SwiftKey, Our Favorite Android Keyboard, is Now Free with Version 5.0

While it won’t make its official debut on iOS until the release of iOS 8 later this fall, Android users can now get SwiftKey, one of the best third-party customizable and intelligent keyboards, for free. The more you type, the smarter it gets. Business Insider calls it “arguably one of the best keyboards of all [...]


Here’s What Third-Party Keyboard Fleksy Looks Like on an iPhone Running iOS 8

For me personally, one of the big exciting user features for iOS 8 is the option to choose from a variety of third-party keyboards. On my Android phone, I’m a huge fan of SwiftKey, and I’ve always wished it was available for the iPhone. There’s been no official word from SwiftKey yet on plans to [...]


[How To] Configure Keyboard Shortcuts for iPhone or iPad in iOS 7

One feature that’s been around since iOS 6, but that many people don’t know about, is Keyboard Shortcuts. Here’s a quick guide that shows you how to get them setup and customized to save you time when composing your texts, emails, or documents. These shortcuts work across the iOS system, including inside third-party apps. The [...]


This App Aims To Become The New Standard For An iOS Keyboard [VIDEO]

When considering the pros and cons of iOS devices versus Android devices, few things illustrate the control Apple retains over iOS versus the freedom Google gives Android developers like software keyboard on the devices. As Android users know, any Android device can easily utilize a new software keyboard by simply downloading a new app. Software [...]


Deep Clean Your Keyboard With This Magic Goo

Even the most clean of keyboard users occasionally find themselves in a crumby situation.  Add spilled drinks, dust, and the bacteria that loves to travel by fingertip, and you’ve got a less than ideal situation. Cyber Clean is a goo that seems Play-Doh-like.  It’s malleable and will creep into those crevices that seem to act like [...]


Strange Product Solves The Noisy Typer Problem

The click-clacking of your keyboard as you’re composing that email may not be music to the ears of those around you. Here’s a product that hopes to solve the noisy typer problem. The Keyboard Quiet cover by Thanko costs $30.78 from geekstuff4u.com. As the product page notes, the cover also protects against liquid spills and [...]


The Complete Guide: How To Find The Em Dash On iPhone Keyboard

According to Wikipedia, the em dash (—), m dash, m-rule, or “mutton”, often demarcates a break of thought or some similar interpolation stronger than the interpolation demarcated by parentheses, such as the following from Nicholson Baker’s The Mezzanine: At that age I once stabbed my best friend, Fred, with a pair of pinking shears in [...]


Here’s an iPhone keyboard concept that measures vibrations to figure out what key you’re typing [video]

The iPhone can pick up some killer vibrations with it’s accelerometer. In fact, one developer Florian Krautli has come up with a prototype Vibrative Virtual Keyboard for the smartphone. The Vibrative Virtual Keyboard uses the iPhone’s accelerometer sensor to “measure the amplitude of tiny vibrations that emerge when a person is ‘typing’ on a hard [...]

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The iPhone 5 can connect directly to USB devices thanks to the new Lightning port

One of the most common accessories I’ve suggested for the iPad or iPhone is Apple’s Camera Connection Kit. The connector gave a lot more options that just an SD card reader. Users could connect quite a few devices through the kit like cameras and wired keyboards with the USB connection. The Japanese Apple focused Macotakara [...]

Logitech Washable Water Proof Keyboard Design

VIDEO: Logitech Washable Keyboard

I saw a gorgeous commercial I thought I’d share with you. It was a bonus that the product isn’t too bad either. There are quite a few ways to ruin your day, and your computing devices. The keyboard sits flat on your desk right in the way of spilling drinks, food, and other gross things [...]

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