One keyboard to rule them all, One keyboard to find them, One keyboard to bring them all and in the darkness bind them… Nintype is an incredibly revolutionary new keyboard from long time iOS developer Jormy that helps you speed through texts at over 100 words per minute! It was just released a few days ago on the App Store for $4.99 and it is most definitely worth the price. Don’t let the overwhelming amount of customization or crazy awesome animations deter you, it can be dumbed down to look almost exactly like the iOS keyboard but with all the amazing features still there hidden beneath the surface. As someone who has never been able to fully grasp the use case of swipe keyboards mainly because of a few jailbreak tweaks like SwipeSelection and SwipeExpander, I have fallen in love with Nintype.
It wasn’t quite love at first sight, but it was close. After disabling the battery hungry features like animations and LCD effect, which are really dang cool, I was able to dig in and start swiping with glee. One thing that makes it really easy for people like me who aren’t into the swipe thing is the ability to peck type and sort of ease into gestures — you are able to slowly integrate swipes into your normal peck typing at your own pace. One could make the argument that you don’t even have to use the gestures and it would still be an incredible keyboard. It also comes with a feature packed note taking app which rivals powerhouse apps like Drafts and Notability. Continue reading this post ->