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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 …

Meet the VIPs: hcoonan

June 27, 2013

Now and again we like to showcase and say thank you to users whose efforts as part of our community really stand out. Hayden, or hcoonan as he’s known in the VIP forum, is one such user. His enthusiasm and …

Starting from Scratch: Teaching the coders of the future

May 22, 2013

At SwiftKey, we’re big believers in the benefits of sharing knowledge and we’re passionate about the value of coding. So why not pass on these skills to the programmers of the future? Recently, Páidí and Chris have been running CodeClubs …

The world according to SwiftKey

April 18, 2013

Last week we showed you what your SwiftKey stats mean; today we’re taking a look at the habits of SwiftKey users around the world. Based on our anonymous usage stats, we’ve got some very interesting insights about how different countries …