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Topic # 154759 6-Nov-2014 19:29
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Don't know how long it'll last, so grab it while you can if interested :)

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  Reply # 1170274 6-Nov-2014 19:41
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I've heard it's not ready for the prime time yet, still glitchy? Thoughts?



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  Reply # 1170277 6-Nov-2014 19:42
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I haven't actually tried it myself; just "bought" it so that it's on my account. I'll give it a go at some point...

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1170304 6-Nov-2014 20:38
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Can you buy ios stuff from the web?




Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.




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  Reply # 1170306 6-Nov-2014 20:39
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As far as I know, it can only be done through iTunes (or of course on the phone itself).

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  Reply # 1170307 6-Nov-2014 20:40
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Dairyxox: I've heard it's not ready for the prime time yet, still glitchy? Thoughts?


In that case it can only get better




Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.


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  Reply # 1170320 6-Nov-2014 20:58
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I've been using it since iOS 8 went public.  It works really well.  There's the very odd occasion where it will go completely non-responsive but just swipe the affected app closed (usually iMessage) and reopen it and it works fine again.

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  Reply # 1170325 6-Nov-2014 21:01
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I purchased it when iOS first came out but just couldn't deal with flicking between the different keyboards; in such a habit of swapping across to the numbers etc.
Maybe will give it another go if I got a bigger screen device rather than the 5S

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  Reply # 1170332 6-Nov-2014 21:04
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I just removed all the other keyboards, no flicking required.

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  Reply # 1170353 6-Nov-2014 21:36
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I've installed it and it works far better than swift key. Really impressed with it

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  Reply # 1170359 6-Nov-2014 21:38
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gehenna: I just removed all the other keyboards, no flicking required.


No emoji though? frown

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  Reply # 1170365 6-Nov-2014 21:49
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Yeah, that's a benefit in my view.

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  Reply # 1171846 9-Nov-2014 22:03
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Thanks! just 'bought' it for free myself too :)

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  Reply # 1171968 10-Nov-2014 10:03

Man, third party keyboards on iOS are super janky. Swype less so than SwiftKey, but I'm glad I didn't have to pay for either of them - thanks for the heads up on Swype being free.

Can only get better from here, mind you - the stock keyboard is so vastly improved in iOS 8 that I'm not missing Android's options as much as I thought I would.




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  Reply # 1172149 10-Nov-2014 12:13
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I disabled Swype the other day just to see how my workflow has changed and OH BOY typing normally on the keyboard is a pain in the butt!  Swype all the way!

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