iOS: SwiftKey, makers of our favourite keyboard for Android, just released SwiftKey Note, a note-taking app for the iPhone that brings SwiftKey’s gesture typing features to bear and syncs everything you type with Evernote.
Android: If you are using an Android device with limited memory and processor power, you’d know that keyboard apps like Swype and SwiftKey don’t always run smoothly. Multiling offers similar customisability and features while protecting your privacy and being light on resources.
Android (4.1+): Previously mentioned Fleksy has been in private beta for a while now, but now it’s available at Google Play for Android users. Whether you just want to customise the keyboard, or turn it invisible so you can see behind it as you type, Fleksy works well.
Android: Swype, one of our favourite Android keyboards, has updated today with multiple keyboard layouts, a continuous dictation feature that types as you speak, and better language support.
Android: Last month, SwiftKey unveiled new custom keyboards that you can resize and reposition anywhere on your screen. Now those keyboards are available to everyone.
Android: We recently showed you how to add many of the features from Android KitKat to your phone immediately. Now the keyboard that will be included in Android 4.4 is available as a stand-alone APK that will work on any Jelly Bean device, and even some phones older than that.
Android: SwiftKey, our favourite Android keyboard, unveiled a new public beta today with customisable keyboards you can resize and move anywhere on-screen. You can choose from three preset modes, make your own changes and pick your theme to suit your typing style.
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