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Swype 1.6 pushed with mini keyboard and voice recognition boosts

Swype 1.6 pushed with mini keyboard and voice recognition boosts

There’s a new Swype in town this week for Android, running with new features requested by the masses throughout the year. This version of the 3rd-party keyboard software continues to replace the standard keyboard experience on your Android device, both smartphone and tablet, and here brings on the ability to work with the tiniest of keyboards for your most massive machines. In other words - you no longer need to have a keyboard that’s as wide as your display.

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Dryft virtual keyboard wants to be Swype for tablets

Dryft virtual keyboard wants to be Swype for tablets

If you're familiar with the Swype keyboard for smartphones and prefer that virtual keyboard to the one that came with your device, and you also use a tablet you might interested in Dryft. The original co-founder of Swype and its inventor, Randy Marsden, has unveiled his latest invention aiming to change tablet typing just as he did with smartphone typing using Swype.

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Swype now available via Google Play

Swype now available via Google Play

Nuance has rolled out its latest update for Swype, bringing with it some new keyboard themes, and a few other improvements and and change. The big news, however, is that for the first time Android users can get the keyboard app from Google Play, which has a limited-time special price of $0.99, after which point you'll have to shell out an unspecified amount.

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SwiftKey Flow announced, looks to take on Swype

SwiftKey Flow announced, looks to take on Swype

If you're an avid Android user, you're probably using a third-party keyboard app of some kind. It's not that the stock keyboard sucks, but it's just that there's other keyboard options that are a lot better. For most users, it's a fight between SwiftKey and Swype. Both are very different from each other, but face stiff competition. However, SwiftKey is looking to offer the best of both worlds with SwiftKey Flow.

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Swype Beta June 2012 hands-on

Swype Beta June 2012 hands-on

The first really giant 3rd party keyboard for Android, Swype, has released a brand new iteration of their still-beta build for all to see and love. What we've got here is a brief hands-on with each of the new features that this keyboard for your touch display-having Android devices is bringing forward this summer season. This build is being called "the next generation of Swype!" Can it live up to its own hype?

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Nuance’s Swype keyboard gets updated for Ice Cream Sandwich

Nuance’s Swype keyboard gets updated for Ice Cream Sandwich

When it comes to Android's built-in touchscreen keyboard, you either love it or you hate it. And if you're in the latter category, chances are you've at least heard of Swype. It's one of the most popular alternatives to the default keyboard and is so intuitive that it's helped set a world record for texting. Because it's just so on the leading edge like that, it has been updated to work on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Swype beta works with Dragon Dictation and ninja finger puppets

Swype beta works with Dragon Dictation and ninja finger puppets

Despite an increasingly wide range of virtual keyboard apps, Swype remains a popular option for many Android users, primarily because of its baked-in status on a wide variety of high-profile phones and tablets. The latest beta for Swype brings some real competition to Google's voice input in the form of Dragon Dictation support, allowing the long-running speech to text software to directly input to text fields. Nuance Communication, the publishers of Dragon Naturally Speaking, bought Swype a few months ago.

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Nokia N9 gets PR1.1 update bringing Swype, NFC, and more

Nokia N9 gets PR1.1 update bringing Swype, NFC, and more

It's time to tap the update button, ladies and gentlemen, on your MeeGo-toting Nokia N9, because PR1.1 is ready to go, and it's got one heck of a lot of presents coming along with it. This device is Nokia's current king of mobile - if you don't count the Lumia, that is, and this update to version version 20.2011.40-4 brings the pillowy, brightly color, magic machine all sorts of new tricks. Imagine yourself with music controls on your lock screen, color filers for you camera, and the ability to close an application by simply pulling it downward with your finger!

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iOS Hacker Bringing Swype To Jailbroken iPhones

iOS Hacker Bringing Swype To Jailbroken iPhones

It's unusual for someone that's gone Android to go back to iOS, but when it does happen, a sorely missed feature is the Swype keyboard. Swype lets you trace your finger from letter to letter without lifting off the screen to type your words. It's quicker and less straining to type this way, but the feature has yet to be available to iPhone users. Well, that may be about to change---at least for users of jailbroken iPhones---as one iOS hacker has just released a beta port of Swype.

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