Microsoft has added Bing Chat AI to its common SwiftKey keyboard for Android. The combination began showing on Wednesday and permits SwiftKey Beta customers to rapidly entry Microsoft’s Bing chatbot on the faucet of a button in any app.
The Bing Chat integration inside SwiftKey consists of the same old chat mode that provides entry to the chatbot, or a tone mode that can rewrite any textual content proper inside the keyboard. For those who have been solely utilizing the Bing cell app to entry the chatbot, this new integration makes that app reasonably redundant if, as a substitute, you’re keen to put in and use SwiftKey in all places.
Microsoft discontinued help for SwiftKey on iOS final yr, earlier than rapidly returning the app to the App Store. On the time Rezaei stated Microsoft will be “investing closely within the keyboard,” simply as the corporate was getting ready to publicly launch an AI-powered model of Bing.
Whereas the iOS model of SwiftKey hasn’t been up to date commonly, Microsoft’s AI push will doubtless see this Bing integration seem on the iPhone keyboard facet quickly. Microsoft may also be responding to competitors from plenty of AI-powered keyboards on iOS that embrace ChatGPT integration. Paragraph AI consists of an interface that allows you to generate textual content in all places and is already rising in recognition on iOS.