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 communicating verbally. The idea for this keyboard came from a small team of SwiftKey staff who have some experience with autism in their families, they came up with the idea to develop an assistive app that’s powered by SwiftKey’s core language prediction technology.
If you’re the sort that loves text predictions, then chances are you might have chosen keyboards like SwiftKey to be your keyboard of choice on your mobile device. If you thought that SwiftKey’s default method of predictions were good, you might be even more impressed as the company has recently announced the SwiftKey Neural Alpha keyboard.What is this keyboard and what makes it so special? According to SwiftKey, the Neural […]
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 already. Since the US is the center of the world (as many would believe, but surely we can all poke a little […]
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, and a lot more nasty stuff.Now for those who are unfamiliar, SwiftKey’s technology is used to help power Samsung’s Swift keyboard and for those who have arrived at the […]
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 learn that SwiftKey has announced that they have launched a theme store for the keyboard app.Basically what this does is that it lets […]
Autocorrect on smartphones usually deals with correcting typos as opposed to grammatical mistakes. This is probably because everyone types/talks differently and trying to correct everyone to the proper grammar might prove to be a monumental task. However it seems that this is something that SwiftKey wants to take on in their latest Clarity keyboard.The Clarity keyboard is past of SwiftKey’s “Greenhouse” endeavor which is basically an experimental arm of the […]
Keyboards are essential for smartphones and with the presence of various types of keyboards available for each operating system, users want more accessibility and ease of functioning with them. SwiftKey has identified those user desires in its beta version and is trying to make its app settings easier for the users. The app now includes revamped setting and content menu, and the latest menu also got a fancy name, it […]
When it comes to third-party keyboard apps out there, SwiftKey is probably one of the more well-known ones at the moment, and it looks like the company could be partnering up with Dashlane where it would gain an important new feature, which is to automatically input passwords on your mobile device.Right now trying to insert passwords into apps or websites can be a pain as the onscreen keys can sometimes […]
SwiftKey is a very powerful third party keyboard app that’s available on both Android and iOS. The app has been available on the former for a considerably longer period of time which is why that version has more features. Gradually more features are being added to the iOS counterpart. Through the latest update SwiftKey has added the ability to predict emojis in its app for iPhone and iPad.
OnePlus has been in the news quite a lot recently. If not for its troubles with Cyanogen then for the 2015 flagship killer that we’re all waiting for. The company today announced on its blog that it has collaborated with SwiftKey to integrate its popular custom keyboard right in the CyanogenMod 11S build for OnePlus One. This is the software build for OnePlus One that’s based on Android 4.4 KitKat.
Makers of the SwiftKey custom keyboard for Android have been conducting a beta test with Chinese-speaking users for quite some time now. Today they announced that SwiftKey for Android now has full support for the Chinese language. There are seven new input methods that ensures users have a choice no matter how they like to type.
It was approximately half a year ago that SwiftKey decided to open up a special store that would offer users with the option of picking up premium custom keyboard themes. This is a generally good idea, since people like to enjoy something that they can call their own, being different from the rest of the crowd. Having said that, the premium store has now expanded so that it will be […]
With iOS 8, iOS users can finally get the option of installing third-party keyboards on their devices. While this is a welcome feature, is it one that many iOS users have been pining for? Well according to the number of SwiftKey downloads in 24 hours, it would certainly seem to be the case.SwiftKey’s keyboard was released alongside iOS 8 and according to the folks at SwiftKey, it seems that they […]
There are many things about iOS 8 that are worth getting excited about, and if you’re an Android user looking to make the switch, the addition of custom keyboards is probably a feature you’re looking forward to. Custom keyboards and third-party keyboards have long been a staple of the Android platform.However it was only with iOS 8 that Apple finally introduced that feature to iOS. The good news is that […]
If there’s one thing to love about Android is the fact that they allow users to swap out the platform’s default keyboard for a third-party alternative. Some users do this because third-party keyboards allow for more customization in terms of features and colors, while others might prefer it for its accuracy or predictability.SwiftKey is probably one of the more famous Android third-party keyboards around and back in June, the developers […]
If you’re familiar with Android keyboards, then you’re probably aware that SwiftKey is one of the more popular options available at the moment. However the app is a paid one, meaning that users had to pay to download it and use it with their Android devices. Well the good news is that SwiftKey has recently announced that they will be making their keyboard free from now onwards.It is unclear why […]
The Google Play Store is full of custom Android keyboards but only few are as well known as SwiftKey, which bills itself as the “world’s smartest predictive keyboard.” This premium keyboard, which costs $3.99 on the Play Store, is certainly a popular choice with Android users. Those who switch to Nokia’s new Android phones will fortunately be getting SwiftKey for free.
Android users have a plethora of options available to them if they don’t feel like using the stock keyboard that’s baked into the OS. The SwiftKey keyboard happens to be one of the most popular third-party keyboards for Android, offering features like Flow, which lets users punch in words by simply sliding their fingers across the keyboard. It appears that the popular keyboard might come over to iOS as well, […]
A few weeks ago SwiftKey’s “Layouts for Living” upgraded entered beta testing. The upgrade aims to make typing easier for users who have devices with varying screen sizes thus allowing them to type quickly and comfortably on any device and in any context. The new SwiftKey version brings three keyboard layouts, Compact, Full and Thumb. All of them can be undocked, resized and positioned on the screen, where the user wants to […]
Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 next week, and SwiftKey is optimistic they will allow third-party keyboards on iOS.