who else dont use their physical keyboard anymore?

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  1. FarkinDroidUser

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    The physical keyboard also helped me decide to buy the Droid vs. other phones. After I installed swype, I hardly ever use it anymore.;)
     
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    I have never used the physical keyboard. I have the flat type, not raised. I have also noticed that the "ALT" is peeling up and I can see under the keyboard, strange since I've never used it.:(
     
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    I use it when I have to respond to emails. I need to start using the speech function more however. I think that would prompt me to leave the keyboard alone.
     
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    I could never get used to this on-screen after having an Iphone for so long. Plus, I like hitting the alt key and getting the symbol/number I need without switching screens.
     
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    Keyboard+Emulators=WIN

    Try playing Moon Patrol on a Nexus 1
     
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    I switch between the two all the time, depends on how fast I want to go. I have large hands, but the touchscreen actually is still very accurate. I prefer the QWERTY, but also like the touchscreen too.
     
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    Is that the only reason you selected the Droid? If so, yes.

    As with any input method, that's a highly subjective matter. Try it out and decide for yourself.
     
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    Rarely use the slide out. Most often it is when switching between ROMs. I actually like the voice to text. Works really nice for me.
     
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    I never use the virtual keyboard. I decided to try it to type this post. Not too bad. Would definitely take some getting use to.
     
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    Well, I am exactly the opposite of the OP. I started off using the soft keyboard almost exclusively because I hated the slide out. Now I almost exclusively use the slide out. I've gotten to where I am much faster on the slide out with fewer errors. My big hands make mistakes on the soft keyboard that no autocorrect can rectify!
     
  11. dlwhtrose

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    this is going to sound funny but................. I only use it when I let my nails get too long then I type on the physical keyboard. otherwise, I use the virtual keyboard all the time.
     
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    I definitely use the virtual keyboard more now that I've gotten used to it and as lazy as it sounds, it takes more effort to slide out the keyboard. Regardless, when I'm chatting, having a long text conversation, or sending a bulky email, I almost always use the hardware keyboard. Doesn't matter how much or how little I use it, if you ask me, the phone wouldn't be complete without a hardware keyboard. Options baby. :)