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...
T-Mobile USA Official HD2 Update Released
It has been a very interesting last two months for T-Mobile USA since the introduction of the HTC HD2 to their smartphone line-up. Mixed feelings have been the norm regarding both the device and the service provided by the company. However, this device is not safe from the grasp of our developers either and in an interesting turn of events, xda member xmoo released an official, leaked version of the the latest shipped rom (2.13) for this device. This update, according to HTC and T-Mobile is supposed to address stability issues as well as responsiveness and overall performance of the device. Having said that, as with any stock rom, there seems to be a myriad of issues (old ones and new ones), which are being discussed and worked on here at xda.
The good news about this is that we are bound to see many new roms built on the newer official base, which are bound to surpass the original and bring our devices closer to perfection.
Touch Screen is like 2.11 tho, so the scrolling kinda sucks. Till you figure out howto scroll
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