Microsoft announces Word Flow iOS keyboard
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Microsoft seems to be very serious about supporting the competition. Next to adding Ubuntu Linux support to Windows 10, they are also delivering a keyboard app to Apple's iOS. Earlier this month, the Redmond giant has released Hub Keyboard for iOS, and this week they being to accept beta registrations for Word Flow, a similar keyboard app that comes with more features.
Word Flow for iOS comes with the ability to tap or swipe out words, custom background images, improved text prediction, as well as one hand texting capabilities. The one-hand feature places letters in an arc so they can be easy to reach without using both hands.
Apple allowed third-party keyboard apps for iOS on its App Store starting in 2014, two big names in this field being SwiftKey and Swype. Microsoft acquired SwiftKey earlier this year and it looks like they are pushing forward pretty quick now.
According to Microsoft, Word Flow "is currently in a closed beta release, which means we want to get it just right before we open it up to everyone." Unfortunately, they did not reveal a timeline yet.