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General Another new keyboard option (soon): BlindType

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by crazydog, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. crazydog

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  2. jbdan

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    Pretty impressive video look forward to trying even another board! Thx
     
  3. Chandria

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    Looks interesting.
     
  4. Ecks

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    That's pretty impressive. Might try when it's out. Swype has really spoiled me with only needing to use one finger to text. I tried going back to the multi-touch keyboard and my non-swyping hand had no clue what to do. :p

    I think this keyboard has some very cool concepts though. +1
     
  5. Old Member

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    +1 Good find.
     
  6. thirtyfour41

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    That is some crazy ass sh*t. Can't wait to try it out!
     
  7. Asterdroid

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    Seriously? Did anyone watch that video and NOT want to try this keyboard? I love Swype but I would definitely give that a whirl.
     
  8. MisterMixelpix

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    Yeah, I'm definitely on board here. If it works as well as it looks? Oh man. I might give up Swype too.
     
  9. tbdaly

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    This looks absolutely amazing. This definitely looks like a contender for swype. This and swype on a phone would make it a typing machine. I love swype and all , but when I have two hands free i like to use both hands to type. I WANT IT!
     
  10. yojoe600

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    wow that may change how all keyboards work in the future
     
  11. FramCire

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    Folks, it is slick and insanely cool, but it wont replace swype to me but I would try it out. I love the no keyboard typing. Pretty sick for those who had to take typing classes.
     
  12. sirchadwick1

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    That looks full of WIN! I'm all over it when its released..... haven't even tried swype yet.
     
  13. j-money

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    Following them on twitter, that looks to good to be true, i hate how much of the screen the keyboard takes up so if my small brain can get around typing without a keyboard, that would rock lol

    Hope it lives up to the video, swype also looks fool proof in the video and that quickly annoyed me with its bugs and things,

    Fingers crossed
     
  14. MushroomStamp

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    Ok.. WOW.. that was awesome.. i want it :)
     
  15. imtoomuch

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    Grrr...video is blocked at work. I'll have to check this out at home. Nice find!
     
  16. waynester

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    yeah , fits my touch typing skill to da T!
    I dropped 'em a note asking to be included in beta testing. :p

    *skill as in None, looks like if you even get close they have you covered
     
  17. pirate943

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    im not nearly that bad at typing. and since i found out swype does directional buttons i wont be leaving that for a while. nice find though, i can definitely see the appeal, just not for me.
     
  18. waynester

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    eyes, fat fingers and age = 3 strikes I'm out
     
  19. secretLOVER

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    Sweet! Im using x. I will definately try this one.
     
  20. Wolfedude88

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    Saw this earlier today and was impressed, I will definitely check it out once it is available. Speaking of which I wonder how long that will be.
     
  21. Squintz82

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    This looks like it operates just like TouchPal did on WinMo.
     
  22. Lefort1

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    Nice find!
     
  23. j-money

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    New video available but most of the good stuff is hidden it seems, This came through via twitter this morning

    Thanks to everyone who supports us! Here's some brand new BlindType footage for you: http://bit.ly/aYcwUy
     
  24. Taylored

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    This looks neat. One of the things I love about swype is that I can type with out looking at the screen. This will have that same value. I will definitely try it out.
     
  25. jbuck1984

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    I'm pretty sure I saw a swype element in that video along with traditional typing. I could be wrong but when he got rid of the keyboard it appeared he was swyping at one point.

    It looks like that was on the IPAD. Some of those features may not be great for a smaller screen, but I'm totally on board. I think I have tried every single available keyboard. Currently using smart keyboard pro and swiftkey. I'm not a swyper.
     

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