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Image Gallery: MessagEase for the Apple iPhone

MessagEase has been around since the days of the Palm Pilot and provides you with an alternative text entry method that is optimized for taps and slides. The QWERTY keyboard is for two hands on a PC and this MessagEase model is made just for stylus/finger focused text entry on a mobile device.
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By Matthew Miller, Contributor on
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MessagEase has been around since the days of the Palm Pilot and provides you with an alternative text entry method that is optimized for taps and slides. The QWERTY keyboard is for two hands on a PC and this MessagEase model is made just for stylus/finger focused text entry on a mobile device.

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There is detailed help available on the iPhone inside the MessagEase program.

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As you can see there are several available settings to help make MessagEase just right for you.

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There are some great tutorial practice games in MessagEase.

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The game splash screen informs you about what keys will be used.

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MessagEase has been around since the days of the Palm Pilot and provides you with an alternative text entry method that is optimized for taps and slides. The QWERTY keyboard is for two hands on a PC and this MessagEase model is made just for stylus/finger focused text entry on a mobile device.

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There are two parts to the MessagEase keyboard, a left one with letters like this.

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And on the right you will find the number keyboard.

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Text can be sent to Twitter, email, web search or web URL.

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You need to enter your Twitter settings on the iPhone.

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The text is selected and automatically pasted into an email body for usage.

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You can get fast with MessagEase and enter punctuation easily.

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