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 »
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.