The keyboard is one of the most frequently-used interfaces on any iPhone, and that’s not just because it’s useful for texting, but also because it’s the one tool you use whenever you browse the web, jot down notes or reminders, or search the App Store for your favorite apps, among other things.
While it’s certainly possible to download third party keyboards from the App Store to replace iOS’ native keyboard interface, you’d be hard pressed to find anything nearly as powerful as what can be had with a jailbreak tweak. That’s because jailbreak tweaks often let you keep Apple’s wonderful native keyboard while still enabling you to augment it in ways that Apple otherwise wouldn’t permit on a stock handset.
Microsoft has updated its Office for iPhone and iPad productivity suite with a few new nice-to-haves. For instance, you can now take advantage of side-by-side multitasking in Excel. Also, Word now supports richer mouse and trackpad interactions on your Magic Keyboard.
What if someone made a keyboard app with a focus on reducing those annoying typos?
A new keyboard app popping up soon from German developer Jann Schafranek is completely customizable, allowing you to add, remove and change keys in any way you would want.
Animated GIFs seem to be one of the most popular things people share these days aside from photos. Whether on social media or in text messages, those short animations are everywhere. You can share something sweet, thoughtful, hilarious, sarcastic, or wacky, and the list goes on.
If you search Google, you’ll find tons of GIFs for the topic you need. But why bother when you can use a keyboard specifically for them? These are the best GIF keyboard apps for iPhone and iPad to bring fun to your messages.
Just like emoji keyboards, font keyboards for iPhone and iPad bring fun to your messages. Whether you’re texting a family member or emailing a friend, you can make your words really pop by using different font styles.
There are tons of font keyboard apps on the App Store. But if you’re looking for the top ones, look no further. Here are four of the best free font keyboards for iPhone and iPad that don’t come with a bunch of strings attached.
Apple’s third-generation butterfly keyboard was supposed to fix all the previous defects but buyers continue to experience problems with its design, as recently highlighted in The Wall Street Journals's damning column penned by the ever-amusing, unapologetic Joanna Stern.
Keyboards that offer a swipe feature are handy, helpful, and
let you type faster than ever. Instead of hitting each key separately, you
simply use your finger to swipe through the letters to create your words. These
types of keyboards are great if you haven’t yet mastered the two-thumb typing.
If you’re in the market for a new keyboard and are
interested in swiping, these are the best swipe keyboards for iPhone and iPad.
FlickType Keyboard, a third-party software keyboard for Apple Watch that we reviewed last November, today launched an SDK for third-party integration and several popular apps have already been updated with support for FlickType.
We all love to use emojis. Happy faces in our emails, hearts in our text messages, and even checkmarks in our notes; there’s an emoji for everything, everywhere. But it’s getting to the point that there are too many emojis to pick from and the list keeps growing. You look for one and have to sift through hundreds of others. What if there was a way to hide those emojis that you never, ever use?
Enter Smojis, a cool app that lets you hide single emojis or complete categories. So, if you never use flags or objects, hide them. If you only use specific smileys, hide the others. It’s all up to you! So, here’s how to hide the emojis you never use with Smojis.
When it comes to typing on your Apple Watch, you likely use the quick replies in Messages and Mail, simply because they’re the easiest. But there is now a new way to type right from your wrist.
FlickType Keyboard is handy app that makes typing on your device as simple as a flick. And, it’s now available on Apple Watch in addition to iPhone and iPad. Here’s how you can use FlickType Keyboard on your wrist.