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I've used TextExpander on my Mac for years and it has saved me hours of typing time. If you frequently use TextExpander on your Mac or if you used it on your iOS device before iOS 8 allowed third-party keyboards, you are in luck. TextExpander touch now comes in handy keyboard format for iOS 8! How...

October 1st 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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iOS 8 is finally live for public consumption, which means it's time for all those third-party keyboards to make their App Store debut. Yep, at long last, devotees of Apple's mobile platform can swap out that boring ol' default keyboard for something different -- a neat trick Android users have enj...

September 18th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Users of iOS 8 no longer have to be happy with just the default Apple keyboard. Developers are now allowed to create keyboards with features Apple that doesn't provide, and we'll see a catalog of new keyboards now that iOS 8 is out. Dave Caolo reviewed one earlier today, so the flood of keyboards is...

September 17th 2014 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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iOS 8 is here and it's brought...third-party keyboards! Seriously, I believe this is going to be a big deal, and we'll have a look at several options as they start coming in. But first, I want to show you all Fleksy. Fleksy is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the fastest...

September 17th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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It's not hard to share your whereabouts from your phone, but you usually have to dive into specific apps to do it; what if your friends on a new social network want to know that you're nearby? That's when Glympse's new Keyboard app for Android may come to the rescue. So long as you have the regula...

September 14th 2014 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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Admittedly there are some things better said with a GIF than with words. But the folks behind PopKey seem to think that everything can be said better with a short looped animation. The app is a custom keyboard for iOS 8 that swaps letters and numbers for your favorite reaction GIFs. Did your frien...

September 12th 2014 at 4:13pm 0 Comments
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There's soon going to be a glut of custom keyboards for iOS 8, many of which will have word suggestions in multiple languages. However, they might not be as well-versed as KeyPoint Technologies' upcoming Adaptxt for iOS. Besides supporting over 100 languages, the keyboard touts 30 dictionaries tar...

July 22nd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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I won't lie: I've used a full-sized Bluetooth keyboard with my iPhone before. And yes, it feels just as ridiculous as it looks. [Photo credit: Miki Yoshihito]

July 16th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Strap on your urban sombrero and say "Hellooooooooooo" to your new favorite app. Everyone's favorite show about nothing is still very much something in the cultural zeitgeist, and now Jerry and his band of neurotic misfits might be headed to an emoji keyboard near you. A small team including Jason...

July 9th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments