Media coverage

See the latest media buzz about SwiftKey.

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SwiftKey voted ‘Best Android Keyboard’

August 12, 2015

Joe Fedewa of Phandroid writes, “Wow. You guys really like Swiftkey. There were over 20 different apps that received votes, and Swiftkey managed to get nearly half of them. Even with a landslide victory like that we’re not surprised. Swiftkey …

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Lifehacker names SwiftKey an “Essential Android app”

August 11, 2015

Eric Ravenscraft of Lifehacker UK writes, “SwiftKey was already our favourite Android keyboard before it became free to use. With intelligent word prediction, Swype-like gesture input and cloud sync of custom dictionaries, it’s difficult to find a better typing experience …

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The Machine Behind Stephen Hawking’s Voice

August 4, 2015

Bloomberg Business interviews Joe Osborne, SwiftKey engineer, who gives a behind-the-scenes look at revamping Professor Stephen Hawking’s communication system.

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Leap 100 Company Spotlight: SwiftKey

August 4, 2015

Leap 100 writes, “SwiftKey technology now features on more than 250m devices worldwide, through app downloads and licensing deals with mobile manufacturers. It was also the global best-selling paid app in 2012 and 2013 before it went freemium – a …

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Wired names SwiftKey co-founders to Top 100 Most Influential People

August 4, 2015

Wired’s UK staff wrote about SwiftKey, “The predictive-typing app is now on over 200m smartphones. In May 2015, it moved towards monetising its user base by offering personalised keyboard themes. SwiftKey has expanded into the Asian market — Hindi is …

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SwiftKey named to ‘Britain’s hottest startups’

June 30, 2015

Lynsey Barber of CityAM writes, “The 50-strong list includes FinTech star Transferwise, online luxury shopping firm Farfetch, both now valued at $1bn, video AdTech firm Unruly and keyboard app SwiftKey.” 

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Which Emoji are Popular Around the World?

June 10, 2015

Jonathan Keane of Paste writes, “The study found that Finnish speakers and many other Northern European natives use the Santa emoji the most, while the Swedes have a fondness for the bread loaf emoji, perhaps a nod to its traditional …

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SwiftKey puts out 2nd Emoji Report & new iOS emoji are live

June 10, 2015

Alan F. of Phone Arena writes, “Third party QWERTY app SwiftKey is always one of the most downloaded apps every year. With over 800 emoji available to users, we’d say that the guys and gals at SwiftKey know a thing …

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The Daily Mail covers viral SwiftKey Game on Reddit

June 2, 2015

Ellie Zolfagharifard of the Daily Mail writes, “Now a new game popular on Reddit is revealing some of the strangest sentences created by people with the help of a predictive text app called SwiftKey. Dubbed the SwiftKey game, it involves tapping …