Swiftkey archive

  • SwiftKey comes to Nokia X family
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    SwiftKey comes to Nokia X family

    By 24 February 2014

    SwiftKey has confirmed that its smart keyboard will be available for the newly announced Nokia X Android smartphone. The new Nokia device runs on Android, bringing with it some of the benefits of the wider Android ecosystem and with SwiftKey being one...

  • SwiftKey Note review
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    SwiftKey Note review

    By 30 January 2014

    "I am writing this using SwiftKey on the iPad mini." Yes, you read that correctly - SwiftKey on an Apple device. If you’re wondering how the predictive keyboard software has made its way from Android to Apple, then, no, it's not magic. SwiftKey Note,...

  • SwiftKey comes to iPhone and iPad
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    SwiftKey comes to iPhone and iPad

    By 30 January 2014

    Yes, you've read that headline right. SwiftKey, the Android keyboard that helps make typing on an Android-powered smartphone considerably easier, has launched on Apple's iOS. Sadly for SwiftKey, Apple hasn't suddenly decided to allow third-party developers...

  • SwiftKey comes to your car, thanks to Clarion AX1
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    SwiftKey comes to your car, thanks to Clarion AX1

    By 9 January 2014

    The march of Android into your car is inevitable, so we're happy to hear the news that SwiftKey has partnered with Clarion to bring its smart keyboard into the car. SwiftKey is the default keyboard for the new Clarion AX1 head unit, which is Android-based....

  • SwiftKey brings festive snow to your Android phone
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    SwiftKey brings festive snow to your Android phone

    By 23 December 2013

    If you're looking to add a little Christmas cheer to your Android phone, then the latest update to SwiftKey will do just that, adding snow to your phone. There are two options available. The first is a new theme called "Ice". You can select it in the...

  • SwiftKey 4.5 beta adds emoji support and option for number row
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    SwiftKey 4.5 beta adds emoji support and option for number row

    By 12 December 2013

    SwiftKey has released the latest beta of its chart-topping keyboard app, adding support for emoji as well as giving you the option to add a number row. The SwiftKey 4.5 beta comes just over a month after the keyboard's last major update, which added the...

  • SwiftKey 4.3 Layouts for Living exits beta, customary 50 per cent discount offered
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    SwiftKey 4.3 Layouts for Living exits beta, customary 50 per cent discount offered

    By 6 November 2013

    SwiftKey, the popular smart keyboard for Android, has moved its latest version 4.3 out of beta, meaning the latest features are now available as a free update for existing users via Google Play. SwiftKey 4.3 brings Layouts for Living, which gives you...

  • Swiftkey 4.3 Layouts for Living beta hands-on: Fighting the phablet finger problem
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    Swiftkey 4.3 Layouts for Living beta hands-on: Fighting the phablet finger problem

    By 17 October 2013

    SwiftKey is one of the most popular apps around, delivering a clever keyboard for your Android device that will predict your next word, giving you nice fast entry speeds, cloud back-up for your language profile, and a lot more. We've seen SwiftKey bundling...

  • SwiftKey Layouts for Living has a keyboard for everyone, all size fingers, all size phones
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    SwiftKey Layouts for Living has a keyboard for everyone, all size fingers, all size phones

    By 17 October 2013

    SwiftKey, the bastion of touchscreen keyboard advancements, has announced that Layouts for Living is available for public beta access. The SwiftKey 4.3 update will offer a variety of new keyboard layouts to suit everyone, no matter what size fingers...

  • Doro Liberto 810 wants to make smartphones simple, turns to SwiftKey for help
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    Doro Liberto 810 wants to make smartphones simple, turns to SwiftKey for help

    By 6 September 2013

    Doro is on a mission to make smartphones simpler with the launch of the Doro Liberto 810. This Android handset is the company's second smartphone. The name, says Doro, comes from ancient Rome where slaves could earn citizenship and move up into society....

  • Amazon Appstore deal makes top Android apps free, includes SwiftKey and Shazam Encore
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    Amazon Appstore deal makes top Android apps free, includes SwiftKey and Shazam Encore

    By 30 August 2013

    The Amazon Appstore for Android temporarily marked down 10 popular Android apps on Friday as part of a "Greatest Hits" deal that celebrates its second birthday (or first in the UK). Amazon discounts sometimes popular and sometimes not-so popular Android...

  • Half price sale! Get your SwiftKey 4.2 cloud-saving keyboard today
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    Half price sale! Get your SwiftKey 4.2 cloud-saving keyboard today

    By 21 August 2013

    SwiftKey 4.2 is now available to download from Google Play, with a 50 per cent discount, meaning you'll be able to pick up the smart keyboard for £1.49 for a limited time. SwiftKey 4.2, as we detailed in our preview of the update, brings with it a range...

