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Microsoft Word Flow iOS keyboard now available

Microsoft Word Flow iOS keyboard freely available in the US via iTunes
Microsoft Word Flow iOS keyboard
The app developed by Microsoft’s experimental projects division known as Garage is now live in the US App Store.
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Less than two weeks ago, Microsoft announced that its Word Flow keyboard app for iOS is in the closed beta stage. Back then, the Redmond giant did not mention any release date. However, there is no need to talk about that anymore, since Microsoft Word Flow has just become available to anyone in the US via Apple's App Store.

This release available to everyone has the same features as the closed beta - with its help, the user gains the ability to tap or swipe out words, but it also offers one-handed texting capabilities. When using this mode, the app simply places letters in an arc so they can be reached using just a thumb. The look and feel of the Word Flow app can be changed by adding custom background images.

Microsoft originally developed Word Flow for Windows Phone, but also offered it to users of the desktop flavor of Windows 10. Next to Word Flow, Microsoft's Garage team released another similar app on iOS, named Hub. The difference is that Hub mainly targets Office 365 users.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2016-04-26 (Update: 2016-04-26)