Swype ported to Apple iPhone, but you still need to spell correctly

Swype ported to Apple iPhone, but you still need to spell correctly
A video made by the iPhone Download Blog shows a beta version of the popular app Swype ported to the Apple iPhone. Unlike the Android version of the app, there is no line that helps you trace your movement from letter to letter. Furthermore, this version of Swype works only on stock iOS apps like email and messages.

The video shows that the software does work on the Apple iPhone keyboard. The one time it failed is a testimonial to the apps ability to make sure that incorrectly spelled words-like, oh, testimonial-do not make it to your screen. Of course, you need a jailbroken iPhone to download this software. You might also notice that the pop-up keyboard would show its face occasionally, but that should go away as the user becomes more used to the Swype technique.

source: YouTube via iPhoneDownloadBlog

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12 Comments

1. pyan unregistered

still copying android

11. cheetah2k

Posts: 2151; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Not really, but one has to ask the question - how long until Apple creates their own version (aka. copy copy) of swype and incorporate it into iOS?? Apples motto back in the day was "Create-Innovate".. Should be changed to "Copy-Dominate"...

12. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Just like other commentors said, this was a download from the android market. If this is copying then Android copied iPhone with bump, cut the rope, field runners, pandora, angry birds, etc. And like other said this is only through jailbreak. Again, annoying Android users...

2. zackh121556 unregistered

wow, JUST BUY A ANDROID PHONE!

8. Nick.. unregistered

wow just go to a grammar class...its an android not a android..

3. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

iPhone should copy androids force closes!

4. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

Will you guys stfu, swype is an APPLICATION not android

5. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

that's funny it's jailbroken..

6. corps1089

Posts: 492; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

Uhm, Swype is officially available for more OSes than just Android... Why all the references to Swype as an "Android" App?Just saw christianqwerty's post, so I am just regurgitating what christianqwerty said...

7. Heyhey123 unregistered

It didn't work too well because he spelt testimonial wrongly. -_- Seriously.

9. The expert unregistered

Swype has already been available for symbian^3 for quite a long time and it works pretty well not like this one.

10. LAKB24

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

So is this site full of iPhone haters? Lol. Hey Brandon stop reading this and do ur job lmao!

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