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8pen? More like Free-Pen; Gets Updated to Version 1.1

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  1. phandroid

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    Despite the fact that the new and unfamiliar input mechanism for Android – 8pen – got anywhere between 10,000 and 50,000 downloads in the market at $1.58, they’ve gone ahead and made the app free for all to download. With that came a nice 1.1 updated which carries the following changes: Auto-space is now optional, and [...]

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    Looks very interesting, but I haven't tried it. I might now that it's free.
     
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    now that its free, i'll give it a shot but I dont think its any better than swype - but thats just my opinion
     
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    It's hard to get used too, I'm going to practice it, but the fact that you input single characters rather then full words like swype mean's it'll never match the speed of swype
     
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    Well, ithas some potential, but its just not something I see becoming a standard.
     
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    agreed. i'm not sure how anyone can match or beat the speed of swype-style keyboards.
     
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    Great! I bought it the day it came out and started to get the hang of it but returned it because I didn't have the time to work on it. Now that it's free, I'll try using it when I'm looking for something to do on my phone.
     

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