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Keyboard App Challenge: TouchPal X vs SwiftKey vs Google Keyboard – XDA Developer TV

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Everyone uses a keyboard on his or her touchscreen device. There are many choices in soft keyboards, and they are all quite similar. But are they the same? Is it worth spending money to get a good keyboard? Why would I want to use anything other than the standard Android keyboard?

In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK attempts to answer those questions. TK shows off three applications, XDA Senior Member TouchPal’s TouchPal X, the premium SwiftKey app, and the default Android keyboard. TK compares their usability and functionality, and he gives his thoughts on these applications. Check out this keyboard app challenge.. . . READ ON »

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Acer Iconia A700 Mod Eases Overheating Issue

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Overheating problems are something most people would normally see on a traditional computer. When the cooling system within a compute fails at adequately disperses heat, you end up with a hot computer, which is never a good thing. This problem isn’t as prevalent on mobile devices as it is in the PC world, but there’s a few devices out there that could use some better heat management. One of those devices is the Acer Iconia A700. Users have reported the tablet getting disturbingly warm after using resource-intensive apps and games. Hot enough, in fact, to crash the tablet. Now, there’s a fix.

XDA Senior Member Beknatok discovered that the inside of the back panel of the A700 contains three the. . . READ ON »

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Root and Bootloader Unlock for Iconia A700 and A510

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Upon the release of a new device, a mission that many developers undertake is to root the device and unlock the bootloader. After this, typically comes a deluge of development in the form of custom ROMs, kernels, and other mods and tweaks. It can be said that the life of a device doesn’t truly begin until the warranty has been thoroughly voided. For Acer Iconia A700 and A510 users, that journey can start right now.

The Iconia A700 bootloader unlock and root tutorials were a combined effort of XDA Forum Members ZeroNull and alx5962, while the A510 tutorial is covered by XDA Forum Member BENETNATH.

For the A700, bootloader unlock and root is quite simple. For unlock, use the fastboot oem unlock method. I. . . READ ON »

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Forum Added for the Acer Iconia A700

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While many Android tablet fans have been salivating for the upcoming Asus Transformer Infinity and its high resolution 1920 x 1200 display, the Infinity is not the only game in town when it comes to full HD Android tablets. Acer recently announced the upcoming Iconia Tab A700, which will be the successor to the popular and wallet-friendly Iconia Tab A500.

Powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, and backed by a gig of ram and 32 gigs of internal storage, the Iconia A700 is no slouch. The device also features a 36.26 Wh battery, and tips the scales at 1.47 lbs. However, its defining trait will surely be its 10.1″ 1920 x 1200 display, which will allow users to watch full HD content without any scali. . . READ ON »

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