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...
UC Browser, Yet Another Browser!
Another browser has come out of the great XDA Apps and Games section of the forums. This new browser was discovered by XDA member Just_s. The UC Browser has an array of features unlike many other browser available.
- File Browser/Manager
- Night Mode (Easy on the eyes at night)
- Genre based browsing
- Most visited
- URL Auto-complete
- Pre Load
- Compression Browsing (Less data usage)
And much more! If you want to learn more about this app and share your review, please check out the discussion thread. To download it you need to go to the UC Browser site, which is in the original post’s description. Enjoy!
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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...