typing

  • Wrio’s roomier keyboard app launches on Android, iOS

    Wrio’s roomier keyboard app launches on Android, iOS

    There have been many attempts to update keyboards for the digital era and speed up typing by rethinking the antique Qwerty layout. Problem is you’re going up against muscle memory, and resistance to change the habit of a lifetime. And that’s a very hard nut to crack. But a Swiss startup reckons they have done it with their Wrio keyboard. Read More

  • Apple Swipe Keyboard Patent Shows Cupertino Knows Typing On iOS Is “Tedious”

    Apple Swipe Keyboard Patent Shows Cupertino Knows Typing On iOS Is “Tedious”

    Apple’s iPhone needs a much smarter keyboard. I’ve said it before, but here’s evidence Cupertino itself realises that hen-pecking individual letters is a “tedious task”. Apple’s US patent 8,542,206 describes an alternative text input method for iOS that incorporates a series of swipe gestures to make touchscreen typing less of a chore. Read More

  • Analyst Says iPhone May Have Learning Curve

    10 days is all you have left until you can pick up a sweet, juicy iPhone from your local AT&T shop. But before picking it up, you may want to hear American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu’s take on the most popular phone ever. Wu says that while the iPhone is a hot ticket and people are sure to buy it, it does have flaws that need to be addressed. The biggest concern is that… Read More