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Nuance, the developers of the Swype Keyboard, has announced that development of the popular third-party keyboard has ceased and that the app will be pulled. That includes their iOS and Android products. The company says this is so that can focus on their AI solutions and other products.


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.


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?