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...
Want To Learn How To Theme?
Do you want to be able to create the theme of your dreams? Want to stop relying on others? Well, XDA Forum Mod theimpaler747 has written up a helpful theming resource thread for Android.
After being asked all the time how to theme, the best way to theme, the best tools etc etc, the forum mod has decided to compile the best resources that should get you up and theming. Be warned though as you’ll need time and devotion!
The thread features links to a general recommended guide, a choice of two apk tools including reasons for choosing either, tools to manage the .9pngs, Hex colour references, Update zip creator, and of course a link to the Android SDK plus more.
If you want to check out the guide, head on over to the forum thread, and don’t be afraid to ask questions.
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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...