Can an older man learn a virtual keyboard?

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  1. BRAINFIRE

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    I have a droid2. How hard would it be for me to get good
    with an on screen keyboard? Hate to give up my qwerty,
    but I'd love an X.

     
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    Do you use the online keyboard on your D2 at all now? I would say it took me a good week to get comfortable and quick on my X using swype. My recommendation would be to try and forget you have a slide-out kb... And strictly use the virtual kb. You don't have the benefit of the 4.3 inch screen of course, but I bet you can get used to it.

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    At first I wasn't sure about using the onscreen keyboard on my Droid 2 global. But after messing with it I actually like using it. Just practice with it and you'll be burning fast

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    Ill give it a try.
    can I ask your ages?
     
  5. wyld

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    I went from a Droid 1 to a Droid x I prefer the on screen KB and i type alot faster even and can change the skins on KB from market apps

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    If a 38 year old can, I'm sure I can make the jump.
    Thanks.
     
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    Ok lol

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    There is no learning curve, it just doesn't have physical keys, the keys are still in the same place.
    I didn't have a problem switching from my D2 to the DX, I'm 42.
     
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    Not sure how old you are sir, but I was 48 when I got a Blackberry Storm and it was my first virtual keyboard only. I loved it from the start. Now two android phones later, I still only use virtual keyboard, and in fact learned how to use Swype on my Droid 1, and won't use anything besides Swype now. You want to get comfortable with virtual keyboards first most likely, but then give Swype a try.
     
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    I don't like swipe! I actually use the talk to text mostly! Lol

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    You will be just fine with the Droid X. The keyboard on the X is so nice and the keys are large! I love the X and now looking forward to the X2. :)

     
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