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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...

Gboard is rolling out a new design with some pill-shaped keys

Google's new Material You guidelines are huge and deeply changed, and they not only extend to Android 12 itself, but they're also going to extend to many other parts of the Google ecosystem as well. They give Material Design a much-needed facelift while also allowing for more customizability and design flexibility. One of the many...

Gboard’s latest test syncs the theme with your wallpaper on Android 12

Google has been on a roll revamping their keyboard experience as of lately. Recently, the company took the bold step of launching Gboard on their Wear OS ecosystem, which brought features such as speech recognition, swipe to write, and much, much more to devices we can fit in our wrist instead of just our smartphones....

Gboard’s clipboard will make it really easy to share screenshots

Google appears to be working on a new feature for Gboard that builds on a feature we saw last year that added image pasting. Now, the app is gaining a convenient new skill that will make sharing screenshots a lot easier. Android Police was first to spot the new feature, which appears to be rolling out...

Gboard for Wear OS makes it easier to type the lockscreen PIN

Google recently released the Gboard app on Wear OS, making it easier for users to type on their smartwatch. Like the Android version, Gboard for Wear OS offers multiple input methods, an integrated emoji palette, and multi-language support. The app also offers a new preview screen, featuring smart suggestions and corrections. Along with these features,...

Google brings its Gboard keyboard app to Wear OS smartwatches

Google is giving some much-needed attention to Wear OS. The smartwatch platform isn't really in its best shape right now, with some reviewers even telling people to outright avoid them and go instead for something like the Apple Watch or Samsung Galaxy Watch. Wear OS also hasn't seen a new major update since Android 9...

Gboard prepares to make pasting from the clipboard even more convenient

Google’s flagship keyboard, the one that comes pre-installed on every modern smartphone (except phones sold in China) is gaining a new trick. If you’re an avid user of Gboard’s clipboard feature, this new change will surely make your life a lot easier. In the latest version of Gboard, Google is rolling out a new scrolling...