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Topic # 62900 16-Jun-2010 21:39
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Via androidtalk

Want Swype? (yes, you do) - Get It Tomorrow For Android Phones (Michael Arrington/TechCrunch) http://bit.ly/9EBKAy

10:51 Jun 16th from twitterfeed
http://twitter.com/androidtalk/status/16260705090

Just registered and got the latest beta
version: 1.56.30.7625.t100


Automatic installer for your Android phone - was a breeze to install on my Desire

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  Reply # 342463 16-Jun-2010 21:51
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Is this different to the swype that I already have?



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  Reply # 342466 16-Jun-2010 21:53
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kiwitrc: Is this different to the swype that I already have?


It's opened up it's beta testers

http://androidbloke.co.uk/2010/06/15/get-your-swype-tomorrow-while-you-can/#respond

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  Reply # 342577 17-Jun-2010 10:20
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Signed up for it just in case i buy a desire soon :D

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  Reply # 342597 17-Jun-2010 11:00
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Got it this morning, works great!

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  Reply # 342682 17-Jun-2010 14:43
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kiwitrc: Got it this morning, works great!


I just installed it this afternoon after finally remembering what my Swype beta account password is. :-)  

Seems to work OK. Haven't really had a chance to get used to it yet.  




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  Reply # 342702 17-Jun-2010 15:45
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Works bloody well :) really enjoying it, ran through the tutorial first of course to find out how to enable it....but now I'm finding it works well




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  Reply # 342729 17-Jun-2010 16:51
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Looks really cool made me want to buy an android phone.

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  Reply # 342731 17-Jun-2010 16:55
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Pinch zoom stops working if Swype is active on my Desire. Any suggestions?




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  Reply # 342734 17-Jun-2010 17:00
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BigHammer: Pinch zoom stops working if Swype is active on my Desire. Any suggestions?


As in say your browser? Mine works ok still if I pinch zoom in the browser with Swype enabled

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  Reply # 342735 17-Jun-2010 17:04
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Yeah the browser. Rather annoying. Happens with all versions of swype I've tried. Even after a hard reset! Oh well.




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  Reply # 342737 17-Jun-2010 17:06
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Now that changes the whole way I feel about touch keypads.
Input speed on the Magic is now closer to that of my E-71

Tis bloody marvelous.

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  Reply # 342741 17-Jun-2010 17:12
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Bighammer what browser are you using? Just found this :


'Hey guys,

I was having this problem but I figured it out.

Go into the browser, change to the third party browser, exit the browser and restart the phone.

Then pinch zoom works..

you can swap back and forth from the default and the third party one again with pinch zoom enabled."

Link http://forum.xda-developers.com/archive/index.php/t-656177.html

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  Reply # 342742 17-Jun-2010 17:13
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PS I use Dolphin Browser

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  Reply # 342744 17-Jun-2010 17:19
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kiwitrc: Bighammer what browser are you using? Just found this :


'Hey guys,

I was having this problem but I figured it out.

Go into the browser, change to the third party browser, exit the browser and restart the phone.

Then pinch zoom works..

you can swap back and forth from the default and the third party one again with pinch zoom enabled."

Link http://forum.xda-developers.com/archive/index.php/t-656177.html


Cheers I'll have another look and see if I can get it working. Would be a bonus for sure.




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  Reply # 343055 18-Jun-2010 16:07
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kiwitrc: Bighammer what browser are you using?


The default. Dolphin HD (older version with YouTube 'support') breaks the default app manager so removed it. Haven't installed the current version of Dolphin HD yet.

The multi-touch/pinch issue affected Sense UI as well. ie pinching to show all seven launch screens didn't work.

Thanks for the heads up though as rebooting after selecting Swype has sorted it out! I had tried rebooting before selecting swype as the input method but that hadn't helped.




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