You may have not heard of CooTek, but you've probably seen some of the company's applications. The publicly-traded Chinese app developer is best known for the TouchPal Keyboard, but has also created countless other applications for Android and iOS. Google has been cracking down on abusive behavior on the Play Store, and it appears CooTek is the latest company to get the boot. Read More
Animated emoji can be a lot of fun, but they usually rely on advanced camera tracking software that is only available on a handful of devices — until now. CooTek just added the ability to create animated emoji (using a picture of your face) to TouchPal Keyboard, and the feature even works on all Android and iOS devices. Read More
There are a few places where advertising is acceptable. Your phone's keyboard is definitely not one of them. The TouchPal keyboard, which HTC ships as the default system keyboard on many of its phones, has been updated to display ads. Read More
Next in our hunt for the best replacement dialer app is Touchpal from the developers at CooTek, the same team behind Touchpal Keyboard and Search.
CooTek's dialer is extremely well-designed, unassuming, and easy to use. It combines most of the features I want in a dialer but doesn't attempt to overdo things with too many superfluous or redundant functions. Best of all, the dialer is totally free.
At A Glance
Immediately after installing Touchpal, I was impressed. The design is clean, simple, and unassuming. It combines the familiar tabbed browsing of Android's stock dialer with a dialpad/call log screen reminiscent of HTC's Sense dialer, in a way taking the best aspects of both and combining them into a simple, lightweight app. Read More