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We joke that Gmail holds the record for the most drawn-out test phase, but Swype comes close: the keyboard replacement has been considered a work in progress on various platforms since before Android devices hit the streets, and well after it started shipping with phones. The developers at Nuance...

April 24th 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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SwiftKey has been promising its own answer to Swype ever since it launched the SwiftKey Flow beta late last year, and the company's retort is at last finished. The newly available SwiftKey 4 -- Flow is just a component here -- brings Android writers the promised gesture-based typing along with Flo...

February 20th 2013 at 3:01am 0 Comments
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If you've ever been stymied by your Android keyboard's limited grasp on the latest slanguage, don't quail: Swype's latest beta offering for smartphones or tablets may be your saviour. The latest version of the finger-sliding app will feature "hotwords," that keep up with language trends so that if...

October 18th 2012 at 5:35am 0 Comments
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It may be here a bit later than the 140-character box promised, but this fresh beta version of your favorite third-party keyboard app brings along a treat you'd been begging for. Swype's latest gift to the early-adopting crowd brings along some much requested Ice Cream Sandwich support. And, altho...

February 17th 2012 at 10:37am 0 Comments
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Global swipers didn't respond well when they were told there'd be no ICS support for their beloved Swype. Although we're sure some of you have cut corners and gone the unofficial route, you'll be happy to know that the third-party keyboard firm's tweeted that official Ice Cream Sandwich support i...

January 5th 2012 at 7:08pm 0 Comments