Physical keyboard...

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by anewday, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. anewday
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    I find that I seldom use the physical keyboard. It's more convenient for me to use the touch screen Anyone use it more than the physical? :)
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    i use the physical more
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    I use the physical keyboard constantly....the only reason my wife went with the Droid is because it had a keyboard....
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    I use the on screen a lot. It recommends me a lot of incorrect words "app" is apparently or something similar. And I constantly have "he" for "the"
    I will try to use physical keyboard next week and see if i like it better
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    After installing Swype: 99% touch screen in portrait, 1% physical keyboard.

    Before installing Swype: 75% physical keyboard, 25% touch screen.
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    I have not used the physical keyboard since I loaded swype about a month ago.:D
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    I use the screen when I'm typing something short like a text or a search. I find it easier, myself, to use the physical keyboard when doing a lot of typing, such as an e-mail or a forum post (such as this one)
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    Swype seems very cool. :icon_ banana:

    It feels like I am carrying excess weight on the phone now. :(
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    Ive never used the keyboard actually. I dont use swype. for me i just program the words like "app" into the dictionary and then it doesnt put "apparently" anymore.. and im satisfied with the stock touch keyboard..
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    I used to avoid the physical keyboard because I like the word suggestions on the software keyboards but the new better keyboard app adds suggestions to the hard keyboard.
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    Where are you guys finding swype? I looked on market but no, or is this a rooted phone proggie?
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    Ah ok thanks :) Might give rooting a shot..
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    I traded in my Eris for the Droid because I wanted the physical keyboard, but now that I have it, I find the keyboard a pain to use with the flattened keys so I added swype and use it all the time.
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    LOL. My story exactly.
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