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How do you compare this to Swype? Swype on Android sucks but if you had to compare it to the other regular videos of Swype available online?
 

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i used swype on nexus one. i tried getting it on nexus s when i changed my phone but for some reason i could not. i never really liked swype. it works well. but for me, it does not. i guess this is largely because i never was a heavy user of SMS on mobile phones. so i am simply not used to typing on mobile keyboards. swiping on the virtual keyboard instead of typing is better. but swiftkey works better for me because it predicts the word i am typing. most of the time i have to press 2-3 keys to get the word i want. and when i have written 2-3 words in a sentence, it predict words that i might want to type next. and it does get it a lot of times. so basically i end up typing around 10 alphabets to create a complete sentence which i love.
 

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Oh it predicts sentences? That's interesting

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i think they are only targeting android devices right now...

I know. That link is for a reference to compare with Swype
 


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no no. it predicts your next word based on what you have already written. similar to google scribe. just not as smart. basically you can connect your facebook/twitter/gmail/sms accounts. and it would study the kind of sentences you write and use that. so it ends up suggesting words pretty accurately based on the phrases i use on a regular basis. so as soon as i am done with one word, it would suggest 3 words that i might be considering using next. and if they are good suggestions, i can actually type a complete sentence by just clicking on word suggestions.
 

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SwiftKey X 2.1

New Features with Clear Benefits:

- Blog Personalization: In addition to support for Facebook, Twitter and Gmail, SwiftKey X can now intuitively learn your typing style from your blog posts
- New Insights Into Your Typing: Track how you type, keystrokes saved, words completed and typos/words corrected with SwiftKey X, then share your results with your friends via links.
- Heat-Map Visualization: See how SwiftKey models your typing accuracy to help tailor predictions more effectively. Share your visual results on how you use your keyboard.
- New Localization: Fully localized app support for more than 20 languages, including -- French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
- New Languages: Support for predictions in five new languages; Bulgarian, Finnish, Greek, Slovenian and Ukrainian. This brings the app's support to 33 total languages supported.
- Language Switching: Transition between two language keyboards by simply gesturing to the right or left on the spacebar.
- Autocaps Toggle: Now you can choose whether your sentences automatically begin with a capital letter or not.

And More Improvements:

- Alternative character selection: Now select special characters with a slide rather than a new tap (works for smileys too).
- Instant language updates: Refresh your language list to see new languages and new updates as soon as they are ready.
- Various layout and user interface usability improvements.
- General performance and memory usage improvements.

I have switched back to this one from TouchPal. Simply because the predictions are amazing.
 

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why the hell swiftkey doesnt let me put spaces????? it just starts writing something from itself if i push space key.................i am using it for a long time now and never found out how the hell to stop it.:Boy Write:
 

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and how do u do that???:soldier:

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btw whatever i do...........it writes a word no matter what.................u use it ??? does it not do that to u???
 

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space is expected to post a word if you have started typing a word and it shows the suggestions.
 

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just tried now..................even when i give space from the start ..............even then it automatically starts from "I" bla bla bla