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Jimmy McGee · Sep 25, 2013

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

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...

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Former Writer · Jun 30, 2012

Acer Iconia A700 Mod Eases Overheating Issue

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...

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Former Writer · Jun 28, 2012

Root and Bootloader Unlock for Iconia A700 and A510

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...

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Will Verduzco · Jun 14, 2012

Forum Added for the Acer Iconia A700

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...

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