27 October 2010

News:Swype gets updated for symbian^1 with usablility pumped up

Swype the easy way to type software has just got an update.Swype is available to s60v5 devices like nokia 5800,5230,n97 and x6 and newer devices like c7.The update according to nokiabetalabs has many bugfixes and performance improvements.The update most probably would have fixed the doubble caps problem.comment on any other changes you can find below and i will be adding to the post.
update here is the full changelog

  • performance has been improved
  • Word prediction performance has been improved
  • Tapping performance has been improved
  • Backspace, delete, and delete word back performance has been improved
  • Edit layer formatting and functionality has been improved
  • Issues with settings changes taking effect are resolved
  • Haptic feedback behevior has been improved and audio feedback support has been removed
  • Several UI changes including font sizes + word choice window
  • Triple tap in the X6 ICF no longer crashes application
  • Bringing up a diacritic menu and dragging to it no longer crashes application
  • Rotating with the word choice window open no longer crashes application
  • Crash on Page Up/Page Down/End/Home when there is no text in ICF is resolved
  • Second word is no longer always capitalized
  • Issues while receiving or on a call have been resolved
  • Backspace now works in Qt/WRT applications
  • All included languages are fuly functional (English, Spanish, FrenchCA, PortugueseBr)
  • Keymapping has been finalized (Tab has been removed)
  • Language dictionary support has been added
  • Spanish dictionary issues have been resolved
  • Conditional behavior for password fields has improved
  • "Do not show this tip" functionality has been added to Tips
  • Drawing artificats related to word choice window, secondary popups and rotation have been fixed

just tried it wow the app is must try.turn on the word suggestion and even without swyping you will see that typing is more accurate and faster.
download it from here