  • SwiftKey heads into the Cloud offering sync, back-up, trending phrases
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    SwiftKey heads into the Cloud offering sync, back-up, trending phrases

    By 23 July 2013

    SwiftKey Cloud is the headline feature of the next generation of the Google Play-topping Android keyboard. Today, SwiftKey 4.2 has entered beta, bringing with it a collection of new features: cloud sync and back-up, enhanced personalisation and trending...

  • SwiftKey 4.1 brings new themes, bug fixes, half-price app sale
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    SwiftKey 4.1 brings new themes, bug fixes, half-price app sale

    By 15 May 2013

    SwiftKey 4.1 has been released, bringing with it a whole host of bug fixes and introducing three new themes.  Themes, according to SwiftKey, is one of the most requested features for the smart keyboard. Now you'll be able to choose from three more: dusk,...

  • App of the day: Swype review (Android)
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    App of the day: Swype review (Android)

    By 24 April 2013

    The keyboard is the most important interaction point of any smartphone. The efficiency of your keyboard defines your productivity. Whether you're replying to emails, or chatting on WhatsApp, having a smart keyboard is critical. One of the strengths of...

  • SwiftKey Tilt brings full body text input, might make you look a fool (video)
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    SwiftKey Tilt brings full body text input, might make you look a fool (video)

    By 2 April 2013

    SwiftKey never stops innovating with its super smart keyboard, and is pushing a new frontier with SwiftKey Tilt. Expanding on the methods of text input for your favourite Android device, SwiftKey Tilt evolves the finger swiping introduced with SwiftKey...

  • Confirmed: SwiftKey powers the Samsung Galaxy S4 keyboard
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    Confirmed: SwiftKey powers the Samsung Galaxy S4 keyboard

    By 15 March 2013

    Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, at a global launch event in New York. Featuring a host of updates to the TouchWiz user interface that sits over the top of Android 4.2.2, it has been confirmed...

  • SwiftKey 4 brings SwiftKey Flow to all: Available now
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    SwiftKey 4 brings SwiftKey Flow to all: Available now

    By 20 February 2013

    The latest version of the chart-topping SwiftKey keyboard is now available on Google Play. Known simply as SwiftKey 4, the headline addition is SwiftKey Flow, a gesture-based text entry system. It's no secret that SwiftKey is one of our favourite keyboards:...

  • SwiftKey Flow Beta goes live, we go hands-on
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    SwiftKey Flow Beta goes live, we go hands-on

    By 6 December 2012

    SwiftKey is our top choice when it comes to third-party Android keyboards. The latest instalment of the top-selling Android app is called SwiftKey Flow, and brings trace entry to the smart keyboard. The SwiftKey Flow Beta has just gone live for those...

  • SwiftKey 4 to introduce SwiftKey Flow, trace input for your Android (video)
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    SwiftKey 4 to introduce SwiftKey Flow, trace input for your Android (video)

    By 25 October 2012

    SwiftKey has demonstrated to us the latest enhancement to it's popular Android keyboard: trace input. The new feature should arrive in the next version of the app, SwiftKey 4. Users of Android phones will be familiar with continuous trace input on keyboards,...

  • HTC satisfaction down, as Samsung loyalty grows
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    HTC satisfaction down, as Samsung loyalty grows

    By 28 August 2012

    A new survey indicated that HTC and Motorola customers today are less satisfied with their smartphone compared to last year, as the upgrade path to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich takes its toll. In a recent survey of almost 15,000 people HTC and Motorola...

  • Swiftkey update adds Google Voice, fixes issues and introduces new themes
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    Swiftkey update adds Google Voice, fixes issues and introduces new themes

    By 17 August 2012

    Swiftkey, the application that learns and then predicts what you’re going to type, has received another update that addresses previous bugs, as well as adding more features to its repertoire, including Google voice integration. Swiftkey 3.0.1 also adds...

  • Swiftkey uses the Queen's English, quite literally - and all in time for the Diamond Jubilee
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    Swiftkey uses the Queen's English, quite literally - and all in time for the Diamond Jubilee

    By 1 June 2012

    One can now text like one’s monarch as SwiftKey introduces the “Queen’s Speech” to its text prediction app. In celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee the new feature has been added to the Swiftkey app and can be selected in the language settings....

  • Last chance - Win a tablet with Swiftkey
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    Last chance - Win a tablet with Swiftkey

    By 31 May 2012

    The chaps at SwiftKey have teamed up with Pocket-lint to give three readers a chance to win a tablet of their choice, be it a shiny new iPad or the latest Samsung offering. All you've got to do is complete a quick survey telling us what kind of phone...

  • Swiftkey looking beyond the keyboard
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    Swiftkey looking beyond the keyboard

    By 4 April 2012

    Swiftkey, creator of the popular Android keyboard, has told Pocket-lint it wants to create a language profile for users that would allow them to use the same settings across a range of different devices with which they interact. "What we are really interested...