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...
Wireless Charging Hack for Galaxy Note 2, Sprint JB OTA for Galaxy S3! – XDA Developer TV
Today, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone development. Jordan mentions the AT&T HTC One X getting root for 2.20 firmware. Jordan talks about the exciting Big Android BBQ news, like the articles on the Exploits and Vulnerabilities session and the article thanking the people who made the device museum a success.
In CyanogenMod 10 news Jordan mentions the unofficial version for the Samsung Galaxy R. Also, Jordan talks about the Jelly Bean OTA news for the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III. Finally, Jordan talks about the flashing the Razr i with homemade fastboot images. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 on the Samsung Galaxy R
- Jelly Bean OTA for the Sprint Galaxy S III Begins
- AT&T HTC One X Gets Root for 2.20 Firmware
- Make Flashing Your RAZR i Easier with Homemade Fastboot Images
- Simple Wireless Charging Mod For The Galaxy Note II
- Exploits and Vulnerabilities Talk at the BABBQ
- Thank You for Making the BABBQ Device Museum a Success
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