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Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen gets thousands of new emoji combinations in latest update

Gboard is one of the best Android keyboards around, especially for people who frequently swap phones. Not only is it a great keyboard app, but it also comes pre-installed on several Android phones, making it easier to get a consistent typing experience right from the get-go. It is also one of the more fun keyboards...

Gboard on the Pixel 6 series can now catch your silly grammatical errors

Gboard's contextual word suggestions and auto-correction capabilities not only make our typing faster but also save us from embarrassing spelling mistakes. And now Google's flagship keyboard app can also catch your silly grammatical errors. Google Pixel 6 Pro Review: Fantastic everyday phone with an undeniable Exynos inspiration In a recent blog post, Google detailed that they have...

Here’s a look at Gboard’s Assistant-powered voice typing feature for the Pixel 6

Way back in 2019 at its I/O developer conference, Google unveiled the "new" Google Assistant, a much faster and smarter version of the voice assistant that's exclusive to Google's own Pixel phones. While Google did roll out the new Assistant as promised, some of the features they showed off have yet to become available. For...

Gboard tests a redesign of the floating keyboard and translate features, new add-to-dictionary chip

Google added a floating keyboard mode to the Gboard app all the way back in 2018. The mode allowed users to pop up the keyboard in a window and move it anywhere on the screen. Over the last two years, this floating keyboard mode hasn't seen any major changes. But that's about to change soon....

This Week in Tech: New Surface products, Galaxy S22 & Pixel 6 Pro leaks, Google app updates, and more

The consumer tech landscape was rife with new launches, leaks, and updates this past week. Microsoft unveiled a host of new Surface products, and we got to learn a few more details about the upcoming Pixel 6 Pro. A few Galaxy S22 leaks also surfaced online months ahead of its launch, and Google released several...

Gboard is adding 1500 Emoji Kitchen stickers and making typing faster for everyone

Gboard is often regarded as one of the best Android keyboards, and for good reasons. It’s fast, easy to use, comes pre-installed on most Android phones, and its word prediction game is on point. What’s more, it keeps getting better with new improvements and features. Today, Google has announced several new features for the Gboard...

This app lets you tweak hidden settings and use custom themes in Gboard

Google’s Gboard is among the most popular keyboard apps for Android, and it been updated quite a lot over the years. Recently, the app gained the ability to use the colors generated by Android 12's “monet” theme engine to dynamically change the appearance of its UI elements. Despite this added customizability, power users may still...

Gboard is making it easier to paste the important bits from text you copy

When it comes to the best Andriod keyboard apps, Gboard often comes out on top. It’s simple, comes pre-installed on most Android devices, and, more importantly, keeps getting better with new improvements and features. Case in point: clipboard suggestions in Gboard are getting smarter. Gboard’s clipboard suggestions feature has become one of the most useful aspects...

Gboard’s new Dynamic Color theme syncs with your wallpaper on Android 12

Google unveiled the latest iteration of its Material design language at I/O earlier this year. The company is calling its new design language "Material You", with the "You" signifying the importance that Google has placed on personalization. In Android 12, a new theme engine code-named "monet" dynamically generates a palette of colors based on your...

XDA Basics: How to Change the Autocorrect Settings on Android and iOS

Autocorrect is a double-edged sword. When it works perfectly, it can be really useful. But when it goes wrong, things can get a little awkward. After all, we've all seen or had those autocorrect mishaps from our beloved keyboard apps that completely changed the meaning of what we were trying to say. So if you’re...

Pixel Feature Drop adds new features to Google Camera, Google Photos, and more

Once every 3 months, Google releases a "Pixel Feature Drop" update that adds tons of new exclusive features on Pixel phones. The last update rolled out in March, meaning we're due a big update today. Right on schedule, Google has released a new Pixel Feature Drop update alongside the June 2021 Android Security Bulletin. In today's...

The Best Android Keyboard Apps: Gboard, Swiftkey, Chrooma, and more!

The keyboard is probably one of the most used apps on any Android device, and possibly also one of the most underappreciated ones. Most of the time, you’ll be perfectly content with the keyboard that comes pre-installed on your device. But that’s until you discover that there are so many awesome keyboards out there that...