We wondered why Microsoft piled dozens of apps on iOS and Android. The introduction of conversational AIs now allows us to give this set a purpose. SwiftKey for Android and iPhone benefits from ChatGPT and countless new “smart” features.
Microsoft planned to shut down SwiftKey on iOS in 2022, but ultimately decided against it. We expected it, Microsoft declared Its Bing chatbot, its GPT-4-based conversational AI, is integrated into its smartphone keyboard app on Android and iOS. This integration allows users to chat with the bot directly from their mobile keyboard and search for information without switching apps.
Three new features
Bing in SwiftKey offers three main features: Cat, Tone And Search. Through the chat function, users can access Bing for more detailed queries. The tone function helps to personalize the text according to different situations through artificial intelligence. The search function allows you to quickly search the web directly from the keyboard, thus avoiding switching from one application to another.
function Tone Designed to facilitate and improve user communication using artificial intelligence. According to Microsoft, this feature is useful when you have trouble using a proper tone in your work emails, or if you’re learning a new language and need help choosing the right words. This feature helps you make your sentences more professional, informal, polite or good enough to post on social media.
Thanks to the search function, you can perform quick searches on the Internet directly from your keyboard, eliminating the need to switch between applications. The company points out that this feature comes in handy when you’re chatting with a friend and want to search mid-conversation.
The new SwiftKey features are available in all countries where Bing is available. The search functionality is available to everyone, but access to Tone and Chat requires signing in with an authorized Microsoft account to access the new version of Bing.
Microsoft today announced expanded access to Ping in group chats on Skype. Finally, Bing is now available through Microsoft Start, the company’s personalized news reading experience.
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