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...
Simplify Logging with AIO Logcat Manager
If you’ve ever spent any amount of time using a beta version of an application or flashing the latest “bleeding edge” firmwares to your device, it is highly likely that you will have been asked to submit a logcat when reporting a bug. In fact some would say that you haven’t actually reported a bug until you have submitted a logcat.
While pulling a log and sending it on to a developer is not a difficult process, it can be cumbersome enough to discourage people from coming up with the relevant reports. This can be particularly frustrating for a developer if they are unable to reproduce the bug themselves. XDA Recognized Themer majdinj put together a Windows-based tool called AIO Logcat Manager, which makes the process simple and manageable for everyone from experienced users to those pulling their first log.
AIO Logcat Manager allows you to select from various types of logs to record, from a complete rundown of the system, error/fatal level, radio, kernel and process specific logcats. This allows you to quickly and easily filter the specific information you require. You are also able to collect the reports to a specific location and view them directly from the utility itself.
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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...