Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Need a Swype-like Keyboard For a Low-Memory Device? Your Quest is Over

Swype and Swiftkey are good, but they are memory hogs, and aren’t shy about permissions either. If you are looking for a keyboard that respects your privacy and is very thrifty on memory, meet Multiling. This keyboard is tiny, free, customizable, and barely requires any permissions. Too good to be true? Reality Check: Permissions and Memory Before we get into the features and interface, let me show you just what I mean when I talk of memory consumption. Multiling on the left, Swype on the right, both screenshots taken on the same device: So that’s 7 MB of RAM for...

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