the 8 pen

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  1. Wefler

    Wefler Member

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    Greetings all. New member, hoping to contribute something.


    Has anyone heard about The 8 Pen?
    The video looks pretty neat.

    8pen

    Should be able to get it for all new Android versions.

    Enjoy & leave feedback if you end up using it.
     
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    moved to proper area.

    Welcome to the forums Wefler. I saw this a while back and in theory it looks easy but I can see this being extremely difficult to use. It requires too much thinking : ) I can see it REALLY slowing things WAYYYYY down. Maybe I'm wrong I don't know, but I see it as being too complicated and not very user friendly.
     
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    Tried it and didn't like it, don't feel like learning an all new way to type

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    Cereal Killer , is that like the paintball movie Cereal Killerz?


     
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    i didnt like swype at first, who knows, im gonna try it
     
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    Can you get it to download from their website?
     
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    It is on the market, gonna give it a shot. Been using stock, never got into swype. Will try this for a bit and see if I can get the hang of it. The video made it looks kinda complicated, but who knows!
     
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    I can't find it in the market. : (

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    Try searching for '8pen', no spaces.

    I've been using it on and off for about a month. Still haven't made up my mind. I don't spend enough time entering text on my phone to have given it a fair trial. My impression so far is that it is about the same speed as a QWERTY touche keyboard once you get used to it, but I've haven't done anything like an objective test.
     
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    starting to get the hang of it
     
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    Touch typing does as well at first (as does anything with a learning curve). I started to get the hang of 8pen and it was fairly quick but not as quick as Swype IMO.
     
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    I tried using it for awhile, but Swype is working just fine for me and I couldn't convince myself to learn an entirely different "keyboard" configuration.
     
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