Swype archive

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

  • T-Mobile myTouch 3G gets Swype, more memory and 3.5mm jack
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    T-Mobile myTouch 3G gets Swype, more memory and 3.5mm jack

    By 10 February 2010

    T-Mobile has unveiled a new version of the T-Mobile mytouch 3G first announced last year. The new device, still to be called the T-Mobile myTouch 3G, will replace the original T-Mobile myTouch 3G and sit alongside the Fender version, while offering...