The technology would allow users to slide a finger across the keyboard, rather than hunt and peck, to type out messages.
It's a little limited and a little buggy, but when it comes to fast and easy typing, nothing beats swiping.
The newest version of Swype Beta for Android, announced here at CES 2013, adds new features like a crowdsourced keyboard dictionary to help you type more accurately.
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For the first time ever, users will be able to install custom keyboards on iOS.
The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is now available for download on all iPhones from the 4S on, as well as newer iPads.
The app monitors users' activity to better understand their writing style and help predict when common words or phrases are at hand, saving input time.
The Collins English Dictionary held a hotly contested vote for a geeky new-fangled word that would earn a spot in the book. We have a winner.
In addition to improvements to the stock keyboard, Apple will open the door to the Swypes and SwiftKeys of the world.
What's the catch? You have to download five apps first. Don't worry: they're also free.
Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.