How Predictive Keyboards Work (and How You Can Train Yours Better)

Almost all of us have a predictive keyboard on our smartphone, which suggests upcoming words for super-fast typing. Even so, they're not perfect, and sometimes turn up hilarious results. Luckily, it's not hard to train your keyboard to understand you, once you know how it works. » 10/08/14 11:28am 10/08/14 11:28am

SwiftKey Is Embedding Itself in Your Dash

Popular Android predictive keyboard SwiftKey is about to pop up in a whole different series of devices, with the text entry system set to appear in the Clarion AX1 Android-based car entertainment system. It'll allow passengers and distracted drivers to access the web and send messages in usual SwiftKey style. » 1/09/14 5:45am 1/09/14 5:45am

INQ's Cloud Phones Embed SwiftKey's Fluency Predictive Text Technology

The just-announced INQ Facebook-themed phones will arrive with a predictive typing system onboard powered by TouchType's Fluency technology. Fluency is the brains behind existing Android keyboard SwiftKey, which builds a database by monitoring your typing patterns—then suggests the three most likely words it thinks… » 2/10/11 4:20am 2/10/11 4:20am