Recently, Apple acquired DryftA startup with experience in applications for virtual keyboardMaking it in this way Randy Marsden - one of the co-founders Swype - in the management of the team responsible for the development of the official keyboard for iOS. The American company has confirmed the transaction completed towards the end of last year in secret, without revealing the exact details.
Considered one of the most important advantages for AndroidPossibility subtituirii official application created by a third party keyboard alternatives created in the store Google Play a very popular niche applications, the most profitable. Apple offers since version iOS 8Access to the API for keyboard, allowing application developers to launch alternative keyboards iPhone. As was expected, as applications Swype si SwiftKey quickly climbed to the top sites AppStoreBeing downloaded by millions of users. Keyboard with unconventional design, Dryft keyboard is displayed only when the user is positioned fingers tactile surface. Basically, the keyboard is performed directly on the screen, watching the movements of the fingers and allowing typing in the most efficient way possible. At this point, it is unclear whether Apple plans to integrate this functionality with keyboard for official iOS or recruitment goal was just Developer Randy Marsden team Apple.