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Android: Swype, one of your favourite Android keyboards has faced heavy competition from rival enhanced keyboards. This week the Swype team announced that the latest version of Swype no longer requires you sign up and register in order to download it. As well, Swype incorporates a new "living language" feature that rolls in crowd-sourced dictionaries, so words like "hashtag" and "Instagram" are already in your dictionary without you having to add them.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


While far from complete, a very early beta of Swype - the finger-swyping standard keyboard alternative popular on Android - is now available for your jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It only works in some apps and doesn't work perfectly, but if you're eager to try it out on your iDevice, here's how to do it.


Slide-to-type input system Swype is proving increasingly popular with Android phone manufacturers. How well does it perform under Road Worrier's demanding (and touch-screen-unfriendly) fingers?