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Swype beta updated with crowd-sourced autocorrect, called Living Language

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Jan 2013, 17:48

Swype hasn't been in the news much recently, and the gesture keyboard space has been dominated by news about Google adding it to Android 4.2 and SwiftKey's new Flow beta, but today Swype announced an update that keeps it as a serious competitor in the alternative keyboard market. The big announcement today was that Swype beta has been updated with an opt-in feature, which will allow you to contribute to, and get suggestions from a crowd-sourced autocorrect database, called Living Language...

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posted on 08 Jan 2013, 02:28

1. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)

Once you learn to swype, you'll love it... And I taught my phone slang, cos i was in a gang.

posted on 08 Jan 2013, 03:21

2. TheMan (Posts: 493; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

Great. Crowd-sourced misspellings. I'm a fan of Swype, even with its shortcomings, but this won't improve accuracy. Thankfully, this is an opt-in feature.

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