Swype 3.0 Beta Released – “Stroke it and Poke it”

Swype 3.0 Beta is available and now supports tablets running Honeycomb (Android 3.x). This is a huge development for me as I never realized how much I loved Swype until I got my Motorola XOOM and couldn’t use it anymore. I’ve already downloaded and installed it on my XOOM and I must say it’s pretty dang sweet! Among support for Honeycomb the new 3.0 has a bunch of new added features that really set it apart from any other keyboard. Here are a few straight from Swypes website:

  • Swype v3 introduces two major new features: Tap Correction and Horizontal Word Choice List
  • Our Tap Correction engine utilizes many of the concepts that make swyping so accurate. Seamlessly go from typing to swyping and back without missing a beat!
  • The Horizontal Word Choice List replaces our popup word choice window, giving users an experience more in-line with evolving Android standards. It also makes dictionary control and word selection faster and easier.
  • Swype v3 is available for devices with HVGA, WVGA, FWVGA, QVGA, WQVGA, WSVGA, qHD screen sizes

I would head over to Swypes website, download, and install it today. –Greg