SwiftKey is my absolute favorite keyboard, and as of late, I’ve been using the beta version from their site. This beta, called Layouts for Living, added a ton of functionality to the keyboard by adding two new layouts and combining the phone and tablet keyboards.
These new layouts are called thumb and compact. Thumb splits ... Read More »
For many (like me), SwiftKey is the absolute best software keyboard available on Android. And now, a new update is out on the Play Store. This update adds SwiftKey Cloud, a service that will back up and sync your personalization data between devices. No more reteaching SwiftKey on all your devices and different ROMs! It ... Read More »
Keyboard fans will be happy to learn that the new Android 4.2 includes a new feature called Gesture Typing, which lets you glide your finger over the letters you want to type on the keyboard. Google says the new keyboard makes typing “fast, fun and a whole lot simpler”. I’ve never been a fan of ... Read More »
Swype has been relatively quiet since it was acquired by Nuance Communications, but have now come out of the woodwork to release the next-generation Swype Keyboard. The update promises to take the Swype keyboard to the next level, with better word prediction, the addition of a personal dictionary, support for 55 different languages, and four ... Read More »
Like many Android users, the original DROID was my introduction to Android and while I’ve bounced through a half dozen other devices since then I’ll always have a soft spot for the DROID line. With that said the DROID 4 has launched into a very different landscape with devices literally half its thickness available and ... Read More »
High-end Android devices and full QWERTY keyboards haven’t been getting along so well lately. Plenty of keyboard-equipped Android phones hit the market all the time, but rarely are they ever flagship quality. There’s really only one series of devices that comes to mind when talking about flagship devices and physical keyboards, and they’re all Droids.
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On December 8, just a hair over five months after Verizon and Motorola introduced us to the Droid 3, they will be back at it with the aptly named Droid 4. This time around they’re delivering both LTE and a dual-core processor to the keyboard slider loving masses on Verizon.
We’re starting to see more and more Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich themes and ported applications pop up on the Android market lately. Yesterday morning, XDA member for.digit announced that he has ported over the Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard to Android 2.2+ devices. Since the latest version of Android ... Read More »
The never ending quest for the right keyboard may be harsh, but it is something that every Android enthusiast must go through. A keyboard is a very personal part of your phone, since it is the tool that lets you communicate with others (messaging), and the world (wide web?). It also helps facilitate many functions ... Read More »
Having used SwiftKey as a primary keyboard since last year, it is safe to say it is my personal favorite. It does look a bit “iPhone-ish,” but the thing pretty much reads your mind. Typing can become such an easier, faster process with a keyboard like this. Today, TouchType LTD has released a beta version ... Read More »