Microsoft builds iPhone onscreen keyboard to use with one hand

Jan

27

2016

Microsoft is building a keyboard for use with one hand for iOS, according to images that have appeared online. The keyboard layout seems a bit concerned on the onscreen keyboard that Microsoft has developed its own mobile operating system Windows 10 Mobile.

In the standard layout the keyboard is very similar to the Windows 10 Mobile, but the iOS version has a mode to display the keypad more compact again in a semicircle from the corner, according to images that tech site The Verge published, Winsupersite after the function had spoken. This is intended to be easier via Wordflow, the function to make words by swiping from letter to letter, one-handed typing.

The function to operate the keyboard with one hand is not yet available in Windows 10 Mobile. The Microsoft keyboard is now in a closed test and get a release later this year. Then also released an Android version of the onscreen keyboard. Whether and when the function true for Windows Mobile 10 is unknown.

Update, 09:23: As MRE Inc. observes, there is indeed a mode for use with a hand on the keyboard of 10 Windows Mobile. Then key moves to the left or right and is not range as in the iOS version.

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