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Nuance Discontinues Swype Keyboard for iOS and Android

Tuesday February 20, 2018 4:05 am PST by
After over three years on the App Store, developer Nuance has decided to discontinue the gesture-based Swype Keyboard apps for both iOS and Android devices. The company's announcement of the iOS app's discontinuation came earlier this month, but it's only just begun to garner attention due to a confirmation of the Android app's removal given to XDA Developers. On Android, the company...

'Swype' Keyboard for iOS Named Apple's App of the Week, Available for Free

Thursday November 6, 2014 1:34 pm PST by
Normally priced at $0.99, Swype is one of the new third-party keyboard apps that was released alongside iOS 8, Apple's newest operating system that enabled systemwide third-party keyboards for the first time. Swype, from Nuance Communications, is a gesture-based keyboard that allows users to drag their fingers from key to key in order to create words quickly. The keyboard features a built-in...