Along with Hangouts 2.0, Yesterday Google keyboard 2.0 ( Android 4.4 KitKat Keyboard ) also landed at Google Play. The update include a redefined UI ,space-aware gesture typing,rationalized punctuation etc. The only feature which is excluded from the Android 4.4 Kitkat Keyboard is the emoji.
Official Changelog of Google Keyboard 2.0
- Rationalized punctuation across different sizes (4",7" and 10")
- Inserted emoji entry point & layouts (KitKat or later)
- Simplified mini-keyboard on full stop long press (revised long-press menus)
- De-blued press states
- Added space-aware gesture typing (you will not have to lift your finger while gesture typing - just go through the space bar)
Even it released in Google Play, Still many users can't download it from Google Play due to country restriction. If you are getting 'This item cannot be installed in your device's country.' error when you try to download from Google play, then download the apk from the below link and install using any filemanager.
Mirror 1 [DropBox]
Mirror 2 [Mediafire]