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...
What People Aren’t Saying About Carrier IQ – XDA TV
After an extended break, Azrienoch is back on XDA TV. This week, he delves into questions and points about Carrier IQ that are neglected in the general media’s coverage of the story. Questions like, why Carrier IQ’s capabilities are so hard to pin down, why congress became so interested so quickly, and why carriers continue to collect data from phones that do not use their networks–especially considering that Carrier IQ is supposedly a network diagnostic tool. Click on for his video!
Forum Added for Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus
Forum Added for Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0
New Forum Added on XDA for Hardware Hacking
Carrier IQ Creeps Out Everyone
It’s Bugs All the Way Down
Carrier IQ’s own marketing claims undercut its defense
Al Franken Calls On Carrier IQ To Explain Mobile Tracking Software
Lawmaker Asks FTC to Investigate Carrier IQ
Sprint fed customer GPS data to cops over 8 million times
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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...