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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by iamtybaby, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. edlex

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    Just got it too. I like the way the letters are laid out with this new swype beta. Plus the dedicated voice key. Guess I'll play around with this for a while.
     

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    Is there an App that allows me to use Swype for Portrait mode and another keyboard (such as Gingerbread or Froyo) for Landscape?
     
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    Little hlep here...I downloaded the .apk for the gingerbread keyboard. Installed it. How do I actually select to use it. It seems like I still have the old one. Thanks
     
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    love it!
     
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    Just a mod note - pastafarian links directly to the developer of that app (Keyboard Manager), who is giving it away for free at that site - so this is also NOT a violation of our no-apk rules.
     
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    I don't think so, and I looked. If you find anything similar, please post it up here!
     
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    Thanks, I'll see what I can find..if I can find anything haha
     
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    yeah I get this too. it also happens when you back space on a word and select a new suggested word. I found some of the auto punctuation doesn't work as well as the froyo keyboard. other then these things I am loving the new keyboard.

    I am hoping the word correction is just due to it being a port and prediction had to be added.
     
  11. MsRandall

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    Have him log on to the beta site I didnt get an email but tried to log on and I was able to get in and resend the email I never got.
     
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    Just got swype. Pretty impressed although I'm not a "power user". I may do 2 texts a month, mostly email & search. But so far it works pretty damn well. I don't understand why they're still in "beta".
     
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    ^^ What he said !!
     
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    Yep, I got it also..thank god!! I have swype again and it has a mic..I'm done.
     
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    Looks like Swype might have made another beta test "push" and a bunch of invites were sent out again this morning....
     
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    Yes, indeed they did send out more invites. :) I received my invite to Swype beta this morning and have installed it and am liking it, well except for the size of it. :mad: 10mb!
     
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    I mean how long is swype going to be in beta.... forever? Are they ever actually going to put out a version on the market that you can actually just buy?
     
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    New Swype version is kicking ass right now.
     
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    Yeah, I've been liking it. I wish I could customize it a bit more, like making the smiley key permanent, but I'm liking it a lot.
     
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    yes forever, it will not ever be in the market.

    swype is oem software only. meaning the phone needs to be sold with swype installed. like the epic 4g.

    the evo was not released with swype, so we will never see it fully released. and it will never be available in the market. not unless swype changes their business angle.


    anyway you are not missing very much. its only good if you only ever type in portrait, which is never for me. in landscape our screen is too wide to make swyping useful and taping the keyboard is terrible. not to mention the horrible word suggestion bubble. the stock android keyboard is leaps and bounds ahead swype IMHO. way more accurate and word suggestion/prediction is awesome. no real need for swyping when you can just voice text ;)
     
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    swype sucks, stock android keyboard is bar far the best i have used ;)
     
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    ^^ swiftkey > stock android KB

    New Swype is much more accurate than in the past from what I can tell.
     
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    I mean I have a version that never expires anyway so its not that... the way that they handle it just seems silly to me. Since I started using the gingerbread keyboard I dont use swype anymore.
     
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    can anyone explain to me on the hell you get the gingerbread keyboard on a stock 2.2 evo
     
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    +1...although I did get the email to try the swype beta and I like it so far. Really want to try this gingerbread keyboard though. Just need to figure out how to install on nonrooted 2.2. :mad:
     
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