Keyboards again

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by Dolly, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Dolly

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    Coming from the OG Droid I kinda expected the same stock keyboard with punctuation choices and good predictive word choices built in. Also I can't save sides I use frequently. The Bionic doesn't offer that and I can't find another one as good. Currently using GO. I'm not a fast texter nor a swyper . Is there any better that you recommend?
     
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  3. Dolly

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    I tried swiftkey and didn't like it. Will try smart.

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    SlideIt keyboard is decent too.

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    SwiftKeyX gets better after you use it for a week or so. You get quicker and it learns how (badly) you type. Never thought it'd be better for me than swype, but now I'm sticking with SwiftKey.
     
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    Another vote for SwiftkeyX ... hated it at first because I've been using Swype for almost 2 years now -- gave SwiftkeyX a good month trial... it started out sort of sketchy for me but got better and better over the month. (damn predictive keyboard, you scary!)
     
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    I also vote for SwiftKey. I used Swype for 2 yrs on my OG. Now with the Bionic I can't access any new betas of Swype because it's preloaded. Swiftkey is really amazing in it's predictions. Makes typing fast and easy.
     
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    What's the difference between swiftkey and handcent? I like the swype action keyboard in theory. I don't know if it's the preinstalled swype on my Rezound or if it's handcent but the swype action is horrible. It never populates the right word. Sometimes the word is way off. Like ill swype, "fast" and "fantasia" will populate.

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    Been a dedicated SwiftKeyX user for quite a while now. The more you use it, the better it gets at predicting. About half the words in this post were predicted in 1 letter or LESS. That's right, after a while it will predict your next word BEFORE you start typing it. Scary...

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    I don't have that much of a problem with Swype on Handcent. I do have to watch as if I swype "at" it comes up as "st."

    You might want to try TouchPal. It's a free keyboard in the Market and is very similar to Swype.
     
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    You sound like you're looking for more than just a good typing keyboard... check out "hackers keyboard" in the market... give it some time and get familiar with the settings... it's got a lot of the stuff we're missing since the physical days of OG droid... I don't see a lot of people talk about it here but check out the ratings and comments on the app... the people that use it ...swear by it
     
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    I just tried to type "hilarious" in a text and "dildo" came up.

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