Android: A couple of months ago, Google released a new version of its keyboard that let you pick your own colour scheme or background photo. Now, that version is finally hitting the Play Store.
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iPhone custom keyboards were a welcome surprise back when they first launched, but over time, it seems like most people abandoned them. That doesn't mean there aren't some useful keyboards out there though, and it turns out the more weird and niche they are, the better.
Android: Google's smart keyboard does its best to learn the way you type, but it occasionally gets it wrong. In the latest version, you can now easily remove words from your user dictionary with a simple long-press and drag.
For the average user, a keyboard is just an inanimate tool you use to fire off letters to your PC, but for the career programmer, finding the perfect device that matches your preferences and typing style is a mission in itself. Imagine your favourite board crapping itself and being forced to switch to one with a slightly different layout or configuration... sounds like hell, right?
iOS: Third-party keyboards in iOS didn't quite live up to the hype for most of us, but ReBoard is a new keyboard that takes a different approach. The keyboard features a lot of links to other services like Wunderlist, your calendar and Dropbox so you can easily send data from one app to another.
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.