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  1. edstewbob

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    I've used Swype, SwiftKey X, SlideIT, Go keyboard, and Thumb keyboard but I keep going back to stock. What do you like best? I love Thumb keyboard on my tablets but not so much on the razr.
     

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    Swype...although it drives me crazy, for me it is the fastest.
     
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    I use go keyboard because of the nice integration with Emoji. If the stock supported Emoji, I think I'd prefer it though.
     
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    Flex T9 its better than swype
     
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    I've tried them all. I stopped looking when I found Keypurr.
    It's definitely #1
     
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    Wow that thing is amazing. Thanks a lot for pointing this one out. I love it after only 15 minutes of playing with it.
     
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    I've tried several, and SwiftkeyX is my favorite because of how well its prediction works.
     
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    I switch between Swype, Stock, and Flex T9 (currently using).
     
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    I use Swift Key X and agree with HowDoIUse.
     
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    Somehow after using Swype for a few days I got used to it and never even looked at any alternatives.
     
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    Glad I found this thread! I seem to hate all the keyboards! Going to download Keypurr and check it out! :)
     
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    Swype. Nothing else is close to as fast.
     
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    I felt like a cognitively impaired individual trying to navigate swype. Maybe I'll try it again. When you try to type Names it seemed very difficult.
     
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    Swype. I love it. Got the new beta for it yesterday with dragon diction. It takes words/names from Facebook, Twitter, etc and your contacts and adds it to your personal dictionary! Love it
     
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    You need to get commonly used names and words established in the dictionary. Once you get it set, it flies. Some words are always hard, just by the nature of how you Swype them, but once you stick with it for a while, it gets much better.
     
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    Swype ... hands down.

    I tried 8pen gestural keyboard once. It had the potential to be really fast ... but holy hell is that hard to use.
     
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    At $4.99 for a keyboard app, it is just really not cost competitive. I want to try it, but not for that when the reviews are about the same as swype. Maybe it will be a free app of the day soon....
     
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    I got it free from getjar. :)
     
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    I don't know what getjar is, but I am googling now! :cool:

    **edit** dont see it there anymore.
     
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    Lots of apps. Many paid apps that you can get free. Only one catch is that you dont get updates. So good for some apps that really wont need an update. Not so good for others that will require updates.
     
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    I broke my wrist and had to use 1 hand so i tried swwype. its growing on me!
     
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    I absolutely love the ICS keyboard.
     
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    Swype, tried most all others, keep coming back. Works best for me.
     

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