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Slated Is An iOS Keyboard That Automatically Translates What You Type

iOS: If you have friends who speak a language you don’t, communicating over text message is almost impossible. Slated is an iOS keyboard that translates while you type, and can also translate what’s sent back to you.


Improve Your Mechanical Keyboard With New Keycaps And Dampeners

Whether you want to give your keyboard a new look or a different feel, one of the biggest benefits to a mechanical keyboard is the ability to easily swap out your keycaps. Luke over at Linus Tech Tips shows us how.


N-Key Rollover, Anti-Ghosting And Other Keyboard Features Explained

When you shop for a keyboard — especially a high-end mechanical model — you’ll see features on the box like “N-Key Rollover” or “Anti-Ghosting”. But what do those mean, and do they matter? Linus from Techquickie breaks it down for us.


How Predictive Keyboards Work (And How You Can Train Yours Better)

Many people now have a predictive keyboard on their smartphones that suggests upcoming words for super-fast typing. But they’re not perfect, and they sometimes turn up hilarious results. Luckily, it’s not hard to train your keyboard to understand you.


The Best Third-Party Keyboards For iOS 8

Now that iOS 8 is here, it brings heaps of third-party keyboards that offer features that Apple’s built-in keyboard doesn’t. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you’ll recognise. Let’s take a look at the best of the best.


Adafruit's Computer Add-On Pack For Raspberry Pi Gets You Started Quickly

The problem with the Raspberry Pi is that it doesn’t come with a keyboard, mouse and monitor so you can use it as a computer. Adafruit solves most of that with the Computer Add-On Pack.


SwiftKey Brings Swipe-To-Type And Predictive Text To iOS 8

iOS 8: SwiftKey, our favourite Android keyboard, just launched for iOS 8 devices, and it’s bringing its best features along for the ride. Gesture typing, predictive text that learns from how you type and cloud-connected settings that you can use on multiple devices are just a few of what’s available in the iOS version.


Use SwiftKey's Heat Map To See Where You're Making Mistakes

Android: Seasoned SwiftKey users make typing look easy. SwiftKey houses a heat map feature that shows you where your touch patterns are — and where your most common mistakes might be made.


Macro Xposed Module Brings Text Expansion To Any Android Keyboard

Android (root): Text expansion is one of the most useful features of desktop operating systems. On mobile, they’re a bit more rare. You can use shortcuts in the stock Android keyboard, but the Macro/Text Expansion Xposed module is for you if you want expansion everywhere.


Use An Alternative Keyboard Layout On A Mac Login Screen For Security

Mac: Your Mac is really only as safe as your initial login password. If you’re worried that someone will get past it, Macworld shows you how to use an alternative keyboard layout to throw them off your trail.


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