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Google Keyboard: 5 helpful tips and tricks

When Google released the stock Android Jelly Bean keyboard to the Play Store for all users, it was quite the shocker. Offering their keyboard as an alternative to manufacture skinned models, or the likes of Swype and SwiftKey. For those who do (and don't) use the stock keyboard, we wanted to share a few tips and tricks that make it useful. Things like gesture typing, next-word suggestions, and even text expansion support.

SwiftKey Keyboard slices price in half thanks to 5-star ratings

The folks from SwiftKey are busy sharing details about just how popular their keyboard is for Android. Being one of the most successful and popular 3rd party keyboards to date, they've been near the top of the "top paid" charts for some time. Today announced they have over 150,000 5-star reviews in the Play Store, and to show their celebration and appreciating they've cut the price in half.

Minuum Keyboard ready for beta testing – aims to change how we type

QWERTY has been around, and basked in relative comfort, since 1873, when Remington first trademarked it for use on their typewriters. We're pretty sure no one has really had a problem with it, even in touchscreen form... no one that is, except for Minuum. Their goal? They're aiming to "re-revolutionize" the way we type.

Google Keyboard hits the Play Store to rival the competition [Download]

If you loved what you saw from Google's keyboard in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, we have some excellent and rather unexpected news this evening. Google has just packaged up and delivered their completely stock (and amazing) keyboard and released it to the Google Play Store. That means most Android devices can now enjoy that absolutely stock Jelly Bean keyboard with gesture typing and all.

Swype update brings improved word prediction and Dragon Dictation UI

After a seemingly never ending beta period, Nuance Communications released the Swype keyboard app into the Google Play Store in late-April. While the Play Store version of the app should have been familiar to anyone that had been using the beta release, it did come with a price to pay. Specifically, the Swype app arrived priced at $0.99. And while we suspect some long time beta users may have had a hard time paying, there is one perk that has come as a result of parting with that dollar.

Fleksy keyboard beta hits Google Play

A new keyboard we first saw back in January has finally made it past the early development stages and is available starting today for all. Now that Google's allowing beta testing through the Play Store, many developers are offering this option. Meet the new keyboard called Fleksy that is aiming to replace all the keyboards on Android.

SwiftKey ‘Tilt’ brings a new way to type on Android – try it today

The number one third party keyboard for Android just keeps getting better and better. After bringing us the next-word prediction and amazing typing experience, they followed that with the latest SwiftKey Flow gesture typing. And now today we have something even better. The newest way to type on our Android phones and tablets is the all-new just announced today SwiftKey Tilt - and yes it's April fools but you can try it yourself.
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