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SwiftKey X Beta Keyboard Has Improved Word Prediction, Autocorrect, and Interface

SwiftKey X Beta Keyboard Has Improved Word Prediction, Autocorrect, and Interface lifehacker Deadspin Gizmodo Jalopnik Jezebel Kotaku Lifehacker index Skillet Two Cents Vitals App directory Gear SwiftKey X Beta Keyboard Has Improved Word Prediction, Autocorrect, and Interface Matthew Rogers 5/27/11 6:15am Filed to: Updates Downloads Android Featured Android Download Keyboard Cellphone Mobile phone mobile keyboard Top 41 2 Edit Promote Dismiss Undismiss Share to Kinja Toggle Conversation tools Go to permalink Previously mentioned SwiftKey got a big update today, in the form of a completely new app named SwiftKey X. The app's goal of faster, more accurate typing through AI-driven autocorrect and text-prediction hasn't changed, but its methods, interface, installation, and speed definitely have. Primarily, SwiftKey X users have the option to allow the keyboard to learn from their interaction on social accounts by sending typing data back to be crunched in the cloud, and returned as text-prediction patterns. SwiftKey Steps Up Text Prediction on Android SwiftKey Steps Up Text Prediction on Android SwiftKey Steps Up Text Prediction on Android There are a lot of great Android keyboards out there, from the gesture-based Swype to the… Read more Read more The three accounts available for SwiftKey X to "learn" from are the user's Google, Facebook, and Twitter accounts, but for people who don't like the idea of shipping off every word they say to a third-party for analysis, the app's standard processing still works its own magic for text prediction and autocorrect. Advertisement Advertisement Theme support's also been added to the new app, as well as two different "typing modes" that cater to either the fast and inaccurate, or the quick and precise. More interestingly, the keyboard now attempts to adapt to a user's particular typing style by touch—meaning it actually keeps track of how the user is missing certain keys, and applying more bias to those letters when the finger taps nearby. SwiftKey X supports 17 languages, and users who have already paid for the full version of the current SwiftKey keyboard will be able to upgrade to SwiftKey X for free, while non-users can find the trial through the link below. SwiftKey X | Android Market via SwiftKey Gear from Kinja Deals The Best Black Friday Deals Available Right Now The Aeropress Is Still The Easiest Path To Great Coffee One of the Most Powerful Dremels Is Cheaper Than Ever Today Reply 41 replies Leave a reply You may also like Sploid Why Do Marvel Movies Look Kind of Bad? Yesterday 7:14pm Gizmodo NASA Didn't Find Life on Mars—But It Did Find Something Very Cool Today 6:00am io9 Newt Scamander Is the Biggest Idiot in All of Harry Potter History Today 7:00am Recent from Matthew Rogers 22 24.1K Lifehacker · Matthew Rogers Create Short Aliases for Frequently Accessed Pages by Telling Chrome They're Search Engines 6/24/11 11:00am 5 4 47.5K Lifehacker · Matthew Rogers How to Automate Your Ego Searches for Ninja-Like Online Awareness 6/24/11 8:00am 1 7.9K Lifehacker · Matthew Rogers Applist.Me Makes Sharing Your Favorite Apps with Friends Easy 6/24/11 6:00am Share Tweet About Blog Need Help? Content Guide Lifehacker Store Redirecting to the Lifehacker store in Disclaimer: You are leaving a Gizmodo Media Group, LLC website and going to a third party site, which is subject to its own privacy policy and terms of use. Continue Permissions Privacy Terms of Use Advertising Jobs RSS ©2016 Gizmodo Media Group Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.