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Spotlight on…SwiftKey’s Volunteer Squad

August 28, 2014

At SwiftKey, we pride ourselves on our pursuits that go beyond office life, whether sporting, cultural or academic. All employees receive an annual pot of paid time off to use for voluntary activities.  As part of our new blog series, each …

Ice Ice Baby – SwiftKey takes on the Ice Bucket challenge

August 27, 2014

It’s taken the Internet by storm and now SwiftKey co-founder and CTO Ben Medlock has been nominated to take part in the Ice Bucket challenge by our friend Carl Pei at OnePlus. Ben’s away at the moment so software engineer …

What embarrassing thing have 87% of us done on our phone?

August 22, 2014

We’ve all been there. You’re in a rush to send a text, so you punch some letters into your phone, hit the send button, and once again you’ve sent a message before you’ve had a chance to proofread. Before you …

SwiftKey Reddit AMA this Thursday

July 23, 2014

Update: you can read today’s full AMA with Ben on Reddit now.    Hi everyone, When SwiftKey went free back in June, we promised we would host a SwiftKey Reddit AMA with our co-founder and CTO, Ben Medlock. We are …

SwiftKey Summer Away days – in pictures!

July 23, 2014

At SwiftKey, we believe in teamwork and recognize that sometimes we need to bond away from the office. This summer, all three of our office teams took some time out for an adventure. (Don’t worry – every other day we’re …

SwiftKey Top Ten Startup Socials

May 6, 2014

We take our work very seriously at SwiftKey – but alongside working hard and delivering award-winning products, we also believe in spending some time having fun together. Contrary to the image above, SwiftKey Socials are not all about beer (though …

Meet the VIPs – Vance14

May 1, 2014

Earlier this week, we published a post that went into some more depth on what it really means to be a SwiftKey VIP, and thought this was the perfect time to showcase a VIP who truly embodies that spirit. Below, we …

What it means to be a SwiftKey VIP

April 29, 2014

Since the launch of SwiftKey Keyboard back in 2010, we have built a fantastic community made up of people all over the world who enjoy using SwiftKey and talking to us by leaving feedback or just dropping in to say …

10 Secrets to Success at SwiftKey Innovation Days

April 18, 2014

At SwiftKey, we take innovation very seriously. Every couple of months, we take two days out of our usual schedules to get away from the office, get to know each other better, and primarily to spend time exploring and making …

Help us win a Webby!

April 10, 2014

Hey everyone, We are super excited to let you know that SwiftKey has been nominated to win a Webby Award in the Mobile & Apps: Productivity category for SwiftKey Keyboard. It’s a huge honor to be nominated for a Webby, …

Why text communication matters more than voice

April 7, 2014

Recently, our crack squad of insight engineers enlisted the assistance of over 22,000 individuals in order to gain intelligence about smartphones, keyboards, usage habits, and other mysteries of the universe. Our survey questions ran the gamut, inquiring about personal opinions …