SwiftKey X

SwiftKey 3 hits beta with new UI – We go hands-on

The popular 3rd party keyboard for Android SwiftKey is back in the news today announcing the all new, redesigned SwiftKey 3 for smartphones and tablets. Available starting today is the new and improved SwiftKey 3 beta for their VIP forum members, and we can expect it to launch in the Play Store soon. We were lucky enough to enjoy the predictive text features and more all early so check out the hands-on after the break.

SwiftKey passes 5 million downloads, on sale this weekend only

One of the most popular and widely used 3rd party keyboards for Android smartphones and tablets, SwiftKey, has just announced they've passed 5 million downloads. Along with this awesome news comes two things. They are hosting a sale to celebrate, and have also updated the applications with additional language support and more.

Swiftkey X updated with slew of bug fixes — now even better

Here at Android Community we love 3rd party keyboards and Swiftkey X is right at the top of our list. We've constantly recommended this as one of the best apps for Android phones and tablets. Today they've pushed their latest update to improve upon the recently released v2.2 and they've added tons of improvements and bug fixes -- Especially for the Droid Bionic.

SwiftKey keyboard developer raises $2.4 million from investors

We've covered SwiftKey in its various incarnations a lot here on Android Community, and not without good reason. It's gained notoriety as one of the most popular Android virtual keyboards, no small task when your app duplicates core functionality, even if it is adding in a lot more. Octopus Investments would seem to agree: They've invested 1.5 million GBP, about 2.4 million dollars, in the small developer TouchType.

SwiftKey X updates to v2.2 with multi-touch and resizing, we go hands-on

The popular third party keyboard for Android SwiftKey X has just received another excellent update today and just like recent updates they've brought plenty of improvements and new features -- not to mention even more languages support. Available in the market right now is version 2.2 and although we got our first look at the beta last week and tested the new features, today it's finally available for all and we have the full changelog.

Swiftkey X Beta brings better tablet support, we go hands-on

With its advanced text prediction and easily theme-friendly interface, Swiftkey X is the software keyboard of choice for a lot of Android users. Developer TouchType sent us the new beta for Swiftkey X, in both smartphone and tablet versions. We couldn't resist trying it out. The most important new feature is the ability to customize the height of the keys themselves. Take a look:

Motorola XOOM 2 gets SwiftKey X pre-installed

SwiftKey is making in-roads in the OEM market, just like Swype did before it. The third-party keyboard will be pre-installed on the upcoming Motorola XOOM 2 and XOOM 2 Media Edition, presumably in its tablet version. The software keyboard has become popular for its word prediction AI and easy customization. SwiftKey Tablet X is a $5 download in the Android Market, making it a slight value-add to the new XOOM.

Halloween is coming: We have Apps, Android ICS pumpkins, and holiday game deals

Halloween is just a few short days away (scary noises) and we have a few treats we thought we'd share before the weekend gets under way. First off we have some Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich carved right into a pumpkin directly from our friends at Google thanks to their @Android twitter page, then we've spotted a few more Android pumpkins and even a few Halloween games and deals. Be sure to follow down past the break and see all the spooky details.
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