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Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]

Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]

When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, people either loved or hated the virtual keyboard. I still have mixed feelings about it, but I definitely prefer the one on the iPad over the one on the iPhone. It accommodates my big hands and fingers by being a lot more responsive, and with buttons so big I’m less likely to make mistakes.

Although the iPad keyboard is good enough for most people, users with smaller hands or people who like to use their thumbs for data entry will be happy to know the iPad virtual keyboard in iOS 5 can be split into two pieces that can easily be accessed using your thumbs.

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Unlock The Potential Of Your iPad’s Keyboard [Video How-To]

Unlock The Potential Of Your iPad’s Keyboard [Video How-To]

While the iPad’s onscreen virtual keyboard is nice, it still doesn’t compare with a physical keyboard in usability. Fortunately, Apple includes some relatively hidden features which can greatly improve typing speed as well as usability on the iPad’s keyboard. In this video you’ll find out how to enable these features and use them to their full potential.