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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...

SwiftKey Shows Off US Emoji Map

08/18/2015, Emojis have taken over popular culture for quite some time now, and it happens to be a natural extension of smileys. In fact, we have heard on the grapevine that there will even be an emoji movie in the pipeline, which goes to show how pervasive it is...

Samsung’s Keyboard Vulnerability Does Not Affect SwiftKey Users

06/17/2015, As you might have heard, a report from yesterday revealed that there was a vulnerability in Samsung’s Swift keyboard that hackers could potentially exploit, thus allowing them to eavesdrop on your calls, messages, make changes to the way your app runs,...

SwiftKey Launches Theme Store For iOS Users

05/20/2015, Thanks to iOS 8, iOS users are finally able to add third-party keyboards to the operating system, which in turn opens the door to popular keyboard apps such as SwiftKey. Now the good news is that if you’re a fan of customization, you might be pleased to...