By far one of the most important tools in iOS is the keyboard. After all, a lot of what we do on our iOS devices involves typing. With that being said, there is a lot of wiggle room for improvement in the iOS keyboard.
A new jailbreak tweak dubbed Keyboard Control Pro by iOS developer iAmHaric aims to make typing in iOS easier by giving the user the ability to customize certain behaviors of the keyboard while using it. For example, Keyboard Control Pro will add features to your keyboard including:
- Parentheses are automatically closed
- Brackets are automatically closed
- Automatically place a space behind any configured symbol
- Automatically have the keyboard jump to number or letter after inputting a symbol
- Long press the @ key for easy Twitter handle inserting
- Space bar double tap feature
- Automatically insert e-mail addresses when tapping on a field asking for an e-mail address
You can see many of the tweak's features in action via the developer's tweak video below:
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All of the tweak's preferences are configured via the preferences pane in the Settings application:
You will find the ability to enable or disable automatically close parentheses or brackets, a place to configure the auto space feature, configure your keyboard jumping, and configure your quick input.
Keyboard Control Pro is an interesting tweak that is sure to make the lives of some iOS users much easier. If you would like to give the tweak a try, it's available in Cydia's BigBoss repository for $1.99. It is compatible with iOS 5.0 and later.
Name: Keyboard Control Pro
Requirements: iOS 5.0+
Editor's Rating: 4/5