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Why does SwiftKey require full access?

September 19, 2014

Hi everyone, As we’re welcoming so many new users on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – more than 1m in the first day alone – we wanted to help explain some of the process when you first download your new …

SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone passes 1 million downloads & hits No 1

September 18, 2014

BREAKING UPDATE: We wanted to share with you guys the very exciting news that SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone has just passed 1 million downloads in less than 24 hours! Couple this news with SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch hitting number …

SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone & iPad – download it today

September 17, 2014

Hi everyone, We’re thrilled to announce that faster, easier typing is here: SwiftKey Keyboard has arrived on iOS 8! The app is officially available in the iTunes store and it’s free – download it now for iPhone and iPad. To …

The making of Tell Your Story, featuring Stephen Fry

September 17, 2014

It’s been almost a week since we premiered our new Tell Your Story campaign video at TechCrunch Disrupt, featuring the illustrious voice of Stephen Fry. Since then, we’ve seen almost 100,000 views on YouTube, it’s been written about in The …

SwiftKey Keyboard receives Honorable Mention at the UX Awards

September 17, 2014

Hi guys, Earlier this summer, we submitted SwiftKey Keyboard and SwiftKey Note for consideration in the 2014 UX Awards. Last week, our CMO Joe Braidwood attended the awards ceremony, held in San Francisco, and we’re excited to let you know …

How do I access my SwiftKey heatmap?

September 17, 2014

Hi everyone, Welcome to this week’s installment of SwiftKey Keyboard Tips & Tricks! This week, we wanted to tell you all about your personal SwiftKey heatmap: where to find it, how it works and what yours means. Before you’ve typed …

How to run a hackathon – five top tips

September 17, 2014

Hackathons are a great way to solving problems, bring people together and have fun. At SwiftKey, we love hackathons – we have two-day Innovation Days every two months, we just hosted our first public hackathon #Collabhack, and many of our engineers …

SwiftKey no. 3 in Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100

September 7, 2014

SwiftKey has been ranked third in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 2014, demonstrating the speed of SwiftKey’s rapid growth as a global business. This is an independent, annual league table of the fastest-growing tech businesses in the UK. It’s great …

What is Machine Learning?

September 5, 2014

“The aim of a Machine Learning system is to generalise from experience, to perform accurately on new, unseen examples and tasks after having experienced a learning data set,” Language Engineer Cătălina Hallett explained at a SwiftKey-hosted breakfast for Geek Girl …

Further performance updates for SwiftKey Keyboard on Android

September 4, 2014

Hi everyone, We are pleased to announce that we are continuing to push forward on our number one commitment of improving the overall performance of SwiftKey 5. We are focused on improving the quality of the SwiftKey Keyboard for Android …