Swype Releases Official Statement on Distribution

We've all done it, in one way or another. Downloaded a Swype.apk file to give Swype's amazing keyboard a try. Found a Swype.apk and sent it to our friends. But the fact is that some aspects of distribution are illegal according to Swype Inc.'s copyrights. Swype has released an official ...

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Swype Opens Beta up to All, Sign Up Now!

wype, the popular keyboard alternative is quickly becoming the de facto method of input for Android users around the world. After coming pre-loaded on many of this year's top devices, we might as well stop calling it an alternative. Nearly everyone we've ever shown Swype to has fallen in love ...

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Swype Beta Update Adds Voice-to-Text, Other Features

Just a quick note to let all you Swype beta testers know that the company has just released an updated version of the app. Two big features this time around include Double-Tap-to-Edit and Voice-to-Text, however a full list of details can be found on Swype's forums.

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Swype Celebrates Successes

One of the hottest soft keyboards available for Android, Swype, is less than a year old, but it has plenty going for it.  We just received an email from Swype’s PR company which was full of milestones and accomplishments.  No longer a secret beta project known only to Android insiders, ...

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Swype Expecting To Be On 50 Handsets by 2011

Reuters is reporting that Swype CEO Mike McSherry is expecting his keyboard, which I absolutely love, to be on 50 phones by year’s end. That’s right, 50 phones! Crazy stuff.  Currently, Swype is running officially on 10 handsets (including the Droid X ), so they have a way to go, ...

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Update Released for Swype Beta

There’s no denying that the hot Android keyboard of the moment is Swype.  Pre-loaded on a handful of devices (Cliq XT, myTouch 3G Slide), it is one of those apps that stays with you.  Once you’ve had a chance to use Swype, all other keyboards feel slow and rather vanilla.  ...

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Beta Review: Swype

The onslaught of touch-only Androids hitting the market has created a bit of dilemma for me. You see unfortunately, I was blessed with fingers that may as well be physically allergic to on-screen keyboards. I’d literally take a T9 keypad over those ridiculous on-screen “mock ...

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Beta Test This: Swype!

Swype, the gesture-based virtual keyboard that to date has only been legitimately available to OEMs, just sent beta testing invitations out to Android users who’d previously provided their email address to them. The beta, starting today, March 5, is limited to a small number of ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 1.2 Featuring Swype?

In just a few short days, T-Mobile is expected to release the updated version of their myTouch 3G handset. Among the notable changes in design are a 3.5mm headphone jack and more memory.  A leaked internal screenshot for T-Mobile indicates a software enhancement will be joining the party too.

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Guinness World Record for fast texting is broken by Fleksy Keyboard

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One of our favorite keyboards announces new Guinness World Record, new updates, and extended trial At AndroidGuys, Fleksy is one of our favorite keyboards to use on our mobile devices. It’s one of the fastest growing keyboards out there, and their progress is absolutely getting recognized ...

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note Pro LTE review

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Samsung has really outdone themselves in sticking to their Galaxy line’s mantra “The Next Big Thing” With a gorgeous 12.2 inch display this device will confuse most lay-people who witness you using it in public because, “I didn’t know they made iPads that ...

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Amazon offering $50 in free apps for Appstore’s third birthday

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Good Guy Amazon is giving away $50 worth of free Android apps and games today and into tomorrow. Why? Because the Amazon Appstore is celebrating its third birthday already! Indeed, there’s more than a dozen different titles to choose from and all of them are free for the limited time ...

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Blu Life Pure mini first impressions and review

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I must admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first received my unit. But at the sub $300 price point, I was not expecting anywhere near the level of quality with which I was greeted. Not only is the presentation everything you’ve come to expect from traditional manufacturers, ...

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SwiftKey updates Android app with new ‘Layouts for Living’, changes the game for mobile keyboards

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In lieu of the most recent Swype upgrade, Swiftkey has come out with a new version. They’ve taken the latest and greatest updates to the beta and added them into the official release. They’re dubbing the updates “Layouts for Living”, and it’s pretty spectacular. ...

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SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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What is SwiftKey? SwiftKey for Android replaces your device’s on-screen keyboard to help you type in an easier, faster and less frustrating way.   SwiftKey is an app I personally use to replace the default keyboard on my HTC One X. It has definitely helped to eliminate those frustrating ...

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