'FUN STUFF'

Women in Tech Meetup – Ada’s List and 300 seconds

November 13, 2013

Last night SwiftKey joined a number of other companies at an evening put on by 300 Seconds and Ada’s List. The team at 300 Seconds run a series of ‘lightning’ talks, both by and for the digital community. Their aim …

Happy Halloween from SwiftKey!

October 31, 2013

Hey everyone, Happy Halloween from the SwiftKey team! Why not change your keyboard theme to Pumpkin to celebrate the occasion? It comes complete with an extra-slimy orange Flow trail. You can see how to change your SwiftKey theme here. We’d love …

SwiftKey on XKCD

October 30, 2013

Thanks to Randall Munroe of xkcd.com Last June, we got a big kick out of seeing SwiftKey make an appearance in the hilarious archives of webcomic, xkcd. So when we saw today that Randall Munroe gave another shoutout to SwiftKey, …

50% off sale to celebrate Android’s 5th birthday!

October 22, 2013

Update: the sale has now ended, but you can still try our latest beta. Five years ago today on October 22nd 2008, the first ever Android smartphone was launched. To mark this milestone we’re celebrating with a 50% off sale of …

Ping Pong Fight Club – the results!

September 26, 2013

Last night saw the inaugural Ping Pong Fight Club in London – 16 startups thrashing it out for table tennis supremacy. Our SwiftKey team – Adam, Wei, Julien and Alex – put up a spirited fight, winning many of their …

Ping Pong Fight Club – let the battle commence!

September 25, 2013

What is it about startups and ping pong? All we know is table tennis is a bit of an obsession in our company and we know we’re not the only ones. We have a table on the ground floor of …

Sponsoring ideas worth spreading

September 10, 2013

At SwiftKey we’re passionate about ideas. All great things start off as a simple spark of inspiration; successfully being able to share that first thought and inspire others into action is a fundamental part of building something amazing. A handful …

My week as a Festival of Code mentor

August 16, 2013

As you probably know by now, at SwiftKey we’re pretty keen on both innovation and education, so an event like the Young Rewired State Festival of Code which combines both has to be a winner. We decided to contribute in …

Congratulations to our #Swift3 competition winners!

July 26, 2013

Hi folks We’re pleased to say that you have more than risen to our three-word challenge over the last week, a competition we launched to mark our third anniversary on Google Play. The SwiftKey team have been sifting through all …

Three years of SwiftKey – win prizes!

July 15, 2013

Update: This competition has now closed and we’ll update the winners soon! Thanks for all the submissions. This weekend marked three years since SwiftKey launched on Google Play (or Android Market as it was called then), beginning a new era …

Would you try out ‘Formal Friday’?

July 12, 2013

Like many technology companies, we have a relaxed office style. If we’re not meeting very serious business people, most of us come to work in an assortment of jeans, t-shirts and sneakers (or “trainers”, as we’re British). It’s not uncommon …

SwiftKey let loose and Go Ape

July 1, 2013

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a SwiftKey team away day! All of us based in the London HQ took a break from our screens last week and headed off for a treetop adventure at Go …