Wednesday evening SwiftKey, the extremely popular 3rd party keyboard, sent out an email to the SwiftKey VIP Community members inviting them to join their new dedicated Google Group for SwiftKey beta testing. Today, they announced and released their latest beta update to version 5.1.
Previously, SwiftKey has used several different methods for distributing the beta ... Read More »
Bluetooth accessories are not rare when it comes to mobile devices, especially for tablets, and Microsoft has just unveiled a new contender for your hard-earned cash. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard is a low-profile, “chiclet” style keyboard meant to help you boost your productivity while you’re on the go.
The newest thing for smartphone manufacturers to do is to upload all of their apps onto the Play Store for easy and quick updates, instead of having to wait for a software update that comes only twice in the lifetime of your device. It’s a fantastic method to keep apps secure and full of new ... Read More »
The LG G Watch is small. It’s tiny. How could you possibly use a virtual keyboard on that thing? Or the Gear Live? Or the Moto 360? Or any Android Wear device that could possibly come out in the future?! Allow minimalist keyboard developer Minuum to show you.
Posted on the official Minuum blog, the ... Read More »
Android Wear smart watches will undoubtedly become popular. But how will you use them to perform basic actions that require typing? Well, the most logical way would be voice actions, but they’re not always convenient. Whether it’s noisy, or you’re in an environment where it would be rude to speak to your watch, voice typing ... Read More »
In a very surprising move, SwiftKey has announced that the company will be changing to a very different business model. In the transition, the previously $3.99 keyboard will be absolutely free for all. This is obviously great for consumers (it’s a favorite among us here at Android and Me), but how will the business make ... Read More »
SwiftKey is my all-time favorite Android keyboard and the one that I use 99 percent of the time. It includes support for several languages, but Japanese is one that hasn’t been added quite yet. However, SwiftKey has been working on Japanese support for quite some time, and the fruit of its labor is finally available ... Read More »
Google Keyboard is definitely a competent Android app, but big players like SwiftKey generally tend to overshadow it. That doesn’t mean Google Keyboard is bad, just that SwiftKey is fantastic. Today Google is taking a page from SwiftKey’s book and introducing Personalized Suggestions, though it’s done a little differently in Google’s app.
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 »