
- Move SGS Tools to system
- Run a script (written as .txt files)
- Add shortcuts to HomeScreens including commands e.g. shutdown, reboot
SGS Tools is available to download free in the application thread. Additionally, if you are an Android Developer beginner, the XDA dev has kindly offered to show/explain the code!
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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...
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.