What's New in iOS 8: QuickType, Third-Party Keyboards

What's New in iOS 8: QuickType, Third-Party Keyboards

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MarkBenson - June 4, 2014 at 3:31pm
This new features are ok but this update must be called iOS 7.5 not iOS 8, Apple hasn´t done drastic improvements on iOS to asume that's a new version, I think Tim Cook is killing Apple, these all new features are mediocre. Where did you left your innovation Apple ?
Dark Defenson - June 4, 2014 at 5:10pm
This update is ios 8 because first off 7.5 means just improvements, not adding extra, that's exactly what apple featured for us, don't care, then don't gimmick about it, like the revies say, ios continues to be popular and users grow because new mind blowing stuff always goes to it, your point it more than invalid than it sounds, where did the easy way of understanding this go from you? Were you even awake when seeing this? BTW if it were 7.5, ios 7.1.1 would add up to 7.1.9 then 7.2.1 and so forth but what sense does it make like that anyway.
BarkMenson - June 4, 2014 at 7:08pm
You are a fuc*kin idiot. This was one of the biggest releases in iOS history and still you moan & complain. Why not go to Android and get no updates for your phone ever?
BarkMenson - June 4, 2014 at 7:08pm
You are a fuc**in idiot. This was one of the biggest releases in iOS history and still you moan & complain. Why not go to Android and get no updates for your phone ever?
Dark Defenson - June 4, 2014 at 7:13pm
You're the worst moronic delusional anyone has to act like. This is and has been the biggest release yet, if it was 7.5 it's the same number in the 1st digit like its bug fixes, not adding anything else therefore how the hell should we believe that shit you mag and brag? Why switch to a wannabe rusted robot that has been said and done about the review from the keynote?
juan - June 4, 2014 at 2:57pm
quicktype doesn't seem to appear on my iphone 5, just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this?
Bjorn - June 5, 2014 at 12:30pm
It´s the same for me on my iphone 5, can´t swipe the menu visible either, anyone else with this issue?
! - June 4, 2014 at 1:53pm
I just like 3rd party keyboard so maybe someone would make one that's dark, like when you enter in your Apple ID password
iPhone Sucks - June 4, 2014 at 1:14pm
Swype keyboard has been on android forever and Apple fanboys have hated on it so much...now they are gonna love it so much. I hate fanboys,
iPhone Sucks - June 4, 2014 at 1:17pm
I know I also sound like a fanboy but I'm not. I give credit where it belongs. I think that Family Share is awesome and it was a great idea! But thus whole innovative keyboard stuff is all BS!
Tologos - June 4, 2014 at 10:25am
Hello? Finally! This is exactly what SwiftKey is on Android. U barely have to type words. The prediction is THAT good. But to present it like some kinda innovative thing is ridiculous. Android has been supporting third party keyboards since the beginning. That's why it has awesome keyboards like Swype and SwiftKey, as well as many more.
iPhone Sucks - June 4, 2014 at 1:09pm
I came into the comments sections knowing I would find this exact comment. And ofcourse it is the first one. I agree with you all the way.
lepaka - June 4, 2014 at 7:14am
after Steve, Apple did not realy present anything new, something which values our money. this is ( i dont know android), but it is 100% copy from typing the asian languages, which you start with 1, 2, ... caracters and the system sugests diferent possible words ... nothing new here, just toooooo late. spend millions on develoment for a nice look is what Apple is doing last couple of years after Steve left us. Now more than ever, the "new" out come things are really new the old projects from Steve and his team are all implemented. what do he see? just new beautiful windows, pictures and icons !? shame on you Tim
Lepakass - June 4, 2014 at 10:43am
No shame on you, what is not new about this, they have added new gestures to iOS for time saving and better control, and this "Steve" business, first off who still needs Steve back, why do we still care about him other than the past when he was about apple, dude seriously we have moved on, get with it, plus after Steve, you're telling me the current iPhone, Mac Pro, macbook airs, and iOS 7 and now iOS 8 isn't new? Are you keeping up or do you not care one bit, or maybe you're just one of those critic gimmicks that just look at it instead of trying it out but whether android did some of these or not, who knows what iOS will take, maybe it will be a better way on iOS, maybe this will be updated once release for better functionality, but how will you know just by looking at it? You know what Steve see's? Progress, whatever he once planned to do and maybe never had the chance, Tim is doing what he can to make him proud for the apple crew, is that not ok to you? Tim cares, he still understands problems and what hasn't been introduced to iOS, but he is hard working. He is like jobs. Nothing new from you to offer anyway, like a said just nothing but critic gimmicks.
lepaka - June 4, 2014 at 11:27am
thank you for your answer, i am proud to know that not all the people thinks the same way, the blue will continue to have chance to get over the red:) do you know how long time a company needs from the 1st scretch on the table until they get a new produt on the store? just to get an idea, a very known product by the name Coca-Cola, when you buy a bottle on the shelf from your nearby groceries strore today, this same bottle started to be produced 14 month ago and it is a product running in serial. do you imagine how long before Apple is thinking and renovationg the Mac Pro as they kick out the sales at begining this year. put that date between 3 to 4 years back then you know it. with software this new iOS 7 and Mavericks minimum 2 years back of its launch date was kicked out, the "not reach targets" from those versions will be completed in the new version of this year iOS8 and Yosemite, to avoid errors and problems as they had on the first Maps release Apple will complete the iOS with OSX integration in 2 steps. everthing that comes out still this year was initiated by Steve and his team still. the problem i point out comes with a lack of new features, features that can makes us desire to buy new hardware because it deserves our money. all my Macs inventory (iPad, Macbooks, Mac Mini, Airports, iPod ...) is dated from 2011, except iPhones are newer, i dont get entusiastic to replace them, simply there is no reason to.
bla - June 4, 2014 at 7:03am
sorry but quicktype looks like android I just switched back to ios why apple don't you even redesign it
Ren - June 4, 2014 at 10:36am
They just did since iOS 7 but if you want customization, it does have dark mode but just jailbreak.
iPhone Sucks - June 4, 2014 at 1:11pm
I still can't believe that people stand by a phone so much to talk about how great it is, but in order for it to be such a great phone you have to hack it. Just switch to android and save yourself some time in your life.
Galaxy sucks ass - June 4, 2014 at 8:25pm
After seeing the review that still is enough to prove even with jd you still expect desperate assholes on your side, give up already android is Spamdroid, the iOS wannabe.
DANNYRT - June 4, 2014 at 6:30am
My quick respond doesn't work on alerts or banners. Just on the lock screen.
Marcelo - June 4, 2014 at 6:24am
anyone have problem with quicktype ? mine is now not showing anymore
Ammad - June 4, 2014 at 6:52am
You must have swiped it down. If you can see the grey line right above the keyboard, you can swipe it up to unhide. Hope that helps.
Marcelo - June 4, 2014 at 1:23pm
thank you it works
@6italia0 - June 4, 2014 at 6:08am
I remember using this on my old iPhone 4 a few years ago and got tired of using it on my 4s, just never really cared enough about it, but this has been round since iOS 3 (just sayin). But this will be cool to try out on stock ios but altkeyboard2 will do for now.
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