Two Thumbs Up

Fast, accurate typing is a key factor in being able to use your smartphone effectively. The Two Thumbs Up Typing Tutor (TTUTT) is the first and only typing tutor to systematically teach thumb typing by touch on smartphones. It is currently on sale for just 50? (with Palm’s half-off promotion) in the application catalog. Buy it now or view the short video to see how it works. It is something every smart phone owner should have.

TTUTT uses the martial ranking system of colored belts to show typing progress. You start as a white belt and progress to a black belt as typing proficiency increases. Two Thumbs Up is specifically designed to teach the entire webOS keyboard including the special keys and characters.

Drills systematically introduce two or three characters at a time. They then add previously learned characters, and finally words and sentences using learned characters. Drills also display a virtual keyboard to give you feedback without having to look at the physical keyboard. If the wrong key is pressed, it is shown in red and the correct key shown in green, so you can easily move to the correct key.

Tests use the typing mode that you would normally use for email, memos, and other texting, and are used both for practice and to earn higher colored belts.

Most drills and tests focus primarily on accuracy while gradually increasing speed. All drills and tests last only one minute so you can easily practice almost anywhere.

Version 1.0 currently only goes up to red belt, but that teaches everything but symbols under the SYM key. Version 1.1 will add the brown and black belts to teach symbols.

Black belt ranks also focus on increasing speed while maintaining accuracy. Black belt strips are specifically tied to reaching certain speed goals.

If desired, you can upload your drill and test statistics to a website to track your progress or see how you rank against others.  

See the current "Top Typists" and see "Recent Promotions" of typists improving their typing with TTUTT