CooTek TouchPal Tablet Keyboard app announced
CooTek has just announced their TouchPal Tablet Keyboard app which will play nice with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, and what makes this special is it is the only Android tablet keyboard app which will rely on gestures in order to split and resize the keyboard. Not only that, you will be able to enjoy swiping and typing input methods.
With the plethora of Android-powered tablets having rolled out recently, as more and more people take on these devices, it goes without saying that some of them would have concerns about the overall typing experience. Well, CooTek’s TouchPal makes sense of it all, where it will address the concerns by offering a powerful soft keyboard that was specially designed for tablets. If you happen to have unwrapped an Android-powered tablet (from any manufacturer) under the Christmas tree this year, then you might want to make a beeline and download this free app so that your tablet typing experience is a snap. For those who are interested, there is a a video of the TouchPal Tablet Keyboard app in action after the jump.
Just what are the key features? For starters, there is the Sliding and Typing input, allowing you to type the way you want, and when you want. With the TouchPal Tablet Keyboard delivering both swiping and typing input methods, you are able to kick off a sentence through the simple act of swiping and finish by typing. As to how you opt to enter the text, that is entirely up to you.
There is also the option to use gestures so that you can resize and split the keyboard, where the clever and innovative use of simple swiping gestures will be able to split the keyboard in landscape mode. Fancy to resize the keyboard in any orientation? That is not a problem, and at the end of the day you end up with a perfectly customized experience. Being different from other swiping applications that requires you to swipe through each and every letter to input a word, there is also a predictive sliding for faster input. The app also does the job for you by delivering words choices that are based on the letters selected and the context of the
To make sure it retains its smart vibes, CooTek also threw in mixed language detection which will automatically detect languages so that there is no need to switch around constantly, never mind if you are used to mixing up multiple languages in a sentence.