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Get More Out Of Your Touchpad With Perfect Keyboard For Android
Fed up with your stock Android keypad? Why not try out XDA forum member for.digit‘s Perfect Keyboard for Android.
Perfect Keyboard lets you take command of your Android device’s touchpad keypad, enabling customisation with seven different themes and adding additional functionality to your device.
The app features custom dictionaries, background and text colours as well as the feature of adjusting the keyboard’s vibration density and also speech to text.
Perfect Keyboard is compatible with Android 2.2 and upwards.
The app is available in the Market and XDA members will get a full refund by sending the dev a PM with the transaction number.
For more information, head on over to the application thread.
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