One of the best and worst things about smartphones with touchscreens is that typing is either easier or a chore. If you have deft fingers, you won’t have a problem. If you’ve got stubby fingers, then you’re looking at some trouble. Whenever I type a search or something on my phone, it takes entirely too long because I have to hunt and peck. There are lots of ways to speed up typing on your phone, and CNN Money has highlighted some of them.
I have gotten a typing assistance program that allows me to drag and swipe my words by dragging a finger from letter to letter; there are also predicative technology things involved to help figure out what I type and how I type it. However, one of the things I never would have thought to do was turn the phone to landscape mode to make the keyboard bigger. Am I just thoughtless, or is that something that nobody thinks of that might make things easier without any special keyboard software? It’s so much easier than talking to your phone to make it type words, or trying to keep track of a writing stylus.
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