Latest Version of Swype Syncs Dictionaries Across Devices
Nuance Communications has released a new beta version of its Swype keyboard for the Android platform. This update adds a number of new features, including the ability to save and sync user-generated dictionaries across multiple devices. Swype now also includes more themes, supports more languages, offers better options to tablet users, and adds support for an evolving dictionary that is updated based on how language changes through popular culture. Swype for Android must be downloaded from Swype's web site.
First Look: What's New In Android O
Google this week released the first public beta of Android O, the next version of its core mobile platform. Android O has a handful of interesting new features, including picture-in-picture, notification dots, autofill for app logins, easy text selection, and much more.
Google Keyboard for Android Gains One-Handed Typing
Google has updated its Google Keyboard application for Android devices to version 5.1. The improved keyboard now allows users to move the cursor by sliding their finger across the space bar.
Samsung Makes Its Internet Browser Available to Most Android Phones
Samsung has made a version of its mobile browser available to non-Samsung handsets. The company has been beta testing Samsung Internet Browser on Nexus and Pixel phones since April.
GBoard for Android Adds Editing and Customization Tools
GBoard for Android gained a handful of helpful new features thanks to a fresh update from Google. The keyboard application now comes with a dedicated text editing mode that includes buttons for common actions such as copy, cut, and paste.
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