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Fleksy Keyboard Development Taken Over by Developer Thingthing as iOS App Improvements Planned

When Pinterest acquired keyboard app maker Fleksy last summer, development was paused on the company's well-known iOS and Android keyboard apps as the team was integrated into Pinterest's projects. The companies said that Fleksy would continue to exist with minimal updates, but otherwise not much news has come out about the keyboard app, until today. Now, Barcelona-based keyboard startup Thingthing [iOS App Store Direct Link] announced in a blog post this morning that it will take over development of the Fleksy keyboard, while the original Fleksy team continues to work at Pinterest (via TechCrunch). Thingthing said that thanks to the deal, the company is "closer than ever to our goal of bringing you the world’s first Keyboard as a Platform (KaaP)." The company highlighted improvements coming to Fleksy + Gif Keyboard on the iOS App Store [Direct Link] and Android devices over the coming months, including: "A new brand, more themes and extensions, continued focus on data privacy, awesome auto-correction, new services thanks to our open keyboard as a platform, [and] ongoing support to all of you!" For now, the company updated Fleksy with a few basic bug fixes today, while a "very, very big" product launch is expected sometime this fall. Thingthing users are used to being productive, using the keyboard’s interface to improve their typing experience and reducing time to realise day-to-day activities, which are performed naturally in Thingthing. Still, a lot of you have requested more languages, more services, more customization, a better auto-correct, etc. This

Fleksy Keyboard Adds New Themes, Extensions, and Valentine's Day Content

Fleksy yesterday announced an update to its popular, and record-breaking, third-party iOS keyboard that brings along a slew of new customizable Extensions and Themes, including a few that tie in with the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday this weekend. The specific Valentine's Day theme will be free to all Fleksy users on February 14, and Fleksy is also introducing a "Heartpops" extension that animates a colorful heart with every keypress. In the 5.2 update, the company is also making a few broader additions to expand the Fleksy experience. The most notable additions include a new "Energy Theme Pack" with three brand new themes, a Hotkey Extension that allows users to customize a row of seven keys with their own desired emojis, custom phrases or email addresses, and of course general bug fixes and performance improvements.FEATURING - The Energy Theme Pack! Breathe more life into your keyboard with these animated themes. - The Hotkey Extension! Add a row of customizable keys for things you type often like emojis, symbols or email addresses. - Heart Pops! Make your keys pop with hearts with this lovely Extension. - Magic Button! Replace the globe with emoji, a comma, or a dismiss keyboard button in settings. Also, long-press the globe button for more options. - Case-sensitive layout. Enable this feature in Settings. - iCloud Sync. Now your dictionary words will sync automatically across your devices. - More keys have been added to landscape orientation on iPhone (portrait for iPad). You can disable this layout in Settings. Following the launch of iOS 8 last