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SwiftKey’s Premium Keyboard Themes Are Now Free

12/01/2016, A couple of days ago, SwiftKey announced that starting this December, all of their Premium keyboard themes will be going free. For those that weren’t keeping track of this, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can fire up SwiftKey and start getting...

SwiftKey Themes Free Starting Next Month

11/29/2016, SwiftKey is marking the start of the festive season by offering all of the themes for its keyboard for free. SwiftKey themes free download starts from Thursday, December 1st for both iOS and Android users. They will have access to more than 100 free...

SwiftKey Introduces Transliteration Feature For Some Of Its Users

11/28/2016, Have you tried typing out words for something that was meant to be written in another language? For example everyone knows that “arigato” means “thank you” in Japanese, but what if typing “arigato” would allow you the option to translate that...

SwiftKey Update Brings About Incognito Mode

11/11/2016, One of the great things about the SwiftKey keyboard is that it learns how you type, thus over time it will eventually figure out your style of writing and what kind of words they predict you might want to use next. It’s great for efficiency, but also a...

SwiftKey Beta For Android Lets You Type In 5 Languages At Once

09/29/2016, Some of us come from multicultural countries and backgrounds, where ultimately the language we speak isn’t necessarily of a single language, but of multiple languages combined. For example in Singapore, English can be spoken but at the same time...

SwiftKey’s Phone Number & Email Predictions Have Returned

08/30/2016, Back in July, a SwiftKey bug saw phone numbers and email addresses that users have never seen before start appearing in their keyboard predictions. SwiftKey worked fast to address the issue and had temporarily disabled the feature, along with their sync...

SwiftKey Pushes Out Update That Fixes Sync Bug

08/08/2016, Remember last month when there was a bug with SwiftKey that accidentally revealed some personal information about its users? As a result of that bug, SwiftKey decided to turn off its sync services, at least for now while they sort it out. The good news is...

SwiftKey Bug Accidentally Leaks Its Users’ Personal Information

07/29/2016, One of the key features that SwiftKey has going for it would be its text prediction, which for the most part does a pretty decent job. However it seems that recently some users have discovered that SwiftKey has been offering text predictions that are...

SwiftKey Launches Emoji-Predicting Swiftmoji Keyboard

07/20/2016, SwiftKey’s keyboard app for iOS and Android does a decent job at predicting what text we want next. However not just content with predicting text, it seems that SwiftKey’s next efforts is to predict emojis, but instead of updating its keyboard app...

SwiftKey Releases ShakeSpeak, Lets You Type Like Shakespeare

04/07/2016, Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to write in old English similar to the style of the great bard, William Shakespeare? If you have been wondering, you might be interested to learn that the folks at SwiftKey have recently released an...

Microsoft’s Acquisition Of SwiftKey Has Been Officially Completed

03/01/2016, Earlier last month it was reported that Microsoft had plans to acquire keyboard app maker SwiftKey. About a month later, it looks like there weren’t any issues with the company’s acquisition because according to a recent tweet by Microsoft’s Harry...

Microsoft Confirms Acquisition Of SwiftKey

02/03/2016, Yesterday there was a report that indicated that Microsoft would be acquiring keyboard app maker SwiftKey. Turns out the rumors were spot on because both Microsoft and SwiftKey have since announced and confirmed the acquisition. The good news is that...

Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey For $250 Million [Rumor]

02/02/2016, While Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform isn’t nearly quite as ubiquitous as they’d like it to be, the platform does have its fair share of strengths. One of those strengths would be in its virtual keyboard, which last we heard could be making its...

SwiftKey Releases Keyboard For Non-Verbal Individuals

12/10/2015, SwiftKey today released a new keyboard called SwiftKey Symbols, it’s described as a “symbol-based assistive communication app” that’s primarily targeted at non-verbal individuals, the differently-abled who have difficulty...