TouchPal Tablet Keyboard Now Compatible with Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich"

2011-12-23 22:24 1271

SHANGHAI, Dec. 23, 2011/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CooTek announced today that the free TouchPal Tablet Keyboard app is now compatible with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system. It's the only Android tablet keyboard app that uses gestures to split and resize the keyboard and features both swiping and typing input methods.

A variety of Android tablets were released recently. However, many users have the concerns about the typing experience on Android tablets. TouchPal now addressed the concerns by providing a powerful soft keyboard specially designed for tablets. If you just got an Android tablet as a Christmas gift, you could download this app for free to make your tablet easier to type.

TouchPal Tablet Keyboard demo video:

Key Features:

  • Both Sliding and Typing Input: Type the way you want, when you want. TouchPal Tablet Keyboard offers both swiping and typing input methods, so you can start a sentence by swiping and finish by typing. How you enter text is up to you.

  • Use Gestures to Resize and Split the Keyboard: Use simple swiping gestures to split the keyboard in landscape mode. Resize the keyboard in any orientation. A perfectly customized experience.

  • Predictive Sliding for Faster Input: Unlike other swiping applications which require users to swipe through each and every letter to input a word, TouchPal Tablet Keyboard allows you to swipe only the first few letters. The app does the rest by offering words choices based on the letters selected and the context of the sentence.

  • Intelligent Next-word Prediction: Constantly learns new words as you type to provide more accurate word prediction.

  • Fast Misspelling Correction: Automatically corrects misspellings and learns custom words based on your typing habits.

  • Contact List Import: Imports your contact list so even hard-to-spell names are easily recognized without triggering a spelling correction.

  • Mixed Language Detection: Automatically detects languages so there's no need to constantly switch, even when mixing multiple languages in a sentence.

  • Larger, More User-friendly Keys: Features a clean layout with large, easy to swipe and type keys.

To download TouchPal Tablet Keyboard from the Android Market, click here.

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About CooTek

Founded in 2008, CooTek improves the usability and enriches the functionality of mobile devices through innovative software applications. TouchPal is the product brand name of a suite of mobile applications from CooTek, including TouchPal Keyboard, TouchPal Dialer, and TouchPal Contacts+. CooTek is the winner of 2009 GSMA Mobile Innovation Global Award.

Source: CooTek