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Fleksy keyboard for Android now has achievement badges and cloud syncing

Nicole Lee, @nicole

Even though Fleksy's predictive touch typing is fairly easy to learn, not everyone is familiar with all that this alternative keyboard has to offer. That's one of the reasons the company has incorporated a new Badge system in Fleksy's latest 2.0 update for Android, to hopefully have users spread its gospel and get a bit of fun out of it as well. For example, if you're able to type on Fleksy's invisible keyboard, you'll get an "Invisible Master" badge, or a "Gesture Guru" stamp if you have those special swipes down pat. You can show off your badges to your buddies of course, but their main value is in introducing new color themes or prolonging Fleksy's free trial period. Another addition to Fleksy 2.0 is a new cloud feature that lets you sync personalization features across your various Android devices. Things are moving ahead on the iOS side as well, as Fleksy has updated its SDK with eight new languages and improved typing precision. Around 50 iOS developers have already incorporated the Fleksy keyboard into their apps, many of which are featured here. For those on Android who have yet to try the full version of Fleksy, you would be wise to get it soon -- the app will be 50 percent off ($1.99) for the next 72 hours only.

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