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  1. Ed Briggs's Avatar
    Keyboards don't matter much to me. I hit the mic button and talk to it, and let it do the typing for me. I rarely have a problem with it understanding me because I have a monotone voice and my pronunciation is very good and clear. I longed for the day when I could talk to my phone and have it understand me, so I'm darn well going to take advantage of it. Keyboards? They're so 2004.
    11-23-2014 01:27 AM
  2. dancing-bass's Avatar
    OK, so I'm rocking an LG G3 not the Nexus 6, but I figured I'd throw my voice in as well. So here's my $0.02....

    On my Gnex, Once I discovered Swiftkey there was no other keyboard. I tried lots, but Swiftkey was the best, lag and all. When I switched to my S4, Kii had me interested for a while, and the odd time Google's kitkat keyboard, but 2 things really keep me into Swiftkey. I can adjust the overall height of it, and the predictions. I like the new Lollipop keyboard (I'm trying to use both regular and PC layouts for a bit, to give them a chance) but Swiftkey still has that adjustable height. For me even with fairly long fingers, I prefer less vertical reach if I can while typing. I mean, the G3 isn't a tiny device either, and reaching over 1/3 of the screen height (lollipop keyboard) vs just under a quarter (Swiftkey) has a pretty big effect on typing speed for me. Predictions in Swifkey are great, but Lollipop isn't bad either. I also paid for Swiftkey before it was free, so I kinda feel obliged to keep using it - and will until I find something even better.

    I do like how fast and light the lollipop keyboard app is though - there is still lag before Swiftkey pops up. Not as bad as it used to be, but noticable especially compared to lollipop KB. If Lollipop would have an option to scale the height (similar to Swiftkey) they'd have a serious contender in my books!
    11-23-2014 07:20 AM
  3. anon(5600632)'s Avatar
    I've always thought SwiftKey was overrated and have installed and removed it many times. But their newest update post Lollipop on Nexus 5 is excellent. The Google keyboard is a bit weird - the choices across the bar at the top of the keyboard never include the word I'm typing.
    11-23-2014 10:03 AM
  4. theduder's Avatar
    I can never seem to adjust to any non-Swiftkey keyboard. The combination of the automatic spacing and prediction really save you keystrokes. I demand not typing every letter now. In most cases you don't have to type more than a letter or two before you can select the entire next word.

    One thing I hate about the Google keyboard is that if your word didn't make it into the selection bar, you have to complete the word (correctly I might add) or you're going to get one of the incorrect predictions.
    11-26-2014 05:01 AM
  5. VW Maverick's Avatar
    I like and use Thumb Keyboard.

    Mav.

    Sent from my Sprint Tri-Band Nexus 6.
    11-26-2014 09:25 AM
  6. all_bran's Avatar
    am I really the only person who uses and loves the TouchPal T+ keyboard??
    11-26-2014 02:31 PM
  7. TraderGary's Avatar
    SwiftKey! I've used it for years. It loves me and knows my every thought.

    I used the new material keyboard for a while to see what they did with it. It's very nice and well done.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    11-26-2014 03:27 PM
  8. theduder's Avatar
    Well, I have been using the N6 for a bit since receiving it today. As predicted, the small mode in SwiftKey that squishes it to the side actually makes the N6 a one-hand and one-thumb device.
    11-26-2014 05:58 PM
  9. robber's Avatar
    Anyone have an issue with SwiftKey not vibrating? I have it set to, but it refuses. Uninstall, reinstall, etc.
    11-27-2014 08:34 AM
  10. kgeissler's Avatar
    Anyone have an issue with SwiftKey not vibrating? I have it set to, but it refuses. Uninstall, reinstall, etc.
    Go into SwiftKey settings and adjust the vibration settings. Mine was initially set to low. I changed it to 25ms and it works great now.
    robber likes this.
    11-27-2014 10:29 AM
  11. robber's Avatar
    Go into SwiftKey settings and adjust the vibration settings. Mine was initially set to low. I changed it to 25ms and it works great now.
    Perfect, thanks!
    11-28-2014 07:12 PM
  12. lukejwalka23's Avatar
    SwiftKey, but every now and then I'll switch over to Minuum (especially when people want to use my phone).

    Posted via my Moto Nexus 6 on VZW
    dancing-bass likes this.
    11-28-2014 07:48 PM
  13. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    I've used SwiftKey for years, and since it's tied into my Google account, it "knows" me. It was one of the first apps I installed with I powered on my N6.
    11-29-2014 09:50 AM
  14. iiari's Avatar
    The Google keyboard is vastly improved, but SwiftKey is pretty much perfect. Those arrow keys have become indispensable.
    RayMabry likes this.
    11-29-2014 10:27 AM
  15. nothinbutnexus's Avatar
    Super SwiftKey with Sonny's Lollipop Light theme is the bee's knees [THEME] Super Swiftkey | Android Development and Hacking | XDA Forums
    12-20-2014 10:46 AM
  16. bbhybridchris's Avatar
    I have both swiftkey and swype but have been using swype as they have the custom theme for my hometown MLS team the Philadelphia Union.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    12-20-2014 07:13 PM
  17. Dubbayoo's Avatar
    I'm a Swype man.
    12-20-2014 07:29 PM
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