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Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

By 21 March 2014

Once again Amazon has decided to be generous with its apps. This time a £40 bundle is available to download for free today and tomorrow, 21-22 March. Amazon gave away a £15 bundle of apps in October that included Star Wars and Angry Birds. This time... >>

App of the day: Swype review (Android)

App of the day: Swype review (Android)

By 24 April 2013

The keyboard is the most important interaction point of any smartphone. The efficiency of your keyboard defines your productivity. Whether you're replying to emails, or chatting on WhatsApp, having a smart keyboard is critical. One of the strengths of... >>

Swype keyboard launches on Google Play, brings the fight to Swiftkey

Swype keyboard launches on Google Play, brings the fight to Swiftkey

By 24 April 2013

Swype has been launched as an alternative keyboard for Android through Google Play - the first time you've been able to get the keyboard on Android without it being an embedded offering. Nuance, best known for dictation software, acquired Swype some 18... >>

SwiftKey 4 to introduce SwiftKey Flow, trace input for your Android (video)

SwiftKey 4 to introduce SwiftKey Flow, trace input for your Android (video)

By 25 October 2012

SwiftKey has demonstrated to us the latest enhancement to it's popular Android keyboard: trace input. The new feature should arrive in the next version of the app, SwiftKey 4. Users of Android phones will be familiar with continuous trace input on keyboards,... >>

Swype for Android rolls-out updated beta version, now understands Gangnam Style

Swype for Android rolls-out updated beta version, now understands Gangnam Style

By 19 October 2012

Swype, the virtual keyboard app that learns the way you type, is available now as an updated beta, enabling you to sync your personal dictionary among multiple devices, as well as continually adding new topical words. Any words you add to your personal... >>

Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S II

Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S II

By 19 October 2011

Picture the Galaxy Nexus as a tabby and the Samsung Galaxy S II as a group of birds pecking around at Trafalgar Square. Now set that cat amongst theose pigeons and you’ll have some idea of the effect of the launch of the latest Nexus phone on those... >>

HTC Sensation XL vs Samsung Galaxy S II

HTC Sensation XL vs Samsung Galaxy S II

By 6 October 2011

The HTC Sensation XL now makes that three flagship Android handsets from the Taiwanese mobile makers. Peter Chou and his team have also once again team up with Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine to bring Beats Audio software and headphones to an HTC smartphone and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Swype 3.0 Beta review (Honeycomb)

APP OF THE DAY: Swype 3.0 Beta review (Honeycomb)

By 15 June 2011

The Swype promo video was dramatic to say the least, if you haven’t yet watched it, head over here and take a peak, and remember it isn’t the trailer for the Hollywood blockbuster. The Honeycomb keyboard is reasonable, but offers you limited options... >>

Swype 3.0 Beta launches

Swype 3.0 Beta launches

By 14 June 2011

It looks like tablet-owning speedy texters are about to get a boost in the form of the newly released Swype 3.0, which includes Honeycomb support. In what must be the most dramatic demo video ever made, Swype has shown off the newly added 3.0 functionality.... >>

Best Android-only apps

Best Android-only apps

By 13 April 2011

This week on Pocket-lint is Android Week which means that we'll be bringing you all the latest news and info on Google's green robot-fronted OS, as well as a daily round-up of the best apps. We've already presented you with the best gaming apps and the... >>


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