The stock iPhone/iPad keyboard is a primitive affair. The autocorrection is rather primitive as well -- it actually screws up your writing all too often (just like the autocorrection on OS 10.8). So, I jailbreak last night, thinking there must be a few options available on Cydia -- I've been reading about Octopus, iSwipe and Autocorrection Bar. What a disappointment On the Android side, my favorite has been SwiftKey, which has generally very good predictive capabilities. So I tried Autocorrection Bar first. Autocorrection Bar does not work in iOS 6.1. So, I decided to try iSwipe, the iOS Swype knock off. And it's a joke. It kind of works, but it cuts a letter off each previously entered word. It has potential, but in its current state is useless. It does not appear to have been updated in a while. So, I decided to pay $4.99 for Octopus, based on all the great reviews. And this one works. Hurray! But then I play with it a bit more, and I personally do not like it, not compared to the bar selection method of SwiftKey for Android, at least. I find it weird to constantly switch between tapping and sliding up or down, plus the word choices are simply easier to see instantly in a bar on top of the keyboard. I also miss being able to long-press for secondary keys. Overall, I find the state of iOS keyboards options to be just sad. And even sadder, after pocking around for a few hours, replacing the stock keyboard would have been the only truly useful reason to jailbreak (for me). Is there something I am missing here?