Different Android Keyboards

As is the case with most Android features, the keyboard on Android devices can be replaced, and there are some interesting options. One of the cooler ones is TouchPal, which offers a number of neat features. It can predict what word you might want to type next, so you can sometimes type full words without hitting a single letter. It can output numbers, special characters and capitalized letters by touching a key and moving the finger down or up, respectively, and it allows you to turn auto-correction off or switch languages on the fly.

This keyboard is not yet available, but should be released soon. More information can be found on the CooTek site.

Another option is ShapeWriter, which allows you to type words by making swiping gestures on the keyboard, and then there's also the HTC keyboard, which is very similar to the default keyboard.

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