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Slash Keyboard Makes It Easy To Text GIFs, Videos And More From One Spot

iOS: If you want to text someone a GIF or a song, you usually have to copy and paste the link from another app. Slash Keyboard eliminates this step with an iOS keyboard that lets you share GIFs, songs, videos, and more directly from your texting client.


ReBoard Adds App Shortcuts To Your iPhone's Keyboard

iOS: Third-party keyboards in iOS didn’t quite live up to the hype for most of us, but ReBoard is a new keyboard that takes a different approach. The keyboard features a lot of links to other services like Wunderlist, your calendar and Dropbox so you can easily send data from one app to another.


Swype Update Adds Custom Themes, Emoji Keyboard And More

Swype is such a popular keyboard alternative that nearly every other phone keyboard has copied its signature feature. If you’re still devoted to the classic, you can now get a few new features including some sweet custom themes and an emoji keyboard.


Lifehacker 101: Mechanical Keyboards

A good mechanical keyboard can make an immense difference to your keyboard use, whether it’s for coding, writing or gaming. Here’s what you need to know.


Make A Secret Keyboard Stash From Your Number Pad

For some people, the number pad is an essential part of their keyboard. For others, it’s just wasted space. Why not turn that space into a small secret enclosure?


Ask LH: Which Folding Keyboard Should I buy?

Is there a decent folding keyboard out there? I want something that will lie unnoticed in my rucksack or that I can jam in a pocket when heading out to a cafe, but which I can do some serious typing on with my iPhone or iPad when I need to.


Switch Hitter Helps You Diagnose Keyboard Problems

Windows: Most of the time, your keyboard works as intended — but occasionally you want to throw it out a window. Instead of defenestrating your keyboard, try diagnosing its problems with Switch Hitter.


Google's Android Keyboard Can Now Sync Your Dictionary Across Devices

Android: One of the most helpful features of Google’s Android keyboard is keeping your own personal dictionary. Not only does this save words you use that aren’t necessarily in the regular dictionary, but it can be a handy shortcut. Now, your custom changes can sync across devices.


Google Handwriting Input Writes Text In Android The Old-Fashioned Way

Android: Ever since personal computers became a thing, handwriting has become less and less common. However, if you’re still in love with the good, old-fashioned writing method, Google’s new handwriting keyboard allows you to write words to input them as text.


How Voice Recognition Is Close To Eliminating Typing

With the recent acquisition by Facebook of voice-recognition company Wit.ai, all four major players in the post-PC market (Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook) now have a significant infrastructure for hands-free communication with your device. But what will that mean for our communication with our devices? Is voice just another method to talk to your computer, or are we on the cusp of a revolution in computer communication?


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