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Swype Keyboard iOS 8 Release

Swype’s popular third-party keyboard arrives on iOS 8 today

September 17th, 2014

One of the most exciting additions to Apple’s mobile operating system with the launch of iOS 8 is third-party keyboard compatibility. You can finally swap out Apple’s simplistic virtual keyboard for something a little more functional, including Nuance’s gesture-based Swype keyboard, which has been one of the top downloadable keyboards on Android for years.

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Apple in talks with Nuance to bring Swype to iOS

April 26th, 2013

Swype, the popular Android typing application owned by Nuance, may be making its way to the iPhone in some form. In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, Swype vice president Aaron Sheedy said that his company has “chatted with” Apple about bringing Swype to iOS, although no deal is imminent at this point. 9to5Mac notes that Swype owner Nuance …

Swype updated to support Ice Cream Sandwich

February 16th, 2012

The popular third-party software keyboard Swype has been updated to support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Swype is an app that uses word prediction in combination with swiping motions to allow users to quickly write emails, text messages, tweets and anything else that requires text input. The software is still not available in the Android …

Swype for Android 4.0 coming later this month

January 5th, 2012

Popular third-party software keyboard developer Swype is preparing an official Ice Cream Sandwich version that is currently slated for release near the end of January, the company announced on Thursday. “Good news! Official ICS support is near,” a Swype representative wrote on the company’s Twitter account. “Final tweaks and testing should be done in time for …

Latest Swype keyboard hits Sprint's Nexus S 4G [video]

August 16th, 2011

Swype released the latest version of its popular software keyboard exclusively for Sprint Nexus S 4G users on Tuesday. Swype now supports new app gesture features, shortcuts, dictionary management, automatic noun capitalization and more. Users, for example, can now move from the Swype Key to “t” and then “w” to automatically launch Twitter. The shortcuts …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 TouchWiz update rolling out now

August 5th, 2011

Right on schedule, Samsung’s TouchWiz update began rolling out to Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners on Friday. The update provides a number of visual enhancements to the user interface including a live panel view, a new mini mode tray for quick access to open applications, a clipboard, an indicator quick panel and a photo editor. Samsung …

T-Mobile announces myTouch 4G Slide

June 28th, 2011

T-Mobile and HTC officially took the wraps off of the new myTouch 4G Slide on Tuesday, an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) handset. As its name implies, the myTouch 4G Slide offers support for T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network. We recently sat down with HTC for a preview of the phone before its launch, and the manufacturer said …

Verizon adds LG Vortex, Cosmos to phone lineup

November 15th, 2010

Today, via two separate press releases, Verizon announced the addition of the LG Vortex — a full-touchscreen, Android 2.2 smartphone — and the LG Cosmos — a full-QWERTY messaging phone — to its handset lineup. The Vortex will boast a 3.2-inch touchscreen display with haptic feedback, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.2 megapixel camera, micro-SD card slot (with support for up …

New Motorola DROID 2 Global details emerge

November 2nd, 2010

The coming introduction of Verizon Wireless’ DROID 2 Global isn’t exactly shrouded in mystery at this point. It suffices to say we know almost everything there is to know about this incremental upgrade… short of its release date. Now, thanks to a leaked comparison sheet slapped together by Motorola, we have an apparent confirmation of …