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Top alternative keyboards for your Android tablet

SlideIT Soft Keyboard

The only downside  to the SlideIT Soft Keyboard is that you must hold your tablet with one hand (or place it on a surface, like a lap or table) to free up your swiping finger. I have to admit, using SlideIT will increase your typing speed -- dramatically. The free version is limited to a 15-day trial, plenty of time for you to determine whether this keyboard is for you. The paid version is $5.99 USD.

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