More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
[APP MOD] HTC_IME Keyboard Updated
We have reported on this modification before, and so, it is about time to update you on the application. The app since we last reported on has undergone some pretty nice changes that improve the usability of your keyboard.
The newest features were just updated recently, and it includes some smiley’s, voice changes, and more.
Customizable language settings
Smileys hacked into the hide key (see screen shots)
Installs also on Android < 2.1
Custom word candidate bar that raises the keyboards so dictionary won’t cover the app you type in
Prediction in fields with own suggestions (search bar etc.)
Prediction in fields that sets the filter flag
Prediction in URL fields
Disable automatic capitalization
Play sounds in silent mode
Set sound level
Automatic space insertion
Enable prediction with cursor in or adjacent to existing words (QWERTY only)
Enable a space bar key in URL keyboard (experimental)
Prediction for physical keyboard (reported working, not tested by me)
Support for German QWERTZ hard KB layout
Show voice input button for all keyboards with a settings button
Swipe right for voice input on any keyboard
Disable key preview popup
Use Google development server for voice (supports German but isn’t online 24/7)
Position of word candidate list is saved if you long press and move it
Left align word candidate list
MANY HTC bugs fixed, the changelog for a few of them
Droid landscape support with resolution related glitches
User dictionary import/export (for backup or building your dictionary on your computer)
User dictionary accepts any character, not just HTC approved ones
Custom vibration length
My source code is now available for your own modding pleasure
The thread is were you can learn more.
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