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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?


Change Your Long-Press Duration Settings In SwiftKey For Faster Typing

Android/iOS: Long-pressing on the keyboard in SwiftKey opens up other options, such as special characters and punctuation. Change your long-press duration to get to those extra settings a little faster, instead of waiting an uncomfortable amount of time to reach the extra options.


Do You Still Use A Third-Party Keyboard On iOS?

Everyone was pretty excited about third-party keyboard on iOS, but it doesn’t seem like that many people out in the real world actually use them. So, we want to know, do you use a third-party keyboard?


KuaiBoard Is A Visual Text Expander Keyboard For iOS

There are lots of great keyboards for iOS 8, and you even have a few text expansion keyboards to choose from. But if you’re more of a visual person, KuaiBoard does text expansion a little differently.


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.


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