Tag Archive: Keyboards


If you’ve installed a third-party keyboard on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, you might have noticed a strange omission: While you can communicate in animated GIFs or Klingon, you can’t dictate into any keyboard not made by Apple.… Read more ›

Third-party keyboards like SwiftKey and Swype vastly improve touchscreen typing in iOS 8, but sometimes you need to go that extra mile to really express yourself. Sometimes you need to send text messages in Klingon, or get your point across… Read more ›

iOS 8 gained the ability for users to add third party keyboards to their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This has allowed for popular keyboards from the Android world, like the gesture-based Swype keyboard, to arrive to iOS, many of which aim to make typing on a touch screen significantly easier. Such keyboard are available … Read More

iOS 8 finally gives iPhone users a feature Android owners have long loved: third-party keyboards. It’s a pretty familiar feature, but unleashing developers so they can create new keyboards for the iPhone (and iPad) is huge — and users being… Read more ›

With so much focus on its iOS devices, it’s easy to forget that Apple is constantly innovating for its Mac product line as well. On Thursday, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals… Read more ›

See how third-party keyboards will ease typing in iOS 8

iOS 8 introduces many convenient features and enhancements designed to make your iPhone even easier to use. Among these is keyboard update QuickType and support for installing third-party keyboards on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. In today’s video, we’ll show… Read more ›

iOS 8′s third-party keyboards work like a charm

Custom keyboards are landing on iPhones and iPads this fall after Apple finally decided to give users more options than Jony Ive’s horrible shift key. We’re still a few months away from finished keyboards being ready for the public, but this morning… Read more ›

Swipeable keyboards are finally coming to iOS thanks to Apple’s addition of third-party keyboards in iOS 8. We’ve already seen teasers of Fleksy’s wicked fast keyboard in development, but now TouchPal is giving us a taste of what gesture-based keyboards… Read more ›