Swype Keyboard Breaks World Record For Fastest Text Message Again
If you weren’t convinced of the capabilities of the Swype input system, word has just come in that a British woman has texted her way into the Guinness Book of World Records by completing a rather tricky phrase on her Samsung Galaxy S. This comes just a few months after a Swype intern broke the previous record during a commercial for the Samsung Omnia II phone. In case you think […]
Swype Trying To Get Into The iPhone?
If you aren’t already familiar with Swype, it’s a rather nifty input system for virtual keyboards. Instead of having to punch the letters one by one, you’ll be able to swipe (hence the name) your finger over the letters without having to let go, and the software will magically predict the word you’re trying to type out. It’s pioneered by Cliff Kushler, the inventor of the T9 predictive input method. […]
Samsung And Swype Set Record For Fastest Text Message
It looks like Samsung’s move to invest in Swype has paid some dividends, as a recent video has surfaced showing a user setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest text message on a touchscreen phone using Swype on the Windows Mobile 6.5 powered Samsung Omnia II. In case you’re unfamiliar with it, Swype allows you to swipe your finger over the letters that you need to type without […]
Nokia And Samsung Invest In Swype
It looks like it’s going to be a good day for the folks over at Swype, since they’ve secured a nice bit of funding to the figure of $5.6 million from Nokia Growth Partners, Samsung Ventures and existing investor Benaroya Capital. In case you aren’t familiar, Swype offers a rather innovative input technology for smartphones where the user only needs to slide his finger across the letters of the word […]