Swype now available on Android for free
Android keyboard alternative, Swype, is now available to the Android-using public
Until now, Swype was a closed beta, but the alternative to the usual Android keyboard is now available for free, as a public one.
The touch-screen enabled text-input application previously only came on a small fraction of mobile devices, including the Motorola Droid X, but now anyone who has an Android handset can head on over to the website to obtain a copy.
What does it do? It provides a speedier and easier way of inputting text by allowing the user to use a digit as if a stylus. Essentially, you swipe the letters required.
A closed beta test had 25,000 users really positive about the application, so it may just be worth a heading over to the Swype website (not the Android marketplace) to try it out, particularly if you are not a fan of the usual Android keyboard.
Hurry though - it will only be obtainable at a free price for a couple of days.