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So long, Swype: A eulogy for a mobile keyboard pioneer

6 monthes ago   |   By Computerworld

Dearly beloved, we gather here today to celebrate the life and honor the memory of an Android pioneer whose impact on mobile technology is still felt by all of us today. Swype, the keyboard app that introduced swipe-to-type input to the masses with its once-unmatched Android text input system, passed away quietly in its sleep on Monday. The app's health had been in steady decline for some years, and its adoptive father, Nuance, has now confirmed it has been taken off life support and will no longer be developed. To read this article in full,
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Swype Keyboard Android and iOS Apps Discontinued

6 monthes ago   |   By PCMag

The app once referred to as the 'grand-daddy of swiping keyboards' is going away.
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Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

6 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Nice of them to mention it
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Swype Keyboard is officially being discontinued on Android

6 monthes ago   |   By AndroidPhoneFans

Well folks, all good things must come to an end eventually. Swype Keyboard is officially being discontinued. This was one of the most popular apps for years , becoming so popular that Huawei eventually pre-installed Swype on its devices.
However, it seems that the road has ended, after a redditor revealed that Nuance support issued the following:
However, we are sad to announce that Swype+Dragon for Android has faced end of development. Here is a statement from Swype Product Team:
Nuance will no longer be updating the Swype+Dragon keyboard for Android. We're sorry to leave the...
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Swype Keyboard app updates are dead

Swype Keyboard app updates are dead

6 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

The folks at Nuance confirmed that their direct-to-consumer app Swype was going out-of-business on February 20th, 2018. To be clear - the company that made Swype wasn't quitting altogether right there and then, they'd just no longer be updating their Swype keyboard apps for consumers. Nuance said they'd be continuing to develop their tech for other parts of...
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