Swype Beta for Anroid Updated-Bug Fixes and Features Added

Posted on 08. Jun, 2010 by in Tech News

The popular keyboard application Swype has updated their Android beta today, adding a ton of new features and bug fixes. Swype allows the user to draw on the keyboard, spelling words as they go.  It will revolutionize the way users interact with a virtual keyboard. Per the beta email:

–Changes in this version of Swype–
Added better context sensitivity for the “magic button” (go/search/enter/smiley)
Added automatic apostrophe insertion for contractions (e.g. won’t, don’t, wasn’t, etc)
Added the Italian language dictionary
Improved sensing of field type to prevent the display and addition of passwords to the UDB (user dictionary)
Improved suppression of auto-spacing in fields such as URLs and email addresses
Updated the built-in dictionary to include several common words that were previously missing
Rewrote some settings descriptions to be more clear on their functionality
Fixed licensing issue causing “Limited Functionality” errors when rebooting devices running Android 2.0 and later
Fixed licensing issue causing some users to receive an “Incorrect ID” error when installing Swype
Fixed a bug where manually typing some words with word-prediction enabled would cause Swype to crash
Fixed a bug which caused some words added to the UDB to erroneously override other words when word-prediction is enabled
Many other minor bug fixes!

If you aren’t currently in the beta you can sign up by visiting beta.swype.com

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