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...
Turn Your Galaxy Tab Into A Honeycomb Tablet… Cosmetically.
Theming. modifying. changing. It’s what we all love to do, and when we find a way of making the unconventional and improbable a reality, that’s when we all get the most excited. The unconventional and improbable in this case is the ability to make Android 2.3 really look like an imitation of Honeycomb, rather than implimenting just the colours and icons.
XDA member jjhiza has made this possible by posting a rather straight forward, easy to follow, yet indepth guide to making your Galaxy Tab look like it’s running Honeycomb, including the functionality of the widgets.
Why is this better than trying to port over Honeycomb entirely? Well, it makes it easier for those who are not developers, like me. But if you’re a little more hardcore than I am, I’d recommend putting some work into this. It would really be amazing.
Originally posted by jjhiza
Pure Honeycomb Look for Galaxy Tab
Some of you have asked me about my layout, and if you’re checking this thread, you probably love the look of Honeycomb as much as I do. This is my attempt to emulate the general look and feel, while braver souls, like Spacemoose1, attempt to port the actual OS over for us.
If you own a Galaxy Tab and you’d like to give this a whirl, head on over to the original thread!
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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...