We spend countless hours with our mobile phones and when we’re typing we all rely on the good old fashioned qwerty keyboard. And while the trusty design, which has been around since the days of typewriters in the 1800s, hasn’t let us down, there are lots of other keyboard upgrades on the market that can help improve your typing and texting experience.
Most of the soon to be mentioned, soon to change your life apps, are free. So download one or all five and take your typing game to the next level.
1. (iOS / Android)
2. (iOS / Android)
Their website says: “Minimizing the keyboard to a one-line continuum is the most important typing innovation for the future of wearable technology.”
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There’s also the option to seamlessly type across two languages without having to switch your settings.
4. (iOS / Android)
- Voice typing – Easily dictate text on the go.
- Emoji Search – Find that emoji, faster.
- GIFs – Search and share GIFs for the perfect reaction.
- Multilingual typing – No more switching between languages manually. Gboard will autocorrect and suggest from any of your enabled languages.
- Google Translate – Translate as you type in the keyboard.
5. TouchPal (iOS / Android)