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General New Swype Beta Keyboard 6826

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NYC Coyote, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. NYC Coyote

    NYC Coyote Well-Known Member
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    I just found a swype beta file revision 6826.

    Just installed it on the Incredible and it seems to be much more forgiving.

    They also seemed to change the notification sounds.
     

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  2. rushmore

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    Does the new version include the microphone icon for speech to text? That is the one and only thing I do not like about Swype.
     
  3. Old Member

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    The microphone is found under menu when you are using swype. Not too much of an inconvenience.
     
  4. NYC Coyote

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    I was about to respond with a "no...no mic on the keyboard" and then just saw that quote.

    I'm not finding that. When I hit menu while typing, I get the menu for whatever App I'm in (e.g. in GMail I get all the gmail menu commands, in the stock messaging I get those menu commands)
     
  5. Berner

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    That only works for Handcent, and only because its part of the Handcent program.
     
  6. incredadroid

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    ok I might sound stupid but I am still waiting for my phone so in not very familiar with the android system yet. What is the app you guys are talking about and what does it do? And is it worth it, and what type of person is this app designed for? I own my own business and live on my phone, e-mail, phone, weather, sms, mms, internet, will this app help me?
     
  7. NYC Coyote

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    If you watch this video its probably the best comparison I have found. It's using Swype on an Omnia II versus typing normally on the iPhone. Neither of which is our phone but it gets the point across.

    YouTube - iPhone Versus Swype .mp4
     
  8. Trident

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    Threads and posts which contain links for the purposes of obtaining Swype are illegal. These types of threads/posts will be deleted and infractions will be issued to members posting links to the application.

    The distrbution of Swype except from the developers themselves is illegal.

    It is against our policy here at Android Forums to allow posts, links or even mentions of how to obtain applications not intended for public use. This includes paid and free.

    Android Forums is a strong supporter of the developer community as well as the legal system and we take things of this nature very seriously.

    We rely on our members to help police the forums and report threads that have been deemed inappropriate and/or against forum guidelines so please continue to report them!
     
  9. NYC Coyote

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    I dont' think I posted a link to Swype or even mentioned where it could be found.

    That's just a youtube video showing what it is.
     
  10. Trident

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    I never said you did, now did I? :rolleyes:

    darkfiber posted a link to the Swype APK and I have since deleted that post.
     
  11. NYC Coyote

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    Ooops. No wonder I didn't notice :p
     
  12. Kelmar

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    You are ok, you didn't do it. :)
     
  13. radworm

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    Just out of curiosity, does this version have the keyboard with the red letters? I'm loving the red letters with this phone.
     
  14. EM30996

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    no, its the stock color/layout
     
  15. Trident

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    contagous - no, they can't. Please refer to my post above.
     
  16. contagous

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    I saw that hence i said private message , but its ok i got it else where, but i prefer the red version anyways.
     
  17. Trident

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    We will not condone it. Private message or not.
     
  18. contagous

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    lol kk np my bad, don't want it anyways now, prefer the red copy. so don't worry :)
     
  19. Teegunn

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    If it had a bit bigger keyboard with taller keys like Shapewriter it would be great.
     
  20. nightfishing

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    I went back to the 125 version. The new color of the word choice window is awful (blue text on black). Other than that I didn't notice any performance differences.

    125 works fine on my phone, so I will stick with it.
     

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