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Swiftkey Android keyboard goes HD, adds new tongues and improved language prediction

After escaping beta just a few months ago, TouchType has just outed an 'HD' build that's designed to cope with many of the higher-resolution displays being used on today's gargantuan Android phones.

Aside from the makeover, the app is also gaining five new languages (Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Danish, Norwegian and Polish), improved language prediction quality and a new US layout that nixes accented characters

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engadget.com
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Tech Talent: How the UK lost six potential titans

How six of the UK's most promising tech companies failed or were sold abroad.

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Microsoft has reportedly acquired mobile keyboard company SwiftKey for around $250M

Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey, a company that built an intuitive keyboard for iOS and Android (but not Windows Phone) devices, according to a new report today.

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venturebeat.com
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Apple gets a taste of third-party keyboards with SwiftKey for iOS

Now that Apple has finally opened its iOS platform to third-party keyboard developers, the eager bunch at SwiftKey are grinning from ear to ear. Although it’s not completely understood how many iOS users — stuck in their Apple keyboard ways — will actually use the app, SwiftKey has unveiled it’s plans for its iOS 8 keyboard that includes cloud prediction services and full swipe-to-type support.

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gearburn.com
ChrisW3460d ago

Unless you're in an area where you inclined to be quite and discrete, using Siri to dictate for you is much, MUCH faster.