HTC Thunderbolt Predictive Text

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    I'm thinking about switching from my Droid 1 to a Thunderbolt. I went to a Verizon store to play with the phone, and loved it! However, I didn't check to see if it had predictive text, which is one of my favorite features on the Droid. I love that it predicts words with apostrophes so I don't have to add them, I love that it automatically puts a space after words, and I love that a few punctuation options come up automatically after each word so you don't have to switch between keyboards.

    So, does the thunderbolt have a comparable predictive text thing? Or is there an option to get something from the market if the phone doesn't have that feature out of the box?

    Thanks in advance!

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    It does have predictive text, but i downloaded swiftkey, as it learns how you type and even guesses the next word for you. Most of the time i can just click on the next word instead of typing it out, and the rest of the time, i can just type the first letter or two before it shows up.
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    Cool thanks for the quick response. Do you find it to be pretty accurate in its predictions?

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    Herbert, my man! How are things in Accounts Receivable? kick Myron in the crotch for me!
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    No problem, i do find it very accurate, like i had mentioned, it actually gets better over time as well as it learns which words you use together.

    There are some sentences i use now where i don't type a single word.
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    Word up playa. Accounts receivable be tight, and Myron be whack. Ain't no thang.

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    The stock predictive text on the t-bolt is not as good as Motorola phones. Not even close.

    By the time it figures out what word I am typing I am either done typing it or there is only one letter left. I find it to be useless actually. So don't plan on being happy with stock predictive text.

    Swiftkey can figure out where you are going much better.
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    +1 on SwiftKey

    In fact, I find it better than any other keyboard out there. Swype was nice with the whole not having to tap thing, but with a phone this big, that would be annoying. Not only that, but after SK gets used to your habits and style, its pretty dead on with what you are saying.
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    Great, thanks for all of the info. Sounds like swiftkey will be the thing to get. Any other must-have apps in your opinions?
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    I am using swype, had out on the D1 and loved it since it's release. the TH is definitely a great step up from the first droid. HTC has really made a quality phone. The camera takes better pictures than I have seen with motorola phones too.

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    Just downloaded Swiftkey and love it! The stock onscreen keyboard sucks, I'm used to Moto's auto spacing. Also most of the time the predicted words cover the send button.
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    I just downloaded SwiftKey as well (I'm typing on it now), and I like it a lot... in fact, it's almost identical to the stock keyboard on the droid, but with a few improvements! Thanks for the tips.
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    I use the gingerbread keyboard. Its free and does a good job with predictions and punctuation.

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    The predictive words are hilarious actually when you're bored. Type a text to someone using only one word, then keep clicking on the center word SwiftKey thinks you may use, it makes for some pretty funny texts, haha
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    That's a good idea! Sometimes Swiftkey can form a better text message than I can. Soon we will be able to just choose who we want the message to go to and let Swiftkey think up the rest!
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