To upgrade its Android keyboard, TouchType Ltd. drew on the combined linguistic intelligence of the entire online universe.

“We made a copy of the internet,” chief marketing officer Joe Braidwood told VentureBeat.

SwiftKey X, the latest version of the company’s keyboard for Android handsets and tablets, is just an app. It replaces the onscreen keyboard with one that has greater predictive intelligence about what you’re going to type next, helping compensate for your sloppy typing and saving you time by letting you type just a few letters of each word.

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