01/10/2014, Smartwatches – they could’ve been the next big thing, but I suppose that particular day has yet to come at this point in time. I mean, how many people do you know who actually own a Samsung Galaxy Gear timepiece that works great with the Galaxy Note 3? Sure, you can rattle off some names, but I am quite sure that the number of people you know who do not […]
11/06/2013, We know it’s hard to believe, but there are still people out there who own a smartphone with a touchscreen that can’t get a handle of its on-screen keyboard. That’s why applications like Swype are so important as it allows those who have trouble typing on touchscreen devices actually feel like they can hold a real conversation without the other person thinking they had a stroke due to the amount […]
09/24/2013, Android users are probably familiar with the Swype keyboard which basically allows users to type on their phones just by swiping (or “swyping”) between characters versus pecking at individual letters one at a time. In fact one iOS developer has event attempted to port Swype onto iOS devices although it didn’t exactly take off. However it seems that Apple did think about keyboard alternatives back in the day, and thanks […]
09/10/2013, Some people actually find it quite easy to type on a tablet’s virtual keyboard as opposed to one on a smartphone, obviously because the keys are larger on the tablet as it has relatively more screen real estate. However, there’s one major problem that tablet owners might have experienced. Users can’t rest their fingers or wrists on the screen when typing, because the touch is registered, which ends up […]
06/02/2013, Swype for Android has received a new update which improves word predictions. There are also fixes for various bugs, including word duplication in HTC One Mail app.
04/28/2013, Most Android users are familiar with Swype keyboard, it is an intelligent virtual keyboard which makes typing faster as users don’t have to punch in letters like they would normally have to do. By sliding the thumb over letters that make up a certain word, user’s will be given the most accurate word suggestion based on the swiping of their thumb. Only recently the folks at Nuance released Swype 1.5 […]
12/06/2012, The latest software update from Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD has seen support for the new “Kindle Free Time Unlimited” subscription service implemented, but that is not all. I suppose this is because Christmas is around the corner, so it makes perfect sense to come up with more than just one benefit in an update, right? It seems that Amazon did throw in the Swype keyboard to the latest […]
02/16/2012, Swype, the popular keyboard replacement for Android devices has received a long-awaited update today. The latest version of the app now supports the latest version of Android – Ice Cream Sandwich, which means you can use Swype on your Samsung Galaxy Nexus (yes we know, there are unofficial versions of Swype out there that already support it). In addition to support for Android 4.0, accuracy has been improved, which should […]
12/22/2011, Swype beta users are in for a treat. The developers of the popular Android keyboard have announced a new major update for it. The update features Dragon Dictation as a voice to text option instead of the default voice to text option from Android, and it adds support for an additional 50 languages. The latest version of the Swype beta also includes Advanced Language Modeling: a feature that is touted […]
11/08/2011, Good news for folks who aren’t fans of typing text using the hunt and peck method required by regular touchscreen keyboards. Nokia has announced that Swype for Symbian devices is almost ready to be released on the Nokia Store. The alternative keyboard was released on the Nokia Beta Labs a while ago for users to test, and after months of refinements, it looks like the keyboard is almost good to […]
10/21/2011, If there is one thing about software and apps these days, it is the need to make sure they’re updated to the latest version as much as possible. After all, why would you want to be left behind in terms of version number? Nice to know that the alternative keyboard for virtual keyboard users known as Swype has just rolled out Swype Beta 3.26 that delivers automatic updates to the […]
10/06/2011, Nuance dug deep into their coffers for Swype – to the tune of a cool $100 million thereabouts in fact – according to a source who knows all the wheelings and dealings that is going on. Seattle-based startup Swype is something of a revolution when it comes to virtual keyboards if you find it difficult to make the transition from a physical QWERTY keyboard over to a virtual one.
08/16/2011, If you’re a Swype user, we’ve got some great news for you. A new version of the alternative Android keyboard is on the way, and it packs a bunch of new improvements that will no doubt please its fans. One of the new additions to Swype is the support for gestures. The updated Swype keyboard has seven built-in gestures for you to launch programs and to perform text-editing functions. For […]
07/08/2011, If there’s one feature that the Android platform has over iOS is that they have Swype, which makes typing out emails, text messages and documents insanely fast, plus it sort of makes having a touch screen more meaningful. iOS users may have had their hopes raised last year in June when Swype’s CEO mentioned that they would not mind seeing Swype featured on iOS devices, however a year has passed […]