Google’s split keyboard makes typing on foldables easier, Pixel Fold suggests

The keyboard for the Gboard software that Google develops for Android (and iOS) is getting a significant update to improve the typing experience on foldable devices — and it suggests that the Google Pixel Fold is getting closer and closer to release.

As detailed in reddit (opens in new tab) (through Android Center (opens in new tab)), the new interface mode shifts half the keys to the left of the screen and the other half to the right. This means the keys are in a more natural position relative to your thumbs as you hold a larger, foldable device with both hands.

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