keyboards

Suggestions Toggle Enables And Disables Autocorrect With A Double Tap

Android (rooted): Autocorrect is useful most of the time, but there are some words you just know are going to get mangled if you leave it on. Suggestions Toggle is an Xposed module that lets you switch autocorrect on and off whenever you want.


Install Android L's Keyboard (Unofficially) Direct From The Play Store

Android: Google announced a brand new version of Android last week with a lot of great features. While Nexus 5 and 7 users can try out the entire developer preview, everyone else can try out the sweet new keyboard right now.


Modded Google Keyboard Adds A Number Row For Easier Numerical Entry

Android: If you need to enter phone number or other digit-based data with your handset’s keyboard, it is time-consuming to switch between numerical and alphabetical keyboards. This modded version of the standard Google keyboard makes life much easier with the addition of a dedicated number row.


Five Best Android Keyboards

Finding the perfect Android keyboard is no easy task — there are so many to choose from. This week, we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.


SwiftKey, Our Favourite Android Keyboard, Is Now Free To Download

Android: Swiftkey is our favourite Android keyboard, and it has been getting better with consecutive updates. Now, the service is shedding its $4 price tag and becoming free for all users. Instead, there’s now an in-app “store” for more themes and personalisation options.


Typist Helps You Find Out Which Android Keyboard Works Best For You

Android: Alternative keyboards are one of Android’s best features. Typist is an Android app that tests your typing speed, so you can find out which keyboard best suits your typing style.


Minuum Keyboard Leaves Beta, Brings The Tiniest Keyboard To Your Phone

Android: The Minuum keyboard has been floating around for a while in beta, but now the developers are finally ready for a general release. For those who haven’t heard, the Minuum keyboard is the smallest, most compressed keyboard around, giving you lots of screen real estate back while you type.


Ask LH: Can I Claim An Ergonomic Keyboard As A Tax Deduction?

Dear LH, I read your article about split keyboards and I want to get one for work. However, they aren’t cheap and my workplace doesn’t seem interested in getting one for me. Is there any way I can claim part or all of its cost back on tax?


Avoid Computer-Caused Neck And Shoulder Strain With A Split Keyboard

It’s not just sitting all day in front of a computer that’s killing you; poorly designed computers can be bad for our bodies. Friend of Lifehacker David Kadavy says a split keyboard may be the biggest thing since the standing desk. Here’s how to tell if a split keyboard is for you.


SwiftKey Note Syncs With Evernote, Lets You Swipe-To-Type In iOS

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.