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 »
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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.
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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 »