Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology of the Week 05/17
Thumbly - iOS
Thumbly is an iPhone keyboard designed to be used with one hand. Standard mobile keyboards can be awkward to use, requiring two thumbs to reach all the keys and for some involve uncomfortable thumb movements. In Thumbly the keys are ergonomically arranged and are easily reached with one thumb using a comfortable side-to-side motion. the keyboard has been well reviewed by single handed iPhone users
Note: Currently only supports the English
- Swipe to delete, return, shift and capslock.
- Suggests the next word you will type based on what you have already typed.
- Allows you to select between left handed and right handed versions of the keyboard via a button "toggle" press.
- Misspelled words are automatically corrected.
- Unknown words appear in quotes as a suggestion. Selecting this suggestion causes the word to be recorded for the future use of the spell checker.
- Easily accessible list of curated emoji.
- Disable autocorrect at will.