THIRD PARTY KEYBOARD APP Swiftkey has arrived on the iPhone and iPad in 5h3 form of Swiftkey Note, three years after it debuted on Google's Android mobile operating system.
The app, while it doesn't replace the proprietary keyboard in iOS due to Apple's stringent restrictions, promises to "bring faster note-taking to the iPhone and iPad".
Swiftkey Note includes many of the features that made the third-party keyboard app so popular on Android, including personalised auto-correction and three next word suggestions that are shown just above the rows of keys. According to the Swiftkey developers, the app's accuracy will improve over time the more it adapts to your writing style.
Evernote integration is included too, allowing users of the service to give Swiftkey access to their archives so that it can learn their writing style quicker, as well as sync newly created notes across devices.
Swiftkey CMO Joe Braidwood said, "With Swiftkey Note, we’ve worked closely with Apple and Evernote to bring all of the power of Swiftkey's mind-reading prediction technology to iPhone and iPad users everywhere.
"Whether it's in the meeting room, lecture hall or grocery store, with Swiftkey Note you can now take much faster notes, getting a more human typing experience from your devices and remembering more of the things that matter in your life."
Swiftkey Note, which has promptly gained a five star rating in the iTunes App Store, also allows users to share notes using Airdrop, Messages or Mail, format texts, and keep an eye on personalised statistics.
Swiftkey Note is available to download for free from the iTunes App Store and is compatible with devices running iOS 6 or later. µ
Yet another app closed on flailing platforms
The companies have been talking about it for a long time
But it's probably not going to be available to customers anytime soon
But it's OK cos he thinks the battery life is crap