Swype and Ice Cream Sandwich don’t mix… for now

Swype and Ice Cream Sandwich don’t mix… for now
With the Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally hitting the U.S., some users have noticed that the Swype keyboard is not present on the first official Ice Cream Sandwich device. Swype has taken to its Twitter account to inform users that the way Android reports screen resolution in Ice Cream Sandwich effects Swype’s ability to work properly. While it is a no go for right now, Swype says it is actively working on an Ice Cream Sandwich friendly version of its keyboard.

source: Twitter via Phone Scoop

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12 Comments

1. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

It's quiet in here. Oh I forgot, this is not Apple excluding a feature, it's android. And it's totally acceptable :)

2. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Do you read articles before you post nonsense or is it just a knee-jerk reaction that you see an article about Android and spew bulls**t? Nobody is excluding anything, the company that makes Swype hasn't configured it to work with ICS yet... God... you guys are really getting pathetic. Jealous much?

8. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

WTF?... coming from one of the biggest trolls on Apple articles.. but is not your fault... is the OS on your phone.. go have it check for viruses....

11. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

You are funny gallito. Sent from my beautiful lagless Galaxy Nexus.

4. Dmann

Posts: 165; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

You are on the wrong article. We are on the one saying that Verizon is having to shift stock to meet demand.

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Not to mention that Swype is a 3rd party app, not a part of stock Android, and it's preloaded by Samsung and Motorola for our convenience.

10. DetroitTech

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

This is why I'm in no rush to be on Ice Cream Sandwich. App compatibility. What other apps that I use won't work or work correctly? I personally have not a single issue at all with Gingerbread. Does everything I need. I'm sure I'll eventually be using ICS but in NO rush at all. Just me though posting my opinion on a blog.

3. iicpaii

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 21, 2010

sick of swype anyways #notaproblem

5. WirelessCon

Posts: 311; Member since: May 11, 2010

People still use Swype?

7. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

I like it when i'm walking my dog because it's easier for me to type with one hand... and since you can just long press the on screen text entry and pick input method it's pretty easy to switch back and forth.

9. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

why do you put up with his sh*t ?... I was talking to the dog....lol.. sorry is after lunch.. dude..

12. thelegend6657 unregistered

Just like water and oil dont mix , for now !

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