Admit it: ever since the notes of Idina Menzel’s “Let It Go” caressed your eardrums, you’ve been yearning for a virtual keyboard branded with designs inspired by Disney’s Frozen. Right? Well, you’re in luck, because that’s what SwiftKey unveiled this morning.
Six skins separately featuring popular characters from the film – Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf, if those names mean anything to you – are now available for purchase. They retail individually for $1.99, or in a pack for $4.99. (more…)
Add Swiftkey to the list of players participating in this year’s Black Friday weekend. Starting today at 9AM Pacific, the popular keyboard that recently received a major performance improving update, will see discounts in its theme store by up to 66% for US consumers, which means a drop for all themes from $2.99 to $0.99.
You will find packs like the Premier pack (10 themes), Minimal pack (5 themes), and the newly introduced Material pack (5 themes) all a part of the weekend deals.
If you are outside of the US, Swiftkey is also discounting theme packs by 50% for a limited time. (more…)
An update is rolling out to SwiftKey users this morning, bringing improved performance, as well as new language support. As for what’s so different in the performance department, users will see the keyboard appear quicker, disappear quicker, and a more responsive typing experience.
And languages? Well, there are 12 new ones, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, and Sinhala.
Full changelog can be viewed below. (more…)
SwiftKey users can head on into the SwiftKey Store this morning and grab the latest theme pack available. Inside, you will find a treasure trove of Material Design themes, including various colors for both Light and Dark themes. (more…)
Users of SwiftKey, the extremely popular third party keyboard, can apply newly updated themes inspired by Google’s latest Android release, Lollipop. Material Dark and Material Light are the first two in a promised series of Material Design-inspired skins. (more…)
An update is rolling out to users of SwiftKey this morning, bringing with it a ton of performance enhancements for Flow, typing, and keyboard loading time. Other fixes included in the update are repairs for Yahoo! personalization, a background disappearance bug, and other numerous force close issues.
Besides a ton of optimizations and bug fixes, the team has also added in new themes, as well as three new languages – Kyrgyz, Tajik and Turkmen.
For the full changelog, look below. (more…)
SwiftKey is pretty darn useful, especially for one-handed typing. That said, more than a few people undoubtedly had a hard time justifying the price, which was admittedly high for a third-party keyboard. Starting today, the developers of SwiftKey are addressing that complaint by offering the base experience for free. (more…)
If you use SwiftKey and are as horrible a touch typist as I am, you’ll be extremely pleased to hear that the makers of the venerable third-party keyboard for Android are rolling out features to improve typing predictions and autocorrect.
Updated personalization options within SwiftKey version 4.4.5 allow the app to collect typographical data from Google+ public posts and Evernote archives, much in the same way as Google’s most recent Keyboard release. The app goes one step further for owners of iOS devices; if you have SwiftKey Note connected to Evernote, the app will now also glean typographical information from that. (more…)