Part of the problem with smartphones is that the virtual keyboards they all come with take up a lot of screen space. Minuum skirts that problem with a crazy-accurate compressed keyboard.
Android: SwiftKey unveiled SwiftKey Cloud today, a service that automatically backs up your personal dictionary, predictions and other customisations. This means that you don’t need to train SwiftKey from scratch in the case that you lose your device or get a new phone.
Mechanical keyboards — keyboards with full, individual switches under every key — have exploded in popularity recently, although the technology inside is as old as the keyboard itself. There’s really no substitute for that solid, clicking sensation under your fingers as you type, and the satisfying sound each key makes when you press it. However, choosing the best mechanical keyboard can be tricky, since there are dozens of models sporting different switch types, and more popping up every day. Here’s how to tell them all apart and pick the right one for you.
Android: TouchPal Wave is the latest beta for the TouchPal Keyboard (which we’ve mentioned before). Wave combines gesture typing and predictive text to let you type out entire sentences in the time you would spend typing words with other keyboards, all with fewer errors.