Swype Inc. has released Swype beta to support the current Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) version of Android mobile OS. Swype application makes the text input on screen faster and easier and allows to type 40 words per minute on screen.
You can download Swype beta for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by getting registered on Beta.Swype page.
I love seeing companies reinvent the wheel, but I’m not quite sure 8pen is the answer to any smartphone text input woes we might have. After all, we already know Swype is a worthy alternative, so do we need 8pen?
I’m really not sure. After watching their demo video (below), I’m still a little confused by it—and I’m not sure it’s the best use of space, either.
Nonetheless, 8pen will become available later today on the Android Market for phones running 2.2 (no word on if it’ll be free or demand a small fee), so you can try it out for yourself then and [...]