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Article No. 450 December 15, 2009

Swype for Android: New touchscreen text input method

Check out MobileCruch's article about Swype, an interesting touch text input method for Android, or just jump to their YouTube video demo of it.

Finally, that thin layer of skin oil that's always streaking up your touchscreen device has been transformed from an annoyance into a feature: typing glide lubrication.


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Jonathan (@first_day) is a tech-focused jack of all trades and the editor-in-chief of UX Magazine. He is also the author of Effective UI: The Art of Building Great User Experience in Software, published by O'Reilly Media. Through its partnership with UX Magazine, Jonathan is also a senior advisor to Didus, a recruiting and career development company focused on user-centered professionals. As well, Jonathan is Managing Director, Product Strategy & Design for Dapperly, a fashion-oriented software product startup, and he is the Principal of First Day, a small private equity and consulting company. From 2005 to 2009, Jonathan helped found EffectiveUI, a leading UX strategy, design, and development agency focused on web, desktop, and mobile systems.

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Just gone through the description about the app and was too good. I have been using Swype for a long time and it works out good for me. Android apps have always been a great source as of me. I would like to share here a source where you can get effective android apps.