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Swype Keyboard Now Available For Android
2013-04-24 11:38:47

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are a few apps out there that provide a more user-friendly keyboard, and a new one just came out of beta testing. It's called Swype, it is now available in the Google Play store for Android devices including smartphones and tablets. The app is available for a 30-day free trial followed by an introductory price of $0.99 — a price that will go up after a limited time. In working on Swype, the developers at Nuance...

2011-02-14 10:29:29

Nuance Communications Inc's., Dragon Dictation software has been touted as a leading application in speech-to-text software which can turn spoken instructions into e-mails, SMS text messages, social network updates, web searches, instant messages or almost anything traditionally done using a keyboard. Its FlexT9 mobile application, launched in the United States last month, adds the possibility of tracing continuously from one letter to the next on a touchscreen keyboard without lifting one's...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'