Tag Archive: Keyboard

SwiftKey monthly users jump 54% after popular keyboard goes free

SwiftKey’s move to drop the price tag of its keyboard offering in Google Play from $ 3.99 to free was a popular one among would-be users, and it turns out a good number went ahead and made the install after the price drop. Since going free back in June, SwiftKey has seen a 54 percent boost in monthly users, something that just wouldn’t have happened at this point in its life if it had kept the  [Read More…]

Fleksy Keyboard introduces 15 new languages in beta

Fleksy Shot 2

If you don’t know about Fleksy keyboard yet, you probably should. It’s one of the most rapidly growing keyboards for Android, and for good reason. They recently set a world record for fast typing, and launched a new keyboard on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. They’re about to expand again with the introduction of 15 new supported languages in beta!

The company is  [Read More…]

FlickKey keyboard targets round smartwatch screens

With Google’s Android Wear platform supporting traditional square and novel round watch faces, FlickKey is now coming out of the gate with a third-party keyboard that is designed to work fluidly for circular displays. “FlickKey keyboard is the only keyboard that let’s users type just what they tell it to type on all touch screen devices, including round screened smartwatches,” the company said.

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Apps of the Week: Wave Wave, Duolingo, Android L Keyboard and more!

Another busy week here at Android Central is behind us, and to cap it all off we’re going to give you a look at our favorite apps of the week. We have each of the writers here at AC select an app of their choice to put on display each Saturday, giving you a glimpse at what we’re using on our own phones on a regular basis.

This week is packing a few apps to have  [Read More…]

Android L Keyboard now available in the Play Store

Android L Keyboard

Earlier today, Kristijan showed those of you who don’t have a rooted device how to get the new Android L Keyboard. However, the issue is that this wouldn’t work on every device. In fact, there’s a lot of devices it wouldn’t work on such as my old, original Nexus 7 and my current daily driver, the Moto X.

But have no fear, there’s  [Read More…]

Get the new Android “L” keyboard on your device (root NOT required)


Earlier today Thomas already explained how you can get the new Material Design keyboard from Android “L” to your device. You could do that for any device but you couldn’t do it without root privileges, we’re going to try to change that if you’re amongst those who have a non-rooted device and want to try this keyboard out.

Let me first tell you that it  [Read More…]

Install the new Material Design keyboard from Android L


If you have a Nexus 5 or 7 you can install the Android L Developer Preview, but if you don’t have either of those devices or want to stay on a more stable ROM, you can still experience some of the future of Android now.

Bejunk over at XDA shared a flashable .zip that will give you the new keyboard with the Material Design theme.

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The 5 best keyboard apps for Android

Tap away to your heart’s content with these great keyboards for your Android device

One of the perks Android users have long since enjoyed is the ability to switch out the stock keyboard for a more preferable third-party solution. As the years have passed, the selection has got bigger and the quality of the apps available has continued to improve.

So, while our iOS using friends will still have to wait until iOS 8 arrives to  [Read More…]

Fleksy keyboard launches Messenger App for Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch


One of our long-time favorite keyboards is making it’s way to the Gear 2.

Although many would say that a wristwatch is no place for a virtual keyboard, that doesn’t stop Fleksy, one of the most innovative Android keyboard companies to date. Today they’re announcing a new Messenger App that allows users to respond to text messages/emails/etc. directly from their wrist.

The biggest challenge  [Read More…]

Logitech announces Type-S keyboard case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Logitech tonight has announced its own keyboard case — the Type-S keyboard — for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S. It’ll retail for $ 99. Like Samsung’s own keyboard, it’s Bluetooth-enabled and will fold around for different viewing angles, as well as back over the tablet to keep it protected when not in use.

The Type-S will be available his month.

More: Logitech

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