PopKey: first animated GIF-8 keyboard for iOS [Video]




Apple’s iOS 8 removed the restriction on the support side of the keyboard. Modify the buttons and input methods can now any developer. At the same time, the company has improved its own keyboard, adding a predictive input QuickType. It helps to quickly enter words, prompting the user to his favorite phrases and expressions in context. The most frequently used words are stored in the iPhone’s encrypted.


Today announced a new studio WorkshopX a custom keyboard, which the developers call “the first animated GIF-keyboard for iOS 8.” IPhone and iPad users can get a ready-made set of moving images on a variety of topics. In addition the owners iGadzhetov can complement standard set their own GIF-images. Opportunities keyboard PopKey developers have shown on a promotional video.


For the operating system iOS 8 adapted as “smart” SwiftKey keyboard with support for predictive. It will be released next week: 17 September, one day after the release of “eight” . On Android-powered devices SwiftKey supports over 60 languages, including Russian, English, French, Italian, Ukrainian, etc. For Russian support as a function of Flow, which allows you to print, sliding your finger on the buttons, and Flow Through Space to quickly insert a space between words.

In January, the application for the iPhone came out SwiftKey Note to quickly create notes. The program boasts a proprietary self-learning “smart” keyboard – it will automatically correct errors and tries to predict the next three words that a user wants to enter (the options are displayed on the top row). SwiftKey Note supports English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. “Vocabulary” for the Russian will have to create himself by teaching new vocabulary program. It is possible that the same fate awaits samostyatelnoy keyboard for iOS 8.


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