Google Assistant to expand to 38 more countries, add 17 languages this year

Do people in countries that support Google Assistant take the virtual personal helper for granted? After all, there are many countries where Google Assistant is not yet available. At the Digital News Initiative Summit that took place in Amsterdam, Google reportedly announced that it will be launching its digital assistant in 38 new countries this year. That will bring to 52 the number of countries that support Google Assistant.

The countries that will receive the virtual digital sidekick include Russia, Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Saudi Arabia and more. In addition to rolling out to more …


SwiftKey Android keyboard app receives update with Quick Paste feature, new languages, and more

The Android version of popular keyboard app SwiftKey has received a new update. The latest patch brings a bunch of neat functionalities, the most notable being a new ‘Quick Paste’ feature.

With Quick Paste, a copied text will appear straight on your prediction bar, which will allow you to paste it with a single tap. Aside from that, the long press action while using Explore By Touch (the swipe-to-type feature) should be easier to pull off. 
Finally, support has been added for the following languages –  Chamorro, Ju|’hoan, …

SwiftKey keyboard app gets Outlook email predictions on Android, lots of new languages

If you’ve been using Microsoft’s SwiftKey keyboard app for at least several months, then you know the developers are adding new features and improvements very often. On the other hand, if you’re a relatively new user, you should trust us when we say SwiftKey is getting better and better with each update.

Although the last update released by the team behind SwiftKey is not necessarily a major one, it brings a very important improvement related to Microsoft’s Outlook email app. Starting with this version of SwiftKey for Android, the keyboard app will offer users personalized …

Gboard updated with sticker pack support, 40 new languages

The latest update for Gboard on Android brings support for 40 additional languages, including native input for Japanese, which, along with other non-Latin script languages, was up until now relegated to a separate input method. This update for Gboard rounds up the total number of supported languages to 120, Android Police reports.

But the latest Gboard update also brings native stickers support to Google’s virtual keyboard. Up until now, users had to have Google Allo installed on their devices, in order to be able to use stickers within Gboard, but this …

SwiftKey for iOS update adds a new feature and support for more languages


Acquired by Microsoft early last year, SwiftKey continues to update its Android and iOS apps with new features and improvements. The latest update released by the fine folks at SwiftKey is aimed at iOS users.

SwiftKey for iOS has been recently updated with one new important feature and support for several more languages. There are more than 100 languages now supported by SwiftKey on both Android and iOS platforms, but here are the latest added: Bislama, Lower Sorbian, Estonian, Ga, Kabardian, Limburgish, Yakut (Sakha), Silesian, Venetian, and Makhuwa.

The only new feature included …

Microsoft's SwiftKey gains support for Chinese handwriting and new languages on Android

Acquired by Microsoft last year, SwiftKey continues to improve its apps on both Android and iOS platforms. The last update we reported about dates from one month ago and brought GIF search support and new languages.

Today, developers have pushed another update aimed at Android users. Unlike the previous update, the new one doesn’t necessarily brings any new features, but it definitely adds several tweaks and improvements.

The most important new feature is the addition of Chinese handwriting support, which will allow a large mass of users to use handwriting …

Google brings voice typing to 30 new languages in Gboard, Voice Search and more

New improvements are coming to Google’s apps, the search giant announced. Starting today, voice typing to 30 languages and locales around the world is available in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more.With the latest update, Google’s speech recognition will support 119 language varieties in multiple apps.

Among the new languages added today, Google mentions support for ancient languages like Georgian. Support for many Indian languages has been added too, along with two of Africa’s largest languages, Swahili and Amharic.

Google is used machine learning models when it added these …

SwiftKey for Android soon to add GIF search support, new languages

SwiftKey is about to get one new feature and support for more languages on Android. The new content is already being tested in the beta channel and should be made available to a larger audience very soon.

The main highlight of the upcoming update is GIF search support. The team behind SwiftKey improved its keyboard app with GIF support, as well as new keyboard shortcuts back in June, so the next update should improve on some of the features added less than two months ago.

As the title says, SwiftKey Beta for Android has support for seven new languages like …

SwiftKey for iOS updated with emoji prediction, new themes and languages

SwiftKey, the popular keyboard app, is getting new features in the most recent update released on App Store. If you own an iPhone, iPad or an iPod touch, you’ll benefit from all the improvements added to SwiftKey today.

The newest SwiftKey app comes with several new themes, 8 to be more precise, 15 new languages, as well as a couple of improvements to 3D Touch. On top of that, the app should now allow users to find the emoji they want faster than ever.

Apparently, there’s a new emoji prediction panel available in SwiftKey for iOS, which shows up when you tap on the regular emoji key. …

SwiftKey gains GIF support, new keyboard shortcuts, more languages in newest update

After testing a couple of new features through its beta channel, SwiftKey announced a new update is available for Android users of its keyboard app. Aside from the usual list of new languages supported by SwiftKey, the developers confirmed the addition of new functionalities.

First off, SwitfKey for Android now supports GIFs, but only in categories. All GIFs can be accessed from the emoji panel in case you plan on using any. Then, there are new keyboard shortcuts for Bluetooth and hard keyboards.

The new update adds support for Tamlish and Tamil transliteration. Also, transliteration …