Posts tagged as: Swype

Swype Coming to the iPhone and iPad?

Does Swype have its sights set on expanding its territory to other platforms? It turns out that there‚Äôs a chance we could one day see Swype on iOS , at least according to VP Aaron Sheedy. Sheedy recently participated in a Q&A session on Reddit, where the topic of Apple licensing Swype technology was broached. […]

Swype Leaves Beta – For Sale on the Google Play Store for the First Time

Nuance Communications today announced that its Swype keyboard for Android smartphones is available in the Google Play Store. Before today, a beta version of the keyboard needed to be downloaded directly from Swype’s web site. Swype replaces the stock Android keyboard and lets people trace words across the screen rather than type individual letters. The […]

Kyocera Event Now for Sale at Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile USA has announced the Kyocera Event, a compact Android smartphone that sells for $79.99. The Event features a 3.5-inch HVGA display, a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and a 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and video capture. The device runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and offers Virgin Mobile ID packs, an eco mode for […]

Swype for Android Beta Features Trending Words, Dictionary Sync

A ton of Android users love Swype. The swipe to type QWERTY is available directly from the developer or as a pre-installed app on many Android models. Swype has now been given an beta updated by Nuance Communications and includes a new Dictionary backup and sync which will save your personal dictionary to the cloud […]

New Swype Now Offers Four Ways To Enter Text

Nuance today launched a major new version of its Swype text-entry software for Android. The software now includes a more traditional XT9 predictive text keyboard, Dragon voice dictation, and a handwriting recognition mode. Swype’s original word-tracing mode remains, of course. All four options benefit from the advanced word-prediction engine of XT9. All four modes also […]

US Cellular Teases Samsung Galaxy S II Coming Soon

US Cellular has a teaser page up for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, promising to ship it soon. It will run on the carrier’s 3G network and thus gets the overall faster 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor instead of the 1.5GHz Snapdragon in the 4G-capable versions. The screen is nonetheless the larger, 4.5-inch […]

Samsung Illusion Coming to Verizon – First Online then Retail Stores

The Samsung Illusion has now been made official at Verizon. The handset uses a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, a three-megapixel camera, and a 3.5-inch display. It runs on Android 2.3 and carries Swype to help typing. The phone’s distinguishing trait is its eco-friendliness. Both the rear case and battery cover are made with 70 percent […]

Nuance Buys Swype

Nuance has bought Swype in a deal worth over $100 million based on new tips late Thursday. The deal would support its existing ownership of the T9 keyboard system with an advanced, full QWERTY layout. the deal makes Nuance the default provider of custom keyboard layouts on many phones, whether a basic device using T9 […]

Sprint Makes Kyocera Milano, Brio Official

Last week’s rumor of two Kyocera handsets coming to Sprint this Friday have been confirmed by the carrier on Thursday. The Kyocera Milano and Brio will be entry-level devices with a focus on texting using hardware QWERTY keyboards. While the Milano’s will be a sliding one, the Brio’s is a fixed candybar. The Milano alone […]

HTC Evo Shift 4G to Get Android 2.3 on June 20th

Sprint just announced that the HTC Evo Shift 4G will begin receiving an over-the-air update to Android 2.3 on Monday, June 20. The notification will be sent out in waves, or impatient users can manually download the update beginning today. When the installation process is started, the phone’s functionality will be temporarily disabled. The update […]

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