Hands on with the 8pen Soft Keyboard for Android (Video)

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What if the typewriter had never been invented. What if desktop and laptop computers never came along. What if smartphones had taken their place? What would the “keyboard” look like on smartphones? Would we still lay it out with buttons that represent keys? Would they be in the same order? Or would we have some other input method that looks nothing like what we have today?

That’s what the people behind 8pen asked, and they came up with a radically different approach to text input. Take a look at what they came up with.

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About The Author
Joe Levi
Joe graduated from Weber State University with two degrees in Information Systems and Technologies. He has carried mobile devices with him for more than a decade, including Apple's Newton, Microsoft's Handheld and Palm Sized PCs, and is Pocketnow's "Android Guy".By day you'll find Joe coding web pages, tweaking for SEO, and leveraging social media to spread the word. By night you'll probably find him writing technology and "prepping" articles, as well as shooting video.Read more about Joe Levi here.