Swype For Android Updates With Predictive Text, Dictionary Editing And More

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Swype For Android Updates With Predictive Text, Dictionary Editing And More


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The biggest change you’ll notice in the beta is the improved keyboard. It still works like the old one, meaning you can still draw from letter to letter to input words, but the keyboard also now features Nuance’s XT9 predictive text, so if you start tapping letters to spell a word out, Swype can now predict the word you’re typing, even if you’re still tapping on-screen keys.

Also, the new keyboard learns your typing habits as you use it, modifying its predictions and auto-filled words based on the ones you use most frequently. Swype has also taken a page from its competition and can now learn words from your text messages and emails to improve its prediction.

The new version of the Swype beta is available now. Swype says that the newest beta release will install and live alongside any pre-installed versions of Swype your manufacturer may have included with your phone, but tread carefully there. For more details and to grab the new version, hit the link below.

Swype [via TechCrunch]

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