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.
The third-party keyboard app now offers 21 languages, emojis based on what you're typing, and new iPad keyboard themes.
It's a little limited and a little buggy, but when it comes to fast and easy typing, nothing beats swiping.
The technology would allow users to slide a finger across the keyboard, rather than hunt and peck, to type out messages.
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.
To keep up with the head-spinning pace of modern language, Swype is now turning to its users to help populate a "living" dictionary.
Minuum takes a rather novel and successful approach to a smaller virtual keyboard, but there's no reason to choose it over free services like Swype.
Google's new Nexus devices will come loaded with Android 4.2, a new flavor of Jelly Bean. Here's a rundown of the new features you can expect with the updated OS.
The new beta of Swype for Android is now available for download. We'll show you how to get it on your Android device.
The finger-dragging Android keyboard software will learn your lingo and train its ear to your voice with its next major update.