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iOS 8 third-party keyboards aren’t great — yet

iOS 8 third-party keyboards aren’t great — yet

Choice is a magnificent thing, but comes at a price. Sometimes that price is severe, and sometimes it’s $1.99. In downloading several popular third-party keyboards for iOS 8, I made several “choices”. As it turns out, you might want to hold off for a bit.

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iOS 8 keyboards: how to install and use them

iOS 8 keyboards: how to install and use them

Now that you have iOS 8 on your iPhone, you might be wondering how to take advantage of all the cool things you’ve been hearing about. One of those neat new features is third-party keyboards, which you can now take full advantage of. Here, we’ll tell you how to get them on your device, simply and efficiently.

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark trumps other mechanical keyboards

Logitech G910 Orion Spark trumps other mechanical keyboards

Logitech has introduced a new mechanical keyboard that it says is more advanced than all others in its category: the G910 Orion Spark. This gaming-centric peripheral features Romer-G mechanical switches and is the by-product of "years of ongoing development", says the maker.

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SwiftKey for iOS 8 review: iPhone 6 gets swiped

SwiftKey for iOS 8 review: iPhone 6 gets swiped

One of the most anticipated features in iOS 8 is third-party keyboard support, and Android favorite SwiftKey has wasted no time in readying its learning layout for the iPhone. Using the predictive technologies that made it such a hit on Google's OS, SwiftKey for iPhone can also prove smarter out of the gate, thanks to cross-platform sync. We've been playing with the pre-release beta; read on for our review.

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Microsoft keyboard brings Android, iOS together

Microsoft keyboard brings Android, iOS together

Modern mobile devices are often referred to as “computers in your pocket”. Though a bit tongue-in-cheek, that’s a fairly apt assessment. With powerful SoCs like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon, you can already do quite a bit from a tablet or smartphone. With that in mind, Microsoft now has a true cross-platform keyboard.

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Stanford Engineers create tiny radio for IoT

Stanford Engineers create tiny radio for IoT

Stanford Engineers have created a radio the size of an ant. The tiny transmitter can send out signals that may not reach far, but have bigger implications than we know. In addition to being extremely small, it’s believed they can be mass-produced for very little cost, and embedded nearly anywhere.

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SwiftKey for iPhones and iPads to launch September 17

SwiftKey for iPhones and iPads to launch September 17

Hope you haven't had your fill of Apple and iPhone 6 news just yet, because here's yet another one. SwiftKey has just booked a date on your calender when its popular third-party keyboard will be arriving on Apple's devices. Starting 17th of September, SwiftKey will be available on iOS for the iPhone, the iPad, and even the iPod Touch.

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Ginger Keyboard for iOS 8 hides a word processor inside

Ginger Keyboard for iOS 8 hides a word processor inside

It is inevitable that there would be a rush of third-party apps vying for users' attention and love the moment Apple opened the iOS 8 keyboard to other developers. But given many almost similar choices in the market, it might be hard to stand out. Ginger Keyboard, however, might manage to pull that off, by putting the power of your own personal editor right under your fingertips, literally.

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Logitech outs polyamorous K480 Bluetooth keyboard

Logitech outs polyamorous K480 Bluetooth keyboard

Logitech has launched a new Bluetooth keyboard for the gadget-unfaithful, with the Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 able to switch between three different devices at the caress of a dial. Intended to jump between your PC or Mac, your tablet, and your phone - or any other combination of devices, in fact - the K480 also finds room for shortcuts for the more popular platforms.

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HTC Nexus 9 details in a magic tablet case

HTC Nexus 9 details in a magic tablet case

Clues are coming together around the next Google Nexus tablet, this time coming from HTC and code-named Flounder and/or Volantis. Today the extra push centers on a Keyboard Case for the device. This means the tablet isn’t just made for entertainment, it’s made for productivity and work as well.

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Minuum shows of morphing keyboard for iOS 8

Minuum shows of morphing keyboard for iOS 8

We already knew Minuum was going to be an everywhere keyboard. Even during their crowd-funding push, they showed off several interesting concepts for their keyboard. While we still don’t have the “type from a piece of paper” keyboard they showed off, more useful options abound. Now the company is teasing their incoming iOS 8 keyboard — and it’s a doozy.

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Satechi BT Smart Keyboard takes on Apple for desktop and mobile

Satechi BT Smart Keyboard takes on Apple for desktop and mobile

The Satechi BT Wireless Smart Keyboard is unique in its approach to the mobile and desktop space. Two different iterations of this wireless keyboard are coming - one in white, and one in black. Black for your PC or Android device, white for your Apple or iOS device.

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