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Swype keyboard now in Google Play store, but arrives after built-in Gesture Typing

Swype, the predictive keyboard that allows you to simply leave your finger on the touchscreen keyboard and swipe from letter to letter, has finally arrived in the Google Play store – but only after Jelly Bean was released, with its built-in Swype-alike Gesture Typing …

Swype will still be useful to those running earlier versions of Android, running on everything from 2.2 up. At 99c, it is cheaper than best-selling Android keyboard Swiftkey which is $3.99.

It’s likely the delay in getting the app into the Play store was due to exclusive deals Swype owner Nuance had done with various handset manufacturers.

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