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One of the first apps to be designed specifically for Android Honeycomb was unveiled yesterday, one that looks set to revolutionise the way we interact with tablet technology; those of us who can afford such frivolities, anyway. Swiftkey Tablet was designed by Google and Motorola for the launch of the Motorola Xoom, and will make typing, always the most annoying thing on a tablet, faster and less of a pain in the backside.

As you can see from the video below, it does this by: a) having a snazzy holographic design (always important, is design); b) being able to predict what words you want by remembering what words you’ve used in the past (not like Apple’s dreadful Autocorrect); and c) having keyboard lined up in a Qwerty style, with the main body of it put to each side, so the letters are accessible with your thumbs. It’s very clever.

The app will apparently be on display in Barcelona later this month so hopefully more news of it will be forthcoming then; fingers crossed it’s not only available on Motorola devices though.

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