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I've noticed that some apps need a keyboard to play and I was wondering if there was any way to make the virtual keyboard appear anywhere.

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In many apps I can long-press the Menu button to bring up the keyboard.

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isnt that what opens up google now? – user1762507 Dec 26 '12 at 22:29
@user1762507 I have no idea what that is, but probably it depends on your ROM. – Matthew Read Dec 29 '12 at 0:24

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