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Theme Google Keyboard in Android Nougat!

Choose between a bunch of different colors to set as the backdrop of your keyboard. You can also upload your own image and adjust the brightness until it looks just right. Toggle the key borders on and off to make each letter stand out a bit more. This will help if you set a very busy...

[APK for Non-N Devices] You Can Theme Google Keyboard on N Preview with Colors and Images!

If you are running the N Preview 3 on your Nexus device, there is a small yet delightful change that you must check out. You can now theme the default (Google) keyboard, with unlimited options! To enter the menu, simply head to the Google Keyboard settings, and check out the menu "Theme". From there you will be...

Slash — The Android “GBoard” Alternative that Eases Frustrations, This Side of the Fence

If you are like me, then having the newest apps and features is pretty high up on your list of things you want on your phone. Who am I kidding, this is XDA-Developers the site built on having and supporting the newest features and apps on all your devices. So last week when Google announced the...

VisionTek Waterproof Bluetooth Mini Keyboard: Mid-Size Keyboard To Go

The keyboard is indeed small - about 1.5 cm thick when it's folded and half that when it's open. It weighs less than a pound and is pretty straight-forward when operated. The side has a cover that opens up and reveals a MicroUSB charging port that then allows you to charge. And how long does...

Blackberry Venice: Hardware Keyboard Done Right at the Perfect Time

Blackberry helped shape the foundations of modern smartphones, being one of the first brands to bring smartphone features and mobile internet services to mainstream consumers. These primeval smartphones were also powerful in enterprise, and for years they remained the favorite choice of corporate America and big multinationals. Those times seemingly faded with the rise of Android...

Blackberry and a Possible Comeback for Physical Feedback in Keyboards

There was a time not too long ago when touchscreens were a thing of the future. The idea of smartphones - mobile devices that could access the internet and emails, as well as call and text - was a new one. It’s hard to believe that this was not that long ago, when Blackberry ruled...

HTC to Replace Swype with TouchPal

According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek,...