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...
XDAndroid Port and Rhodium CAB
Reefermattness created a simple .cab file to install Android on Rhodium, it was built for those of you who do not have the time or know-how to build your own package, it is by no means perfect but will give you an idea of what to expect.
- NEW Feb. 03 02/01/10 Android.Eclair.2.0.1 XDAndroid Build
- NEW Feb. 03 New Kernel: Allows Android to use almost twice as much available RAM!! Faster boot, faster Android, GOTTA TRY IT.
- NEW Feb. 03 New Touchscreen Calibration tool during first Haret boot (its during the first Haret! You cant miss it! If you mis-calibrate your device, delete ts-calibration file from your SD card and re-run Haret!)
- NEW Feb. 03 Rootfs for Tilt2 and Rhod210 Keyboard map! (Thank AdamWill for the remap and hours of sleepless testing!!)
If you do not skip the preliminary android setup on this build the WiFi connect WILL CRASH ANDROID and you will have a soft reset. To add your Gmail account once phone is booted go to menu(windows key) > settings > accounts & sync > add account
This package is set up for Rhod210 Keyboard. Tilt2 users download this .cab for correct keyboard mapping.
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