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...
Sense UI Alternatives Collection for WM
Are you tired of Sense or simply want to test a different home UI? XDA member JDog2pt0 made a great thread collecting several options to personalize the home screen of your Windows Mobile device, you can find Windows Phone 7 and iPhone styles amongst other interesting offers, most of them for free.
Interesting to mention is how other members are participating on increasing the alternative collection, so step in and if you have a recommendation to include on the list, please do!.
Originally posted by JDog2pt0
Sense UI Alternatives
For those who are interested, I’ve started a thread on Sense UI alternatives. Sense is nice, but it’s always nicer to have options.
I’ve got these so far
SPB Mobile Shell (Paid)
Customize SPB Mobile Shell
Infinity (Free/Development Halted)
PointUI (Free+Paid/Development Halted)
MaxSense (NO CAB)
Androkkid (Free/Development Halted)
Wisbar Advance Desktop (Paid)
You can find more information in the compilation thread.
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